The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 143 146 157
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 36 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 1.06% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.09% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 20
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £49,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3294 3205 3744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.60% 96.68% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2626 3064
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Manchester region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 5 £67,500 - 1
Salford +11 4 - -
Bolton +1 4 - -
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 30 (37.97%) TOGAF
2 21 (26.58%) Presales
3 18 (22.78%) .NET
4 16 (20.25%) Web Services
4 16 (20.25%) SOA
5 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.72%) Finance
7 13 (16.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (16.46%) Degree
8 12 (15.19%) SOAP
9 11 (13.92%) Content Management
9 11 (13.92%) Banking
10 10 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.66%) SQL
10 10 (12.66%) XML
11 9 (11.39%) XSLT
11 9 (11.39%) OOD
11 9 (11.39%) J2EE
11 9 (11.39%) Java
11 9 (11.39%) MS Office
11 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
11 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
11 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (10.13%) SaaS
12 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.13%) CSS
12 8 (10.13%) HTML
13 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) SaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) LAN
1 3 (3.80%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.27%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) H.323
3 1 (1.27%) Network Security
3 1 (1.27%) PBX
3 1 (1.27%) PSTN
3 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.27%) SS7
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 16 (20.25%) Web Services
3 12 (15.19%) SOAP
4 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
4 10 (12.66%) XML
5 9 (11.39%) J2EE
5 9 (11.39%) XSLT
6 8 (10.13%) CSS
6 8 (10.13%) HTML
7 5 (6.33%) REST
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.06%) JDBC
8 4 (5.06%) WCF
9 3 (3.80%) Java EE
10 2 (2.53%) CGI
11 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.27%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) TOGAF
2 21 (26.58%) Presales
3 16 (20.25%) SOA
4 13 (16.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (13.92%) Content Management
6 10 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (11.39%) OOD
8 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.86%) CRM
9 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.59%) OO
10 6 (7.59%) OOP
10 6 (7.59%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Project Management
11 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.06%) MVC
12 4 (5.06%) Open Source
12 4 (5.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) Java
3 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.06%) C#
4 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.27%) CCNA
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) MCITP
3 1 (1.27%) MCTS
3 1 (1.27%) NCIE
3 1 (1.27%) RHCE
3 1 (1.27%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco
3 6 (7.59%) Citrix
4 5 (6.33%) HP
4 5 (6.33%) NetApp
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.27%) Altiris
7 1 (1.27%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.27%) Juniper
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Symantec
7 1 (1.27%) Veeam
7 1 (1.27%) Xerox
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