The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 62 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.19% 4.38% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 4.51% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 29
Average salary - £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
518 466 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.00% 97.29% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 411 402 519
Average salary £36,018 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (45.45%) Network Management
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
3 4 (36.36%) Life Science
3 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (36.36%) PMP
3 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Presales
6 1 (9.09%) IaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Migration

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Network Management
1 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
1 4 (36.36%) PMP
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Genesys
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
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