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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 45 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.65% 2.82% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 2.90% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 3
Average salary £62,750 £63,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.18% -12.41%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
466 621 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.91% 97.34% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 377 549 495
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 8 £65,000 +2.36%
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) PHP
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) EDI
6 5 (23.81%) ETL
6 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) FMCG
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (19.05%) Office 365

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.76%) BODI
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) J2EE
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) FMCG
1 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) UML
3 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) ETL
6 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (4.76%) Service Management
10 1 (4.76%) Validation
10 1 (4.76%) ERP
10 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) Aruba
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
Merseyside
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago