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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 54 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.22% 1.33% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.41% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 5
Average salary £66,500 £57,500 £43,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.65% +32.17%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
434 569 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.02% 94.36% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 342 465 513
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 1 September 2015. 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 +4 1 £66,500 +15.65% 3
Solutions Architect
North West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) InfoPath
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) XSLT
2 8 (53.33%) Content Management
2 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.67%) Degree

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
1 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (53.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
1 8 (53.33%) XSLT
1 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) Content Management
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago