The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 21 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.46% - 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% - 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £70,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
113 151 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 92.62% 88.30% 98.95%
Number of salaries quoted 97 90 136
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SAP Basis
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
2 3 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) SFIA
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Verint
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CCDA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (60.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (20.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
2 3 (60.00%) Process Management
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) SFIA
2 3 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) WFM
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Verint
2 1 (20.00%) VMware