The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank - 28 43
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.84% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.01% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £72,500 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 249 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 95.56% 91.54% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 78 187 205
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Solutions Architect
England

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 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Extranet
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) BS15000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) BS15000
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft