The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 196 196 154
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 58 60 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.90% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.93% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 99
Median salary £64,500 £62,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.03% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,650 £42,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,350 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6113 6444 7105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.72% 96.57% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5145 5361 5893
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 44 £65,000 +4.83% 4
Cheshire +25 7 £63,500 +15.45% 5
Merseyside -18 6 £55,000 -24.13%
Lancashire +13 1 £62,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 59 (42.45%) Finance
2 41 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.78%) .NET
4 30 (21.58%) C#
5 29 (20.86%) Oracle
5 29 (20.86%) SOA
6 28 (20.14%) Java
6 28 (20.14%) TOGAF
7 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (16.55%) CRM
9 21 (15.11%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (15.11%) Software Delivery
10 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
10 20 (14.39%) Big Data
11 19 (13.67%) ITIL
12 18 (12.95%) Presales
13 17 (12.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 17 (12.23%) Java EE
13 17 (12.23%) Zachman Framework
13 17 (12.23%) Banking
14 15 (10.79%) IBM
15 13 (9.35%) SOAP
16 12 (8.63%) J2EE
17 11 (7.91%) Web Services
17 11 (7.91%) UML
17 11 (7.91%) Open Source
18 10 (7.19%) Retail
18 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (7.19%) Data Centre
19 9 (6.47%) MySQL

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.88%) JBoss
2 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.16%) Apache
3 3 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.44%) Confluence
4 2 (1.44%) Mule
4 2 (1.44%) nginx
5 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) CICS
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.32%) SaaS
4 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.88%) Office 365
5 3 (2.16%) IaaS
5 3 (2.16%) PaaS
6 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) LAN
1 4 (2.88%) WAN
2 3 (2.16%) HTTP
2 3 (2.16%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) Network Security
2 3 (2.16%) VLAN
3 2 (1.44%) DNS
3 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.44%) SSL
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) VoIP
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) Big Data
2 9 (6.47%) MySQL
2 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.60%) DB2
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Ant
2 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.44%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 59 (42.45%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Banking
3 10 (7.19%) Retail
4 5 (3.60%) Advertising
4 5 (3.60%) Legal
4 5 (3.60%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Publishing
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.78%) .NET
2 17 (12.23%) Java EE
3 13 (9.35%) SOAP
4 12 (8.63%) J2EE
5 11 (7.91%) Web Services
6 8 (5.76%) CSS
6 8 (5.76%) HTML
6 8 (5.76%) REST
7 5 (3.60%) XML
8 4 (2.88%) EJB
8 4 (2.88%) OpenID
8 4 (2.88%) Spring
9 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.16%) JMS
9 3 (2.16%) JSON
9 3 (2.16%) WCF
9 3 (2.16%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.16%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.44%) CMDB
6 2 (1.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) NHS
6 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.32%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) Linux
2 4 (2.88%) Unix
3 2 (1.44%) Android
3 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.72%) Solaris
4 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.86%) SOA
3 28 (20.14%) TOGAF
4 25 (17.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.55%) CRM
6 21 (15.11%) Software Delivery
7 19 (13.67%) ITIL
8 18 (12.95%) Presales
9 17 (12.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 17 (12.23%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (7.91%) Open Source
10 11 (7.91%) UML
11 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.47%) MVC
13 8 (5.76%) ERP
13 8 (5.76%) Service Management
13 8 (5.76%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (4.32%) Enterprise Architecture
15 6 (4.32%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.58%) C#
2 28 (20.14%) Java
3 9 (6.47%) SQL
4 6 (4.32%) PHP
5 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) C++
9 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (4.32%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) ISEB
2 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) MBA
3 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.44%) PMP
4 1 (0.72%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CCDP
4 1 (0.72%) CCIE
4 1 (0.72%) CCNP
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) COBIT
2 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.16%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (2.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (20.86%) Oracle
2 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.79%) IBM
4 7 (5.04%) VMware
5 6 (4.32%) Cisco
5 6 (4.32%) Citrix
5 6 (4.32%) Cognizant
5 6 (4.32%) HP
5 6 (4.32%) NetApp
6 5 (3.60%) SAP
7 3 (2.16%) AppSense
7 3 (2.16%) Siebel
7 3 (2.16%) Symantec
7 3 (2.16%) Veeam
8 2 (1.44%) Apiary
8 2 (1.44%) CA
8 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.44%) Juniper
8 2 (1.44%) Perforce
8 2 (1.44%) TIBCO
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