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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 191 212 158
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 59 47 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.70% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.72% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 84
Median salary £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,000 £46,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
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
5990 6522 7072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.24% 96.94% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5028 5421 5709
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +23 43 £70,000 +12.90% 6
Cheshire +31 11 £63,500 +5.83% 1
Lancashire - 3 £42,500 -
Merseyside -15 2 £72,000 +6.27%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 56 (41.48%) Finance
2 37 (27.41%) .NET
3 36 (26.67%) Oracle
4 30 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (20.00%) Java
6 27 (20.00%) SOA
6 27 (20.00%) Presales
7 26 (19.26%) CRM
7 26 (19.26%) C#
8 22 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (16.30%) ITIL
9 20 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
10 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (13.33%) Java EE
10 18 (13.33%) IBM
10 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 18 (13.33%) Software Delivery
11 16 (11.85%) SOAP
11 16 (11.85%) Big Data
12 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (11.11%) SQL
12 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 15 (11.11%) Banking
13 14 (10.37%) VMware
13 14 (10.37%) Project Management
13 14 (10.37%) MySQL
13 14 (10.37%) Web Services
13 14 (10.37%) Degree
13 14 (10.37%) Data Centre

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 6 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.70%) JBoss
3 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.48%) Apache
4 2 (1.48%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.48%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) Mule
4 2 (1.48%) nginx
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) CICS
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.74%) HFM
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.41%) IaaS
4 9 (6.67%) PaaS
5 8 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (5.19%) SaaS
7 5 (3.70%) Office 365
8 4 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) DNS
2 2 (1.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) VoIP
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
3 1 (0.74%) Wireless
3 1 (0.74%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) Big Data
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.37%) MySQL
4 12 (8.89%) DB2
5 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Ant
2 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.48%) JIRA
General
1 56 (41.48%) Finance
2 15 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (7.41%) Publishing
4 9 (6.67%) Legal
5 6 (4.44%) Marketing
6 5 (3.70%) Advertising
7 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.22%) Retail
9 1 (0.74%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.41%) .NET
2 18 (13.33%) Java EE
3 16 (11.85%) SOAP
4 14 (10.37%) Web Services
5 13 (9.63%) J2EE
6 9 (6.67%) CSS
6 9 (6.67%) HTML
7 7 (5.19%) REST
8 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.96%) EJB
8 4 (2.96%) WCF
8 4 (2.96%) XML
9 3 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.22%) JDBC
9 3 (2.22%) JMS
9 3 (2.22%) Spring
10 2 (1.48%) LAMP
10 2 (1.48%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.93%) CMDB
5 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.48%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.44%) Windows
2 4 (2.96%) Linux
2 4 (2.96%) Unix
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 29 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.00%) Presales
3 27 (20.00%) SOA
4 26 (19.26%) CRM
5 22 (16.30%) ITIL
5 22 (16.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (14.81%) Zachman Framework
7 18 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 14 (10.37%) Project Management
8 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 13 (9.63%) Service Management
10 12 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (8.89%) ERP
11 11 (8.15%) Business Development
11 11 (8.15%) Open Source
12 10 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (7.41%) UML
13 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.00%) Java
2 26 (19.26%) C#
3 15 (11.11%) SQL
4 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.96%) PHP
5 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (10.37%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) ISEB
2 8 (5.93%) PMI Certification
2 8 (5.93%) PMP
3 2 (1.48%) MBA
4 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CCDP
4 1 (0.74%) CCIE
4 1 (0.74%) CCNP
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.74%) CISSP
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) COBIT
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) Oracle
2 18 (13.33%) IBM
2 18 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.37%) VMware
4 13 (9.63%) Citrix
4 13 (9.63%) NetApp
5 11 (8.15%) Cisco
5 11 (8.15%) HP
6 10 (7.41%) EMC
7 8 (5.93%) BMC
7 8 (5.93%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.93%) Juniper
8 6 (4.44%) SAP
9 5 (3.70%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.48%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.48%) CA
10 2 (1.48%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.48%) Perforce
10 2 (1.48%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
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