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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 151 188 157
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 85 66 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.04% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.08% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59 29 58
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,500 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £70,800 £80,000
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
5470 6116 6747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.63% 96.77% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 4988 5438
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +28 50 £67,500 +8.00% 5
Cheshire +43 31 £63,250 +1.20% 1
Lancashire +11 2 £42,500 -29.75%
Merseyside -5 1 £67,500 -5.59%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 45 (33.83%) Finance
2 36 (27.07%) TOGAF
3 34 (25.56%) Oracle
4 33 (24.81%) .NET
5 30 (22.56%) SOA
6 29 (21.80%) Presales
7 28 (21.05%) CRM
8 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
8 26 (19.55%) Java
9 22 (16.54%) Web Services
9 22 (16.54%) ITIL
10 20 (15.04%) SQL
10 20 (15.04%) Zachman Framework
10 20 (15.04%) Degree
11 19 (14.29%) SOAP
11 19 (14.29%) IBM
12 17 (12.78%) Banking
13 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (12.03%) Java EE
13 16 (12.03%) VMware
13 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
14 15 (11.28%) Project Management
14 15 (11.28%) Cisco
14 15 (11.28%) C#
15 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (10.53%) J2EE
15 14 (10.53%) Citrix
15 14 (10.53%) NetApp
15 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.26%) JBoss
2 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.50%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.50%) Confluence
4 2 (1.50%) Mule
4 2 (1.50%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.50%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.75%) HFM
4 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.27%) IaaS
4 10 (7.52%) PaaS
5 8 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (6.02%) SaaS
6 5 (3.76%) Office 365
7 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) LAN
1 5 (3.76%) WAN
2 3 (2.26%) DNS
2 3 (2.26%) Firewall
2 3 (2.26%) H.323
2 3 (2.26%) HTTP
3 2 (1.50%) CTI
3 2 (1.50%) SSL
3 2 (1.50%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) PBX
4 1 (0.75%) PSTN
4 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.75%) SS7
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) MySQL
3 11 (8.27%) DB2
4 5 (3.76%) Big Data
4 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.50%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.26%) Ant
3 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.50%) JIRA
General
1 45 (33.83%) Finance
2 17 (12.78%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Publishing
4 7 (5.26%) Legal
4 7 (5.26%) Marketing
5 5 (3.76%) Advertising
6 4 (3.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.81%) .NET
2 22 (16.54%) Web Services
3 19 (14.29%) SOAP
4 16 (12.03%) Java EE
5 14 (10.53%) J2EE
6 11 (8.27%) XML
7 9 (6.77%) XSLT
8 8 (6.02%) CSS
8 8 (6.02%) HTML
8 8 (6.02%) REST
9 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.01%) EJB
10 4 (3.01%) JDBC
10 4 (3.01%) WCF
11 3 (2.26%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.26%) JMS
11 3 (2.26%) Spring
12 2 (1.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.02%) CMDB
3 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.50%) IVR
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.50%) Social Media
5 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Unix
3 2 (1.50%) Linux
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) TOGAF
2 30 (22.56%) SOA
3 29 (21.80%) Presales
4 28 (21.05%) CRM
5 22 (16.54%) ITIL
6 20 (15.04%) Zachman Framework
7 16 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (11.28%) Project Management
9 14 (10.53%) Service Management
9 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (9.02%) Business Development
10 12 (9.02%) Open Source
11 11 (8.27%) UML
12 10 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (7.52%) Service Delivery
12 10 (7.52%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.52%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (6.77%) ERP
13 9 (6.77%) ITIL V3
13 9 (6.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.55%) Java
2 20 (15.04%) SQL
3 15 (11.28%) C#
4 6 (4.51%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.26%) PHP
7 2 (1.50%) ABAP
7 2 (1.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) ISEB
2 8 (6.02%) PMI Certification
2 8 (6.02%) PMP
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CCNA
4 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) MBA
4 1 (0.75%) MCITP
4 1 (0.75%) MCTS
4 1 (0.75%) NCIE
4 1 (0.75%) RHCE
4 1 (0.75%) VCAP
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) COBIT
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (25.56%) Oracle
2 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.29%) IBM
4 16 (12.03%) VMware
5 15 (11.28%) Cisco
6 14 (10.53%) Citrix
6 14 (10.53%) NetApp
7 12 (9.02%) HP
8 10 (7.52%) EMC
9 9 (6.77%) Cognizant
9 9 (6.77%) Juniper
10 8 (6.02%) BMC
10 8 (6.02%) CheckPoint
11 7 (5.26%) SAP
12 2 (1.50%) Avaya
12 2 (1.50%) CA
12 2 (1.50%) Genesys
12 2 (1.50%) OpenText
12 2 (1.50%) Perforce
12 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
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