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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / North West
Rank 207 160 173
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 40 72 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 1.32% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.38% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 67
Median salary £73,750 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
5721 5224 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4827 4392 5544
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -39 26 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Cheshire +9 12 £75,000 +50.00%
Merseyside -17 2 £43,000 -33.84% 4
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (30.39%) .NET
4 21 (20.59%) C#
5 20 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (18.63%) TOGAF
6 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
6 19 (18.63%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (17.65%) SOA
8 15 (14.71%) Software Delivery
8 15 (14.71%) Oracle
9 14 (13.73%) Retail
10 13 (12.75%) Big Data
11 12 (11.76%) ITIL
11 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.78%) CRM
12 11 (10.78%) Java
12 11 (10.78%) PHP
12 11 (10.78%) Presales
13 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 10 (9.80%) HTML
13 10 (9.80%) CSS
13 10 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (8.82%) IBM
15 8 (7.84%) Cisco
15 8 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (7.84%) Open Source
15 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
16 7 (6.86%) FlexPod

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 8 (7.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) CICS
4 1 (0.98%) Mule
4 1 (0.98%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) Internet
1 7 (6.86%) WAN
2 6 (5.88%) LAN
3 5 (4.90%) Network Security
3 5 (4.90%) VLAN
4 3 (2.94%) DNS
4 3 (2.94%) HTTP
5 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.98%) VoIP
6 1 (0.98%) Wireless
6 1 (0.98%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) Big Data
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.98%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 14 (13.73%) Retail
3 7 (6.86%) Publishing
4 6 (5.88%) Legal
5 5 (4.90%) Advertising
5 5 (4.90%) Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.98%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.39%) .NET
2 10 (9.80%) CSS
2 10 (9.80%) HTML
3 6 (5.88%) SOAP
4 5 (4.90%) EJB
4 5 (4.90%) XML
5 4 (3.92%) REST
5 4 (3.92%) WebCenter
6 3 (2.94%) Java EE
6 3 (2.94%) JSON
6 3 (2.94%) Middleware
6 3 (2.94%) XHTML
7 2 (1.96%) J2EE
7 2 (1.96%) OAuth
7 2 (1.96%) OpenID
7 2 (1.96%) Swagger
8 1 (0.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.86%) FlexPod
3 7 (6.86%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.94%) New Media
6 3 (2.94%) PMI
6 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.94%) W3C
7 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.96%) iPad
7 2 (1.96%) NHS
7 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.98%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Android
1 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.98%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Solaris
2 1 (0.98%) Unix
2 1 (0.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.63%) TOGAF
4 18 (17.65%) SOA
5 15 (14.71%) Software Delivery
6 12 (11.76%) ITIL
7 11 (10.78%) CRM
7 11 (10.78%) Presales
8 10 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 8 (7.84%) Open Source
10 7 (6.86%) MVC
10 7 (6.86%) Service Management
10 7 (6.86%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.88%) Scrum
12 5 (4.90%) EAI
12 5 (4.90%) RAD
12 5 (4.90%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) C#
2 11 (10.78%) Java
2 11 (10.78%) PHP
3 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (0.98%) C++
4 1 (0.98%) Ruby
4 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) CCDP
4 1 (0.98%) CCIE
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) CCNP
4 1 (0.98%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
2 1 (0.98%) MiFID
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.90%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Data Guard
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle Identity Management
1 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 9 (8.82%) IBM
4 8 (7.84%) Cisco
5 7 (6.86%) NetApp
5 7 (6.86%) VMware
6 5 (4.90%) AppSense
6 5 (4.90%) Citrix
6 5 (4.90%) HP
6 5 (4.90%) Symantec
6 5 (4.90%) Veeam
7 4 (3.92%) Siebel
8 3 (2.94%) Zend
9 2 (1.96%) Apiary
9 2 (1.96%) EMC
9 2 (1.96%) SAP
10 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.98%) Teradata
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