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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 203 155 180
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 60 92 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 1.53% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.60% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 67
Median salary £70,000 £62,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
6056 5768 7165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.88% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4767 6124
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 37 £67,500 +10.65% 7
Cheshire +17 17 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Merseyside -17 6 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (42.61%) Finance
2 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.57%) .NET
4 25 (21.74%) C#
5 24 (20.87%) Java
5 24 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (19.13%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (18.26%) TOGAF
7 21 (18.26%) SOA
8 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.52%) Oracle
9 19 (16.52%) Software Delivery
10 17 (14.78%) Big Data
11 14 (12.17%) CRM
11 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 13 (11.30%) ITIL
13 12 (10.43%) PHP
14 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
14 11 (9.57%) Retail
15 10 (8.70%) MVC
15 10 (8.70%) IBM
15 10 (8.70%) HTML
15 10 (8.70%) CSS
15 10 (8.70%) Open Source
15 10 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (8.70%) Java EE
15 10 (8.70%) Presales
16 9 (7.83%) Zachman Framework
16 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (7.83%) SOAP

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 10 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.61%) JBoss
2 3 (2.61%) Mule
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.74%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.87%) CICS
4 1 (0.87%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.87%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Internet
1 6 (5.22%) LAN
1 6 (5.22%) WAN
2 5 (4.35%) Network Security
2 5 (4.35%) VLAN
3 4 (3.48%) DNS
3 4 (3.48%) HTTP
4 2 (1.74%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.74%) VoIP
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.87%) Intranet
5 1 (0.87%) SSL
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless
5 1 (0.87%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) Big Data
2 6 (5.22%) MySQL
3 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.61%) DB2
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.87%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Ant
2 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 49 (42.61%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Retail
3 7 (6.09%) Banking
3 7 (6.09%) Publishing
4 6 (5.22%) Legal
5 5 (4.35%) Advertising
6 3 (2.61%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.87%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.57%) .NET
2 10 (8.70%) CSS
2 10 (8.70%) HTML
2 10 (8.70%) Java EE
3 9 (7.83%) SOAP
4 7 (6.09%) REST
5 6 (5.22%) J2EE
5 6 (5.22%) Web Services
5 6 (5.22%) XML
6 5 (4.35%) EJB
7 4 (3.48%) OpenID
7 4 (3.48%) Spring
8 3 (2.61%) JMS
8 3 (2.61%) JSON
8 3 (2.61%) Middleware
8 3 (2.61%) WebCenter
8 3 (2.61%) XHTML
9 2 (1.74%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.74%) SAML
9 2 (1.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.09%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.22%) FlexPod
5 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.61%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.61%) iPad
7 3 (2.61%) New Media
7 3 (2.61%) PMI
7 3 (2.61%) W3C
8 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.74%) NHS
8 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Unix
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Android
4 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (18.26%) SOA
3 21 (18.26%) TOGAF
4 19 (16.52%) Software Delivery
5 14 (12.17%) CRM
5 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 13 (11.30%) ITIL
7 10 (8.70%) MVC
7 10 (8.70%) Open Source
7 10 (8.70%) Presales
8 9 (7.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (7.83%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (6.96%) Service Management
10 7 (6.09%) Scrum
11 6 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (4.35%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.35%) Data Architecture
12 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.74%) C#
2 24 (20.87%) Java
3 12 (10.43%) PHP
4 6 (5.22%) SQL
5 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.87%) C++
6 1 (0.87%) Perl
6 1 (0.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.74%) Degree
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.87%) CCDP
4 1 (0.87%) CCIE
4 1 (0.87%) CCNA
4 1 (0.87%) CCNP
4 1 (0.87%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) COBIT
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) MiFID
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Data Guard
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (2.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.52%) Oracle
3 10 (8.70%) IBM
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco
5 6 (5.22%) NetApp
5 6 (5.22%) VMware
6 5 (4.35%) AppSense
6 5 (4.35%) Citrix
6 5 (4.35%) HP
6 5 (4.35%) Symantec
6 5 (4.35%) Veeam
7 3 (2.61%) Cognizant
7 3 (2.61%) Siebel
7 3 (2.61%) Zend
8 2 (1.74%) Apiary
8 2 (1.74%) Perforce
8 2 (1.74%) SAP
8 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.87%) CA
9 1 (0.87%) Teradata
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