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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / North West
Rank 204 169 148
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 64 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 1.13% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.17% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29 51 87
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £30,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £74,000
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
5748 5470 6783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.78% 96.54% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4801 4591 5688
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 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -34 31 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Cheshire +4 5 £90,000 +80.00% 3
Merseyside +1 1 £43,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 35 (33.65%) Finance
2 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.96%) .NET
4 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 20 (19.23%) TOGAF
6 17 (16.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (16.35%) SOA
7 16 (15.38%) C#
8 15 (14.42%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (14.42%) Retail
8 15 (14.42%) Oracle
9 14 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (11.54%) ITIL
11 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.58%) WAN
12 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (10.58%) Software Delivery
13 10 (9.62%) Big Data
13 10 (9.62%) CRM
13 10 (9.62%) Java
13 10 (9.62%) PHP
14 9 (8.65%) CSS
14 9 (8.65%) HTML
14 9 (8.65%) Cisco
14 9 (8.65%) IBM
14 9 (8.65%) Presales
15 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
15 8 (7.69%) FlexPod
15 8 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.96%) Apache
3 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.96%) Mule
3 1 (0.96%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Office 365
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) WAN
2 7 (6.73%) Internet
3 6 (5.77%) LAN
3 6 (5.77%) Network Security
3 6 (5.77%) VLAN
4 3 (2.88%) DNS
4 3 (2.88%) HTTP
5 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) Big Data
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) MySQL
5 1 (0.96%) OLAP
5 1 (0.96%) OLTP
5 1 (0.96%) Power BI
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 35 (33.65%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Advertising
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Legal
3 6 (5.77%) Publishing
4 3 (2.88%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) .NET
2 9 (8.65%) CSS
2 9 (8.65%) HTML
3 6 (5.77%) SOAP
4 5 (4.81%) EJB
4 5 (4.81%) XML
5 4 (3.85%) Java EE
5 4 (3.85%) REST
5 4 (3.85%) WebCenter
6 3 (2.88%) JSON
6 3 (2.88%) Middleware
6 3 (2.88%) XHTML
7 2 (1.92%) J2EE
7 2 (1.92%) OAuth
7 2 (1.92%) OpenID
7 2 (1.92%) Swagger
8 1 (0.96%) jQuery
8 1 (0.96%) MDX
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 6 (5.77%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.88%) New Media
6 3 (2.88%) PMI
6 3 (2.88%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.88%) W3C
7 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.92%) iPad
7 2 (1.92%) NHS
7 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.88%) Android
1 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 17 (16.35%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (16.35%) SOA
4 14 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (11.54%) ITIL
6 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (10.58%) Software Delivery
7 10 (9.62%) CRM
8 9 (8.65%) Presales
9 8 (7.69%) Open Source
10 7 (6.73%) Data Management
10 7 (6.73%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (5.77%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.77%) Migration
11 6 (5.77%) MVC
11 6 (5.77%) Scrum
11 6 (5.77%) Service Management
11 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) C#
2 10 (9.62%) Java
2 10 (9.62%) PHP
3 4 (3.85%) SQL
4 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.96%) C++
5 1 (0.96%) Ruby
5 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.96%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
1 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 9 (8.65%) Cisco
3 9 (8.65%) IBM
4 8 (7.69%) NetApp
4 8 (7.69%) VMware
5 6 (5.77%) AppSense
5 6 (5.77%) Citrix
5 6 (5.77%) HP
5 6 (5.77%) Symantec
5 6 (5.77%) Veeam
6 5 (4.81%) SAP
7 4 (3.85%) Siebel
8 3 (2.88%) Zend
9 2 (1.92%) Apiary
9 2 (1.92%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.92%) EMC
10 1 (0.96%) Google
10 1 (0.96%) Tableau
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