The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 68 68 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 1.03% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.08% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Average salary £50,000 £72,500 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +9.43%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 743 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.76% 96.12% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 598 683 811
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Oxford region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) IBM
2 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (43.48%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) LAMP
5 8 (34.78%) Middleware
5 8 (34.78%) CRM
5 8 (34.78%) ERP
5 8 (34.78%) SOA
5 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (34.78%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (34.78%) SDLC
6 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) HP
7 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (21.74%) SAP
8 5 (21.74%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (17.39%) Marketing
9 4 (17.39%) SCCM
9 4 (17.39%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
9 4 (17.39%) 3PAR

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Middleware
1 8 (34.78%) LAMP
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Semantic Web
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (43.48%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) SOA
4 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (34.78%) CRM
4 8 (34.78%) ERP
4 8 (34.78%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (34.78%) SDLC
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) TOGAF
6 5 (21.74%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.04%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
8 3 (13.04%) Data Management
8 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
8 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) IBM
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (21.74%) SAP
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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