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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 49 77 41
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 29 5 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.08% 0.58% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 0.60% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 39
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £48,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
681 830 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.78% 96.51% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 553 712 853
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (44.44%) IBM
2 20 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 18 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
4 16 (35.56%) SOA
5 15 (33.33%) CRM
5 15 (33.33%) ERP
5 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (31.11%) Middleware
6 14 (31.11%) LAMP
7 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
7 11 (24.44%) Cisco
8 10 (22.22%) HP
8 10 (22.22%) VMware
9 9 (20.00%) Drupal
10 8 (17.78%) Open Source
10 8 (17.78%) Web Development
10 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
10 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Management
11 7 (15.56%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (13.33%) NetApp
12 6 (13.33%) vSphere
12 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
12 6 (13.33%) SCCM
12 6 (13.33%) Linux
12 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (11.11%) Big Data
13 5 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (8.89%) WAN
2 4 (8.89%) MPLS
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Big Data
2 4 (8.89%) HPCC
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Middleware
1 14 (31.11%) LAMP
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
2 3 (6.67%) REST
2 3 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (17.78%) Open Source
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 18 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 16 (35.56%) SOA
4 15 (33.33%) CRM
4 15 (33.33%) ERP
5 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
6 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
6 8 (17.78%) Web Development
7 7 (15.56%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (8.89%) Inmon Methodology
9 4 (8.89%) ITIL
10 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
10 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
10 3 (6.67%) Data Architecture
10 3 (6.67%) Data Management
11 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CCNA
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.89%) JNCIA
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) IBM
2 11 (24.44%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) HP
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) 3PAR
4 6 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Tableau