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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 46 74 44
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 33 4 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.62% 0.53% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 0.54% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 1 36
Average salary £70,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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
685 745 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.94% 98.16% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 558 630 781
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -12.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 5 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 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 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (41.67%) IBM
3 18 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
4 17 (35.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (33.33%) SOA
5 16 (33.33%) CRM
6 15 (31.25%) ERP
6 15 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (29.17%) Middleware
7 14 (29.17%) LAMP
8 12 (25.00%) Cisco
9 11 (22.92%) HP
9 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
9 11 (22.92%) Drupal
10 10 (20.83%) Web Development
10 10 (20.83%) VMware
10 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (20.83%) Open Source
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (14.58%) Zachman Framework
11 7 (14.58%) Linux
12 6 (12.50%) NetApp
12 6 (12.50%) SCCM
12 6 (12.50%) Big Data
12 6 (12.50%) vSphere
12 6 (12.50%) 3PAR
13 5 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 11 (22.92%) Drupal
2 1 (2.08%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 4 (8.33%) MPLS
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (8.33%) HPCC
2 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Siebel EIM
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Law
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Middleware
1 14 (29.17%) LAMP
2 3 (6.25%) REST
2 3 (6.25%) JSON
2 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (20.83%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
3 17 (35.42%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (33.33%) SOA
4 16 (33.33%) CRM
5 15 (31.25%) ERP
6 11 (22.92%) TOGAF
7 10 (20.83%) Web Development
7 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (14.58%) Zachman Framework
9 5 (10.42%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.33%) ITIL
10 4 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
11 3 (6.25%) Data Transformation
12 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (4.17%) Low Latency
13 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Python
1 1 (2.08%) C
1 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.33%) CCNA
1 4 (8.33%) JNCIA
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) IBM
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco
3 11 (22.92%) HP
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 6 (12.50%) NetApp
5 6 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle
7 4 (8.33%) Juniper
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.08%) Tableau
8 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Siebel