The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 58 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.59% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Solutions Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 288 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 99.12% 96.97% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 323 267 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) WCF
4 8 (47.06%) WPF
5 5 (29.41%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) BPMN
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) SS7
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) COBIT
8 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) SOA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) WCF
2 8 (47.06%) WPF
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) BPMN
5 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) B2B
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) CCDP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco