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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 55 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.94% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 0.65% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
395 310 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 97.29% 96.57% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 353 287 299
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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%) Microsoft
1 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Visual Studio
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) WCF
4 8 (47.06%) WPF
5 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (35.29%) UML
7 4 (23.53%) BPMN
8 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
8 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
8 3 (17.65%) Network Design
8 3 (17.65%) Middleware
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.88%) User Stories
10 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (5.88%) COBIT
10 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
10 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
10 1 (5.88%) ITIL

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
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
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
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 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (35.29%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) BPMN
7 3 (17.65%) Business Transformation
7 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Network Design
8 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
9 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) ITIL
9 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft