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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 51 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 21 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.98% 1.44% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.51% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 12
Average salary £63,750 £56,238 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.35% +2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £49,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £67,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Solutions Architect
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 597 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.16% 95.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 607 524 455
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 19 (44.19%) TOGAF
2 17 (39.53%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 16 (37.21%) Cisco
3 16 (37.21%) Zachman Framework
4 15 (34.88%) LAN
4 15 (34.88%) WAN
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Citrix
6 13 (30.23%) VMware
6 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
7 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (27.91%) NAS
7 12 (27.91%) SAN
8 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
9 9 (20.93%) Finance
9 9 (20.93%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (20.93%) People Management
10 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (18.60%) Retail
10 8 (18.60%) Billing
11 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (16.28%) Java
11 7 (16.28%) SOA
12 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.95%) SQL
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
12 6 (13.95%) Coaching

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) LAN
1 15 (34.88%) WAN
2 12 (27.91%) NAS
2 12 (27.91%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.65%) Multicast
3 2 (4.65%) FCoE
3 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.65%) OLTP
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) OLAP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 8 (18.60%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Online Games
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) TOGAF
2 17 (39.53%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (37.21%) Zachman Framework
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.93%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (20.93%) People Management
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
8 7 (16.28%) SOA
9 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.95%) Coaching
10 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
11 3 (6.98%) Workflow
11 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.98%) BPR
11 3 (6.98%) Microservices
11 3 (6.98%) Content Management
12 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
12 2 (4.65%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) C#
3 3 (6.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.65%) PMP
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CIMA
2 1 (2.33%) ACCA
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.65%) SRDF
2 2 (4.65%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco
3 14 (32.56%) Citrix
4 13 (30.23%) VMware
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) SAP
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Google