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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 61 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.21% 2.97% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 3.12% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 8
Average salary £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% -2.08%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
711 642 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.20% 95.25% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 640 560 484
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (45.83%) TOGAF
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco
3 14 (29.17%) LAN
3 14 (29.17%) WAN
3 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (27.08%) Zachman Framework
4 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) NAS
4 13 (27.08%) Oracle
4 13 (27.08%) IBM
4 13 (27.08%) SAN
5 12 (25.00%) VMware
6 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (22.92%) Citrix
7 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 8 (16.67%) SQL
9 8 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (16.67%) Process Management
9 8 (16.67%) Billing
9 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 8 (16.67%) Retail
9 8 (16.67%) People Management
10 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.58%) Degree
10 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (6.25%) NetWeaver
4 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.25%) Node.js
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.08%) RMDS
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) LAN
1 14 (29.17%) WAN
2 13 (27.08%) SAN
2 13 (27.08%) NAS
3 4 (8.33%) FCoE
3 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (8.33%) Multicast
3 4 (8.33%) HTTP
4 3 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) DB2
2 4 (8.33%) OLAP
2 4 (8.33%) OLTP
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) HBase
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 8 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) XSLT
3 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
3 1 (2.08%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) TOGAF
2 14 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (27.08%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 8 (16.67%) Process Management
6 8 (16.67%) People Management
7 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.58%) SOA
7 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.42%) ERP
8 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Content Management
10 3 (6.25%) BPR
10 3 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.25%) Scala
3 3 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 7 (14.58%) PMP
1 7 (14.58%) PMI Certification
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ACCA
2 4 (8.33%) CIMA
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) NFS
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (8.33%) SRDF
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) IBM
3 13 (27.08%) Oracle
4 12 (25.00%) VMware
5 11 (22.92%) Citrix
6 6 (12.50%) SAP
7 5 (10.42%) Hyperion
7 5 (10.42%) NetApp
8 4 (8.33%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) Intel
9 1 (2.08%) Google
9 1 (2.08%) DataSynapse
9 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec
9 1 (2.08%) Sybase