The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 71 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.16% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.86% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £53,750 £52,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% -32.25%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
727 581 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.56% 95.56% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 607 513 522
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -9 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Templecombe - 2 - -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (43.75%) ETL
3 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
3 7 (43.75%) Informatica
3 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
3 7 (43.75%) Analytics
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) ERP
4 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) Military
6 3 (18.75%) Electronics
6 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Information Management
6 3 (18.75%) Human Factors

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) RDBMS
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Military
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Structures
2 3 (18.75%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) DoDAF
4 3 (18.75%) MODAF
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) Communications Security
4 3 (18.75%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Informatica