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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 41 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.32% 3.80% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 3.98% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 12
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
519 654 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.51% 95.61% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 443 558 603
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +5.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram 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 April 2015. 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
Taunton +18 12 £45,000 -25.00%
Bath -11 4 £67,500 +28.57%
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (34.15%) .NET
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
3 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (17.07%) ETL
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) Publishing
6 5 (12.20%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Marketing
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (9.76%) Data Privacy
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) AS400
7 4 (9.76%) SOA
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) DB2
7 4 (9.76%) WebLogic

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
General
1 5 (12.20%) Publishing
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) AS400
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) TOGAF
3 7 (17.07%) ETL
4 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Change Management
5 5 (12.20%) Software Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (9.76%) Data Privacy
6 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) SOA
6 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) UML
9 1 (2.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) SAP