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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 55 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.38% 4.25% 3.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 4.33% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 21
Average salary £65,000 £48,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
579 554 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.30% 98.05% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 505 474 554
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +13 8 £65,000 -1.88%
Street - 4 £70,000 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
South West

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (54.55%) CMS
2 14 (42.42%) WAN
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) UML
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) SOA
5 7 (21.21%) Java
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 7 (21.21%) Retail
6 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) ATG
7 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (15.15%) ArchiMate
7 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.15%) DB2
7 5 (15.15%) CSS
7 5 (15.15%) HTML
7 5 (15.15%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.12%) XHTML
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) PHP
8 4 (12.12%) SQL
8 4 (12.12%) .NET
8 4 (12.12%) Content Management
8 4 (12.12%) IBM

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (54.55%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) Commerce Server
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
2 2 (6.06%) Fredhopper
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Informix
General
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) CSS
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) XHTML
3 1 (3.03%) Ajax
3 1 (3.03%) EJB
3 1 (3.03%) Flash
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
3 1 (3.03%) JSP
3 1 (3.03%) WSDL
3 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) UML
3 7 (21.21%) SOA
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) ArchiMate
5 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.12%) Content Management
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (12.12%) Presales
6 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) Android Development
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) DSDM
8 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) PHP
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) ATG
3 4 (12.12%) Demandware
3 4 (12.12%) hybris
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) Venda
4 2 (6.06%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.03%) BEA
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase