The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 73 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.59% 2.28% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.32% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 6
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £59,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Solutions Architect
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1113 1205 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.06% 97.97% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1014 978
Median salary £36,934 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +12 9 £53,500 +7.00%
Cardiff -8 2 £66,250 +26.19%
Torfaen - 1 £75,000 -
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 15 (44.12%) SAP
1 15 (44.12%) CRM
1 15 (44.12%) SAP CRM
1 15 (44.12%) Asset Management
2 14 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (35.29%) Billing
4 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) SAP PM
5 10 (29.41%) SAP IS-U
5 10 (29.41%) Presales
6 7 (20.59%) SDLC
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) Coaching
7 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (17.65%) PaaS
7 6 (17.65%) Business Development
7 6 (17.65%) Advertising
8 5 (14.71%) Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Linux
8 5 (14.71%) Apache
8 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.71%) IBM
8 5 (14.71%) Apache Flex
8 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Big Data
9 4 (11.76%) REST
10 3 (8.82%) Prototyping
11 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (44.12%) SAP CRM
2 10 (29.41%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (29.41%) SAP PM
3 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.94%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (35.29%) Billing
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Apache Flex
2 4 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Asset Management
1 15 (44.12%) CRM
2 14 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
4 10 (29.41%) Presales
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Coaching
5 7 (20.59%) SDLC
6 6 (17.65%) Business Development
7 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Prototyping
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
10 1 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
10 1 (2.94%) OpenUP
10 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.94%) SOA
10 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) NFS
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) EMC