The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 69 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.29% 0.70% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 0.72% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 8
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,350 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
1192 1106 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 96.59% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 989 936
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 30 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Cardiff +7 20 £53,750 -20.37% 3
Newport -3 6 £50,000 -37.50%
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 35 (61.40%) Finance
2 27 (47.37%) TOGAF
3 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 23 (40.35%) Mainframe
5 22 (38.60%) Migration
6 18 (31.58%) B2B
7 12 (21.05%) Unisys
8 9 (15.79%) Business Transformation
9 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.04%) CRM
9 8 (14.04%) VMware
10 7 (12.28%) XenApp
10 7 (12.28%) ITIL
10 7 (12.28%) Citrix
11 6 (10.53%) Oracle
11 6 (10.53%) IBM
11 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.77%) Internet
12 5 (8.77%) Back Office
12 5 (8.77%) Banking
12 5 (8.77%) Retail
12 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (8.77%) Windows
13 4 (7.02%) AIX
13 4 (7.02%) Solaris
13 4 (7.02%) Linux
13 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
13 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
13 4 (7.02%) SAP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) WAN
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
General
1 35 (61.40%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 5 (8.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) CGI
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) AIX
2 4 (7.02%) Solaris
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) TOGAF
2 22 (38.60%) Migration
3 18 (31.58%) B2B
4 9 (15.79%) Business Transformation
5 8 (14.04%) CRM
6 7 (12.28%) ITIL
7 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (7.02%) Business Development
9 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.26%) Service Management
10 3 (5.26%) ITSM
11 2 (3.51%) ERP
11 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
12 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
12 1 (1.75%) SAP Implementation
12 1 (1.75%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C++
1 1 (1.75%) Java
1 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) XenApp
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) Unisys
3 8 (14.04%) VMware
4 7 (12.28%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) IBM
6 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
6 4 (7.02%) SAP
6 4 (7.02%) NetApp
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.02%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco
7 3 (5.26%) Computacenter
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