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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 71 84 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 27 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.26% 0.40% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 0.41% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 7
Average salary £52,500 £80,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
1139 967 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.39% 96.89% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 997 807 914
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 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 27 April 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 27 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
Cardiff +16 23 £52,500 -30.00%
Bridgend - 3 £55,000 -
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Migration
3 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
4 13 (43.33%) Mainframe
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) B2B
7 7 (23.33%) Unisys
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) .NET
10 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
11 3 (10.00%) Computacenter
11 3 (10.00%) Service Management
11 3 (10.00%) GIS
11 3 (10.00%) ITSM
11 3 (10.00%) Business Development
11 3 (10.00%) SCCM
11 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (10.00%) vSphere
11 3 (10.00%) XenApp
11 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
11 3 (10.00%) Lync
11 3 (10.00%) Office 365
11 3 (10.00%) MS Office
11 3 (10.00%) ITIL
11 3 (10.00%) Windows
11 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Migration
2 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 8 (26.67%) B2B
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) Business Development
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) XenApp
2 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Unisys
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Computacenter
4 3 (10.00%) Dell
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
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