The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 84 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.79% 0.71% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.74% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £45,000 £56,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,750 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1100 1079 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.24% 96.08% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 985 955 730
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
Wales

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -5 8 £67,500 +22.72% 3
Newport 0 2 £80,000 +60.00%
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) JDA
1 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
3 3 (21.43%) SAP PP
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) SAP SD
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) PaaS
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP PP
1 3 (21.43%) SAP SD
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) BPMN
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) CCIE
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) JDA
2 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
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Sanderson
Salary: £42 - £52 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago