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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 73 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 4
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,200 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £59,500 £56,750
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
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 19 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Newport - 6 £50,000 -
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 32 (52.46%) TOGAF
3 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.70%) Mainframe
5 22 (36.07%) Migration
6 18 (29.51%) B2B
7 13 (21.31%) Unisys
8 10 (16.39%) CRM
9 9 (14.75%) Business Transformation
10 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 7 (11.48%) VMware
11 7 (11.48%) ITIL
11 7 (11.48%) Citrix
11 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (11.48%) XenApp
12 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (9.84%) IBM
12 6 (9.84%) Oracle
12 6 (9.84%) SAP
13 5 (8.20%) Windows
13 5 (8.20%) Internet
13 5 (8.20%) Banking
13 5 (8.20%) Retail
13 5 (8.20%) NetApp
13 5 (8.20%) Back Office
13 5 (8.20%) 3PAR
14 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
14 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.92%) Lync
2 1 (1.64%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.64%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.92%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 4 (6.56%) LAN
2 4 (6.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
General
1 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Back Office
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 3 (4.92%) CGI
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.56%) GIS
2 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) AIX
2 4 (6.56%) Solaris
2 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) TOGAF
2 22 (36.07%) Migration
3 18 (29.51%) B2B
4 10 (16.39%) CRM
5 9 (14.75%) Business Transformation
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL
6 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.56%) Business Development
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.92%) ERP
9 3 (4.92%) Service Management
9 3 (4.92%) ITSM
9 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.28%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.28%) Information Architecture
11 1 (1.64%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C++
1 1 (1.64%) Java
1 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) XenApp
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) Unisys
3 7 (11.48%) Citrix
3 7 (11.48%) VMware
4 6 (9.84%) IBM
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 6 (9.84%) SAP
5 5 (8.20%) 3PAR
5 5 (8.20%) NetApp
6 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Cisco
6 4 (6.56%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) Dell
7 3 (4.92%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.64%) ESRI
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
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