The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 175 142 163
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 75 88 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 1.52% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.60% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 51
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £50,000 £47,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Solutions Architect
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol -12 28 £61,750 +12.27%
Somerset +7 24 £47,500 -9.52%
Wiltshire +2 11 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Dorset -18 8 £75,000 +3.44% 1
Gloucestershire -15 2 £55,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 51 (25.25%) TOGAF
2 45 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (17.82%) Finance
5 29 (14.36%) Java
6 28 (13.86%) Security Cleared
7 24 (11.88%) VMware
8 22 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (10.89%) .NET
8 22 (10.89%) UML
9 20 (9.90%) HP
10 19 (9.41%) Microsoft
11 18 (8.91%) IBM
11 18 (8.91%) Retail
12 17 (8.42%) Cisco
12 17 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 16 (7.92%) Windows
14 15 (7.43%) Banking
14 15 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (6.93%) ITIL
16 13 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (6.44%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (5.94%) SC Cleared
17 12 (5.94%) Data Modelling
17 12 (5.94%) SOA
18 11 (5.45%) NetApp
18 11 (5.45%) PRINCE2
18 11 (5.45%) Linux

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (2.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.49%) Lync
3 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.49%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) WAN
2 7 (3.47%) Firewall
3 6 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (2.48%) SAN
4 5 (2.48%) MPLS
5 4 (1.98%) LAN
6 3 (1.49%) Internet
7 2 (0.99%) NAS
8 1 (0.50%) DHCP
8 1 (0.50%) HTTP
8 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.50%) VPN
8 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (1.98%) DB2
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.99%) Big Data
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) JUnit
1 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (17.82%) Finance
2 18 (8.91%) Retail
3 15 (7.43%) Banking
4 9 (4.46%) Military
4 9 (4.46%) Legal
5 8 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.47%) Marketing
7 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.48%) Publishing
9 4 (1.98%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.98%) Law
10 3 (1.49%) Advertising
10 3 (1.49%) Local Government
11 2 (0.99%) French Language
11 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.99%) Electronics
12 1 (0.50%) Back Office
12 1 (0.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) .NET
2 5 (2.48%) Web Services
2 5 (2.48%) Middleware
3 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.49%) CGI
4 3 (1.49%) XML
5 2 (0.99%) J2EE
5 2 (0.99%) Spring
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
6 1 (0.50%) REST
6 1 (0.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.50%) JSON
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.50%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.98%) AS400
4 4 (1.98%) GIS
5 3 (1.49%) BBC
5 3 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.99%) Open Source
6 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.99%) DTV
7 1 (0.50%) CMDB
7 1 (0.50%) Social Network
7 1 (0.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) BYOD
7 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.92%) Windows
2 11 (5.45%) Linux
3 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.25%) TOGAF
2 45 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (10.89%) UML
4 17 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (7.92%) E-Commerce
6 15 (7.43%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (6.93%) ITIL
8 13 (6.44%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (5.94%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.94%) SOA
10 11 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 11 (5.45%) BPMN
10 11 (5.45%) Matrix Management
11 10 (4.95%) Business Development
11 10 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.46%) Asset Management
12 9 (4.46%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (4.46%) Use Case
12 9 (4.46%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.36%) Java
2 9 (4.46%) C#
3 7 (3.47%) C++
4 2 (0.99%) Python
4 2 (0.99%) SQL
4 2 (0.99%) C
5 1 (0.50%) VB
5 1 (0.50%) Ruby
5 1 (0.50%) R
5 1 (0.50%) Go
5 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (13.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.95%) Degree
4 6 (2.97%) CCNA
4 6 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.98%) JNCIA
5 4 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.49%) ISEB
7 2 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.99%) VCP5
8 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.97%) vSphere
3 4 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.49%) XenApp
4 3 (1.49%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.49%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (4.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (11.88%) VMware
2 20 (9.90%) HP
3 19 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.91%) IBM
5 17 (8.42%) Cisco
6 11 (5.45%) NetApp
7 10 (4.95%) Oracle
8 8 (3.96%) Citrix
8 8 (3.96%) Juniper
9 7 (3.47%) Dell
9 7 (3.47%) SAP
10 6 (2.97%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.98%) EMC
12 3 (1.49%) Nokia
12 3 (1.49%) Siemens
12 3 (1.49%) Computacenter
12 3 (1.49%) Symantec
12 3 (1.49%) Toshiba
12 3 (1.49%) BT
13 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
Bournemouth, Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + a generous benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago