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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 152 176 141
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 83 38 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.36% 0.75% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.79% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 64
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 £47,500 £50,000 £47,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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
5791 4811 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.04% 95.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4145 4826
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 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
Bristol +10 27 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Wiltshire -4 14 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Dorset - 14 £52,500 -
Somerset -24 11 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Devon - 3 £62,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -6 1 £50,500 -8.18% 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 44 (24.58%) SOA
3 38 (21.23%) TOGAF
4 28 (15.64%) Java
5 27 (15.08%) .NET
5 27 (15.08%) Oracle
5 27 (15.08%) ITIL
6 22 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (11.73%) UML
8 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
8 20 (11.17%) Degree
9 19 (10.61%) SAP
10 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
11 16 (8.94%) Project Management
11 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (8.94%) Software Architecture
11 16 (8.94%) Relational Database
12 14 (7.82%) Military
12 14 (7.82%) Telecoms
12 14 (7.82%) Zachman Framework
13 13 (7.26%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (7.26%) BPMN
14 12 (6.70%) ETL
14 12 (6.70%) SharePoint
14 12 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (6.15%) Banking
15 11 (6.15%) Data Analysis
15 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
15 11 (6.15%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 12 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.35%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 6 (3.35%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (3.35%) IIS
3 2 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.47%) MS Office
1 8 (4.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.79%) LAN
1 5 (2.79%) WAN
2 4 (2.23%) Wireless
3 3 (1.68%) SAN
3 3 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.56%) DWDM
5 1 (0.56%) MPLS
5 1 (0.56%) OSPF
5 1 (0.56%) BGP
5 1 (0.56%) DHCP
5 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) ISDN
5 1 (0.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.94%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.26%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (5.59%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (2.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Military
2 14 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.15%) Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Legal
5 7 (3.91%) Retail
5 7 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.91%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.79%) Electronics
6 5 (2.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.68%) Local Government
8 2 (1.12%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.08%) .NET
2 9 (5.03%) Spring
3 8 (4.47%) Spring MVC
3 8 (4.47%) Web Services
4 7 (3.91%) Middleware
4 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.35%) HTML5
5 6 (3.35%) HTML
6 5 (2.79%) SOAP
6 5 (2.79%) JSON
6 5 (2.79%) Spring Integration
7 2 (1.12%) REST
7 2 (1.12%) WCF
8 1 (0.56%) XML
8 1 (0.56%) J2EE
8 1 (0.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.91%) Visualisation
1 7 (3.91%) Digital Media
2 5 (2.79%) Human Factors
3 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.68%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.68%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) IVR
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.15%) Windows
2 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.23%) UNIX
4 3 (1.68%) AIX
4 3 (1.68%) Linux
4 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.58%) SOA
2 38 (21.23%) TOGAF
3 27 (15.08%) ITIL
4 22 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (11.73%) UML
6 16 (8.94%) Project Management
6 16 (8.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (8.94%) Software Architecture
7 14 (7.82%) Zachman Framework
8 13 (7.26%) BPMN
9 12 (6.70%) ETL
9 12 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.59%) Data Architecture
11 10 (5.59%) Analytics
12 9 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.03%) BPR
12 9 (5.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.64%) Java
2 11 (6.15%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) C#
3 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.12%) CCIE
5 2 (1.12%) CCNP
5 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.56%) CCDP
6 1 (0.56%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.56%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.79%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 27 (15.08%) Oracle
2 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.61%) SAP
4 9 (5.03%) Cisco
5 8 (4.47%) VMware
6 7 (3.91%) Citrix
6 7 (3.91%) Informatica
6 7 (3.91%) JBoss
7 6 (3.35%) TIBCO
7 6 (3.35%) IBM
8 3 (1.68%) JDA
8 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.56%) Juniper
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.56%) F5
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