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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 172 126 154
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 74 119 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 1.99% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 2.04% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 56 90 41
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +7.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
5540 5841 5294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.99% 97.46% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 4969 4505
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -4 22 £48,750 -35.00% 3
Somerset -16 18 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Wiltshire -7 16 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Dorset 0 13 £57,500 -2.12% 3
Gloucestershire +2 5 £60,000 -20.00% 5
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 53 (29.94%) SOA
2 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (27.12%) Finance
4 42 (23.73%) TOGAF
5 31 (17.51%) Windows
6 30 (16.95%) Java
7 28 (15.82%) Oracle
7 28 (15.82%) .NET
8 27 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
9 24 (13.56%) Retail
10 22 (12.43%) ITIL
11 21 (11.86%) Scrum
11 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (11.30%) Data Centre
12 20 (11.30%) UML
13 19 (10.73%) E-Commerce
13 19 (10.73%) Unix
13 19 (10.73%) Telecoms
13 19 (10.73%) Banking
13 19 (10.73%) Presales
14 18 (10.17%) Analytics
15 17 (9.60%) CMS
16 16 (9.04%) Migration
16 16 (9.04%) SharePoint
16 16 (9.04%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (8.47%) Degree
17 15 (8.47%) Linux
17 15 (8.47%) C#
18 14 (7.91%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (9.60%) CMS
2 16 (9.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.39%) IIS
4 4 (2.26%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.13%) JBoss
6 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Oracle Retail
2 9 (5.08%) Fredhopper
3 4 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) WAN
2 13 (7.34%) Network Security
3 7 (3.95%) SAN
3 7 (3.95%) Unified Communications
4 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.56%) Firewall
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.91%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.39%) DB2
4 6 (3.39%) Informix
5 5 (2.82%) GIS
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.13%) Big Data
7 2 (1.13%) MySQL
7 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (27.12%) Finance
2 24 (13.56%) Retail
3 19 (10.73%) Banking
3 19 (10.73%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.82%) Legal
6 4 (2.26%) Electronics
6 4 (2.26%) Local Government
6 4 (2.26%) Marketing
7 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.82%) .NET
2 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.39%) Web Services
4 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.69%) HTML
5 3 (1.69%) J2EE
5 3 (1.69%) Middleware
5 3 (1.69%) SOAP
5 3 (1.69%) XML
6 2 (1.13%) Ajax
6 2 (1.13%) CSS
6 2 (1.13%) EJB
6 2 (1.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.13%) JSP
6 2 (1.13%) REST
6 2 (1.13%) Spring
7 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.56%) COM
7 1 (0.56%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.30%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.39%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.82%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.26%) CCTV
6 4 (2.26%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.69%) Social Media
8 2 (1.13%) AS400
8 2 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.13%) iSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.51%) Windows
2 19 (10.73%) Unix
3 15 (8.47%) Linux
4 8 (4.52%) AIX
4 8 (4.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.82%) HPUX
5 5 (2.82%) Solaris
5 5 (2.82%) Tru64
6 4 (2.26%) Android
6 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.26%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.94%) SOA
2 50 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.73%) TOGAF
4 27 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (12.43%) ITIL
6 21 (11.86%) Scrum
7 20 (11.30%) UML
8 19 (10.73%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.73%) Presales
9 18 (10.17%) Analytics
10 16 (9.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (9.04%) Migration
11 14 (7.91%) Information Architecture
11 14 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (6.78%) Business Transformation
13 12 (6.78%) Data Transformation
13 12 (6.78%) Information Management
13 12 (6.78%) MODAF
13 12 (6.78%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.95%) Java
2 15 (8.47%) C#
3 10 (5.65%) SQL
4 6 (3.39%) C++
5 4 (2.26%) C
6 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.47%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) CEH
2 6 (3.39%) CISSP
2 6 (3.39%) GCIA
3 5 (2.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.26%) CISA
4 4 (2.26%) GCIH
4 4 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.13%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.56%) VCAP
7 1 (0.56%) VCDX
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.91%) COBIT
2 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) KVM
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) QRadar
1 4 (2.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (15.82%) Oracle
2 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.08%) ATG
3 9 (5.08%) WorldPay
4 8 (4.52%) Citrix
4 8 (4.52%) IBM
4 8 (4.52%) VMware
5 6 (3.39%) SAP
5 6 (3.39%) Sybase
6 4 (2.26%) ArcSight
6 4 (2.26%) Cisco
6 4 (2.26%) HP
6 4 (2.26%) Intel Security
6 4 (2.26%) LogRhythm
6 4 (2.26%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.26%) Splunk
6 4 (2.26%) Trustwave
7 3 (1.69%) Brocade
7 3 (1.69%) NetApp
7 3 (1.69%) Sitecore
Bournemouth
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, medical,
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-85,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita plc
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Radbroke, Poole, Glasgow, Northampton, London
Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago