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 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 145 147 178
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 110 83 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.84% 1.36% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.43% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 80 56 31
Average salary £55,648 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 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
Wiltshire +27 42 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Somerset +20 27 £63,750 +34.21% 2
Bristol -27 19 £62,500 -13.79% 8
Dorset 0 10 - -
Gloucestershire -11 6 £55,000 +8.91% 2
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (20.83%) Finance
4 32 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (18.45%) TOGAF
6 30 (17.86%) .NET
7 28 (16.67%) Oracle
8 24 (14.29%) Java
8 24 (14.29%) SOA
9 20 (11.90%) SQL
9 20 (11.90%) Security Cleared
10 18 (10.71%) UML
11 17 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
12 16 (9.52%) Scrum
12 16 (9.52%) ITIL
12 16 (9.52%) Windows
12 16 (9.52%) Banking
13 14 (8.33%) Retail
13 14 (8.33%) Data Management
13 14 (8.33%) Degree
13 14 (8.33%) IBM
13 14 (8.33%) CMS
14 13 (7.74%) WAN
14 13 (7.74%) SC Cleared
14 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
15 12 (7.14%) Analytics
15 12 (7.14%) SAP
15 12 (7.14%) JavaScript
15 12 (7.14%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (8.33%) CMS
2 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.98%) Lync
4 3 (1.79%) IIS
4 3 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.19%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) MS Office
1 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Temenos T24
1 7 (4.17%) Fredhopper
1 7 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.79%) Office 365
4 2 (1.19%) IaaS
4 2 (1.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) WAN
2 5 (2.98%) SAN
3 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.17%) OLTP
4 6 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.19%) DB2
7 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.60%) QlikView
8 1 (0.60%) Informix
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (20.83%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Banking
3 14 (8.33%) Retail
4 12 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.36%) Marketing
6 7 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.98%) Legal
8 5 (2.98%) Military
9 4 (2.38%) Publishing
9 4 (2.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.86%) .NET
2 10 (5.95%) XML
3 9 (5.36%) CSS
4 7 (4.17%) Middleware
5 6 (3.57%) SOAP
5 6 (3.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.38%) Ajax
6 4 (2.38%) HTML
7 3 (1.79%) CGI
7 3 (1.79%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.79%) Spring
7 3 (1.79%) XSD
7 3 (1.79%) Web Services
7 3 (1.79%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.79%) Dojo
7 3 (1.79%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.19%) REST
9 1 (0.60%) EJB
9 1 (0.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.57%) GIS
4 4 (2.38%) DTV
5 3 (1.79%) User Experience
5 3 (1.79%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.19%) AS400
6 2 (1.19%) BBC
6 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.60%) iSeries
7 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.60%) CCTV
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Windows
2 9 (5.36%) UNIX
3 7 (4.17%) Linux
4 2 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (18.45%) TOGAF
4 24 (14.29%) SOA
5 18 (10.71%) UML
6 17 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (9.52%) ITIL
7 16 (9.52%) Scrum
8 14 (8.33%) Data Management
9 12 (7.14%) Analytics
10 11 (6.55%) Data Modelling
10 11 (6.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
12 9 (5.36%) Programme Management
12 9 (5.36%) OO
12 9 (5.36%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.76%) Coaching
13 8 (4.76%) Migration
13 8 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.29%) Java
2 20 (11.90%) SQL
3 12 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (1.79%) C
5 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) Python
7 1 (0.60%) R
7 1 (0.60%) VB
7 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.33%) Degree
3 13 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) CISSP
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) CISA
5 1 (0.60%) GCIA
5 1 (0.60%) GCIH
5 1 (0.60%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (2.38%) COBIT
3 2 (1.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.79%) XenApp
2 3 (1.79%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) SCOM
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (16.67%) Oracle
2 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.33%) IBM
4 12 (7.14%) SAP
5 7 (4.17%) ATG
5 7 (4.17%) Green Hat
5 7 (4.17%) WorldPay
6 6 (3.57%) VMware
7 3 (1.79%) Dell
7 3 (1.79%) Citrix
7 3 (1.79%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.19%) Brocade
8 2 (1.19%) HP
8 2 (1.19%) Toshiba
8 2 (1.19%) BT
8 2 (1.19%) Nokia
8 2 (1.19%) Siemens
9 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.60%) McAfee
9 1 (0.60%) Teradata
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Volaris Exec
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50-80K
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Kainos Software
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Pernsion + Superb benefi
Posted: 22 days ago