The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / South West
Rank 155 161 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 74 79 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 1.44% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.48% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 92
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £45,250 £45,625
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
4799 5332 5785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.64% 97.25% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 4555 4898
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +21 37 £65,000 +10.16% 6
Gloucestershire -12 16 £65,000 +20.93% 3
Dorset +19 9 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Wiltshire +1 5 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Somerset -10 3 £66,250 +15.21%
Devon - 1 £45,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 74 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
1 74 (41.34%) TOGAF
2 49 (27.37%) ITIL
2 49 (27.37%) PRINCE2
3 47 (26.26%) Java
3 47 (26.26%) Security Cleared
4 46 (25.70%) MODAF
5 45 (25.14%) Finance
6 39 (21.79%) DV Cleared
7 34 (18.99%) Manufacturing
7 34 (18.99%) .NET
8 33 (18.44%) UML
8 33 (18.44%) SOA
8 33 (18.44%) SaaS
9 32 (17.88%) Presales
10 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
10 30 (16.76%) Service Management
11 29 (16.20%) Management Information System
11 29 (16.20%) Retail
12 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
13 27 (15.08%) GIAC
13 27 (15.08%) MS Excel
13 27 (15.08%) Cybersecurity
14 23 (12.85%) ITIL V3
15 22 (12.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (12.29%) ERP
15 22 (12.29%) Security Architecture
16 21 (11.73%) CEH
16 21 (11.73%) Technical Architecture
16 21 (11.73%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.91%) JBoss
1 7 (3.91%) Mule
2 6 (3.35%) Apache
3 5 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.12%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.12%) Documentum
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (7.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.68%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (18.44%) SaaS
2 19 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.23%) IaaS
6 4 (2.23%) PaaS
7 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.82%) Network Security
2 8 (4.47%) Internet
3 7 (3.91%) Junos
4 4 (2.23%) Firewall
5 3 (1.68%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.68%) WAN
6 2 (1.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) DNS
7 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.56%) FTP
7 1 (0.56%) SMTP
7 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.17%) Big Data
2 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.03%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.03%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (3.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.79%) MySQL
8 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.23%) DB2
10 3 (1.68%) GIS
11 2 (1.12%) EDRMS
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.56%) QlikView
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.56%) JIRA
1 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 45 (25.14%) Finance
2 34 (18.99%) Manufacturing
3 29 (16.20%) Retail
4 16 (8.94%) Aerospace
4 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
5 14 (7.82%) Banking
6 10 (5.59%) Electronics
6 10 (5.59%) Publishing
7 9 (5.03%) Marketing
8 6 (3.35%) Legal
9 3 (1.68%) Games
9 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.99%) .NET
2 10 (5.59%) HTML
2 10 (5.59%) Spring
2 10 (5.59%) Web Services
3 9 (5.03%) CSS
4 7 (3.91%) SOAP
5 6 (3.35%) Apache Camel
5 6 (3.35%) Middleware
5 6 (3.35%) Spring MVC
6 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.79%) XML
7 4 (2.23%) J2EE
7 4 (2.23%) REST
8 3 (1.68%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.68%) CSS3
8 3 (1.68%) RESTful
9 2 (1.12%) Dojo
9 2 (1.12%) HTML5
9 2 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.20%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.17%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (10.61%) Data Centre
4 18 (10.06%) NHS
5 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.03%) CESG
6 9 (5.03%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.91%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.91%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (3.91%) Driving Licence
8 6 (3.35%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.79%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.79%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.79%) Smartcard
10 4 (2.23%) CMDB
11 3 (1.68%) EPoS
11 3 (1.68%) SCADA
11 3 (1.68%) Visualisation
12 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
12 2 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.68%) Windows
2 2 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
1 74 (41.34%) TOGAF
2 49 (27.37%) ITIL
2 49 (27.37%) PRINCE2
3 46 (25.70%) MODAF
4 33 (18.44%) SOA
4 33 (18.44%) UML
5 32 (17.88%) Presales
6 30 (16.76%) Service Management
7 27 (15.08%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (12.85%) ITIL V3
9 22 (12.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (12.29%) ERP
9 22 (12.29%) Security Architecture
10 21 (11.73%) Technical Architecture
11 20 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (10.61%) Scrum
13 18 (10.06%) Logistics
13 18 (10.06%) V-Model
14 17 (9.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.26%) Java
2 17 (9.50%) C#
2 17 (9.50%) SQL
3 15 (8.38%) Python
4 13 (7.26%) C
5 6 (3.35%) C++
5 6 (3.35%) PHP
6 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) ES6
8 1 (0.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 47 (26.26%) Security Cleared
2 39 (21.79%) DV Cleared
3 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared
4 27 (15.08%) GIAC
5 21 (11.73%) CEH
5 21 (11.73%) CISA
5 21 (11.73%) CISM
5 21 (11.73%) CISSP
5 21 (11.73%) Degree
6 20 (11.17%) SANS
7 18 (10.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (3.91%) CCNA
8 7 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.91%) GSEC
8 7 (3.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (3.91%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.91%) MBCS
9 6 (3.35%) ISEB
9 6 (3.35%) SSCP
10 4 (2.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) COBIT
3 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) KVM
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (8.94%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (2.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.17%) SAP
2 20 (11.17%) VMware
3 17 (9.50%) Cisco
4 12 (6.70%) Juniper
5 9 (5.03%) Oracle
6 7 (3.91%) Cloudera
6 7 (3.91%) IBM
7 5 (2.79%) Citrix
7 5 (2.79%) EMC
7 5 (2.79%) HP
7 5 (2.79%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.79%) NetApp
8 4 (2.23%) BMC
8 4 (2.23%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.68%) ATG
9 3 (1.68%) ESRI
9 3 (1.68%) Google
9 3 (1.68%) hybris
9 3 (1.68%) JD Edwards
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