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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 138 178 158
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 117 72 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.07% 1.16% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.19% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 83 52 55
Average salary £63,000 £56,574 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.35% +2.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,550 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
5476 6026 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4950 4665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +28 59 £63,000 +12.00% 2
Dorset +29 23 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Somerset -11 14 £65,000 +34.71%
Wiltshire -3 13 £54,250 -13.20%
Gloucestershire +9 3 £60,000 +9.09%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.26%) Presales
3 42 (22.34%) .NET
4 38 (20.21%) TOGAF
5 34 (18.09%) Data Centre
6 32 (17.02%) C#
6 32 (17.02%) Java
6 32 (17.02%) E-Commerce
6 32 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 32 (17.02%) Scrum
7 30 (15.96%) Finance
8 29 (15.43%) Oracle
9 28 (14.89%) Customer Engagement
10 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
11 26 (13.83%) IBM
12 25 (13.30%) SOA
13 23 (12.23%) SQL
13 23 (12.23%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (11.70%) UML
15 21 (11.17%) VMware
15 21 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (10.64%) Software Engineering
16 20 (10.64%) Telecoms
16 20 (10.64%) ITIL
16 20 (10.64%) Cisco
17 19 (10.11%) WAN
17 19 (10.11%) HP
17 19 (10.11%) CMS
17 19 (10.11%) Degree
17 19 (10.11%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 19 (10.11%) CMS
2 11 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.72%) IIS
4 4 (2.13%) Commerce Server
4 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.60%) CoreMedia CMS
6 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.53%) DNN
7 1 (0.53%) JBoss
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Magento
1 4 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.60%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.60%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.06%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (6.38%) IaaS
3 12 (6.38%) PaaS
4 8 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.19%) SaaS
6 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.60%) Responsys
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.11%) WAN
2 8 (4.26%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.13%) LAN
4 3 (1.60%) Network Security
5 2 (1.06%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) Firewall
6 1 (0.53%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
6 1 (0.53%) MPLS
6 1 (0.53%) NAS
6 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.04%) DB2
3 13 (6.91%) MySQL
4 9 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.13%) GIS
7 3 (1.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) Informix
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (15.96%) Finance
2 20 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.04%) Banking
4 12 (6.38%) Publishing
4 12 (6.38%) Retail
5 10 (5.32%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.26%) Marketing
7 5 (2.66%) Military
8 4 (2.13%) Electronics
8 4 (2.13%) French Language
8 4 (2.13%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.34%) .NET
2 13 (6.91%) ASP.NET
2 13 (6.91%) CSS
3 10 (5.32%) HTML
4 7 (3.72%) Web Services
5 6 (3.19%) Middleware
5 6 (3.19%) XML
6 5 (2.66%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.66%) HTML5
7 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.13%) XHTML
8 3 (1.60%) CSS3
8 3 (1.60%) Dojo
8 3 (1.60%) Ext JS
8 3 (1.60%) REST
8 3 (1.60%) WCF
9 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.06%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (1.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.09%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.91%) Mobile App
5 12 (6.38%) CMDB
6 8 (4.26%) Social Media
7 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) CCTV
9 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) EPoS
10 1 (0.53%) FMCG
10 1 (0.53%) Life Science
10 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.98%) Windows
2 8 (4.26%) Android
2 8 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.13%) Linux
3 4 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.60%) Unix
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.26%) Presales
3 38 (20.21%) TOGAF
4 32 (17.02%) E-Commerce
4 32 (17.02%) Scrum
5 28 (14.89%) Customer Engagement
6 25 (13.30%) SOA
7 23 (12.23%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (11.70%) UML
9 20 (10.64%) ITIL
9 20 (10.64%) Software Engineering
10 18 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (8.51%) CRM
13 15 (7.98%) Line Management
13 15 (7.98%) PRINCE2
13 15 (7.98%) Zachman Framework
14 14 (7.45%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (7.45%) IT Governance
14 14 (7.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.02%) C#
1 32 (17.02%) Java
2 23 (12.23%) SQL
3 16 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.91%) C++
5 6 (3.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) ES6
6 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (10.11%) Degree
2 12 (6.38%) ISEB
2 12 (6.38%) PMI Certification
2 12 (6.38%) PMP
3 11 (5.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) CEH
5 2 (1.06%) CISSP
5 2 (1.06%) GCIA
5 2 (1.06%) ISSAP
5 2 (1.06%) MCSE
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.53%) HP MASE
6 1 (0.53%) MCITP
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
6 1 (0.53%) VCAP
6 1 (0.53%) VCDX
6 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) COBIT
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.60%) XenApp
4 1 (0.53%) KVM
4 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.43%) Oracle
3 26 (13.83%) IBM
4 21 (11.17%) VMware
5 20 (10.64%) Cisco
6 19 (10.11%) HP
7 17 (9.04%) Citrix
7 17 (9.04%) NetApp
8 14 (7.45%) EMC
9 13 (6.91%) Juniper
10 12 (6.38%) BMC
10 12 (6.38%) CheckPoint
11 11 (5.85%) Sitecore
12 7 (3.72%) SAP
13 6 (3.19%) ATG
14 4 (2.13%) Demandware
14 4 (2.13%) Google
14 4 (2.13%) hybris
14 4 (2.13%) Toshiba
14 4 (2.13%) Venda
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