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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 151 144 149
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 94 96 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.57% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.64% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 58
Average salary £56,574 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.61% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.20%
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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +8 35 £55,648 +1.17% 2
Bristol -28 21 £68,750 -5.17% 2
Somerset +23 19 £65,000 +20.93% 2
Dorset -14 7 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Gloucestershire +1 5 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Devon -11 1 £53,000 -3.63%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 45 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (23.56%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (22.51%) TOGAF
3 32 (16.75%) Security Cleared
3 32 (16.75%) .NET
4 31 (16.23%) Finance
5 27 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (12.57%) Java
7 20 (10.47%) Microsoft
8 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (9.42%) Oracle
9 18 (9.42%) Banking
10 17 (8.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (8.90%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (8.90%) ITIL
10 17 (8.90%) Windows
11 16 (8.38%) IBM
11 16 (8.38%) SOA
11 16 (8.38%) VMware
11 16 (8.38%) Data Centre
12 15 (7.85%) HP
12 15 (7.85%) SC Cleared
13 14 (7.33%) UML
13 14 (7.33%) SQL
14 13 (6.81%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.81%) Business Development
14 13 (6.81%) Degree
14 13 (6.81%) Retail
15 12 (6.28%) Zachman Framework
15 12 (6.28%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (3.66%) CMS
2 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.09%) Lync
4 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.09%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) SAS
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Office
1 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (2.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.62%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.57%) Office 365
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.76%) WAN
2 6 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.62%) Firewall
4 4 (2.09%) MPLS
5 2 (1.05%) SAN
6 1 (0.52%) Internet
6 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.62%) OLTP
4 5 (2.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.09%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.09%) DB2
6 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) Big Data
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.52%) JUnit
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
General
1 31 (16.23%) Finance
2 18 (9.42%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Retail
4 10 (5.24%) Marketing
4 10 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.62%) Electronics
7 5 (2.62%) Legal
7 5 (2.62%) Publishing
7 5 (2.62%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Billing
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.75%) .NET
2 10 (5.24%) Middleware
3 8 (4.19%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.19%) CSS
3 8 (4.19%) XML
4 4 (2.09%) HTML
5 3 (1.57%) CGI
5 3 (1.57%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.57%) Dojo
5 3 (1.57%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.57%) Ajax
6 2 (1.05%) Spring
6 2 (1.05%) SOAP
6 2 (1.05%) Web Services
6 2 (1.05%) XSD
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.52%) HTML5
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.56%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.38%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.14%) GIS
5 5 (2.62%) DTV
5 5 (2.62%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.09%) AS400
6 4 (2.09%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.57%) BBC
7 3 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.90%) Windows
2 12 (6.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.51%) TOGAF
3 27 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (8.90%) ITIL
5 17 (8.90%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (8.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (8.38%) SOA
7 14 (7.33%) UML
8 13 (6.81%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.81%) Business Development
9 12 (6.28%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (5.76%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.24%) Software Architecture
11 10 (5.24%) Scrum
11 10 (5.24%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.71%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.71%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (4.71%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.57%) Java
2 14 (7.33%) SQL
3 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.66%) C#
5 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) C
6 2 (1.05%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) Ruby
7 1 (0.52%) R
7 1 (0.52%) Go
7 1 (0.52%) C++
7 1 (0.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (16.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.81%) Degree
4 4 (2.09%) CCNA
4 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.09%) JNCIA
4 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.05%) ISEB
7 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.14%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.57%) SLA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) vSphere
2 5 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.57%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.57%) XenApp
4 3 (1.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.42%) Oracle
3 16 (8.38%) IBM
3 16 (8.38%) VMware
4 15 (7.85%) HP
5 10 (5.24%) Cisco
5 10 (5.24%) SAP
6 7 (3.66%) NetApp
7 6 (3.14%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.62%) Juniper
8 5 (2.62%) Green Hat
9 4 (2.09%) Dell
10 3 (1.57%) Citrix
10 3 (1.57%) Computacenter
10 3 (1.57%) Nokia
10 3 (1.57%) Siemens
10 3 (1.57%) Toshiba
10 3 (1.57%) BT
11 2 (1.05%) Siebel
12 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nakama
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South West, UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £56,000 - £70,000 (neg) plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: Competative
Posted: 25 days ago