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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 159 175 142
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 79 36 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 0.71% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.74% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 54 28 65
Average salary £57,250 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £65,250 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +9 28 £65,000 +4.83% 4
Wiltshire +14 20 £56,500 +2.72% 5
Somerset -8 11 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Dorset +3 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Devon - 2 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire -10 1 £50,500 -8.18% 3
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (25.68%) Finance
2 44 (24.04%) SOA
3 38 (20.77%) TOGAF
3 38 (20.77%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.85%) Java
6 27 (14.75%) .NET
6 27 (14.75%) Oracle
7 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (13.11%) ITIL
8 24 (13.11%) UML
9 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (12.02%) Degree
10 19 (10.38%) SAP
11 18 (9.84%) SQL Server
12 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
13 16 (8.74%) Military
13 16 (8.74%) Software Architecture
13 16 (8.74%) Relational Database
14 15 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (8.20%) BPMN
15 14 (7.65%) Telecoms
16 13 (7.10%) Zachman Framework
16 13 (7.10%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
17 12 (6.56%) ETL
17 12 (6.56%) SQL
17 12 (6.56%) Banking
17 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
18 11 (6.01%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
2 6 (3.28%) IIS
2 6 (3.28%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 3 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.55%) Liferay
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.09%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
1 2 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) LAN
1 5 (2.73%) WAN
1 5 (2.73%) Wireless
2 3 (1.64%) SAN
2 3 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.09%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.55%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.55%) VLAN
4 1 (0.55%) DWDM
4 1 (0.55%) MPLS
4 1 (0.55%) OSPF
4 1 (0.55%) BGP
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.55%) SNMP
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) VPN
4 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.74%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.10%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.46%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (2.73%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.55%) Rational Rose
General
1 47 (25.68%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Military
3 14 (7.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.56%) Banking
5 11 (6.01%) Legal
6 8 (4.37%) Retail
7 7 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.83%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.73%) Electronics
8 5 (2.73%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.19%) Back Office
10 2 (1.09%) Law
11 1 (0.55%) Local Government
11 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.75%) .NET
2 10 (5.46%) Web Services
3 9 (4.92%) Spring
4 8 (4.37%) Spring MVC
5 7 (3.83%) Middleware
5 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.28%) HTML
6 6 (3.28%) HTML5
7 5 (2.73%) JSON
7 5 (2.73%) Spring Integration
7 5 (2.73%) SOAP
8 3 (1.64%) J2EE
9 2 (1.09%) WCF
10 1 (0.55%) Ajax
10 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.55%) REST
10 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.83%) User Experience
2 7 (3.83%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.73%) Human Factors
4 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.64%) IVR
6 3 (1.64%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.55%) Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Open Source
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.01%) Windows
2 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.73%) Linux
4 4 (2.19%) UNIX
5 3 (1.64%) AIX
5 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.04%) SOA
2 38 (20.77%) TOGAF
3 30 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (13.11%) ITIL
5 24 (13.11%) UML
6 22 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.74%) Software Architecture
8 15 (8.20%) BPMN
8 15 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (7.10%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (6.56%) ETL
10 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
11 11 (6.01%) Project Management
11 11 (6.01%) Data Analysis
11 11 (6.01%) Matrix Management
12 10 (5.46%) Data Architecture
12 10 (5.46%) Analytics
12 10 (5.46%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.85%) Java
2 12 (6.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (12.02%) Degree
2 10 (5.46%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.46%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.73%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.09%) CCIE
5 2 (1.09%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) CCDP
6 1 (0.55%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.55%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 27 (14.75%) Oracle
2 19 (10.38%) SAP
3 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.01%) Cisco
5 10 (5.46%) VMware
6 9 (4.92%) Citrix
7 8 (4.37%) IBM
8 7 (3.83%) Informatica
9 6 (3.28%) JBoss
9 6 (3.28%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.64%) F5
10 3 (1.64%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.64%) HP
10 3 (1.64%) JDA
10 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.64%) Juniper
11 1 (0.55%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.55%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
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