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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 141 175 158
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 106 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 0.84% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.89% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72 28 50
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
6052 5079 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.25% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4447 4635
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Wiltshire +26 41 £56,500 +2.72% 8
Bristol +17 37 £57,500 - 7
Somerset -6 9 £53,750 +2.38%
Dorset -2 7 £55,500 +23.33%
Devon - 5 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire -14 3 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 53 (25.98%) Finance
2 49 (24.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (22.55%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (18.14%) TOGAF
5 31 (15.20%) SOA
6 27 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (12.75%) UML
8 25 (12.25%) Oracle
9 23 (11.27%) Java
10 21 (10.29%) Microsoft
10 21 (10.29%) Degree
11 20 (9.80%) .NET
11 20 (9.80%) Windows
12 18 (8.82%) SAP
12 18 (8.82%) VMware
13 17 (8.33%) ITIL
14 16 (7.84%) Military
14 16 (7.84%) Software Architecture
14 16 (7.84%) BPMN
15 15 (7.35%) Zachman Framework
15 15 (7.35%) Project Management
15 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
16 14 (6.86%) Cisco
16 14 (6.86%) Citrix
17 13 (6.37%) ETL
17 13 (6.37%) SQL
17 13 (6.37%) SharePoint
17 13 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (6.37%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (6.37%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.96%) SAS
3 2 (0.98%) IIS
3 2 (0.98%) JBoss
3 2 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (0.98%) Lync
3 2 (0.98%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (0.49%) Liferay
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.98%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.94%) LAN
2 5 (2.45%) WAN
3 4 (1.96%) SAN
3 4 (1.96%) Wireless
4 3 (1.47%) NAS
4 3 (1.47%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.39%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (5.39%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.90%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (0.98%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
General
1 53 (25.98%) Finance
2 16 (7.84%) Military
3 13 (6.37%) Legal
4 12 (5.88%) Banking
5 11 (5.39%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.41%) Retail
7 8 (3.92%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.43%) Back Office
9 6 (2.94%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.96%) French Language
10 4 (1.96%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.47%) Law
11 3 (1.47%) Electronics
12 1 (0.49%) Local Government
12 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.80%) .NET
2 9 (4.41%) Web Services
2 9 (4.41%) Spring
3 8 (3.92%) Spring MVC
4 5 (2.45%) Spring Integration
5 3 (1.47%) Middleware
5 3 (1.47%) J2EE
5 3 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.98%) SOAP
6 2 (0.98%) HTML
6 2 (0.98%) XML
6 2 (0.98%) JSON
6 2 (0.98%) HTML5
7 1 (0.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.43%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.43%) User Experience
5 6 (2.94%) IVR
6 3 (1.47%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.47%) Human Factors
6 3 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) Open Source
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.80%) Windows
2 9 (4.41%) Linux
3 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.47%) UNIX
5 1 (0.49%) AIX
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (24.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (18.14%) TOGAF
3 31 (15.20%) SOA
4 27 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (12.75%) UML
5 26 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.33%) ITIL
7 16 (7.84%) BPMN
7 16 (7.84%) Software Architecture
8 15 (7.35%) Zachman Framework
8 15 (7.35%) Project Management
9 13 (6.37%) ETL
10 11 (5.39%) ERP
10 11 (5.39%) Matrix Management
10 11 (5.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (5.39%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.39%) Business Analysis
11 10 (4.90%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.90%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.27%) Java
2 13 (6.37%) SQL
3 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (10.29%) Degree
2 10 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.96%) CCNA
5 4 (1.96%) VCP5
6 3 (1.47%) ISEB
6 3 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.98%) CCIE
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.45%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 25 (12.25%) Oracle
2 21 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.82%) SAP
3 18 (8.82%) VMware
4 14 (6.86%) Cisco
4 14 (6.86%) Citrix
5 12 (5.88%) IBM
6 7 (3.43%) HP
6 7 (3.43%) Informatica
7 6 (2.94%) Juniper
8 5 (2.45%) EMC
9 4 (1.96%) Dell
9 4 (1.96%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.47%) JDA
10 3 (1.47%) NetApp
10 3 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.98%) Symantec
11 2 (0.98%) F5
12 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
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