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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 130 192 142
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 109 51 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.05% 0.88% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.91% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 64
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,876 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median 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
5160 5618 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 97.28% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4358 4691 4836
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 61 £63,000 +14.54% 5
Dorset +23 19 £67,500 +28.57% 3
Somerset -12 12 £70,000 +33.97% 2
Wiltshire +7 8 £52,500 -16.00% 4
Gloucestershire +1 5 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 64 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.33%) Presales
3 44 (23.66%) .NET
4 37 (19.89%) Scrum
5 36 (19.35%) Data Centre
6 34 (18.28%) Java
7 33 (17.74%) C#
7 33 (17.74%) Oracle
7 33 (17.74%) E-Commerce
7 33 (17.74%) TOGAF
8 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
8 32 (17.20%) Customer Engagement
9 31 (16.67%) IBM
9 31 (16.67%) Finance
10 30 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 26 (13.98%) SQL
12 25 (13.44%) Technical Architecture
13 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
14 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (12.37%) ITIL
14 23 (12.37%) Cisco
15 22 (11.83%) SOA
15 22 (11.83%) VMware
16 21 (11.29%) DB2
16 21 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
16 21 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (11.29%) Degree
17 20 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (10.75%) WAN
17 20 (10.75%) HP

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 15 (8.06%) CMS
2 12 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.76%) Commerce Server
3 7 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.23%) IIS
5 3 (1.61%) CoreMedia CMS
6 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.54%) DNN
7 1 (0.54%) Node.js
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Magento
2 5 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.61%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.08%) Fredhopper
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.99%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (6.99%) IaaS
3 13 (6.99%) PaaS
4 8 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.30%) SaaS
5 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.61%) Responsys
6 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.75%) WAN
2 11 (5.91%) Unified Communications
3 6 (3.23%) LAN
4 4 (2.15%) NAS
5 3 (1.61%) Firewall
5 3 (1.61%) Internet
5 3 (1.61%) Network Security
6 2 (1.08%) LDAP
7 1 (0.54%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.54%) MPLS
7 1 (0.54%) SAN
7 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.29%) DB2
3 13 (6.99%) MySQL
4 9 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.61%) Big Data
7 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.54%) Informix
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (16.67%) Finance
2 20 (10.75%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.14%) Banking
4 15 (8.06%) Retail
5 13 (6.99%) Publishing
6 10 (5.38%) Marketing
7 9 (4.84%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.69%) Electronics
8 5 (2.69%) Military
9 4 (2.15%) French Language
9 4 (2.15%) German Language
10 2 (1.08%) Advertising
11 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.66%) .NET
2 16 (8.60%) CSS
3 13 (6.99%) HTML
4 10 (5.38%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.84%) XML
6 7 (3.76%) XHTML
7 6 (3.23%) Middleware
8 5 (2.69%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.69%) HTML5
9 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.15%) Java EE
9 4 (2.15%) REST
9 4 (2.15%) Web Services
10 3 (1.61%) CSS3
10 3 (1.61%) Dojo
10 3 (1.61%) Ext JS
10 3 (1.61%) WCF
11 2 (1.08%) OAuth
11 2 (1.08%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.99%) CMDB
4 12 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.30%) Social Media
6 3 (1.61%) Life Science
7 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.68%) Windows
2 7 (3.76%) Android
2 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.76%) Linux
3 5 (2.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.61%) Unix
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (33.33%) Presales
3 37 (19.89%) Scrum
4 33 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 33 (17.74%) TOGAF
5 32 (17.20%) Customer Engagement
6 25 (13.44%) Technical Architecture
7 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 23 (12.37%) ITIL
9 22 (11.83%) SOA
10 20 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (10.22%) CRM
11 19 (10.22%) UML
12 18 (9.68%) Line Management
12 18 (9.68%) Project Management
13 17 (9.14%) Service Management
13 17 (9.14%) Zachman Framework
14 16 (8.60%) Business Development
14 16 (8.60%) PRINCE2
14 16 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.28%) Java
2 33 (17.74%) C#
3 26 (13.98%) SQL
4 19 (10.22%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.06%) C++
6 9 (4.84%) PHP
7 2 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (0.54%) ES6
8 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (11.29%) Degree
2 13 (6.99%) ISEB
2 13 (6.99%) PMI Certification
2 13 (6.99%) PMP
2 13 (6.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) MCSE
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) CCNP
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) HP ASE
6 1 (0.54%) HP MASE
6 1 (0.54%) MCITP
6 1 (0.54%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) COBIT
2 4 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 21 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.61%) XenApp
3 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (6.99%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (17.74%) Oracle
2 32 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 31 (16.67%) IBM
4 23 (12.37%) Cisco
5 22 (11.83%) VMware
6 20 (10.75%) HP
7 19 (10.22%) Citrix
7 19 (10.22%) NetApp
8 15 (8.06%) EMC
9 13 (6.99%) BMC
9 13 (6.99%) CheckPoint
9 13 (6.99%) Juniper
10 11 (5.91%) Sitecore
11 9 (4.84%) ATG
12 8 (4.30%) SAP
13 7 (3.76%) Demandware
13 7 (3.76%) hybris
13 7 (3.76%) Venda
14 4 (2.15%) Google
14 4 (2.15%) Toshiba
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Salary: £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Clarks
Salary: £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £75 - £85 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Incentives & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 17 days ago
Trowbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago