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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 154 152 156
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 101 94 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.57% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.62% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 80 73 59
Median salary £60,000 £55,648 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.82% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £69,100 £70,000
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
5470 5800 5938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 97.04% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 4913 4973
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +46 57 £67,500 +27.35% 5
Gloucestershire -6 12 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Dorset +15 10 £51,250 -26.25% 1
Somerset -22 10 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Wiltshire -16 9 £52,500 -5.65%
Cornwall - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 71 (35.86%) TOGAF
2 68 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.77%) Presales
4 44 (22.22%) Java
5 43 (21.72%) .NET
6 42 (21.21%) PRINCE2
7 40 (20.20%) Microsoft
8 36 (18.18%) ITIL
9 35 (17.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (17.17%) Oracle
10 34 (17.17%) IBM
10 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
11 33 (16.67%) Finance
11 33 (16.67%) SaaS
12 32 (16.16%) Data Centre
13 30 (15.15%) UML
14 29 (14.65%) Degree
15 28 (14.14%) DV Cleared
15 28 (14.14%) SQL
16 27 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 27 (13.64%) CRM
16 27 (13.64%) Manufacturing
17 26 (13.13%) C#
18 25 (12.63%) E-Commerce
18 25 (12.63%) Scrum
18 25 (12.63%) Service Management
18 25 (12.63%) Technical Architecture
19 24 (12.12%) Software Engineering
20 23 (11.62%) Retail
20 23 (11.62%) Business Development

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 10 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.54%) Commerce Server
2 7 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.03%) Apache
4 3 (1.52%) CoreMedia CMS
4 3 (1.52%) IIS
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Documentum
6 1 (0.51%) JBoss
6 1 (0.51%) Mule
6 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Magento
2 4 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.52%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.67%) SaaS
2 21 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (7.07%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (7.07%) IaaS
3 14 (7.07%) PaaS
4 6 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.52%) Responsys
6 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) Network Security
2 10 (5.05%) Unified Communications
3 7 (3.54%) Internet
4 6 (3.03%) Firewall
5 4 (2.02%) LAN
5 4 (2.02%) NAS
5 4 (2.02%) WAN
6 3 (1.52%) Junos
7 2 (1.01%) LDAP
8 1 (0.51%) DHCP
8 1 (0.51%) DNS
8 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.51%) FTP
8 1 (0.51%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
8 1 (0.51%) SMTP
8 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.51%) VPN
8 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) DB2
3 13 (6.57%) MySQL
4 11 (5.56%) Big Data
5 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.51%) GIS
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.51%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) Maven
1 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (16.67%) Finance
2 27 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 23 (11.62%) Retail
4 20 (10.10%) Banking
5 15 (7.58%) Publishing
6 14 (7.07%) Aerospace
7 11 (5.56%) Telecoms
8 8 (4.04%) Marketing
9 7 (3.54%) Legal
10 5 (2.53%) Electronics
11 4 (2.02%) Military
12 3 (1.52%) French Language
12 3 (1.52%) Games
12 3 (1.52%) German Language
13 1 (0.51%) Advertising
13 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.72%) .NET
2 15 (7.58%) HTML
3 13 (6.57%) CSS
4 12 (6.06%) XML
5 8 (4.04%) Middleware
6 7 (3.54%) REST
6 7 (3.54%) SOAP
6 7 (3.54%) XHTML
7 6 (3.03%) Java EE
8 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.53%) Web Services
9 4 (2.02%) HTML5
9 4 (2.02%) RESTful
10 3 (1.52%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.52%) CSS3
10 3 (1.52%) J2EE
10 3 (1.52%) Spring
11 2 (1.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.16%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.59%) NHS
4 16 (8.08%) Computer Science
5 13 (6.57%) CMDB
6 11 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (4.55%) Mobile App
8 9 (4.55%) Virtual Team
9 8 (4.04%) CESG
9 8 (4.04%) Cryptography
10 5 (2.53%) Data Integration
10 5 (2.53%) Life Science
11 3 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.01%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.01%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.51%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.54%) Windows
2 5 (2.53%) Linux
3 2 (1.01%) Android
3 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.86%) TOGAF
2 68 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.77%) Presales
4 42 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 36 (18.18%) ITIL
6 35 (17.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (15.15%) UML
8 27 (13.64%) CRM
9 25 (12.63%) E-Commerce
9 25 (12.63%) Scrum
9 25 (12.63%) Service Management
9 25 (12.63%) Technical Architecture
10 24 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 23 (11.62%) Business Development
11 23 (11.62%) ITIL V3
11 23 (11.62%) SOA
12 22 (11.11%) MODAF
13 21 (10.61%) Customer Engagement
13 21 (10.61%) Logistics
13 21 (10.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.22%) Java
2 28 (14.14%) SQL
3 26 (13.13%) C#
4 11 (5.56%) C++
4 11 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.56%) Python
5 10 (5.05%) PHP
6 6 (3.03%) C
7 2 (1.01%) ES6
Qualifications
1 34 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.65%) Degree
3 28 (14.14%) DV Cleared
4 17 (8.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 17 (8.59%) SC Cleared
5 14 (7.07%) GIAC
6 13 (6.57%) ISEB
6 13 (6.57%) PMI Certification
6 13 (6.57%) PMP
7 12 (6.06%) CEH
7 12 (6.06%) CISA
7 12 (6.06%) CISM
7 12 (6.06%) CISSP
8 11 (5.56%) SANS
9 6 (3.03%) SSCP
10 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.52%) CCNA
11 3 (1.52%) GSEC
11 3 (1.52%) JNCIA
11 3 (1.52%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) QA
2 6 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.01%) COBIT
4 2 (1.01%) SEPA
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) KVM
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (6.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 40 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 34 (17.17%) IBM
2 34 (17.17%) Oracle
3 22 (11.11%) Cisco
3 22 (11.11%) VMware
4 17 (8.59%) HP
4 17 (8.59%) Juniper
5 15 (7.58%) Citrix
5 15 (7.58%) NetApp
6 13 (6.57%) BMC
6 13 (6.57%) CheckPoint
6 13 (6.57%) EMC
6 13 (6.57%) SAP
7 9 (4.55%) ATG
7 9 (4.55%) hybris
8 7 (3.54%) Demandware
8 7 (3.54%) Venda
9 5 (2.53%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.52%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.52%) EPiServer
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