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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 179 135 149
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 60 96 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.05% 1.63% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.70% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 57
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £50,000 £49,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
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
5458 5631 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.75% 95.64% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4597 4683 4460
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £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 1 June 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 1 June 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
Somerset +17 23 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol -18 19 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Wiltshire -16 8 £56,250 +2.27% 6
Gloucestershire -4 4 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Dorset -11 3 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Devon -6 1 £53,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 28 (16.97%) .NET
4 27 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (15.76%) Security Cleared
6 23 (13.94%) Java
7 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.91%) HP
8 18 (10.91%) Finance
8 18 (10.91%) VMware
9 17 (10.30%) Retail
9 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
10 16 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 15 (9.09%) Windows
12 14 (8.48%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (8.48%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (7.88%) Business Development
13 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
14 12 (7.27%) Cisco
15 11 (6.67%) SOA
15 11 (6.67%) Linux
15 11 (6.67%) ITIL
15 11 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 11 (6.67%) Banking
16 10 (6.06%) NetApp
16 10 (6.06%) Scrum
16 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
17 9 (5.45%) JavaScript
17 9 (5.45%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.42%) CMS
3 4 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.82%) IIS
4 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.82%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.61%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) Office 365
3 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) WAN
2 7 (4.24%) Firewall
3 6 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (2.42%) MPLS
5 2 (1.21%) SAN
5 2 (1.21%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) LAN
6 1 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.64%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.42%) DB2
5 2 (1.21%) Big Data
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.61%) OLTP
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.61%) JUnit
1 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (10.91%) Finance
2 17 (10.30%) Retail
3 11 (6.67%) Banking
4 7 (4.24%) Marketing
5 5 (3.03%) Publishing
5 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.21%) Electronics
8 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.21%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.97%) .NET
2 8 (4.85%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.85%) CSS
3 6 (3.64%) Middleware
4 4 (2.42%) HTML
5 3 (1.82%) CGI
5 3 (1.82%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.82%) Web Services
5 3 (1.82%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.82%) Ajax
6 2 (1.21%) Spring
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.21%) XML
7 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.61%) J2EE
7 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.61%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.30%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.24%) GIS
4 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.42%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.42%) AS400
6 3 (1.82%) BBC
6 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 2 (1.21%) DTV
7 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Social Network
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) BYOD
8 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.09%) Windows
2 11 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 16 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (8.48%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (7.88%) Business Development
7 11 (6.67%) SOA
7 11 (6.67%) ITIL
8 10 (6.06%) Scrum
8 10 (6.06%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.45%) Data Architecture
9 9 (5.45%) Software Architecture
10 8 (4.85%) Programme Management
10 8 (4.85%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.85%) ETL
10 8 (4.85%) UML
11 7 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.24%) Change Management
11 7 (4.24%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.94%) Java
2 9 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.24%) C#
4 6 (3.64%) SQL
5 4 (2.42%) C++
6 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.21%) Python
7 2 (1.21%) C
8 1 (0.61%) VB
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) Go
8 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.45%) Degree
4 5 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) JNCIA
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.42%) CCNA
6 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.64%) vSphere
3 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.82%) XenApp
4 3 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (1.21%) Puppet
2 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.91%) HP
2 18 (10.91%) VMware
3 12 (7.27%) Cisco
4 10 (6.06%) NetApp
5 8 (4.85%) IBM
5 8 (4.85%) Oracle
6 7 (4.24%) Juniper
7 6 (3.64%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.03%) Dell
8 5 (3.03%) Citrix
8 5 (3.03%) SAP
9 3 (1.82%) BT
9 3 (1.82%) Nokia
9 3 (1.82%) Siemens
9 3 (1.82%) Toshiba
9 3 (1.82%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.21%) F5
10 2 (1.21%) Symantec
10 2 (1.21%) Siebel
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65k plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Stott & May
Salary: High Salary and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
iKonnect
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago