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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 113 149 151
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 140 88 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.21% 1.49% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.56% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 91 45 71
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
6067 5640 5484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.88% 95.21% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 4797 4887
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 December 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 December 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 +39 56 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Bristol +19 49 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Dorset +8 13 £55,500 - 3
Gloucestershire -13 9 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Somerset -13 7 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Devon - 6 £47,500 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (27.40%) Finance
2 53 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (21.00%) TOGAF
5 36 (16.44%) UML
6 35 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (10.96%) Java
8 23 (10.50%) BPMN
8 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (10.50%) IBM
9 22 (10.05%) VMware
10 19 (8.68%) Military
10 19 (8.68%) Degree
11 18 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (8.22%) Microsoft
11 18 (8.22%) Cisco
11 18 (8.22%) Service Delivery
11 18 (8.22%) Matrix Management
12 17 (7.76%) Use Case
12 17 (7.76%) Supply Chain Management
12 17 (7.76%) Windows
12 17 (7.76%) SOA
12 17 (7.76%) Asset Management
12 17 (7.76%) Oracle
12 17 (7.76%) Legal
13 16 (7.31%) Banking
13 16 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (7.31%) ITIL
14 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
14 15 (6.85%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.83%) SAS
3 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.91%) Lync
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.46%) Liferay
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (3.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.46%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) PaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.11%) LAN
2 8 (3.65%) WAN
2 8 (3.65%) SAN
3 5 (2.28%) NAS
4 3 (1.37%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.37%) Wireless
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (0.91%) Internet
5 2 (0.91%) Firewall
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.46%) MPLS
6 1 (0.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.57%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (3.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (2.28%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.91%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 60 (27.40%) Finance
2 19 (8.68%) Military
3 17 (7.76%) Legal
4 16 (7.31%) Banking
5 13 (5.94%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.57%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.11%) Retail
7 9 (4.11%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.65%) Back Office
9 6 (2.74%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.74%) French Language
9 6 (2.74%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.83%) Law
11 2 (0.91%) Electronics
11 2 (0.91%) Local Government
11 2 (0.91%) Advertising
12 1 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.02%) .NET
2 8 (3.65%) Web Services
3 4 (1.83%) J2EE
4 3 (1.37%) XML
5 1 (0.46%) Middleware
5 1 (0.46%) Spring
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.11%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.20%) IVR
6 2 (0.91%) Human Factors
6 2 (0.91%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) NHS
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.76%) Windows
2 9 (4.11%) Linux
3 2 (0.91%) UNIX
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.20%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (21.00%) TOGAF
3 36 (16.44%) UML
4 35 (15.98%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (10.50%) BPMN
6 18 (8.22%) Matrix Management
6 18 (8.22%) Service Delivery
7 17 (7.76%) Asset Management
7 17 (7.76%) SOA
7 17 (7.76%) Use Case
7 17 (7.76%) Supply Chain Management
8 16 (7.31%) ITIL
9 13 (5.94%) ETL
9 13 (5.94%) Project Management
10 12 (5.48%) ERP
11 11 (5.02%) Information Management
12 10 (4.57%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.57%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (4.57%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.96%) Java
2 13 (5.94%) SQL
3 6 (2.74%) C#
4 5 (2.28%) C++
5 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (8.68%) Degree
2 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.74%) CCNA
5 6 (2.74%) VCP5
5 6 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.83%) ISEB
7 2 (0.91%) CCIE
7 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.46%) COBIT
1 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 18 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 23 (10.50%) IBM
2 22 (10.05%) VMware
3 18 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.22%) Cisco
4 17 (7.76%) Oracle
5 14 (6.39%) Citrix
6 12 (5.48%) SAP
7 11 (5.02%) HP
8 9 (4.11%) EMC
9 7 (3.20%) Juniper
9 7 (3.20%) Informatica
10 6 (2.74%) NetApp
10 6 (2.74%) Dell
11 5 (2.28%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.28%) Symantec
12 4 (1.83%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.91%) F5
14 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.46%) JDA
14 1 (0.46%) Ericsson
Dorset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £52000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £37,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Roc Search
Salary: £37000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton, Somerset, South West
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 up to £41,793 with a recruitment retention allowance of up to £10,000 depending on skills and experience (+ benefits)
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
The UK Hydrographic Office
Posted: 9 days ago