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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 143 134 167
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 103 99 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.77% 1.62% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.69% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 75 66 48
Average salary £55,648 £59,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,200
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
5595 5859 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.99% 95.92% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4761 4865 4326
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Wiltshire +19 41 £55,000 - 1
Bristol -20 23 £65,000 -13.33% 3
Somerset +24 17 £65,000 +33.33% 4
Dorset -16 10 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire -11 5 £50,000 -20.31% 2
Devon -14 1 £53,000 -15.20%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (29.14%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.43%) TOGAF
4 32 (18.29%) Finance
5 30 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (16.57%) .NET
7 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 21 (12.00%) Oracle
8 21 (12.00%) Java
9 19 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (9.71%) SOA
10 17 (9.71%) Banking
11 16 (9.14%) IBM
11 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
11 16 (9.14%) SQL
12 15 (8.57%) ITIL
12 15 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (8.00%) Degree
13 14 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
15 12 (6.86%) Windows
15 12 (6.86%) UML
15 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
15 12 (6.86%) WAN
15 12 (6.86%) Data Centre
16 11 (6.29%) Mentoring
16 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
16 11 (6.29%) VMware
16 11 (6.29%) Programme Management
16 11 (6.29%) Business Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (5.71%) CMS
2 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.29%) Lync
4 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.71%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (4.00%) Temenos T24
3 5 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.71%) Office 365
4 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) WAN
2 4 (2.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.14%) MPLS
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.00%) OLTP
4 6 (3.43%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (2.29%) DB2
7 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.14%) Big Data
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.57%) QlikView
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) JUnit
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 32 (18.29%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Banking
3 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.71%) Marketing
5 9 (5.14%) Retail
6 8 (4.57%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.86%) Legal
8 5 (2.86%) Electronics
8 5 (2.86%) Publishing
8 5 (2.86%) Military
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.57%) .NET
2 10 (5.71%) XML
2 10 (5.71%) Middleware
3 8 (4.57%) CSS
4 6 (3.43%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.29%) HTML
6 3 (1.71%) CGI
6 3 (1.71%) ADO.NET
6 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.71%) Dojo
6 3 (1.71%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.71%) Ajax
7 2 (1.14%) Spring
7 2 (1.14%) SOAP
7 2 (1.14%) Web Services
7 2 (1.14%) XSD
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.57%) HTML5
8 1 (0.57%) REST
8 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (29.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.43%) GIS
5 5 (2.86%) DTV
6 4 (2.29%) AS400
7 3 (1.71%) BBC
7 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) User Experience
8 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.86%) Windows
2 9 (5.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.43%) TOGAF
3 30 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (9.71%) SOA
6 15 (8.57%) ITIL
6 15 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (6.86%) UML
9 11 (6.29%) Data Management
9 11 (6.29%) Business Development
9 11 (6.29%) Programme Management
9 11 (6.29%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (5.14%) Scrum
11 9 (5.14%) OO
11 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.14%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (4.57%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.00%) Java
2 16 (9.14%) SQL
3 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.86%) C#
5 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.14%) Python
6 2 (1.14%) C
7 1 (0.57%) PHP
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) R
7 1 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) Degree
3 13 (7.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.14%) CCNA
6 2 (1.14%) ISEB
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.14%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.71%) SLA
4 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.29%) vSphere
2 3 (1.71%) XenApp
2 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.71%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) Puppet
2 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (12.00%) Oracle
2 16 (9.14%) IBM
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.29%) VMware
4 10 (5.71%) SAP
4 10 (5.71%) HP
5 7 (4.00%) Green Hat
6 6 (3.43%) Cisco
7 4 (2.29%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.29%) NetApp
8 3 (1.71%) Nokia
8 3 (1.71%) Siemens
8 3 (1.71%) Dell
8 3 (1.71%) Citrix
8 3 (1.71%) Toshiba
8 3 (1.71%) BT
8 3 (1.71%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.14%) Siebel
9 2 (1.14%) Juniper
10 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
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Salary: Market related
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified Excellent - market leading base
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
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