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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 172 149 140
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 69 102 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 1.75% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.80% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 75 66
Median salary £63,750 £55,648 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.56% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
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
5281 5665 5992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 97.00% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4464 4823 4965
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 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +24 29 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Dorset +16 14 £75,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 10 £63,750 +27.50% 4
Wiltshire -14 8 £52,500 -4.54% 4
Somerset -18 8 £65,000 - 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 66 (35.48%) Presales
2 57 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.73%) .NET
4 45 (24.19%) IBM
5 42 (22.58%) Oracle
6 41 (22.04%) Data Centre
7 40 (21.51%) TOGAF
8 36 (19.35%) Finance
9 35 (18.82%) SQL Server
9 35 (18.82%) Customer Engagement
10 34 (18.28%) C#
10 34 (18.28%) Java
11 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 33 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
12 32 (17.20%) SQL
12 32 (17.20%) Scrum
13 31 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 30 (16.13%) Degree
14 30 (16.13%) E-Commerce
15 29 (15.59%) Cisco
15 29 (15.59%) ITIL
15 29 (15.59%) CRM
15 29 (15.59%) Business Development
15 29 (15.59%) Microsoft Azure
16 28 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (15.05%) VMware
16 28 (15.05%) Project Management
17 27 (14.52%) Service Management
17 27 (14.52%) DB2
18 26 (13.98%) 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 11 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.76%) CMS
2 7 (3.76%) Commerce Server
2 7 (3.76%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.61%) CoreMedia CMS
3 3 (1.61%) IIS
3 3 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.54%) DNN
4 1 (0.54%) Documentum
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Magento
2 4 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.61%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.54%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (11.29%) IaaS
3 21 (11.29%) PaaS
4 20 (10.75%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (6.45%) SaaS
6 8 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.61%) Responsys
8 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.99%) Unified Communications
1 13 (6.99%) WAN
2 6 (3.23%) LAN
3 5 (2.69%) Internet
4 4 (2.15%) Firewall
4 4 (2.15%) NAS
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.52%) DB2
3 20 (10.75%) MySQL
4 9 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.69%) Big Data
6 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (19.35%) Finance
2 21 (11.29%) Banking
2 21 (11.29%) Publishing
3 15 (8.06%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.99%) Retail
5 10 (5.38%) Manufacturing
6 9 (4.84%) Marketing
7 5 (2.69%) Electronics
7 5 (2.69%) Military
8 4 (2.15%) French Language
8 4 (2.15%) German Language
9 3 (1.61%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.73%) .NET
2 16 (8.60%) CSS
3 13 (6.99%) HTML
4 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.30%) XML
5 7 (3.76%) XHTML
6 6 (3.23%) Java EE
6 6 (3.23%) Middleware
7 5 (2.69%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (2.69%) HTML5
8 4 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (2.15%) REST
9 3 (1.61%) CSS3
9 3 (1.61%) Dojo
9 3 (1.61%) Ext JS
9 3 (1.61%) WCF
9 3 (1.61%) Web Services
10 2 (1.08%) SAML
10 2 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.04%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 20 (10.75%) CMDB
4 16 (8.60%) Virtual Team
5 12 (6.45%) Mobile App
6 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.76%) Social Media
8 5 (2.69%) Life Science
9 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.54%) Clustering
12 1 (0.54%) EPoS
12 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.54%) FMCG
12 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.45%) Windows
2 6 (3.23%) Android
2 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.48%) Presales
2 57 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.51%) TOGAF
4 35 (18.82%) Customer Engagement
5 33 (17.74%) Technical Architecture
6 32 (17.20%) Scrum
7 31 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 30 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 29 (15.59%) Business Development
9 29 (15.59%) CRM
9 29 (15.59%) ITIL
10 28 (15.05%) Project Management
11 27 (14.52%) Service Management
12 26 (13.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (13.98%) Zachman Framework
13 25 (13.44%) Line Management
14 23 (12.37%) Service Delivery
15 22 (11.83%) Requirements Analysis
15 22 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (10.75%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.28%) C#
1 34 (18.28%) Java
2 32 (17.20%) SQL
3 18 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (8.06%) C++
5 10 (5.38%) PHP
6 5 (2.69%) Python
7 2 (1.08%) C
8 1 (0.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 30 (16.13%) Degree
2 20 (10.75%) ISEB
2 20 (10.75%) PMI Certification
2 20 (10.75%) PMP
3 14 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) MCSE
6 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.54%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.54%) HP MASE
7 1 (0.54%) MCITP
7 1 (0.54%) PhD
7 1 (0.54%) VCAP
7 1 (0.54%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.61%) COBIT
4 2 (1.08%) SEPA
5 1 (0.54%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.75%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.61%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) KVM
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (24.19%) IBM
2 42 (22.58%) Oracle
3 33 (17.74%) Microsoft
4 29 (15.59%) Cisco
5 28 (15.05%) VMware
6 26 (13.98%) HP
7 24 (12.90%) Citrix
7 24 (12.90%) NetApp
8 21 (11.29%) Juniper
9 20 (10.75%) BMC
9 20 (10.75%) CheckPoint
9 20 (10.75%) EMC
10 10 (5.38%) Sitecore
11 8 (4.30%) ATG
12 7 (3.76%) Demandware
12 7 (3.76%) hybris
12 7 (3.76%) SAP
12 7 (3.76%) Venda
13 4 (2.15%) Toshiba
14 3 (1.61%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £67,000 to £77,500 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £67,000 to £77,500 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 4 days ago
Street, Somerset
Clarks
Salary: £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, flexi working, pension
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago