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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 182 143 161
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 65 106 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.80% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.85% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 55
Median salary £60,000 £55,648 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.82% -2.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £68,750 £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
5369 5725 5979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.74% 97.10% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4535 4825 4922
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 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +26 30 £80,000 +23.07% 6
Gloucestershire +2 11 £55,000 - 1
Dorset +7 9 £62,500 - 5
Wiltshire -18 9 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Somerset -26 5 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 62 (35.23%) Presales
2 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.57%) TOGAF
3 45 (25.57%) .NET
4 38 (21.59%) IBM
5 37 (21.02%) Oracle
6 36 (20.45%) Data Centre
7 35 (19.89%) ITIL
8 34 (19.32%) Finance
9 33 (18.75%) Java
10 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
10 31 (17.61%) Technical Architecture
11 30 (17.05%) SQL
11 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
12 29 (16.48%) Customer Engagement
13 28 (15.91%) Degree
13 28 (15.91%) C#
13 28 (15.91%) Service Management
14 27 (15.34%) Cisco
14 27 (15.34%) Business Development
15 26 (14.77%) Software Engineering
15 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (14.77%) Scrum
15 26 (14.77%) VMware
16 25 (14.20%) Project Management
16 25 (14.20%) CRM
16 25 (14.20%) Security Cleared
17 24 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (13.64%) E-Commerce

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 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.98%) Commerce Server
2 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.27%) CMS
4 3 (1.70%) CoreMedia CMS
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Documentum
6 1 (0.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.57%) Mule
6 1 (0.57%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Magento
2 4 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.70%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.23%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (10.23%) IaaS
2 18 (10.23%) PaaS
3 16 (9.09%) SaaS
4 8 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.70%) Responsys
6 2 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.68%) Unified Communications
2 8 (4.55%) WAN
3 7 (3.98%) Internet
4 5 (2.84%) LAN
5 4 (2.27%) Firewall
5 4 (2.27%) NAS
5 4 (2.27%) Network Security
6 3 (1.70%) Junos
7 2 (1.14%) LDAP
8 1 (0.57%) DHCP
8 1 (0.57%) DNS
8 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.57%) FTP
8 1 (0.57%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.57%) MPLS
8 1 (0.57%) SAN
8 1 (0.57%) SMTP
8 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.64%) DB2
3 17 (9.66%) MySQL
4 9 (5.11%) Big Data
5 7 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.57%) GIS
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.57%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
1 1 (0.57%) Maven
1 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (19.32%) Finance
2 20 (11.36%) Banking
3 18 (10.23%) Publishing
4 15 (8.52%) Retail
5 14 (7.95%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.11%) Marketing
7 5 (2.84%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.84%) Electronics
8 4 (2.27%) French Language
8 4 (2.27%) German Language
8 4 (2.27%) Military
9 3 (1.70%) Games
10 2 (1.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.57%) .NET
2 15 (8.52%) CSS
3 14 (7.95%) HTML
4 9 (5.11%) XML
5 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.98%) XHTML
6 6 (3.41%) Java EE
6 6 (3.41%) Middleware
7 5 (2.84%) HTML5
7 5 (2.84%) REST
8 4 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.27%) CSS3
9 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.70%) Dojo
9 3 (1.70%) SOAP
9 3 (1.70%) Web Services
10 2 (1.14%) React
10 2 (1.14%) SAML
10 2 (1.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.80%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.66%) CMDB
4 14 (7.95%) Virtual Team
5 12 (6.82%) Mobile App
6 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.84%) Life Science
10 4 (2.27%) CESG
10 4 (2.27%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.27%) Social Media
11 3 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.70%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.57%) Clustering
13 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.11%) Windows
2 5 (2.84%) Linux
3 3 (1.70%) Android
3 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (35.23%) Presales
2 55 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.57%) TOGAF
4 35 (19.89%) ITIL
5 31 (17.61%) Technical Architecture
6 29 (16.48%) Customer Engagement
7 28 (15.91%) Service Management
8 27 (15.34%) Business Development
9 26 (14.77%) Scrum
9 26 (14.77%) Software Engineering
10 25 (14.20%) CRM
10 25 (14.20%) Project Management
11 24 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 23 (13.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (13.07%) ITIL V3
12 23 (13.07%) PRINCE2
13 22 (12.50%) Line Management
13 22 (12.50%) Service Delivery
13 22 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
14 20 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.75%) Java
2 30 (17.05%) SQL
3 28 (15.91%) C#
4 14 (7.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.25%) C++
6 10 (5.68%) PHP
7 9 (5.11%) Python
8 6 (3.41%) C
9 1 (0.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 28 (15.91%) Degree
2 25 (14.20%) Security Cleared
3 19 (10.80%) DV Cleared
4 17 (9.66%) ISEB
4 17 (9.66%) PMI Certification
4 17 (9.66%) PMP
5 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.68%) GIAC
7 8 (4.55%) CEH
7 8 (4.55%) CISA
7 8 (4.55%) CISM
7 8 (4.55%) CISSP
8 7 (3.98%) SANS
9 4 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.70%) CCNA
10 3 (1.70%) GSEC
10 3 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.70%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.70%) MBCS
11 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (2.84%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) COBIT
3 2 (1.14%) SEPA
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.66%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.57%) KVM
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (9.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (21.59%) IBM
2 37 (21.02%) Oracle
3 30 (17.05%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.34%) Cisco
5 26 (14.77%) VMware
6 21 (11.93%) HP
6 21 (11.93%) Juniper
7 19 (10.80%) Citrix
7 19 (10.80%) NetApp
8 17 (9.66%) BMC
8 17 (9.66%) CheckPoint
8 17 (9.66%) EMC
9 7 (3.98%) ATG
9 7 (3.98%) Demandware
9 7 (3.98%) hybris
9 7 (3.98%) SAP
9 7 (3.98%) Sitecore
9 7 (3.98%) Venda
10 4 (2.27%) Toshiba
11 3 (1.70%) Google
Bristol
Annapurna HR
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Health, Pension + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Poole
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Avon
South Gloucestershire Council
Salary: From £37,858 to £40,619 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago