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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 126 163 156
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 139 66 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 1.17% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.22% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 88 35 54
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,050
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
6224 5398 5090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.56% 95.64% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5207 4693 4501
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,614
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +44 61 £57,500 +4.54% 12
Bristol +26 50 £57,500 +4.54% 8
Dorset -6 9 £55,500 +23.33% 3
Devon - 7 £47,500 -
Somerset -2 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Gloucestershire -16 5 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (26.32%) Finance
1 60 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (19.30%) TOGAF
4 36 (15.79%) UML
5 30 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (10.53%) SOA
6 24 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (10.09%) Military
7 23 (10.09%) BPMN
8 22 (9.65%) Degree
9 21 (9.21%) VMware
9 21 (9.21%) IBM
9 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
10 20 (8.77%) Windows
10 20 (8.77%) Legal
11 19 (8.33%) Java
11 19 (8.33%) Oracle
12 18 (7.89%) SAP
12 18 (7.89%) Service Delivery
12 18 (7.89%) Matrix Management
13 17 (7.46%) Use Case
13 17 (7.46%) Asset Management
13 17 (7.46%) Supply Chain Management
14 16 (7.02%) Management Information System
14 16 (7.02%) ITIL
14 16 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (7.02%) Cisco
14 16 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (6.58%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) SAS
3 2 (0.88%) Lync
4 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.44%) Liferay
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.88%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.07%) LAN
2 6 (2.63%) WAN
2 6 (2.63%) SAN
3 4 (1.75%) Wireless
3 4 (1.75%) NAS
4 3 (1.32%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.82%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.39%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (3.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (3.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 60 (26.32%) Finance
2 23 (10.09%) Military
3 20 (8.77%) Legal
4 15 (6.58%) Banking
5 14 (6.14%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.82%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.95%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.51%) Back Office
8 8 (3.51%) Retail
9 7 (3.07%) Aerospace
10 6 (2.63%) French Language
10 6 (2.63%) Spanish Language
11 4 (1.75%) Law
12 3 (1.32%) Electronics
13 2 (0.88%) Local Government
13 2 (0.88%) Advertising
14 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.70%) .NET
2 8 (3.51%) Web Services
3 3 (1.32%) XML
3 3 (1.32%) J2EE
3 3 (1.32%) Spring
4 2 (0.88%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.44%) Spring Integration
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.95%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.07%) IVR
6 6 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.32%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Open Source
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.44%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.77%) Windows
2 9 (3.95%) Linux
3 3 (1.32%) UNIX
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (19.30%) TOGAF
3 36 (15.79%) UML
4 30 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (10.53%) SOA
5 24 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (10.09%) BPMN
7 18 (7.89%) Matrix Management
7 18 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 17 (7.46%) Asset Management
8 17 (7.46%) Use Case
8 17 (7.46%) Supply Chain Management
9 16 (7.02%) ITIL
10 15 (6.58%) Project Management
11 13 (5.70%) ETL
12 12 (5.26%) ERP
12 12 (5.26%) Information Management
13 11 (4.82%) Zachman Framework
14 10 (4.39%) Software Architecture
14 10 (4.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.33%) Java
2 13 (5.70%) SQL
3 4 (1.75%) C#
4 3 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) Degree
2 15 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.63%) CCNA
5 6 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.63%) VCP5
6 4 (1.75%) ISEB
7 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.88%) CCIE
9 1 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 21 (9.21%) IBM
1 21 (9.21%) Microsoft
1 21 (9.21%) VMware
2 19 (8.33%) Oracle
3 18 (7.89%) SAP
4 16 (7.02%) Cisco
5 14 (6.14%) Citrix
6 9 (3.95%) HP
7 7 (3.07%) Informatica
7 7 (3.07%) EMC
8 6 (2.63%) Juniper
8 6 (2.63%) Dell
9 4 (1.75%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.75%) NetApp
9 4 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.32%) Symantec
10 3 (1.32%) JDA
11 2 (0.88%) F5
12 1 (0.44%) Ericsson
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