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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 159 149 131
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 78 101 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 1.76% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.81% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 61 81 85
Median salary £65,000 £56,324 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.40% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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
5115 5569 6309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.17% 96.90% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4308 4720 5250
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 44 £75,000 +27.11% 5
Gloucestershire -13 13 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Somerset -3 10 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Dorset +13 7 £48,750 -15.21% 2
Wiltshire -20 1 £52,500 -5.10%
Devon - 1 £45,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (43.67%) TOGAF
2 45 (28.48%) Java
3 43 (27.22%) ITIL
3 43 (27.22%) PRINCE2
4 38 (24.05%) Security Cleared
5 37 (23.42%) MODAF
5 37 (23.42%) .NET
6 35 (22.15%) SOA
6 35 (22.15%) DV Cleared
7 34 (21.52%) SaaS
8 33 (20.89%) Finance
9 32 (20.25%) UML
10 31 (19.62%) Presales
11 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
12 28 (17.72%) Service Management
13 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
14 26 (16.46%) Manufacturing
15 24 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (14.56%) GIAC
16 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
16 23 (14.56%) Technical Architecture
16 23 (14.56%) Retail
17 21 (13.29%) ITIL V3
17 21 (13.29%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (12.66%) MS PowerPoint
18 20 (12.66%) Degree
18 20 (12.66%) C#
19 19 (12.03%) ERP

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 6 (3.80%) Apache
1 6 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.90%) Alfresco
2 3 (1.90%) Documentum
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Mule
4 1 (0.63%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (8.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.52%) SaaS
2 14 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.43%) IaaS
4 7 (4.43%) PaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.86%) Network Security
2 9 (5.70%) Internet
3 7 (4.43%) Junos
4 5 (3.16%) Firewall
5 4 (2.53%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.90%) WAN
7 2 (1.27%) LAN
8 1 (0.63%) DHCP
8 1 (0.63%) DNS
8 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.63%) FTP
8 1 (0.63%) SMTP
8 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
8 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) Big Data
2 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.43%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.43%) MySQL
4 6 (3.80%) DB2
5 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.90%) GIS
6 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 33 (20.89%) Finance
2 26 (16.46%) Manufacturing
3 23 (14.56%) Retail
4 19 (12.03%) Banking
5 16 (10.13%) Aerospace
6 12 (7.59%) Publishing
7 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (4.43%) Legal
9 4 (2.53%) Electronics
10 3 (1.90%) Games
10 3 (1.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.42%) .NET
2 10 (6.33%) HTML
3 9 (5.70%) CSS
4 7 (4.43%) SOAP
5 6 (3.80%) Middleware
6 5 (3.16%) XML
7 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.53%) J2EE
7 4 (2.53%) REST
7 4 (2.53%) Spring
7 4 (2.53%) Web Services
8 3 (1.90%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.90%) CSS3
8 3 (1.90%) RESTful
9 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.27%) Dojo
9 2 (1.27%) HTML5
9 2 (1.27%) JSON
9 2 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
2 21 (13.29%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (11.39%) NHS
4 17 (10.76%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.70%) CESG
5 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.70%) Cryptography
6 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.43%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (4.43%) Driving Licence
8 6 (3.80%) CMDB
8 6 (3.80%) N-Tier
9 5 (3.16%) Data Integration
9 5 (3.16%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.53%) Smartcard
11 2 (1.27%) Social Media
11 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.63%) EPoS
12 1 (0.63%) Life Science
12 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.90%) Windows
2 2 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
1 69 (43.67%) TOGAF
2 43 (27.22%) ITIL
2 43 (27.22%) PRINCE2
3 37 (23.42%) MODAF
4 35 (22.15%) SOA
5 32 (20.25%) UML
6 31 (19.62%) Presales
7 28 (17.72%) Service Management
8 24 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (14.56%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (13.29%) ITIL V3
11 19 (12.03%) ERP
11 19 (12.03%) V-Model
12 18 (11.39%) Logistics
12 18 (11.39%) Security Architecture
13 16 (10.13%) CRM
13 16 (10.13%) Service Delivery
13 16 (10.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.48%) Java
2 20 (12.66%) C#
3 16 (10.13%) Python
4 14 (8.86%) C
5 13 (8.23%) SQL
6 7 (4.43%) C++
7 6 (3.80%) PHP
8 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.27%) ES6
10 1 (0.63%) RPG
Qualifications
1 38 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 35 (22.15%) DV Cleared
3 23 (14.56%) GIAC
4 20 (12.66%) Degree
5 19 (12.03%) SC Cleared
6 18 (11.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (10.76%) CEH
7 17 (10.76%) CISA
7 17 (10.76%) CISM
7 17 (10.76%) CISSP
8 16 (10.13%) SANS
9 7 (4.43%) CCNA
9 7 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.43%) GSEC
9 7 (4.43%) ISEB
9 7 (4.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (4.43%) JNCIA
9 7 (4.43%) MBCS
10 6 (3.80%) PMI Certification
10 6 (3.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.23%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) COBIT
3 2 (1.27%) SEPA
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) KVM
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.13%) VMware
3 15 (9.49%) Cisco
3 15 (9.49%) Oracle
4 14 (8.86%) Juniper
5 13 (8.23%) IBM
6 12 (7.59%) SAP
7 7 (4.43%) Cloudera
7 7 (4.43%) HP
8 6 (3.80%) BMC
8 6 (3.80%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.80%) Citrix
8 6 (3.80%) EMC
8 6 (3.80%) NetApp
9 5 (3.16%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.90%) ATG
10 3 (1.90%) ESRI
10 3 (1.90%) Google
10 3 (1.90%) hybris
10 3 (1.90%) OpenText
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