The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 76 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.75% 0.91% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.93% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 12
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -1.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Solutions Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
768 856 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.88% 97.72% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 654 743 728
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Southampton region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 16 (69.57%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Java EE
4 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
4 10 (43.48%) Coaching
4 10 (43.48%) SOA
5 6 (26.09%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) Kindle
6 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) ZigBee
7 3 (13.04%) Business Development
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Signal Processing
7 3 (13.04%) 4G
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Handset
7 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
1 3 (13.04%) 3G
1 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (13.04%) 2G
1 3 (13.04%) ZigBee
1 3 (13.04%) 4G
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless Security
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Java EE
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) MFC
3 3 (13.04%) STL
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) EJB
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Kindle
2 3 (13.04%) Handset
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) SOA
2 10 (43.48%) Mentoring
2 10 (43.48%) Coaching
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Signal Processing
4 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CCIE
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 3 (13.04%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
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