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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 72 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.39% 1.91% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.95% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
767 768 823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.97% 97.83% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 677 731 760
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 £22,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 October 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (45.83%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Java EE
5 6 (25.00%) SOA
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (12.50%) Business Development
7 3 (12.50%) Velocity
7 3 (12.50%) ZigBee
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Information Management
7 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (12.50%) 2G
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Handset
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) 3G
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
7 3 (12.50%) Bluetooth

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Bluetooth
1 3 (12.50%) 3G
1 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (12.50%) 2G
1 3 (12.50%) ZigBee
1 3 (12.50%) 4G
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Java EE
2 3 (12.50%) Velocity
2 3 (12.50%) MFC
2 3 (12.50%) STL
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) JSF
3 1 (4.17%) EJB
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Handset
1 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
1 3 (12.50%) Kindle
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) SUSE
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Coaching
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Business Development
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) Complex Event Processing
5 3 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C#
2 3 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CCIE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
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