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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 78 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.65% 1.04% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.10% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.20%
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
736 815 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.83% 94.44% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 588 732 794
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
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 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 3 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
4 8 (36.36%) TOGAF
5 7 (31.82%) Java EE
5 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 7 (31.82%) PHP
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) SOA
9 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.64%) Middleware
9 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
10 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (9.09%) Network Management
10 2 (9.09%) German Language
10 2 (9.09%) Internet
10 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) DNS
10 2 (9.09%) SAP
10 2 (9.09%) Linux
10 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.09%) ERP
11 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
11 1 (4.55%) CSS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (4.55%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) German Language
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) Java EE
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Zachman Framework
2 8 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Business Objects