The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 59 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.56% 1.25% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Average salary £80,000 £62,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions Architect
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
554 634 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.18% 99.22% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 507 555 429
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Ipswich +13 7 £80,000 +56.09%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (80.00%) SOA
1 8 (80.00%) UML
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Zachman Framework
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (10.00%) J2SE
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) J2SE
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
1 8 (80.00%) UML
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (70.00%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (60.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle