The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 5 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 23.53% 1.64% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.53% 1.64% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £44,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Solutions Architect
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 61 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 50 25
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,305 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Taunton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) DB2
4 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) AS400
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) GIS
6 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (8.33%) Publishing
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Retail

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) AS400
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft