The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Solution Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Solution Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 836 847 886
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 44 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.030% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.031% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 7
Average salary £55,500 £62,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.20% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £120,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £56,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-0.89% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Solution Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Solution Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the UK.

Business Solution Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Business Solution Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Solution Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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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
England +9 42 £55,500 -22.10% 2
South West +4 17 £55,500 -11.20% 1
London -8 14 £65,000 -43.47% 1
Swindon - 14 £55,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 14 £55,500 - 1
East of England - 7 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £52,500 -
South East -19 5 £52,500 -
Dorset - 5 £55,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £55,500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £55,500 -
Northampton - 5 £55,500 -
Bournemouth - 5 £55,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £52,500 -
City of London +12 3 £65,000 -21.21%
Watford - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £57,500 -
Guildford - 1 £77,500 -
Leeds - 1 £100,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £100,000 -
Surrey - 1 £77,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £100,000 -
North West - 1 - -

Business Solution Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title.

1 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (33.33%) Finance
3 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle
4 14 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.05%) Analytics
7 11 (17.46%) SAP
7 11 (17.46%) CRM
7 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.87%) ERP
9 9 (14.29%) SQL
9 9 (14.29%) SAS
9 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
10 8 (12.70%) MS Office
10 8 (12.70%) Financial Institution
11 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (11.11%) QlikView
11 7 (11.11%) Data Analytics
12 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (9.52%) R
13 5 (7.94%) Change Management
14 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
14 4 (6.35%) ITIL
14 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
14 4 (6.35%) ETL
14 4 (6.35%) GAP Analysis

Business Solution Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Solution 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 Business Solution Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (11.11%) QlikView
3 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.76%) OLAP
5 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (4.76%) Xcelsius
6 1 (1.59%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.59%) WebCenter
1 1 (1.59%) HTML5
1 1 (1.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.17%) Replication
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Kindle
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (19.05%) Analytics
4 11 (17.46%) CRM
5 10 (15.87%) ERP
6 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 7 (11.11%) Data Analytics
8 5 (7.94%) Change Management
9 4 (6.35%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.35%) ITIL
9 4 (6.35%) ETL
10 3 (4.76%) Project Management
10 3 (4.76%) Content Management
10 3 (4.76%) Use Case
11 2 (3.17%) Information Management
11 2 (3.17%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) R
3 3 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
1 14 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (17.46%) SAP
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.17%) Avaya
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
5 2 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) EMC
5 2 (3.17%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Teradata
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.59%) CommVault
6 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy