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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Solutions Architect
Rank 890 925 854
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Solution Architect 13 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 19
Average salary £57,000 £70,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £54,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £82,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
- -34.37%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Business Solution Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Solution Architect
Top 18 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 17 April 2015. 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 +30 13 £57,000 -18.57% 2
London +9 6 £70,000 -
North West +4 2 £48,250 +1.57%
Yorkshire - 2 £52,500 -
City of London - 2 £62,000 -
South East -2 1 £70,000 +16.66% 1
South West -12 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £38,500 - 1
Bolton - 1 £54,000 -
Manchester - 1 £54,000 -
Northampton - 1 £38,500 - 1
Oxford - 1 £70,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £60,000 -
Warrington - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £38,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -

Business Solution Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
4 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (19.05%) Financial Institution
6 7 (16.67%) SAP
7 6 (14.29%) OLAP
7 6 (14.29%) Retail
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (11.90%) Project Management
8 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (11.90%) Business Objects
8 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
8 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Xcelsius
9 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
10 3 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (7.14%) Analytics
10 3 (7.14%) Inmon Methodology
10 3 (7.14%) Network Management
10 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Solution Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) OLAP
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (9.52%) Xcelsius
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) QlikView
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.76%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.38%) HPCC
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Financial Institution
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) Change Management
4 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.14%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.14%) ETL
5 3 (7.14%) ERP
5 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (7.14%) Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (4.76%) Master Data Management
6 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) SAP
2 5 (11.90%) Business Objects
2 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.38%) NetApp
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) Birst
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) EMC
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) CommVault
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) IBM