The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Analyst
Rank 809 822 835
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 91 88 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.077% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.081% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 67 65 39
Average salary £50,000 £43,401 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% +1.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £32,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Solutions Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Solutions Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Solutions Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Solutions Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +11 83 £50,000 +15.20% 10
London +10 36 £57,500 +27.77% 5
South East +19 22 £50,000 -4.76% 3
City of London +22 17 £62,500 +28.20% 2
West Midlands -9 9 £44,000 +25.71%
Berkshire +15 7 £60,000 -
Scotland - 7 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +7 6 £50,000 +21.95% 2
Coventry - 6 £44,000 -
North West +11 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
East of England +10 4 £68,500 +71.25% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 -
York - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 3 - -
Peterborough -3 3 - -
South West -16 3 £43,000 +15.43%
Bristol -28 3 £43,000 +17.80%
Woking - 3 £50,000 -
Abingdon +15 2 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Kent - 2 £46,500 -
Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £42,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £45,000 -
Warrington - 2 £38,750 -
Guildford -2 1 £22,500 -45.12%
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solutions Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 45 (25.71%) Finance
2 42 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (22.29%) Microsoft
4 35 (20.00%) Project Management
5 33 (18.86%) Banking
6 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (17.14%) MS Excel
7 29 (16.57%) Business Analysis
8 26 (14.86%) .NET
9 24 (13.71%) SDLC
10 23 (13.14%) SQL
11 21 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (12.00%) Migration
11 21 (12.00%) Data Analysis
11 21 (12.00%) Degree
11 21 (12.00%) Data Migration
11 21 (12.00%) Waterfall
11 21 (12.00%) User Stories
12 20 (11.43%) Scrum
12 20 (11.43%) Financial Institution
13 19 (10.86%) MS Office
13 19 (10.86%) Change Control
14 18 (10.29%) Back Office
14 18 (10.29%) Retail
14 18 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
14 18 (10.29%) Derivative
14 18 (10.29%) Reference Data
14 18 (10.29%) MiFID
14 18 (10.29%) Market Risk
15 17 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing

Solutions Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Solutions Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.14%) SAS
2 11 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.71%) JBoss
4 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.86%) MS Office
3 18 (10.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) HFM
1 5 (2.86%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.71%) Primavera
3 3 (1.71%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.71%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.71%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.14%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.14%) SAP SCM
4 2 (1.14%) SAP LE
4 2 (1.14%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.14%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.57%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.57%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.57%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) SaaS
2 11 (6.29%) PaaS
3 6 (3.43%) Office 365
4 3 (1.71%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) SAN
2 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.29%) DNS
2 4 (2.29%) LAN
2 4 (2.29%) WAN
2 4 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.71%) SSL
4 2 (1.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
5 1 (0.57%) VoIP
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.14%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.14%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (25.71%) Finance
2 33 (18.86%) Banking
3 20 (11.43%) Financial Institution
4 18 (10.29%) Back Office
4 18 (10.29%) Retail
5 8 (4.57%) Front Office
6 7 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.43%) Billing
7 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.71%) Publishing
8 3 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.71%) Law
9 2 (1.14%) Automotive
9 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Local Government
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.86%) .NET
2 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.71%) XML
4 4 (2.29%) CSS
4 4 (2.29%) SOAP
4 4 (2.29%) J2EE
5 2 (1.14%) XSD
5 2 (1.14%) FpML
5 2 (1.14%) Apache Flex
5 2 (1.14%) jQuery
5 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.14%) REST
5 2 (1.14%) HTML
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.57%) WCF
6 1 (0.57%) LAMP
6 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (10.29%) Derivative
3 18 (10.29%) Market Risk
3 18 (10.29%) Reference Data
4 12 (6.86%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.57%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.00%) Visualisation
7 6 (3.43%) Replication
8 4 (2.29%) Life Science
8 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.29%) User Experience
9 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.14%) NGOSS
9 2 (1.14%) EPoS
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) SCADA
10 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.57%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.43%) Windows
2 10 (5.71%) Linux
3 5 (2.86%) UNIX
4 4 (2.29%) Solaris
5 3 (1.71%) HPUX
5 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) Project Management
2 30 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.57%) Business Analysis
4 24 (13.71%) SDLC
5 21 (12.00%) User Stories
5 21 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 21 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 21 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 21 (12.00%) Migration
6 20 (11.43%) Scrum
7 19 (10.86%) Change Control
8 17 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.00%) CRM
10 14 (8.00%) Use Case
11 13 (7.43%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.14%) SQL
2 13 (7.43%) C
3 11 (6.29%) C#
4 5 (2.86%) Java
5 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.57%) COBOL
8 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) PHP5
8 1 (0.57%) R
8 1 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) CCNA
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.29%) MiFID
2 6 (3.43%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.71%) Nagios
2 3 (1.71%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Oracle
3 15 (8.57%) SAP
4 11 (6.29%) HP
5 10 (5.71%) Bloomberg
6 8 (4.57%) VMware
6 8 (4.57%) Citrix
7 7 (4.00%) Cisco
8 6 (3.43%) Dell
8 6 (3.43%) NetApp
8 6 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.86%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.29%) IBM
11 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.71%) Brocade
12 2 (1.14%) Cognos
13 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
13 1 (0.57%) Twitter
13 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.57%) Remedy
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