The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 165 176 192
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1972 2047 1874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 1.86% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.93% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1570 1362
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 1826 £72,500 +3.57% 154
London +30 936 £77,500 -3.12% 71
South East -2 297 £65,000 -3.70% 20
City of London +23 120 £80,000 +6.66% 13
East of England +11 111 £67,500 +3.84% 13
West Midlands +3 111 £62,500 -3.84% 12
Yorkshire -12 91 £65,000 +4.00% 12
West Yorkshire +23 86 £65,000 +4.00% 8
East Midlands +36 83 £61,500 +2.50% 6
Scotland +49 74 £60,000 -16.95% 2
South West -7 74 £65,250 +17.25% 10
North West +40 69 £66,000 +1.53% 7
Oxfordshire +32 67 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire -25 66 £72,500 +3.57% 9
Birmingham +13 56 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Edinburgh +33 48 £56,500 -23.38% 1
Manchester +20 46 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 45 £80,000 +39.13% 4
Surrey -35 45 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Leeds +11 43 £62,500 -7.40% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 39 £65,000 - 1
Bristol +28 36 £67,625 +4.03% 3
Oxford +23 36 £65,000 +33.33%
Hampshire -4 35 £66,250 +11.81% 2
Bradford +24 33 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 28 £64,500 +12.17% 1
Reading +10 23 £70,000 - 6
Northampton +17 22 £67,500 +17.39%
Northamptonshire +14 22 £67,500 +14.89% 1
Cambridge -3 22 £80,000 +39.13% 3

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 1120 (29.63%) Finance
2 1063 (28.12%) TOGAF
3 1053 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
4 882 (23.33%) Java
5 758 (20.05%) SOA
6 731 (19.34%) Oracle
7 672 (17.78%) Presales
8 638 (16.88%) .NET
9 592 (15.66%) Microsoft
10 521 (13.78%) Retail
11 507 (13.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 489 (12.94%) E-Commerce
13 472 (12.49%) CRM
14 444 (11.75%) Degree
15 443 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
16 426 (11.27%) Banking
17 403 (10.66%) Zachman Framework
18 400 (10.58%) Project Management
19 395 (10.45%) SAP
20 377 (9.97%) SQL
21 374 (9.89%) Web Services
22 362 (9.58%) ITIL
23 356 (9.42%) C#
24 355 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
25 343 (9.07%) JavaScript
26 335 (8.86%) UML
27 311 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
28 303 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
29 301 (7.96%) SQL Server
30 286 (7.57%) Analytical Skills

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 197 (5.21%) WebSphere
2 120 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 80 (2.12%) CMS
4 70 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 65 (1.72%) Apache
6 56 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 48 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 44 (1.16%) MS Exchange
9 43 (1.14%) JBoss
10 42 (1.11%) NetWeaver
11 37 (0.98%) Skype for Business
12 34 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 31 (0.82%) Mule
14 24 (0.63%) IIS
15 23 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
17 17 (0.45%) Drupal
17 17 (0.45%) OpenStack
18 16 (0.42%) Documentum
19 14 (0.37%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 236 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.93%) MS Office
5 3 (0.079%) MS Project
6 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 73 (1.93%) Oracle Financials
2 69 (1.83%) Oracle Retail
3 67 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 50 (1.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 44 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
6 39 (1.03%) SAP ERP
7 36 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
8 35 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 30 (0.79%) SAP CRM
10 25 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
11 22 (0.58%) SAP SCM
11 22 (0.58%) SAP SD
12 19 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
13 16 (0.42%) Magento
14 15 (0.40%) SAP Retail
15 14 (0.37%) SAP GRC
15 14 (0.37%) SAP PM
16 12 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
16 12 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 11 (0.29%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 355 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 311 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
3 244 (6.46%) SaaS
4 160 (4.23%) PaaS
5 148 (3.92%) IaaS
6 126 (3.33%) Office 365
7 111 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 73 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.79%) Force.com
10 19 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.34%) iPaaS
12 9 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.21%) Responsys
14 6 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.16%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.16%) Yammer
15 5 (0.13%) Heroku
16 4 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.22%) WAN
2 79 (2.09%) Internet
3 76 (2.01%) LAN
4 57 (1.51%) Network Security
5 56 (1.48%) Firewall
6 47 (1.24%) MPLS
7 42 (1.11%) HTTP
7 42 (1.11%) SAN
8 40 (1.06%) Unified Communications
9 38 (1.01%) VPN
10 33 (0.87%) VoIP
11 32 (0.85%) DNS
12 31 (0.82%) SSL
13 28 (0.74%) NAS
14 27 (0.71%) OSPF
15 26 (0.69%) BGP
16 23 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 21 (0.56%) Skype
18 18 (0.48%) Wireless
19 15 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 206 (5.45%) Big Data
3 130 (3.44%) MySQL
4 120 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 114 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 101 (2.67%) DB2
7 95 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 68 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 56 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 40 (1.06%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
13 35 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 32 (0.85%) SAP HANA
15 31 (0.82%) Data Mining
15 31 (0.82%) GIS
16 29 (0.77%) Apache Hive
16 29 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 32 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 26 (0.69%) Ant
4 25 (0.66%) NUnit
5 24 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 23 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 23 (0.61%) Maven
7 22 (0.58%) Subversion
8 15 (0.40%) IntelliJ
8 15 (0.40%) NetBeans
9 14 (0.37%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.34%) JUnit
10 13 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.32%) JIRA
12 10 (0.26%) Log4j
13 8 (0.21%) Grunt
14 6 (0.16%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.16%) ERwin
14 6 (0.16%) Selenium
14 6 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 1120 (29.63%) Finance
2 521 (13.78%) Retail
3 426 (11.27%) Banking
4 277 (7.33%) Telecoms
5 226 (5.98%) Marketing
6 99 (2.62%) Publishing
7 86 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 70 (1.85%) Advertising
9 56 (1.48%) Legal
10 44 (1.16%) Billing
11 36 (0.95%) Law
12 31 (0.82%) Automotive
13 27 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.61%) Games
14 23 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 22 (0.58%) Electronics
16 21 (0.56%) French Language
17 19 (0.50%) German Language
18 18 (0.48%) Back Office
19 14 (0.37%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (16.88%) .NET
2 374 (9.89%) Web Services
3 255 (6.75%) Middleware
4 226 (5.98%) J2EE
5 208 (5.50%) HTML
6 207 (5.48%) XML
7 176 (4.66%) REST
8 151 (3.99%) ASP.NET
8 151 (3.99%) SOAP
9 150 (3.97%) CSS
10 91 (2.41%) Java EE
11 78 (2.06%) RESTful
12 66 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 65 (1.72%) WCF
14 60 (1.59%) AngularJS
15 58 (1.53%) HTML5
16 56 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
17 55 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 54 (1.43%) jQuery
19 44 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 286 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 234 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 194 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 146 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 107 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 105 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 67 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 58 (1.53%) Private Cloud
10 57 (1.51%) Virtual Team
11 56 (1.48%) CMDB
12 45 (1.19%) Data Integration
13 43 (1.14%) Smart Meter
14 40 (1.06%) User Experience
15 38 (1.01%) PMI
16 37 (0.98%) Streaming Video
17 31 (0.82%) Social Media
18 30 (0.79%) Clustering
18 30 (0.79%) iPad
19 28 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 198 (5.24%) Windows
2 156 (4.13%) Linux
3 97 (2.57%) Unix
4 65 (1.72%) Android
5 55 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.30%) Solaris
7 35 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 23 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
9 21 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.48%) Windows Phone
11 17 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.34%) AIX
14 10 (0.26%) CentOS
14 10 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 10 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.053%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1063 (28.12%) TOGAF
2 1053 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 758 (20.05%) SOA
4 672 (17.78%) Presales
5 507 (13.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 489 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 472 (12.49%) CRM
8 443 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 403 (10.66%) Zachman Framework
10 400 (10.58%) Project Management
11 362 (9.58%) ITIL
12 335 (8.86%) UML
13 303 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
14 271 (7.17%) Analytics
15 257 (6.80%) Open Source
16 254 (6.72%) ERP
17 238 (6.30%) Scrum
18 234 (6.19%) Business Development
19 207 (5.48%) Waterfall
20 200 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 882 (23.33%) Java
2 377 (9.97%) SQL
3 356 (9.42%) C#
4 343 (9.07%) JavaScript
5 131 (3.47%) PHP
6 114 (3.02%) C
7 65 (1.72%) Python
8 57 (1.51%) C++
9 53 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 34 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 31 (0.82%) Ruby
12 28 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 23 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 22 (0.58%) Perl
15 21 (0.56%) Scala
16 18 (0.48%) ABAP
17 15 (0.40%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.40%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.26%) R
18 10 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 444 (11.75%) Degree
2 185 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 96 (2.54%) PMI Certification
4 74 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 73 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 71 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 66 (1.75%) ISEB
8 61 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 58 (1.53%) PMP
10 45 (1.19%) CCNP
11 32 (0.85%) MCSE
12 27 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 25 (0.66%) CCIE
14 20 (0.53%) CCNA
15 16 (0.42%) CCDP
15 16 (0.42%) CITP
16 14 (0.37%) CCDA
16 14 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.34%) PhD
17 13 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (3.02%) QA
2 42 (1.11%) COBIT
3 35 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.71%) SEPA
6 14 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.26%) EMIR
7 10 (0.26%) MiFID
7 10 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.24%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.16%) GCP
9 6 (0.16%) ISO 8583
9 6 (0.16%) ISO20022
10 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.13%) SLA
11 3 (0.079%) HL7
11 3 (0.079%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.053%) Basel III
12 2 (0.053%) ISO22301
System Software
1 192 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 85 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 57 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (0.56%) vCloud
6 20 (0.53%) XenApp
7 14 (0.37%) NFS
7 14 (0.37%) VMware ESX
7 14 (0.37%) Xen
8 13 (0.34%) SRDF
8 13 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 11 (0.29%) Docker
10 10 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.26%) HDFS
11 9 (0.24%) vSphere
12 6 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.16%) XenServer
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 57 (1.51%) SCVMM
2 34 (0.90%) SCCM
3 18 (0.48%) Tivoli
4 17 (0.45%) Puppet
5 14 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.32%) Ansible
7 8 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (0.21%) MOM
8 7 (0.19%) Oozie
9 6 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.16%) SCOM
9 6 (0.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.11%) Kibana
10 4 (0.11%) Mesos
10 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.11%) TeamSite
11 3 (0.079%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 731 (19.34%) Oracle
2 592 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 395 (10.45%) SAP
4 276 (7.30%) VMware
5 269 (7.12%) IBM
6 223 (5.90%) Cisco
7 148 (3.92%) Citrix
8 135 (3.57%) NetApp
9 119 (3.15%) EMC
10 115 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
11 111 (2.94%) ATG
12 105 (2.78%) HP
13 103 (2.72%) Juniper
14 91 (2.41%) CheckPoint
15 82 (2.17%) hybris
16 66 (1.75%) Hyperion
16 66 (1.75%) TIBCO
17 59 (1.56%) Adobe
17 59 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
18 56 (1.48%) BMC
London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and Full Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Brilliant package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £75 000 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £75 000 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £75 000 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £75 000 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Montash
Salary: package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £64000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: package c£100,000+
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £80,000 per annum Plus Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago