The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 187 170 196
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1833 2132 1852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.92% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.99% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1624 1305
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 1706 £70,000 - 165
London -20 816 £75,000 -6.25% 75
South East -40 295 £67,500 -3.57% 31
West Midlands +47 165 £62,500 -10.71% 9
South West +40 117 £63,000 +11.35% 3
City of London +1 104 £80,000 +3.22% 14
Birmingham +37 93 £67,500 -3.57% 4
Yorkshire -65 87 £62,500 +4.16% 17
Berkshire -54 81 £70,000 -2.77% 9
Scotland +30 78 £65,000 +4.41% 12
Oxfordshire +44 75 £55,000 -18.51% 6
East of England -16 73 £75,000 +7.14% 7
West Yorkshire -46 66 £62,500 +2.09% 13
North West -23 63 £62,500 +2.09% 13
Bristol +28 59 £63,000 +12.00% 2
Leeds -51 48 £62,500 +0.80% 8
East Midlands -5 47 £61,500 +6.95% 5
Edinburgh +46 45 £62,500 -3.10% 5
Hampshire +3 44 £77,500 +26.53% 5
Reading -1 40 £68,750 -1.78%
Oxford +34 39 £55,000 -26.66% 2
Surrey -71 38 £72,500 - 6
Manchester -7 30 £60,000 -4.00% 8
Cheshire +27 29 £64,500 +7.50% 3
Glasgow -3 28 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Dorset +29 23 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -11 22 £80,000 +14.28% 4
Coventry +5 20 £50,283 +15.59% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 19 £55,500 -7.50% 3
Bradford +12 19 £65,000 +18.18% 4

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 956 (26.53%) TOGAF
2 944 (26.20%) Finance
3 930 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 816 (22.65%) Java
5 726 (20.15%) Oracle
6 722 (20.04%) Presales
7 689 (19.12%) SOA
8 595 (16.51%) .NET
9 578 (16.04%) Microsoft
10 462 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 452 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 422 (11.71%) SAP
13 415 (11.52%) E-Commerce
14 413 (11.46%) Degree
15 393 (10.91%) Retail
16 383 (10.63%) CRM
17 368 (10.21%) Web Services
18 359 (9.96%) SQL
19 354 (9.83%) Project Management
20 353 (9.80%) Banking
21 327 (9.08%) UML
22 322 (8.94%) SQL Server
23 312 (8.66%) VMware
24 307 (8.52%) Zachman Framework
25 300 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
26 295 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
27 290 (8.05%) ITIL
28 289 (8.02%) Telecoms
29 274 (7.60%) JavaScript
30 269 (7.47%) Amazon AWS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 152 (4.22%) WebSphere
2 121 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 86 (2.39%) CMS
4 79 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 77 (2.14%) WebLogic
6 56 (1.55%) Apache
7 52 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 51 (1.42%) JBoss
9 48 (1.33%) NetWeaver
10 39 (1.08%) Node.js
11 38 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
12 37 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 33 (0.92%) Apache Spark
13 33 (0.92%) IIS
14 32 (0.89%) MS Exchange
15 29 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 22 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
17 21 (0.58%) CICS
17 21 (0.58%) FileNet
18 20 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 247 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.42%) MS Office
3 34 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.083%) SPSS
6 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 38 (1.05%) SAP SCM
5 35 (0.97%) SAP IS-U
6 34 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
7 33 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
7 33 (0.92%) SAP CRM
8 30 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 28 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
10 26 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
11 25 (0.69%) SAP SD
12 22 (0.61%) SAP ERP
13 19 (0.53%) HFM
13 19 (0.53%) Markit EDM
13 19 (0.53%) thinkFolio
14 16 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
14 16 (0.44%) LatentZero
15 14 (0.39%) Hi Portfolio
15 14 (0.39%) HiInvest
Cloud Services
1 300 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 269 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
3 243 (6.74%) SaaS
4 133 (3.69%) PaaS
5 130 (3.61%) IaaS
6 110 (3.05%) Office 365
7 87 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 46 (1.28%) Force.com
10 22 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 21 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.39%) iPaaS
13 11 (0.31%) Yammer
14 9 (0.25%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.17%) Responsys
16 5 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.14%) Heroku
16 5 (0.14%) Oracle CX
17 4 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.11%) WAN
2 93 (2.58%) LAN
3 79 (2.19%) Firewall
4 73 (2.03%) Internet
5 57 (1.58%) Network Security
6 51 (1.42%) SAN
7 41 (1.14%) MPLS
8 37 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 32 (0.89%) SSL
10 30 (0.83%) HTTP
11 28 (0.78%) DNS
12 27 (0.75%) VPN
13 24 (0.67%) VoIP
14 23 (0.64%) Skype
15 20 (0.56%) NAS
16 19 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (0.50%) 4G
18 15 (0.42%) Wireless
19 14 (0.39%) TCP/IP
20 11 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 167 (4.64%) Big Data
3 135 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 133 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
5 111 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 97 (2.69%) DB2
7 93 (2.58%) MySQL
8 72 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 55 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 51 (1.42%) MongoDB
11 49 (1.36%) Oracle Database
12 48 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 47 (1.30%) SAP HANA
14 39 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 37 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
16 29 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 24 (0.67%) SAP BW
18 23 (0.64%) Data Mining
19 20 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
20 19 (0.53%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 48 (1.33%) Eclipse
2 33 (0.92%) Ant
2 33 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 26 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 24 (0.67%) IntelliJ
5 24 (0.67%) NetBeans
6 22 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
7 18 (0.50%) JUnit
8 16 (0.44%) NUnit
9 14 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 12 (0.33%) Maven
10 12 (0.33%) Subversion
11 11 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.28%) Log4j
13 8 (0.22%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.22%) Grunt
13 8 (0.22%) Selenium
14 7 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 944 (26.20%) Finance
2 393 (10.91%) Retail
3 353 (9.80%) Banking
4 289 (8.02%) Telecoms
5 219 (6.08%) Marketing
6 104 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 97 (2.69%) Publishing
8 50 (1.39%) Billing
9 45 (1.25%) Advertising
10 44 (1.22%) Legal
11 33 (0.92%) Automotive
11 33 (0.92%) Front Office
12 29 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 26 (0.72%) Back Office
15 25 (0.69%) Electronics
16 24 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.61%) Games
17 22 (0.61%) Law
17 22 (0.61%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (16.51%) .NET
2 368 (10.21%) Web Services
3 241 (6.69%) J2EE
4 239 (6.63%) XML
5 233 (6.47%) Middleware
6 184 (5.11%) HTML
7 156 (4.33%) SOAP
8 148 (4.11%) REST
9 118 (3.28%) CSS
10 116 (3.22%) ASP.NET
11 82 (2.28%) RESTful
12 74 (2.05%) Java EE
13 70 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
14 61 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (1.53%) XSLT
16 52 (1.44%) HTML5
17 48 (1.33%) .NET Framework
17 48 (1.33%) Spring
18 45 (1.25%) JMS
19 44 (1.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 295 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 253 (7.02%) Data Centre
4 182 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 132 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 104 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 98 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 74 (2.05%) Public Cloud
9 69 (1.92%) Private Cloud
10 45 (1.25%) Streaming Video
11 44 (1.22%) User Experience
12 40 (1.11%) CMDB
13 39 (1.08%) Data Integration
14 36 (1.00%) Mainframe
15 33 (0.92%) Clustering
16 32 (0.89%) Smart Meter
17 31 (0.86%) IPTV
17 31 (0.86%) N-Tier
18 30 (0.83%) Social Media
19 29 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 239 (6.63%) Windows
2 164 (4.55%) Linux
3 132 (3.66%) Unix
4 68 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 67 (1.86%) Android
6 51 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 42 (1.17%) Solaris
8 34 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (0.86%) Windows Phone
10 29 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
11 16 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.33%) AIX
13 12 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.31%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.25%) CentOS
17 5 (0.14%) MVS
18 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (26.53%) TOGAF
2 930 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 722 (20.04%) Presales
4 689 (19.12%) SOA
5 462 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 452 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 415 (11.52%) E-Commerce
8 383 (10.63%) CRM
9 354 (9.83%) Project Management
10 327 (9.08%) UML
11 307 (8.52%) Zachman Framework
12 290 (8.05%) ITIL
13 258 (7.16%) Analytics
14 250 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
15 249 (6.91%) Open Source
16 240 (6.66%) SDLC
17 230 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
18 212 (5.88%) ERP
19 205 (5.69%) Business Development
20 194 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 816 (22.65%) Java
2 359 (9.96%) SQL
3 274 (7.60%) JavaScript
4 267 (7.41%) C#
5 96 (2.66%) C
6 72 (2.00%) PHP
7 62 (1.72%) Python
8 60 (1.67%) C++
9 38 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 28 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 26 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 24 (0.67%) Ruby
13 20 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 20 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 19 (0.53%) ABAP
15 18 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 17 (0.47%) Scala
17 12 (0.33%) Perl
18 11 (0.31%) R
19 10 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 413 (11.46%) Degree
2 194 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.39%) SC Cleared
4 74 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 71 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 68 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 50 (1.39%) ISEB
7 50 (1.39%) MCSE
7 50 (1.39%) PMP
8 38 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (0.89%) CCNP
11 25 (0.69%) MCSD
12 18 (0.50%) CCIE
13 17 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.44%) CCNA
15 15 (0.42%) CITP
16 14 (0.39%) MBA
16 14 (0.39%) VCAP
17 13 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (2.58%) QA
2 36 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (0.97%) COBIT
4 21 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.39%) SEPA
6 11 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.28%) EMIR
7 10 (0.28%) MiFID
8 9 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.11%) SLA
11 3 (0.083%) HL7
11 3 (0.083%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.056%) ISO22301
System Software
1 199 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 93 (2.58%) Hyper-V
4 34 (0.94%) vCloud
5 20 (0.56%) vSphere
6 18 (0.50%) XenApp
7 17 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 13 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.25%) XenServer
10 7 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.17%) HDFS
11 6 (0.17%) Xen
12 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.14%) NFS
13 4 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.11%) Docker
14 3 (0.083%) SRDF
14 3 (0.083%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.056%) KVM
15 2 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 47 (1.30%) SCVMM
2 41 (1.14%) SCCM
3 33 (0.92%) Puppet
4 14 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.36%) SCOM
5 13 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.14%) SCSM
6 5 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.14%) Windows Intune
7 4 (0.11%) Ansible
7 4 (0.11%) Kibana
7 4 (0.11%) MOM
7 4 (0.11%) Oozie
7 4 (0.11%) QRadar
7 4 (0.11%) SCDPM
7 4 (0.11%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 726 (20.15%) Oracle
2 578 (16.04%) Microsoft
3 422 (11.71%) SAP
4 312 (8.66%) VMware
5 247 (6.86%) IBM
6 204 (5.66%) Cisco
7 154 (4.27%) Citrix
8 141 (3.91%) NetApp
9 127 (3.52%) HP
10 125 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
11 114 (3.16%) EMC
12 101 (2.80%) hybris
13 87 (2.41%) ATG
14 75 (2.08%) Juniper
15 63 (1.75%) Siebel
16 60 (1.67%) CheckPoint
16 60 (1.67%) TIBCO
17 45 (1.25%) Hyperion
18 41 (1.14%) Red Hat
19 40 (1.11%) BMC
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Cash, Car, Annual Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum 30% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £125000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
England
JM Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
J & C Associates Ltd
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55k - 75k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £51000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + Benefits and a Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £85000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Health care
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + generous package (inc bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + car + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
eSynergy Solutions
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago