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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 160 183 194
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2047 1896 1651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.87% 1.61% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 1.71% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1565 1389 1332
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015 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 7 July 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 +20 1893 £70,000 - 227
London +41 908 £77,500 +4.72% 107
South East +7 354 £67,500 -3.57% 43
City of London -11 158 £75,000 +3.44% 41
Yorkshire -2 150 £62,500 +4.16% 14
East of England 0 124 £65,000 -3.70% 14
Surrey +33 121 £67,500 - 13
West Midlands +11 100 £63,750 -1.92% 10
Berkshire -23 100 £70,000 - 11
South West -11 99 £55,648 +1.17% 13
West Yorkshire -12 90 £62,500 +4.16% 6
Leeds -19 71 £65,000 +8.33% 5
North West -17 59 £63,750 +2.00% 15
Buckinghamshire +34 57 £65,000 -10.34% 7
Cambridgeshire +52 55 £57,500 - 7
East Midlands +20 45 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Hampshire -21 41 £60,000 -17.24% 1
Wiltshire +8 37 £55,648 +1.17% 3
Coventry +21 36 £45,250 -39.66% 1
South Wales +27 32 £52,500 -30.00% 4
Wales +10 32 £52,500 -34.37% 4
Staines - 32 £65,000 - 4
Scotland +14 28 £62,500 +4.16% 8
Swindon +13 28 £55,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -2 28 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Cambridge +37 27 £57,500 - 4
South Yorkshire +1 26 £65,000 +16.86% 2
North Yorkshire 0 26 £53,500 -2.72% 6
Birmingham -45 26 £61,250 -5.76% 6
Milton Keynes +5 25 £63,750 -21.53% 1

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 1188 (27.58%) Finance
2 1020 (23.68%) Oracle
3 992 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
4 940 (21.82%) Java
5 898 (20.84%) TOGAF
6 790 (18.34%) Microsoft
7 675 (15.67%) .NET
8 618 (14.35%) SOA
9 570 (13.23%) Degree
10 504 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
11 479 (11.12%) Retail
12 454 (10.54%) SQL Server
13 452 (10.49%) IBM
14 443 (10.28%) Windows
15 439 (10.19%) E-Commerce
16 422 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 403 (9.35%) Project Management
18 399 (9.26%) SAP
19 393 (9.12%) SQL
20 389 (9.03%) Cisco
21 386 (8.96%) VMware
22 384 (8.91%) CRM
23 380 (8.82%) Linux
23 380 (8.82%) Banking
24 374 (8.68%) Zachman Framework
25 373 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
26 359 (8.33%) XML
27 354 (8.22%) Web Services
27 354 (8.22%) WebSphere
28 349 (8.10%) C#

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 354 (8.22%) WebSphere
2 265 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 188 (4.36%) Apache
4 137 (3.18%) WebLogic
5 125 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 116 (2.69%) IIS
7 104 (2.41%) Oracle Coherence
8 86 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 85 (1.97%) JBoss
10 82 (1.90%) CMS
11 78 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
12 65 (1.51%) SAS
13 54 (1.25%) Apache Pig
14 53 (1.23%) Lync
15 50 (1.16%) Node.js
16 46 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
17 41 (0.95%) MS Exchange
18 40 (0.93%) Drupal
19 37 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
20 35 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 324 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 65 (1.51%) MS Office
3 31 (0.72%) SPSS
4 28 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 15 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.16%) MS Project
7 7 (0.16%) Mingle
8 5 (0.12%) FastStats
9 2 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (1.86%) SAP SCM
3 53 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 52 (1.21%) RMDS
5 50 (1.16%) SAP FI
6 49 (1.14%) SAP CO
6 49 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 35 (0.81%) SAP HR
7 35 (0.81%) SAP ERP
8 30 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
9 29 (0.67%) SAP SD
10 28 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
10 28 (0.65%) SAP CRM
10 28 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
11 27 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 25 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
13 24 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
14 23 (0.53%) thinkFolio
15 21 (0.49%) Fredhopper
16 18 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 170 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 157 (3.64%) SaaS
4 103 (2.39%) Office 365
5 97 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
6 82 (1.90%) IaaS
7 68 (1.58%) PaaS
8 43 (1.00%) Force.com
9 37 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
10 33 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
12 24 (0.56%) IBM PureFlex
13 13 (0.30%) Mimecast
14 11 (0.26%) Boomi
15 8 (0.19%) Yammer
16 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
17 5 (0.12%) OneDrive
18 4 (0.093%) OpenShift
19 3 (0.070%) Route 53
19 3 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 235 (5.45%) WAN
2 227 (5.27%) LAN
3 182 (4.22%) SAN
4 133 (3.09%) Internet
5 124 (2.88%) HTTP
6 103 (2.39%) NAS
7 85 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
8 84 (1.95%) Multicast
8 84 (1.95%) FCoE
9 60 (1.39%) Firewall
10 56 (1.30%) MPLS
11 55 (1.28%) iSCSI
12 44 (1.02%) Wireless
13 41 (0.95%) DNS
14 40 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (0.88%) TCP/IP
16 34 (0.79%) Network Security
17 33 (0.77%) Unified Communications
18 21 (0.49%) VPN
19 19 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 192 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 183 (4.25%) Relational Database
4 180 (4.18%) DB2
5 178 (4.13%) Big Data
6 157 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 112 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 100 (2.32%) RDBMS
9 98 (2.27%) MySQL
10 92 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 84 (1.95%) HBase
12 75 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 63 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 62 (1.44%) MongoDB
15 55 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
15 55 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 52 (1.21%) Apache Hive
17 41 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
18 36 (0.84%) OLAP
19 34 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 49 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 34 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 33 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
4 32 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 22 (0.51%) Subversion
7 18 (0.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 17 (0.39%) JIRA
9 14 (0.32%) Maven
10 13 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 13 (0.30%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.28%) JUnit
11 12 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.19%) Ant
12 8 (0.19%) ERwin
13 7 (0.16%) ClearCase
13 7 (0.16%) Toad
13 7 (0.16%) Selenium
14 4 (0.093%) JProfiler
14 4 (0.093%) Cucumber
General
1 1188 (27.58%) Finance
2 479 (11.12%) Retail
3 380 (8.82%) Banking
4 284 (6.59%) Telecoms
5 249 (5.78%) Marketing
6 198 (4.60%) Manufacturing
7 62 (1.44%) Games
8 56 (1.30%) Legal
9 53 (1.23%) Billing
10 50 (1.16%) Back Office
11 49 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 48 (1.11%) Publishing
13 47 (1.09%) Automotive
14 45 (1.04%) Retail Banking
15 40 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
16 39 (0.91%) Financial Institution
17 36 (0.84%) Front Office
18 32 (0.74%) Electronics
19 22 (0.51%) Local Government
20 21 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (15.67%) .NET
2 359 (8.33%) XML
3 354 (8.22%) Web Services
4 320 (7.43%) Middleware
5 312 (7.24%) HTML
6 233 (5.41%) J2EE
7 146 (3.39%) SOAP
8 131 (3.04%) ASP.NET
9 124 (2.88%) CSS
10 115 (2.67%) Spring
10 115 (2.67%) HTML5
11 99 (2.30%) XSLT
12 97 (2.25%) REST
13 94 (2.18%) Java EE
14 90 (2.09%) RESTful
15 77 (1.79%) LAMP
16 74 (1.72%) .NET Framework
17 69 (1.60%) Oracle Fusion
18 64 (1.49%) Rendezvous
19 63 (1.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 340 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 272 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 225 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
4 209 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 122 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 102 (2.37%) Mainframe
7 93 (2.16%) N-Tier
8 59 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 56 (1.30%) User Experience
10 50 (1.16%) Mobile App
10 50 (1.16%) Clustering
11 49 (1.14%) IPTV
11 49 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
12 46 (1.07%) Data Integration
13 43 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
14 42 (0.97%) Social Media
15 35 (0.81%) Mathematics
16 34 (0.79%) SWIFT
16 34 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
17 33 (0.77%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 443 (10.28%) Windows
2 380 (8.82%) Linux
3 175 (4.06%) Solaris
4 123 (2.86%) UNIX
5 83 (1.93%) AIX
6 76 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (1.28%) HPUX
8 40 (0.93%) Android
9 39 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 30 (0.70%) SUSE
11 28 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (0.60%) zOS
13 24 (0.56%) OS/400
14 22 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (0.44%) VMS
16 18 (0.42%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
20 7 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 992 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
2 898 (20.84%) TOGAF
3 618 (14.35%) SOA
4 504 (11.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 439 (10.19%) E-Commerce
6 422 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 403 (9.35%) Project Management
8 384 (8.91%) CRM
9 374 (8.68%) Zachman Framework
10 373 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
11 282 (6.55%) Technical Architecture
12 275 (6.38%) UML
13 266 (6.17%) Open Source
14 263 (6.10%) ERP
15 262 (6.08%) Scrum
16 257 (5.97%) Business Development
17 255 (5.92%) SDLC
18 250 (5.80%) ITIL
19 227 (5.27%) Migration
20 189 (4.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 940 (21.82%) Java
2 393 (9.12%) SQL
3 349 (8.10%) C#
4 242 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 152 (3.53%) PHP
6 73 (1.69%) Python
7 69 (1.60%) C
8 58 (1.35%) C++
9 40 (0.93%) R
10 39 (0.91%) Perl
11 21 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 18 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 16 (0.37%) Ruby
14 12 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.26%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.23%) X++
16 10 (0.23%) VB
17 8 (0.19%) ABAP
17 8 (0.19%) COBOL
17 8 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 570 (13.23%) Degree
2 153 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 101 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 98 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 62 (1.44%) CCNP
7 38 (0.88%) CCDP
8 35 (0.81%) CCNA
8 35 (0.81%) MCSE
9 31 (0.72%) CCIE
10 30 (0.70%) MCTS
11 28 (0.65%) PMI Certification
12 26 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 24 (0.56%) DV Cleared
15 20 (0.46%) PMP
16 18 (0.42%) IBM Certification
16 18 (0.42%) MCP
17 14 (0.32%) CCVP
18 13 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (4.46%) QA
2 29 (0.67%) COBIT
3 28 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 20 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.44%) SLA
6 19 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.35%) HL7
8 13 (0.30%) ISO 8583
8 13 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.14%) Basel II
11 2 (0.046%) BS15000
11 2 (0.046%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.046%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.046%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.023%) EMIR
12 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.023%) Basel III
System Software
1 272 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (3.67%) Hyper-V
3 108 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 88 (2.04%) NFS
5 85 (1.97%) SRDF
6 74 (1.72%) KVM
7 61 (1.42%) XenApp
8 60 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
9 52 (1.21%) Xen
10 35 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 35 (0.81%) vSphere
11 32 (0.74%) Apache Flume
12 21 (0.49%) vCloud
13 19 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 18 (0.42%) VMware ESX
14 18 (0.42%) XenServer
15 11 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.26%) Docker
16 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (1.23%) SCCM
2 50 (1.16%) Tivoli
3 46 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (0.70%) Puppet
5 20 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 19 (0.44%) SCOM
7 15 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 15 (0.35%) TeamSite
8 12 (0.28%) Legato
9 9 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
10 6 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.14%) Windows Intune
11 5 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.12%) Nagios
12 3 (0.070%) Oozie
12 3 (0.070%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.046%) SCSM
13 2 (0.046%) Ansible
13 2 (0.046%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.046%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1020 (23.68%) Oracle
2 790 (18.34%) Microsoft
3 452 (10.49%) IBM
4 399 (9.26%) SAP
5 389 (9.03%) Cisco
6 386 (8.96%) VMware
7 251 (5.83%) NetApp
8 201 (4.67%) HP
9 190 (4.41%) EMC
10 146 (3.39%) Citrix
11 140 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
11 140 (3.25%) hybris
12 125 (2.90%) TIBCO
13 104 (2.41%) Red Hat
14 103 (2.39%) ATG
15 82 (1.90%) Intel
16 69 (1.60%) Sybase
17 67 (1.56%) Juniper
18 65 (1.51%) 3PAR
19 63 (1.46%) Informatica
West Midlands
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: £excellent salary, dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TATA Consultancy Services
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Shares, early friday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Nativ Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Bens inc ESOP Share Award
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 80,000 - 90,000 PA
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum Excellent salary variable and benef
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rolls Royce
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago