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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 161 184 184
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1984 1846 1694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 1.57% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.66% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1357 1362
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +30 1834 £70,000 - 237
London +42 893 £80,000 +6.66% 105
South East +24 388 £69,500 +0.36% 47
Yorkshire +27 159 £60,000 +4.34% 13
Berkshire +34 142 £70,000 +7.69% 15
City of London -17 140 £75,000 - 26
Surrey +36 106 £68,500 -1.08% 18
West Yorkshire +14 104 £62,000 +7.82% 4
West Midlands +10 88 £65,000 -8.77% 11
East of England -14 88 £67,500 +3.84% 19
Leeds +7 84 £62,000 +6.89% 2
North West -15 77 £62,500 -3.84% 6
South West -45 57 £55,000 - 16
Hampshire -15 54 £61,250 -5.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 50 £70,000 -3.44% 1
Reading -5 50 £70,000 - 5
East Midlands +22 38 £57,500 - 14
Cambridgeshire +23 37 £59,000 +38.82% 7
Wales +21 36 £52,500 -36.36% 6
Manchester +15 34 £62,500 - 3
Birmingham -23 32 £62,500 -10.71% 4
South Wales +28 31 £52,500 -34.37% 5
South Yorkshire +13 31 £65,000 +15.58% 3
Scotland +15 27 £57,500 -4.16% 5
Milton Keynes 0 27 £65,000 -17.46% 1
North East +19 26 £60,000 +27.70% 3
Sheffield +6 24 £62,500 +11.13% 1
Egham +1 24 - -
Coventry +11 23 £43,500 -48.82% 1
Cardiff +20 22 £52,500 -25.00% 4

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1038 (25.80%) Finance
2 974 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
3 957 (23.79%) Oracle
4 909 (22.60%) Java
5 797 (19.81%) TOGAF
6 717 (17.82%) Microsoft
7 638 (15.86%) .NET
8 575 (14.29%) SOA
9 506 (12.58%) Degree
10 457 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
11 450 (11.19%) Retail
12 393 (9.77%) E-Commerce
13 392 (9.74%) Project Management
14 388 (9.64%) IBM
15 386 (9.59%) SAP
15 386 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
16 383 (9.52%) Windows
17 375 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
18 367 (9.12%) SQL Server
19 365 (9.07%) XML
20 361 (8.97%) SQL
21 347 (8.63%) Zachman Framework
22 344 (8.55%) Banking
23 343 (8.53%) Cisco
24 342 (8.50%) CRM
24 342 (8.50%) WebSphere
25 337 (8.38%) Web Services
26 330 (8.20%) Linux
27 325 (8.08%) VMware
28 317 (7.88%) C#

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 342 (8.50%) WebSphere
2 286 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 171 (4.25%) Apache
4 138 (3.43%) WebLogic
5 97 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 92 (2.29%) Oracle Coherence
7 90 (2.24%) IIS
8 78 (1.94%) JBoss
8 78 (1.94%) CMS
9 64 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 64 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
10 56 (1.39%) Lync
11 55 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 51 (1.27%) SAS
12 51 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 43 (1.07%) Apache Pig
14 39 (0.97%) MS Exchange
14 39 (0.97%) Drupal
14 39 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 35 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 279 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 67 (1.67%) MS Office
3 29 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 18 (0.45%) SPSS
6 17 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 8 (0.20%) MS Project
9 4 (0.099%) Mingle
9 4 (0.099%) FastStats
9 4 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.099%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 88 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.94%) SAP SCM
3 59 (1.47%) SAP FI
4 58 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 58 (1.44%) SAP CO
5 55 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
6 40 (0.99%) RMDS
6 40 (0.99%) SAP HR
7 33 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
8 30 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
8 30 (0.75%) SAP CRM
9 27 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
9 27 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
10 24 (0.60%) Radian6
10 24 (0.60%) SAP ERP
10 24 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 24 (0.60%) SAP SD
11 23 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
12 18 (0.45%) thinkFolio
13 17 (0.42%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 174 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 147 (3.65%) SaaS
3 132 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 116 (2.88%) Office 365
5 96 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
6 74 (1.84%) IaaS
7 73 (1.81%) PaaS
8 46 (1.14%) Force.com
9 29 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
10 28 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (0.52%) Boomi
12 16 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
13 13 (0.32%) Mimecast
14 9 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.22%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.20%) Yammer
16 7 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.12%) OneDrive
17 5 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 187 (4.65%) SAN
2 176 (4.37%) WAN
3 168 (4.18%) LAN
4 144 (3.58%) Internet
5 118 (2.93%) HTTP
6 84 (2.09%) NAS
7 65 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
8 64 (1.59%) FCoE
8 64 (1.59%) Multicast
9 51 (1.27%) Firewall
10 50 (1.24%) MPLS
11 48 (1.19%) Wireless
12 42 (1.04%) TCP/IP
13 40 (0.99%) iSCSI
14 39 (0.97%) DNS
14 39 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
15 37 (0.92%) Network Security
16 27 (0.67%) Unified Communications
17 21 (0.52%) SMS
18 18 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 182 (4.52%) DB2
3 169 (4.20%) Big Data
4 167 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
5 163 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 119 (2.96%) Hadoop
7 101 (2.51%) MySQL
8 97 (2.41%) Oracle Database
9 96 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 94 (2.34%) NoSQL
11 63 (1.57%) HBase
12 57 (1.42%) Oracle Exadata
13 48 (1.19%) MongoDB
14 46 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 45 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 41 (1.02%) Apache Hive
17 39 (0.97%) OLAP
17 39 (0.97%) SAP HANA
18 35 (0.87%) Data Mining
19 30 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 55 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 29 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (0.65%) Subversion
4 24 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 23 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 22 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 18 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 17 (0.42%) JIRA
9 13 (0.32%) Ant
9 13 (0.32%) JUnit
9 13 (0.32%) Maven
10 12 (0.30%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.25%) Toad
11 10 (0.25%) ClearCase
12 8 (0.20%) ERwin
13 7 (0.17%) Selenium
14 5 (0.12%) Bugzilla
14 5 (0.12%) NUnit
14 5 (0.12%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.099%) JProfiler
General
1 1038 (25.80%) Finance
2 450 (11.19%) Retail
3 344 (8.55%) Banking
4 257 (6.39%) Telecoms
5 216 (5.37%) Marketing
6 188 (4.67%) Manufacturing
7 71 (1.76%) Games
8 58 (1.44%) Billing
9 57 (1.42%) Back Office
10 55 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 50 (1.24%) Legal
12 40 (0.99%) Automotive
13 39 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 36 (0.89%) Retail Banking
14 36 (0.89%) Financial Institution
15 35 (0.87%) Publishing
16 32 (0.80%) Electronics
17 29 (0.72%) Front Office
18 23 (0.57%) Advertising
19 20 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (15.86%) .NET
2 365 (9.07%) XML
3 337 (8.38%) Web Services
4 307 (7.63%) Middleware
5 297 (7.38%) HTML
6 278 (6.91%) J2EE
7 159 (3.95%) SOAP
8 137 (3.41%) Spring
9 124 (3.08%) CSS
10 123 (3.06%) ASP.NET
11 116 (2.88%) HTML5
12 108 (2.68%) REST
13 96 (2.39%) RESTful
14 95 (2.36%) Java EE
15 94 (2.34%) LAMP
16 87 (2.16%) XSLT
17 72 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
18 66 (1.64%) .NET Framework
19 64 (1.59%) JMS
20 63 (1.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 271 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (6.09%) Open Source
3 196 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
4 188 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 125 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 105 (2.61%) Mainframe
7 91 (2.26%) N-Tier
8 57 (1.42%) User Experience
9 54 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 49 (1.22%) Data Integration
11 47 (1.17%) Clustering
11 47 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 39 (0.97%) IPTV
12 39 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
13 37 (0.92%) Online Banking
13 37 (0.92%) FlexPod
14 34 (0.85%) Life Science
15 32 (0.80%) Social Media
16 31 (0.77%) Client/Server
16 31 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 383 (9.52%) Windows
2 330 (8.20%) Linux
3 134 (3.33%) Solaris
4 114 (2.83%) UNIX
5 62 (1.54%) AIX
6 57 (1.42%) HPUX
7 46 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (1.12%) Android
9 40 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 30 (0.75%) zOS
11 29 (0.72%) SUSE
12 28 (0.70%) OS/400
13 25 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (0.52%) VMS
16 19 (0.47%) Windows 7
17 13 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.22%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
20 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (19.81%) TOGAF
3 575 (14.29%) SOA
4 457 (11.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 393 (9.77%) E-Commerce
6 392 (9.74%) Project Management
7 386 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 375 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
9 347 (8.63%) Zachman Framework
10 342 (8.50%) CRM
11 280 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
12 275 (6.84%) Scrum
13 260 (6.46%) ERP
14 248 (6.16%) Business Development
15 247 (6.14%) UML
16 217 (5.39%) Migration
17 210 (5.22%) Mentoring
18 207 (5.15%) ITIL
19 195 (4.85%) Data Modelling
20 168 (4.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 909 (22.60%) Java
2 361 (8.97%) SQL
3 317 (7.88%) C#
4 225 (5.59%) JavaScript
5 151 (3.75%) PHP
6 70 (1.74%) C
7 61 (1.52%) Python
8 53 (1.32%) C++
9 31 (0.77%) Perl
10 26 (0.65%) R
11 25 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 19 (0.47%) Ruby
13 11 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 11 (0.27%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 11 (0.27%) X++
14 10 (0.25%) VB
15 9 (0.22%) ABAP
15 9 (0.22%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 506 (12.58%) Degree
2 151 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 104 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 94 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 94 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (1.29%) CCNP
6 39 (0.97%) MCTS
7 38 (0.94%) MCSE
7 38 (0.94%) CCNA
8 34 (0.85%) CCDP
9 33 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 31 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (0.70%) PMI Certification
13 25 (0.62%) CCIE
14 20 (0.50%) MCP
15 17 (0.42%) ISEB
16 16 (0.40%) CISSP
16 16 (0.40%) IBM Certification
17 13 (0.32%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (4.55%) QA
2 31 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 28 (0.70%) COBIT
4 21 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 21 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.35%) HL7
5 14 (0.35%) ISO 8583
6 13 (0.32%) SLA
7 11 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.20%) Basel II
9 4 (0.099%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.075%) BS15000
10 3 (0.075%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.050%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.050%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.025%) GMP
12 1 (0.025%) GxP
12 1 (0.025%) EMIR
System Software
1 243 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (3.50%) Hyper-V
3 118 (2.93%) Active Directory
4 70 (1.74%) NFS
5 67 (1.67%) KVM
6 65 (1.62%) SRDF
7 45 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 40 (0.99%) Xen
9 33 (0.82%) vSphere
10 28 (0.70%) XenApp
10 28 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 23 (0.57%) Apache Flume
12 19 (0.47%) Terminal Services
13 16 (0.40%) XenServer
13 16 (0.40%) VMware ESX
14 11 (0.27%) vCloud
15 9 (0.22%) Squid
16 7 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.17%) Docker
17 3 (0.075%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (1.57%) Tivoli
2 59 (1.47%) SCCM
3 48 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.67%) Puppet
5 26 (0.65%) SCOM
6 22 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 19 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 19 (0.47%) TeamSite
8 12 (0.30%) Legato
9 9 (0.22%) Windows Intune
10 5 (0.12%) Nagios
10 5 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.12%) yum
10 5 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.075%) OpenView
11 3 (0.075%) Netcool
11 3 (0.075%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.075%) Oozie
12 2 (0.050%) Cisco UCCX
12 2 (0.050%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 957 (23.79%) Oracle
2 717 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 388 (9.64%) IBM
4 386 (9.59%) SAP
5 343 (8.53%) Cisco
6 325 (8.08%) VMware
7 222 (5.52%) NetApp
8 190 (4.72%) EMC
9 179 (4.45%) HP
10 141 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
11 137 (3.41%) Citrix
12 122 (3.03%) TIBCO
13 112 (2.78%) hybris
14 90 (2.24%) ATG
15 76 (1.89%) Red Hat
16 70 (1.74%) Juniper
17 68 (1.69%) Intel
18 61 (1.52%) Endeca
19 60 (1.49%) Informatica
19 60 (1.49%) Symantec
Berkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Maximus
Salary: Package + Opportunity
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown Group
Salary: car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Car, Bonus, Benefits, Onsite Gym
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Somerset
ITR Partners Limited
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £90000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benifit, Bonus, Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car+bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Ashton Consulting (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum 25% bonus + benefits + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago