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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 180 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1822 2011 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 1.86% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.93% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1521 1420
Median salary £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,250 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +5 1720 £72,500 +3.57% 180
London +4 844 £77,500 - 82
South East -40 277 £68,375 +0.55% 28
West Midlands +26 142 £62,500 +4.16% 15
South West +57 111 £65,000 +18.18% 16
City of London +11 94 £80,000 +6.66% 26
Oxfordshire +59 89 £60,000 - 4
Yorkshire -57 84 £64,500 +7.50% 12
Birmingham +37 82 £65,000 +8.33% 5
North West +11 73 £64,750 +3.60% 14
East of England +5 72 £70,000 +3.70% 8
Berkshire -36 72 £70,000 - 5
West Yorkshire -18 68 £65,000 +4.83% 12
East Midlands +38 63 £61,500 +6.95% 4
Bristol +46 62 £63,000 +9.56% 4
Scotland +31 55 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Oxford +49 50 £55,000 - 2
Leeds -36 46 £62,500 +0.80% 6
Hampshire -2 43 £77,500 +29.16% 1
Manchester +11 38 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Cheshire +45 34 £64,500 +7.50% 6
Edinburgh +24 32 £63,750 +15.90% 6
Reading -1 31 £70,000 +1.81% 1
Nottinghamshire +22 30 £67,500 +17.39% 2
Nottingham +22 29 £67,500 +22.72% 2
Surrey -65 29 £72,500 +6.61% 6
Cambridgeshire -8 27 £80,000 +37.93% 4
South Wales -12 21 £57,500 +9.52%
Wales -13 21 £57,500 +9.52%
Warrington +27 20 £53,750 - 2

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 984 (27.71%) TOGAF
2 932 (26.25%) Finance
3 929 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
4 807 (22.73%) Java
5 710 (19.99%) Oracle
6 698 (19.66%) SOA
7 695 (19.57%) Presales
8 585 (16.47%) .NET
9 582 (16.39%) Microsoft
10 468 (13.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 447 (12.59%) E-Commerce
12 444 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 432 (12.17%) Retail
13 432 (12.17%) SAP
14 397 (11.18%) CRM
15 390 (10.98%) Degree
16 368 (10.36%) Web Services
17 365 (10.28%) SQL
18 361 (10.17%) Project Management
19 360 (10.14%) Banking
20 344 (9.69%) Zachman Framework
21 332 (9.35%) UML
22 324 (9.12%) ITIL
23 289 (8.14%) JavaScript
23 289 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
24 287 (8.08%) VMware
25 286 (8.05%) SQL Server
26 281 (7.91%) C#
27 269 (7.58%) Analytics
28 262 (7.38%) Telecoms

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
1 163 (4.59%) WebSphere
2 111 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 81 (2.28%) CMS
4 75 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 65 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 55 (1.55%) Apache
7 51 (1.44%) Skype for Business
8 45 (1.27%) NetWeaver
9 39 (1.10%) JBoss
10 37 (1.04%) MS Exchange
11 32 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 32 (0.90%) Apache Spark
12 26 (0.73%) Node.js
13 23 (0.65%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.62%) IIS
15 21 (0.59%) Mule
16 20 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
18 15 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 248 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.32%) MS Office
3 37 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.056%) MS Project
6 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 72 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.44%) Oracle Financials
3 47 (1.32%) Oracle Retail
4 42 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
5 41 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
6 36 (1.01%) SAP CRM
6 36 (1.01%) SAP SCM
7 32 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 30 (0.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 28 (0.79%) SAP SD
10 27 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
11 25 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
12 24 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
12 24 (0.68%) SAP ERP
13 18 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
14 17 (0.48%) Magento
15 14 (0.39%) HFM
15 14 (0.39%) SAP GRC
16 13 (0.37%) SAP PM
16 13 (0.37%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 289 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 260 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 239 (6.73%) SaaS
4 130 (3.66%) PaaS
5 128 (3.60%) IaaS
6 119 (3.35%) Office 365
7 97 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
8 58 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
9 44 (1.24%) Force.com
10 24 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 15 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.42%) iPaaS
12 12 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.28%) Yammer
14 8 (0.23%) Heroku
15 7 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.20%) Responsys
16 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 3 (0.084%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.99%) WAN
2 86 (2.42%) LAN
3 72 (2.03%) Internet
4 71 (2.00%) Firewall
5 53 (1.49%) SAN
6 45 (1.27%) Network Security
7 37 (1.04%) Unified Communications
8 35 (0.99%) MPLS
9 31 (0.87%) HTTP
10 29 (0.82%) NAS
11 28 (0.79%) VPN
12 27 (0.76%) SSL
12 27 (0.76%) VoIP
13 26 (0.73%) DNS
13 26 (0.73%) Skype
14 17 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (0.42%) Wireless
16 14 (0.39%) TCP/IP
17 12 (0.34%) Multicast
17 12 (0.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 162 (4.56%) Big Data
3 113 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 112 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
5 97 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 91 (2.56%) DB2
6 91 (2.56%) MySQL
7 63 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 54 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 53 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 41 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 41 (1.15%) Oracle Database
11 37 (1.04%) SAP HANA
12 30 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (0.70%) Data Mining
15 24 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (0.54%) SAP BW
16 19 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.51%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 40 (1.13%) Eclipse
2 31 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.76%) Ant
4 23 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 23 (0.65%) IntelliJ
4 23 (0.65%) NetBeans
5 21 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 21 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 20 (0.56%) NUnit
7 16 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.37%) Subversion
9 11 (0.31%) Maven
9 11 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.28%) Log4j
11 9 (0.25%) JUnit
12 8 (0.23%) Grunt
13 7 (0.20%) JIRA
14 6 (0.17%) gulp
15 5 (0.14%) ERwin
15 5 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 932 (26.25%) Finance
2 432 (12.17%) Retail
3 360 (10.14%) Banking
4 262 (7.38%) Telecoms
5 226 (6.36%) Marketing
6 95 (2.68%) Publishing
7 94 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 55 (1.55%) Advertising
9 53 (1.49%) Legal
10 51 (1.44%) Billing
11 32 (0.90%) Automotive
12 26 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.70%) Law
13 25 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.65%) Electronics
15 21 (0.59%) Front Office
16 20 (0.56%) Games
17 19 (0.54%) Back Office
18 17 (0.48%) Online Betting
19 16 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (16.47%) .NET
2 368 (10.36%) Web Services
3 232 (6.53%) XML
4 229 (6.45%) Middleware
5 225 (6.34%) J2EE
6 175 (4.93%) HTML
7 152 (4.28%) REST
7 152 (4.28%) SOAP
8 120 (3.38%) ASP.NET
9 114 (3.21%) CSS
10 79 (2.22%) Java EE
11 76 (2.14%) RESTful
12 61 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
13 59 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (1.38%) XSLT
15 44 (1.24%) JMS
16 42 (1.18%) HTML5
17 40 (1.13%) AngularJS
18 39 (1.10%) .NET Framework
19 38 (1.07%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 255 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 224 (6.31%) Data Centre
4 160 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 137 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 103 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 85 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 68 (1.91%) Public Cloud
9 55 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 46 (1.30%) Streaming Video
11 43 (1.21%) CMDB
12 42 (1.18%) Smart Meter
13 41 (1.15%) User Experience
14 37 (1.04%) PMI
15 34 (0.96%) Data Integration
16 31 (0.87%) Clustering
16 31 (0.87%) Social Media
17 29 (0.82%) IPTV
17 29 (0.82%) Mainframe
18 28 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 224 (6.31%) Windows
2 157 (4.42%) Linux
3 102 (2.87%) Unix
4 56 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 52 (1.46%) Android
6 46 (1.30%) Solaris
7 42 (1.18%) Apple iOS
8 28 (0.79%) Windows Phone
9 27 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 23 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.31%) AIX
13 11 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.28%) CentOS
14 10 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.25%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.084%) VMS
16 3 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (27.71%) TOGAF
2 929 (26.16%) Agile Software Development
3 698 (19.66%) SOA
4 695 (19.57%) Presales
5 468 (13.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 447 (12.59%) E-Commerce
7 444 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 397 (11.18%) CRM
9 361 (10.17%) Project Management
10 344 (9.69%) Zachman Framework
11 332 (9.35%) UML
12 324 (9.12%) ITIL
13 269 (7.58%) Analytics
14 262 (7.38%) Technical Architecture
15 235 (6.62%) Open Source
16 223 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
17 218 (6.14%) Business Development
17 218 (6.14%) ERP
18 215 (6.05%) SDLC
19 189 (5.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 807 (22.73%) Java
2 365 (10.28%) SQL
3 289 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 281 (7.91%) C#
5 100 (2.82%) C
6 91 (2.56%) PHP
7 61 (1.72%) Python
8 60 (1.69%) C++
9 41 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 35 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 28 (0.79%) Objective-C
12 23 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 22 (0.62%) Ruby
14 19 (0.54%) ABAP
15 17 (0.48%) Scala
16 15 (0.42%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.39%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.37%) Perl
19 11 (0.31%) TypeScript
20 9 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 390 (10.98%) Degree
2 199 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 98 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 86 (2.42%) PMI Certification
5 77 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 65 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (1.44%) ISEB
7 51 (1.44%) PMP
8 46 (1.30%) MCSE
9 44 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 34 (0.96%) CCNP
12 20 (0.56%) CCIE
12 20 (0.56%) CCNA
12 20 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.48%) MCSD
14 14 (0.39%) MBA
15 13 (0.37%) MCSA
15 13 (0.37%) PhD
15 13 (0.37%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.28%) QA
2 39 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.04%) COBIT
4 14 (0.39%) SEPA
5 13 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.28%) EMIR
7 10 (0.28%) MiFID
7 10 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.084%) HL7
10 3 (0.084%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.084%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.084%) ISO20022
10 3 (0.084%) SLA
11 2 (0.056%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.028%) Basel III
System Software
1 195 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 95 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 28 (0.79%) vCloud
5 21 (0.59%) XenApp
6 19 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.45%) vSphere
7 16 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.31%) NFS
8 11 (0.31%) Xen
9 10 (0.28%) XenServer
10 9 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.25%) SRDF
11 7 (0.20%) HDFS
12 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.14%) Docker
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.084%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.084%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 50 (1.41%) SCVMM
2 42 (1.18%) SCCM
3 20 (0.56%) Puppet
4 15 (0.42%) Tivoli
5 13 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.34%) SCOM
7 6 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.17%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.11%) Ansible
8 4 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.11%) Kibana
8 4 (0.11%) Mesos
8 4 (0.11%) MOM
8 4 (0.11%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.11%) SCSM
8 4 (0.11%) TeamSite
8 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.11%) Windows Intune
9 3 (0.084%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 710 (19.99%) Oracle
2 582 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 432 (12.17%) SAP
4 287 (8.08%) VMware
5 259 (7.29%) IBM
6 211 (5.94%) Cisco
7 156 (4.39%) Citrix
8 134 (3.77%) NetApp
9 125 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
10 117 (3.29%) HP
11 106 (2.99%) EMC
12 102 (2.87%) ATG
13 95 (2.68%) hybris
14 76 (2.14%) Juniper
15 65 (1.83%) CheckPoint
16 64 (1.80%) TIBCO
17 56 (1.58%) Hyperion
18 55 (1.55%) Siebel
19 43 (1.21%) BMC
19 43 (1.21%) Cognizant
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + 15% flex + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + pension + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Brilliant package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £63000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £7000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus an annual variable bonus (10%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago