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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 164 174 159
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1831 2063 2174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 1.94% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.01% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1650 1627
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,875
% change year-on-year
- +3.37%

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +11 1708 £70,000 - 161
London +7 739 £77,500 -3.12% 72
South East +49 362 £67,500 -3.57% 31
East of England +18 145 £67,500 -3.57% 16
West Midlands +49 144 £58,500 -16.42% 8
Berkshire +59 130 £70,000 - 11
Yorkshire +3 103 £65,000 +8.33% 10
Birmingham +46 99 £57,750 -17.50% 5
Surrey +36 89 £72,500 +1.39% 8
West Yorkshire +16 80 £65,000 +8.33% 9
City of London -3 77 £72,000 -12.19% 20
South West -11 72 £62,500 +12.97% 11
Scotland +40 66 £60,000 -10.44% 4
Hampshire +18 66 £65,000 - 2
North West -56 60 £70,000 +12.90% 10
East Midlands +32 57 £66,750 -4.64% 3
Reading +36 44 £65,000 -8.77% 2
Bristol +29 41 £75,000 +27.11% 6
Bedfordshire +21 41 £66,250 -8.62% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 40 £77,500 +29.16% 4
Leeds +11 38 £75,000 +30.43% 7
Edinburgh +20 37 £60,000 -10.44% 4
Manchester -34 37 £67,500 +8.87% 7
Hertfordshire -8 35 £75,000 +22.44% 6
Glasgow +37 25 £65,000 +18.18%
Luton +4 25 £62,500 -16.66% 1
Northamptonshire +26 24 £55,000 -2.22% 3
Coventry +17 23 £42,500 -26.44%
Buckinghamshire -11 22 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Watford +8 21 £60,000 +0.41% 2

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1131 (30.17%) Finance
2 1053 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 987 (26.33%) TOGAF
4 830 (22.14%) Java
5 669 (17.84%) SOA
6 623 (16.62%) Microsoft
7 587 (15.66%) Presales
8 559 (14.91%) Retail
9 556 (14.83%) .NET
10 537 (14.32%) Oracle
11 492 (13.12%) CRM
12 487 (12.99%) Degree
13 476 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
14 406 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
15 397 (10.59%) Banking
16 350 (9.34%) Amazon AWS
17 349 (9.31%) SaaS
18 345 (9.20%) Project Management
18 345 (9.20%) E-Commerce
19 330 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 326 (8.70%) ITIL
21 322 (8.59%) C#
22 320 (8.54%) ERP
23 301 (8.03%) MS Excel
24 291 (7.76%) SQL Server
24 291 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
25 282 (7.52%) SAP
25 282 (7.52%) Zachman Framework
26 281 (7.50%) VMware
27 279 (7.44%) JavaScript

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
1 180 (4.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 123 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 109 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 85 (2.27%) Apache
5 62 (1.65%) JBoss
6 59 (1.57%) Tomcat
7 54 (1.44%) IIS
8 45 (1.20%) CMS
9 43 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
10 40 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 37 (0.99%) OpenStack
12 35 (0.93%) MS Exchange
13 32 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
15 25 (0.67%) SAS
16 24 (0.64%) Apache Spark
17 18 (0.48%) Mule
18 17 (0.45%) Documentum
19 16 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
19 16 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 301 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 135 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 121 (3.23%) MS Office
4 27 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.027%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 81 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (1.23%) SAP ERP
4 42 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
5 40 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
6 38 (1.01%) SAP HR
7 35 (0.93%) SAP CRM
8 29 (0.77%) SAP hybris
9 25 (0.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 23 (0.61%) SAP ECC
11 21 (0.56%) SAP MDM
12 20 (0.53%) SAP GRC
13 18 (0.48%) SAP SD
14 15 (0.40%) RMDS
14 15 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
15 13 (0.35%) SAP Retail
16 11 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
16 11 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
16 11 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 10 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 406 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 350 (9.34%) Amazon AWS
3 349 (9.31%) SaaS
4 167 (4.45%) PaaS
5 128 (3.41%) IaaS
6 93 (2.48%) Office 365
7 70 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
8 64 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 36 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.45%) Force.com
11 16 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
12 14 (0.37%) Oracle CX
13 11 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (0.21%) Heroku
15 7 (0.19%) SoftLayer
16 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.11%) GitHub
16 4 (0.11%) iPaaS
16 4 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (3.68%) WAN
2 111 (2.96%) LAN
3 91 (2.43%) Internet
4 76 (2.03%) SAN
5 71 (1.89%) Firewall
6 59 (1.57%) HTTP
7 57 (1.52%) Network Security
8 48 (1.28%) Unified Communications
9 47 (1.25%) DNS
10 43 (1.15%) Wireless
11 41 (1.09%) MPLS
12 39 (1.04%) VoIP
13 35 (0.93%) VPN
14 34 (0.91%) BGP
15 30 (0.80%) OSPF
16 28 (0.75%) NAS
17 27 (0.72%) iSCSI
17 27 (0.72%) Multicast
18 26 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
19 23 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 250 (6.67%) Big Data
3 118 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
4 110 (2.93%) MySQL
5 103 (2.75%) NoSQL
6 79 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 69 (1.84%) Relational Database
8 64 (1.71%) DB2
9 63 (1.68%) SAP HANA
10 57 (1.52%) GIS
11 53 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 45 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 44 (1.17%) Oracle Database
14 41 (1.09%) MongoDB
15 40 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
16 29 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
16 29 (0.77%) RDBMS
17 24 (0.64%) HBase
18 23 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 53 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 36 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 23 (0.61%) Maven
4 21 (0.56%) Gradle
5 20 (0.53%) Subversion
6 15 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 13 (0.35%) JIRA
7 13 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 12 (0.32%) IntelliJ
9 10 (0.27%) NetBeans
9 10 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.21%) NUnit
10 8 (0.21%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.19%) JUnit
11 7 (0.19%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.16%) Ant
13 5 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.13%) ERwin
13 5 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 1131 (30.17%) Finance
2 559 (14.91%) Retail
3 397 (10.59%) Banking
4 252 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 184 (4.91%) Marketing
6 125 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 83 (2.21%) Publishing
8 78 (2.08%) Advertising
9 65 (1.73%) Legal
10 59 (1.57%) Billing
11 48 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 46 (1.23%) Games
13 36 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.85%) Law
15 31 (0.83%) Investment Banking
16 28 (0.75%) Front Office
17 25 (0.67%) Back Office
18 22 (0.59%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.45%) Spanish Language
20 16 (0.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (14.83%) .NET
2 275 (7.34%) Web Services
3 254 (6.78%) Middleware
4 191 (5.09%) HTML
5 169 (4.51%) REST
6 159 (4.24%) XML
7 136 (3.63%) CSS
8 118 (3.15%) SOAP
9 112 (2.99%) J2EE
10 103 (2.75%) ASP.NET
11 54 (1.44%) .NET Framework
11 54 (1.44%) JSON
12 53 (1.41%) HTML5
12 53 (1.41%) jQuery
13 51 (1.36%) AngularJS
14 50 (1.33%) Java EE
15 48 (1.28%) WCF
16 47 (1.25%) Spring
17 40 (1.07%) RESTful
18 39 (1.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 272 (7.26%) Enterprise Software
2 254 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 225 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 214 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 144 (3.84%) Management Information System
6 116 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 109 (2.91%) NHS
8 99 (2.64%) Data Integration
9 75 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 72 (1.92%) Private Cloud
10 72 (1.92%) User Experience
11 59 (1.57%) Mobile App
12 49 (1.31%) Virtual Team
13 42 (1.12%) Fintech
14 40 (1.07%) N-Tier
15 38 (1.01%) CMDB
16 37 (0.99%) Clustering
17 33 (0.88%) SWIFT
18 28 (0.75%) Blackberry
19 27 (0.72%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 231 (6.16%) Linux
2 205 (5.47%) Windows
3 80 (2.13%) Unix
4 60 (1.60%) Android
5 52 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 45 (1.20%) Solaris
8 41 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.24%) CentOS
13 7 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.16%) AIX
14 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.13%) zOS
16 4 (0.11%) SUSE
17 3 (0.080%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.053%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1053 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 987 (26.33%) TOGAF
3 669 (17.84%) SOA
4 587 (15.66%) Presales
5 492 (13.12%) CRM
6 476 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 345 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 345 (9.20%) Project Management
8 330 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 326 (8.70%) ITIL
10 320 (8.54%) ERP
11 291 (7.76%) Technical Architecture
12 282 (7.52%) Zachman Framework
13 263 (7.02%) PRINCE2
14 233 (6.21%) Logistics
15 231 (6.16%) UML
16 228 (6.08%) Continuous Improvement
17 221 (5.89%) Scrum
18 219 (5.84%) Open Source
19 203 (5.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 830 (22.14%) Java
2 322 (8.59%) C#
3 279 (7.44%) JavaScript
4 278 (7.42%) SQL
5 132 (3.52%) C
6 125 (3.33%) Python
7 116 (3.09%) PHP
8 84 (2.24%) PowerShell
9 44 (1.17%) Ruby
10 43 (1.15%) C++
11 23 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 19 (0.51%) Perl
13 15 (0.40%) T-SQL
14 12 (0.32%) Scala
15 11 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 10 (0.27%) R
17 9 (0.24%) Apex Code
18 7 (0.19%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 487 (12.99%) Degree
2 183 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 112 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 102 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 71 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 65 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (1.63%) CCNP
9 57 (1.52%) CCIE
10 51 (1.36%) ISEB
11 47 (1.25%) PMI Certification
12 41 (1.09%) PMP
13 38 (1.01%) CISSP
14 36 (0.96%) CISM
15 31 (0.83%) CISA
16 30 (0.80%) CCDP
17 25 (0.67%) MCSE
18 24 (0.64%) MBA
19 23 (0.61%) GIAC
20 22 (0.59%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (3.87%) QA
2 66 (1.76%) Data Quality
3 34 (0.91%) SEPA
4 31 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (0.64%) COBIT
5 24 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.61%) GCP
7 8 (0.21%) MiFID
8 7 (0.19%) SLA
9 6 (0.16%) Basel II
9 6 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.13%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.11%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.027%) EMIR
12 1 (0.027%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.027%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.027%) TARGET2
System Software
1 211 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 68 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (0.72%) Docker
6 23 (0.61%) NFS
7 21 (0.56%) SRDF
8 19 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (0.48%) KVM
10 16 (0.43%) Xen
11 14 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.37%) XenApp
12 13 (0.35%) Apache Flume
12 13 (0.35%) vCloud
13 11 (0.29%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.11%) HDFS
16 4 (0.11%) PowerHA
16 4 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (1.17%) Puppet
2 38 (1.01%) SCVMM
3 29 (0.77%) Ansible
3 29 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (0.27%) Salt
6 9 (0.24%) Nagios
7 7 (0.19%) SCCM
8 6 (0.16%) Graphite
8 6 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.16%) MOM
8 6 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.16%) WSUS
9 5 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (0.13%) Oozie
10 4 (0.11%) Cacti
10 4 (0.11%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.080%) Kibana
Vendors
1 623 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 537 (14.32%) Oracle
3 282 (7.52%) SAP
4 281 (7.50%) VMware
5 233 (6.21%) Cisco
6 195 (5.20%) IBM
7 122 (3.25%) EMC
8 119 (3.17%) Citrix
9 116 (3.09%) NetApp
10 111 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
11 106 (2.83%) Juniper
12 101 (2.69%) HP
13 69 (1.84%) CheckPoint
14 66 (1.76%) BMC
15 64 (1.71%) hybris
16 56 (1.49%) TIBCO
17 51 (1.36%) ATG
18 45 (1.20%) Adobe
19 39 (1.04%) Red Hat
20 38 (1.01%) Google
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £7820 - £9775 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £100,000 to £105,000 per annum £105,000 + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £75000 - £75001 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65000 + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £42,000 - 52,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 - £80,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k + 10% + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Perse school
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Pension, private healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
UK
Source Technology
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + OTE + Car Allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus+Pension+Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: You will get paid in AUD dollars - $140,000 - $160,000 AUD + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 10 hours ago