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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 155 171 170
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2010 1778 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.90% 1.73% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.83% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1219 1507
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.76% +5.41%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +12 1894 £70,000 - 223
London +11 887 £77,500 - 94
South East -26 323 £67,500 +3.84% 47
City of London -34 155 £75,000 -6.25% 33
Yorkshire +5 140 £62,500 +4.16% 18
South West +28 127 £57,500 +4.54% 21
East of England +14 124 £70,000 +12.00% 9
West Yorkshire +21 116 £63,750 +6.25% 11
Berkshire -22 109 £70,000 +7.69% 13
Leeds +19 104 £65,000 +8.33% 9
West Midlands +49 102 £66,250 +5.57% 9
North West +25 101 £65,000 +2.36% 12
Surrey -13 83 £65,000 +8.33% 6
East Midlands +57 72 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Reading +13 54 £73,750 +15.68% 7
Birmingham +20 51 £70,000 +11.11% 2
Manchester +11 48 £67,500 +5.05% 5
Hampshire -10 47 £65,000 +8.33% 14
Northamptonshire +18 38 £57,500 -4.16% 4
Wiltshire +18 36 £62,500 +13.63% 6
Hertfordshire +4 36 £70,000 - 1
Bristol +6 34 £75,000 +30.43% 6
Swindon +22 33 £62,500 +13.63% 5
Buckinghamshire +17 33 £67,500 +3.84% 7
Oxfordshire +17 32 £70,000 +27.27% 5
Scotland -16 32 £60,000 +14.28% 6
Oxford +17 30 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Bedfordshire -8 30 £67,500 +10.20% 3
Cambridgeshire +16 27 £75,000 +39.53% 2
Merseyside +13 25 £65,000 +2.36% 1

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1026 (24.81%) Finance
2 961 (23.24%) Oracle
3 918 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
4 895 (21.64%) Java
5 811 (19.61%) TOGAF
6 764 (18.47%) SOA
7 689 (16.66%) Microsoft
8 650 (15.72%) .NET
9 484 (11.70%) Retail
10 483 (11.68%) Enterprise Architecture
11 452 (10.93%) SAP
12 439 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 431 (10.42%) Degree
14 415 (10.03%) Project Management
15 387 (9.36%) Banking
16 373 (9.02%) E-Commerce
17 360 (8.70%) J2EE
18 357 (8.63%) CRM
19 351 (8.49%) Zachman Framework
20 332 (8.03%) SQL
21 331 (8.00%) VMware
22 328 (7.93%) Web Services
23 326 (7.88%) Mentoring
24 325 (7.86%) Windows
25 313 (7.57%) Scrum
26 310 (7.50%) UML
26 310 (7.50%) IBM
27 307 (7.42%) Cisco
28 306 (7.40%) XML
28 306 (7.40%) SQL Server

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 277 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 250 (6.04%) WebSphere
3 144 (3.48%) Apache
4 123 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 104 (2.51%) CMS
6 80 (1.93%) Tomcat
7 73 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
8 69 (1.67%) IIS
9 65 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 57 (1.38%) MS Exchange
11 55 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
12 50 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 45 (1.09%) SAS
14 41 (0.99%) Apache Solr
14 41 (0.99%) JBoss
15 39 (0.94%) Lync
16 38 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
17 36 (0.87%) Drupal
18 30 (0.73%) CICS
18 30 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 216 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.14%) MS Office
3 26 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.17%) MS Project
7 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 111 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 58 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
3 57 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 53 (1.28%) SAP SCM
5 50 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 47 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
7 38 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
8 36 (0.87%) SAP FI
9 35 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
9 35 (0.85%) SAP CO
10 30 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 26 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 24 (0.58%) Radian6
13 22 (0.53%) SAP HR
14 21 (0.51%) SAP CRM
15 20 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
16 15 (0.36%) SAP SD
17 14 (0.34%) SAP MM
17 14 (0.34%) RMDS
18 12 (0.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 173 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (2.93%) SaaS
3 83 (2.01%) IaaS
4 76 (1.84%) Office 365
5 72 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 69 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
6 69 (1.67%) PaaS
7 38 (0.92%) Force.com
8 15 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.12%) Yammer
13 5 (0.12%) Route 53
13 5 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.12%) Taleo
14 4 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.048%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 192 (4.64%) SAN
2 170 (4.11%) WAN
3 169 (4.09%) LAN
4 163 (3.94%) Internet
5 109 (2.64%) HTTP
6 80 (1.93%) Firewall
7 70 (1.69%) NAS
8 46 (1.11%) TCP/IP
9 40 (0.97%) Wireless
10 34 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (0.75%) Network Security
11 31 (0.75%) Unified Communications
11 31 (0.75%) DNS
12 29 (0.70%) MPLS
13 25 (0.60%) Multicast
13 25 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
14 22 (0.53%) PBX
14 22 (0.53%) FCoE
15 21 (0.51%) SSL
16 20 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 141 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 131 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 126 (3.05%) DB2
5 122 (2.95%) MySQL
6 97 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 95 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 87 (2.10%) RDBMS
8 87 (2.10%) Big Data
9 69 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
10 49 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
11 42 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (0.99%) Hadoop
13 35 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
14 33 (0.80%) OLAP
15 28 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (0.68%) Couchbase
16 27 (0.65%) SAP HANA
17 26 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (0.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 71 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 38 (0.92%) Selenium
3 37 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 23 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 22 (0.53%) JIRA
6 22 (0.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 20 (0.48%) Mockito
8 16 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 15 (0.36%) Ant
10 14 (0.34%) JUnit
11 13 (0.31%) Subversion
12 11 (0.27%) Rational Rose
13 10 (0.24%) Toad
13 10 (0.24%) NUnit
13 10 (0.24%) SpecFlow
13 10 (0.24%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.19%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 1026 (24.81%) Finance
2 484 (11.70%) Retail
3 387 (9.36%) Banking
4 273 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 187 (4.52%) Marketing
6 147 (3.55%) Manufacturing
7 75 (1.81%) Games
8 70 (1.69%) Back Office
9 64 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 64 (1.55%) Legal
10 57 (1.38%) Billing
11 41 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 40 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 36 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.82%) Law
15 31 (0.75%) Automotive
16 27 (0.65%) Military
17 24 (0.58%) Electronics
17 24 (0.58%) Publishing
18 20 (0.48%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (15.72%) .NET
2 360 (8.70%) J2EE
3 328 (7.93%) Web Services
4 306 (7.40%) XML
5 298 (7.21%) HTML
6 297 (7.18%) Middleware
7 195 (4.71%) ASP.NET
7 195 (4.71%) Spring
8 157 (3.80%) CSS
9 146 (3.53%) SOAP
10 118 (2.85%) HTML5
11 112 (2.71%) Oracle Fusion
12 95 (2.30%) REST
13 91 (2.20%) Java EE
13 91 (2.20%) Hibernate
14 86 (2.08%) LAMP
15 79 (1.91%) jQuery
16 74 (1.79%) XSLT
17 71 (1.72%) JSON
18 70 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 254 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
2 226 (5.46%) Open Source
3 190 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
4 128 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 121 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 84 (2.03%) N-Tier
6 84 (2.03%) Data Integration
7 72 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 47 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 43 (1.04%) User Experience
9 43 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 39 (0.94%) Online Banking
10 39 (0.94%) Life Science
10 39 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 38 (0.92%) FMCG
12 37 (0.89%) Clustering
13 34 (0.82%) SWIFT
13 34 (0.82%) FlexPod
14 33 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 325 (7.86%) Windows
2 297 (7.18%) Linux
3 103 (2.49%) UNIX
4 91 (2.20%) Solaris
5 68 (1.64%) Android
6 55 (1.33%) AIX
7 47 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 38 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (0.89%) HPUX
12 31 (0.75%) zOS
13 30 (0.73%) SUSE
13 30 (0.73%) OS/400
14 16 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (0.36%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.27%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.17%) VMS
18 6 (0.15%) Windows Phone
19 5 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 918 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
2 811 (19.61%) TOGAF
3 764 (18.47%) SOA
4 483 (11.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 439 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 415 (10.03%) Project Management
7 373 (9.02%) E-Commerce
8 357 (8.63%) CRM
9 351 (8.49%) Zachman Framework
10 326 (7.88%) Mentoring
11 313 (7.57%) Scrum
12 310 (7.50%) UML
13 302 (7.30%) ERP
14 299 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
15 290 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
16 267 (6.46%) ITIL
17 221 (5.34%) Migration
18 204 (4.93%) Data Modelling
19 199 (4.81%) Waterfall
19 199 (4.81%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 895 (21.64%) Java
2 332 (8.03%) SQL
3 264 (6.38%) C#
4 213 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 96 (2.32%) PHP
6 62 (1.50%) Python
7 45 (1.09%) C
8 32 (0.77%) T-SQL
9 31 (0.75%) Ruby
9 31 (0.75%) C++
10 22 (0.53%) PowerShell
11 19 (0.46%) COBOL
11 19 (0.46%) VB.NET
12 16 (0.39%) Bash Shell
13 13 (0.31%) Scala
14 11 (0.27%) VB
14 11 (0.27%) Perl
15 10 (0.24%) R
16 7 (0.17%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 431 (10.42%) Degree
2 170 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 98 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (2.32%) SC Cleared
5 87 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 53 (1.28%) MCSE
7 53 (1.28%) CCNA
8 40 (0.97%) MCTS
9 29 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.63%) ISEB
11 25 (0.60%) DV Cleared
12 22 (0.53%) MBA
13 20 (0.48%) LPIC
14 19 (0.46%) MCITP
14 19 (0.46%) PMI Certification
14 19 (0.46%) CCNP
15 18 (0.44%) CISSP
16 15 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (0.34%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (4.47%) QA
2 27 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 25 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.53%) SLA
4 22 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.39%) COBIT
6 15 (0.36%) ISO 8583
7 9 (0.22%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.15%) HL7
9 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.097%) Basel II
10 4 (0.097%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.097%) PABP
11 2 (0.048%) Basel III
11 2 (0.048%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.024%) EMIR
12 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.024%) BS15000
System Software
1 232 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (2.83%) Hyper-V
3 94 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 51 (1.23%) vSphere
5 39 (0.94%) KVM
6 28 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.63%) NFS
8 23 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (0.53%) SRDF
10 21 (0.51%) vCloud
11 13 (0.31%) XenApp
11 13 (0.31%) Xen
12 12 (0.29%) XenServer
13 9 (0.22%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.17%) Squid
16 6 (0.15%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
17 5 (0.12%) IAG
Systems Management
1 59 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 43 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (1.04%) Puppet
3 38 (0.92%) SCCM
4 28 (0.68%) SCOM
5 18 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 11 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (0.22%) Windows Intune
8 8 (0.19%) OpenNMS
9 5 (0.12%) yum
10 4 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.073%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.073%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.048%) Netcool
12 2 (0.048%) OpenView
12 2 (0.048%) Nagios
12 2 (0.048%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.024%) nmon
13 1 (0.024%) logstash
13 1 (0.024%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 961 (23.24%) Oracle
2 689 (16.66%) Microsoft
3 452 (10.93%) SAP
4 331 (8.00%) VMware
5 310 (7.50%) IBM
6 307 (7.42%) Cisco
7 196 (4.74%) NetApp
8 194 (4.69%) HP
9 164 (3.97%) EMC
10 160 (3.87%) Citrix
11 123 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
12 98 (2.37%) TIBCO
13 90 (2.18%) Juniper
14 77 (1.86%) hybris
15 73 (1.76%) Siebel
16 60 (1.45%) Symantec
17 59 (1.43%) Red Hat
18 58 (1.40%) CheckPoint
18 58 (1.40%) ATG
19 56 (1.35%) Informatica
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Commission
Posted: Yesterday
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20%Bonus+HC+Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
QUANTICA
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46750.00 - £58750.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £46750 - £58750 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 2 days ago