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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
UK
Rank 169 181 166
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1649 1858 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 1.86% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.92% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1510 1461
Median salary £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +17 1532 £72,500 - 173
London -2 671 £80,000 - 84
South East +18 299 £65,000 -7.14% 17
East of England +50 133 £69,500 +2.96% 11
West Midlands +38 133 £60,000 -10.78% 9
Berkshire +53 132 £68,750 -1.78% 2
Yorkshire +57 113 £65,000 +8.33% 15
West Yorkshire +59 99 £67,500 +12.50% 11
Birmingham +28 79 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South West +12 73 £65,000 +18.18% 15
City of London -19 67 £73,750 -13.23% 20
Scotland +34 57 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +31 57 £72,500 - 2
Leeds +45 53 £75,000 +33.92% 6
East Midlands +39 47 £66,750 -4.64% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 42 £70,875 +22.72% 2
Bedfordshire +35 40 £67,500 -1.81% 5
Reading +31 40 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Hampshire 0 40 £60,000 -7.69% 4
North West -48 39 £75,000 +36.36% 10
Bristol +28 37 £65,000 +10.16% 9
Edinburgh +15 35 £60,000 -5.88% 3
Hertfordshire +18 31 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Coventry +24 26 £45,000 -34.54% 1
Manchester -49 26 £70,000 +27.27% 7
Luton - 25 £65,000 - 5
Oxfordshire -1 21 £62,500 - 4
Tyne and Wear -8 21 £52,500 -8.69% 1
North East -10 21 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Bradford +11 20 £60,000 - 2

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 998 (27.92%) Finance
2 972 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
3 956 (26.75%) TOGAF
4 750 (20.98%) Java
5 630 (17.63%) SOA
6 571 (15.98%) Microsoft
7 569 (15.92%) Presales
8 533 (14.91%) Retail
9 506 (14.16%) Oracle
10 480 (13.43%) .NET
11 472 (13.21%) CRM
12 453 (12.67%) Degree
13 443 (12.40%) Enterprise Architecture
14 380 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 347 (9.71%) Project Management
16 346 (9.68%) Banking
17 345 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
18 336 (9.40%) ITIL
19 332 (9.29%) SaaS
20 322 (9.01%) SAP
21 313 (8.76%) E-Commerce
22 305 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
23 299 (8.37%) VMware
24 297 (8.31%) MS Excel
25 280 (7.83%) ERP
26 276 (7.72%) SQL Server
27 270 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
28 268 (7.50%) PRINCE2
29 265 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
30 264 (7.39%) Data Centre

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
1 178 (4.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 109 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 76 (2.13%) Apache
4 74 (2.07%) WebSphere
5 62 (1.73%) JBoss
6 59 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 53 (1.48%) IIS
8 45 (1.26%) CMS
9 40 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 35 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 33 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
12 33 (0.92%) SAS
13 31 (0.87%) MS Exchange
14 28 (0.78%) Skype for Business
14 28 (0.78%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.70%) Apache Spark
16 21 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
16 21 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 12 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 297 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 129 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 115 (3.22%) MS Office
4 32 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.25%) MS Project
6 2 (0.056%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.028%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.028%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.028%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 78 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.29%) SAP HR
3 42 (1.18%) SAP CRM
4 41 (1.15%) SAP hybris
5 40 (1.12%) SAP ERP
6 34 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
7 30 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
8 26 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
9 24 (0.67%) SAP ECC
10 23 (0.64%) SAP SD
11 22 (0.62%) SAP MDM
12 21 (0.59%) RMDS
13 20 (0.56%) SAP HCM
14 16 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
15 15 (0.42%) SAP Retail
16 14 (0.39%) SAP GRC
17 12 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 12 (0.34%) SAP CO
17 12 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
17 12 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 380 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 345 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
3 332 (9.29%) SaaS
4 169 (4.73%) PaaS
5 131 (3.67%) IaaS
6 86 (2.41%) Office 365
7 71 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
8 58 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
10 28 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.50%) Force.com
12 14 (0.39%) Oracle CX
13 12 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (0.22%) Heroku
14 8 (0.22%) SoftLayer
15 6 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.11%) GitHub
17 4 (0.11%) Silverpop
17 4 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (4.14%) WAN
2 119 (3.33%) LAN
3 95 (2.66%) Internet
4 81 (2.27%) SAN
5 73 (2.04%) Firewall
6 52 (1.45%) HTTP
7 47 (1.32%) Network Security
8 45 (1.26%) Wireless
9 42 (1.18%) DNS
9 42 (1.18%) Unified Communications
10 36 (1.01%) iSCSI
11 34 (0.95%) MPLS
12 33 (0.92%) NAS
12 33 (0.92%) VPN
13 31 (0.87%) VoIP
14 29 (0.81%) BGP
14 29 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
15 28 (0.78%) LDAP
15 28 (0.78%) Multicast
16 26 (0.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 236 (6.60%) Big Data
3 132 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (2.69%) MySQL
5 93 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 87 (2.43%) Hadoop
7 67 (1.87%) DB2
8 66 (1.85%) SAP HANA
9 54 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 43 (1.20%) GIS
10 43 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
12 37 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 37 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 34 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (0.81%) HBase
15 29 (0.81%) SAP BW
16 25 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 35 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 27 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 23 (0.64%) Gradle
4 14 (0.39%) IntelliJ
5 13 (0.36%) TeamCity
6 12 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.34%) NetBeans
6 12 (0.34%) Subversion
7 11 (0.31%) JIRA
7 11 (0.31%) Maven
8 10 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.14%) ERwin
9 5 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.14%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.11%) NUnit
10 4 (0.11%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.11%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.084%) Vagrant
General
1 998 (27.92%) Finance
2 533 (14.91%) Retail
3 346 (9.68%) Banking
4 236 (6.60%) Telecoms
5 191 (5.34%) Marketing
6 124 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 91 (2.55%) Publishing
8 72 (2.01%) Legal
9 65 (1.82%) Billing
10 60 (1.68%) Advertising
11 56 (1.57%) Games
12 50 (1.40%) Retail Banking
13 33 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.92%) Investment Banking
14 32 (0.90%) Front Office
15 25 (0.70%) Law
16 23 (0.64%) Back Office
17 22 (0.62%) Aerospace
18 19 (0.53%) Electronics
19 13 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (13.43%) .NET
2 254 (7.11%) Web Services
3 222 (6.21%) Middleware
4 163 (4.56%) HTML
5 153 (4.28%) REST
6 142 (3.97%) XML
7 113 (3.16%) CSS
8 101 (2.83%) SOAP
9 84 (2.35%) J2EE
10 62 (1.73%) ASP.NET
11 58 (1.62%) .NET Framework
12 55 (1.54%) JSON
13 43 (1.20%) AngularJS
13 43 (1.20%) Spring
14 39 (1.09%) HTML5
15 37 (1.04%) Java EE
15 37 (1.04%) WCF
16 36 (1.01%) jQuery
17 35 (0.98%) JMS
17 35 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 270 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 264 (7.39%) Data Centre
3 199 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 184 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 127 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 112 (3.13%) NHS
7 105 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 88 (2.46%) Data Integration
9 77 (2.15%) Public Cloud
10 67 (1.87%) User Experience
11 53 (1.48%) Private Cloud
12 52 (1.45%) Mobile App
13 50 (1.40%) Virtual Team
14 45 (1.26%) N-Tier
15 44 (1.23%) CMDB
16 36 (1.01%) Clustering
16 36 (1.01%) Fintech
17 30 (0.84%) SWIFT
18 26 (0.73%) FMCG
19 25 (0.70%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 223 (6.24%) Linux
2 202 (5.65%) Windows
3 63 (1.76%) Unix
4 48 (1.34%) Android
5 45 (1.26%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.23%) Solaris
6 44 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 42 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
9 14 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.36%) CentOS
11 9 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.14%) AIX
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.14%) zOS
14 4 (0.11%) SUSE
15 3 (0.084%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.084%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.056%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
2 956 (26.75%) TOGAF
3 630 (17.63%) SOA
4 569 (15.92%) Presales
5 472 (13.21%) CRM
6 443 (12.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 347 (9.71%) Project Management
8 336 (9.40%) ITIL
9 313 (8.76%) E-Commerce
10 305 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 280 (7.83%) ERP
12 268 (7.50%) PRINCE2
13 265 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
14 261 (7.30%) Zachman Framework
15 240 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
16 207 (5.79%) Logistics
17 204 (5.71%) UML
18 200 (5.60%) Analytics
18 200 (5.60%) Scrum
19 197 (5.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 750 (20.98%) Java
2 262 (7.33%) C#
3 259 (7.25%) SQL
4 224 (6.27%) JavaScript
5 126 (3.53%) Python
6 117 (3.27%) C
7 86 (2.41%) PHP
8 80 (2.24%) PowerShell
9 43 (1.20%) Ruby
10 37 (1.04%) C++
11 21 (0.59%) R
12 15 (0.42%) Perl
13 12 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 12 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.31%) Apex Code
14 11 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 10 (0.28%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.28%) Scala
15 10 (0.28%) VBScript
16 7 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 453 (12.67%) Degree
2 155 (4.34%) Security Cleared
3 108 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 93 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 76 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 65 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (1.73%) ISEB
9 56 (1.57%) CCNP
10 55 (1.54%) CCIE
11 54 (1.51%) PMP
12 52 (1.45%) PMI Certification
13 44 (1.23%) CISSP
14 41 (1.15%) CISM
15 36 (1.01%) MCSE
16 35 (0.98%) CISA
17 30 (0.84%) MBA
18 29 (0.81%) CCDP
19 28 (0.78%) GIAC
20 26 (0.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (3.58%) QA
2 54 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 35 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.78%) SEPA
5 23 (0.64%) COBIT
6 21 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.50%) GCP
8 10 (0.28%) SLA
9 8 (0.22%) MiFID
10 6 (0.17%) Basel II
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.056%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.056%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.056%) TARGET2
13 1 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.028%) EMIR
13 1 (0.028%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.028%) HL7
System Software
1 222 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 68 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 46 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (0.92%) Docker
6 26 (0.73%) NFS
6 26 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 25 (0.70%) KVM
8 23 (0.64%) SRDF
9 21 (0.59%) Xen
10 17 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.39%) vCloud
11 14 (0.39%) XenApp
12 13 (0.36%) VMware ESX
13 7 (0.20%) Apache Flume
13 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.14%) vSphere
15 4 (0.11%) HDFS
15 4 (0.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 44 (1.23%) Puppet
1 44 (1.23%) SCVMM
2 30 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.73%) Ansible
4 25 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 12 (0.34%) Nagios
7 10 (0.28%) Salt
8 8 (0.22%) Kubernetes
9 7 (0.20%) Graphite
9 7 (0.20%) SCCM
10 6 (0.17%) WSUS
11 5 (0.14%) Cacti
11 5 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.14%) CSIRT
11 5 (0.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (0.14%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.11%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 571 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 506 (14.16%) Oracle
3 322 (9.01%) SAP
4 299 (8.37%) VMware
5 233 (6.52%) Cisco
6 203 (5.68%) IBM
7 128 (3.58%) Citrix
8 127 (3.55%) EMC
9 126 (3.53%) NetApp
10 116 (3.25%) HP
11 112 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
12 102 (2.85%) Juniper
13 84 (2.35%) hybris
14 79 (2.21%) BMC
15 67 (1.87%) CheckPoint
16 54 (1.51%) TIBCO
17 45 (1.26%) Red Hat
18 44 (1.23%) 3PAR
19 41 (1.15%) Adobe
20 35 (0.98%) Informatica
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £60000 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Freshfield Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Great Benefits/Home Working
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50 - £58000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: to £85,000 plus £15,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £65k - 70k per year + bonus, package
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £41709.00 - £46924.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £97,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £70K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: up to £70K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Excellent Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: Yesterday