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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 169 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1918 1952 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 1.80% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.87% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1552 1383
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +17 1784 £70,000 - 165
London +29 880 £77,500 -3.12% 82
South East +9 298 £67,500 -3.57% 26
East of England +19 120 £67,500 +3.84% 11
West Midlands -29 108 £55,000 -13.11% 18
South West -7 100 £60,000 +6.52% 6
Yorkshire +3 98 £65,000 +4.00% 7
East Midlands +69 96 £65,000 +13.04% 3
City of London +8 74 £80,750 +2.53% 26
West Yorkshire +26 73 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Berkshire -18 72 £70,000 -3.44% 3
Birmingham +13 70 £54,000 -20.00% 9
Scotland +38 67 £56,500 -13.74% 2
Surrey +14 59 £67,500 -3.57% 7
Bristol +43 57 £67,500 +27.35% 3
North West +17 56 £65,000 +4.83% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 45 £65,000 - 2
Manchester 0 42 £70,000 +12.90% 9
Hertfordshire +12 40 £65,000 -13.33% 4
Northamptonshire +41 39 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +19 39 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Northampton +37 35 £63,750 +8.51%
Hampshire -12 35 £70,000 +12.00% 6
Edinburgh +18 34 £56,500 -21.52%
Cambridgeshire +1 34 £80,000 +23.07% 1
Leeds +6 30 £66,000 +14.78% 2
Bedfordshire +23 29 £68,750 +10.00% 4
Bradford -1 29 £65,000 +4.00%
Glasgow +23 28 £60,000 +11.62% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 27 £65,750 +14.34%

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1184 (30.66%) Finance
2 1136 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1078 (27.91%) TOGAF
4 874 (22.63%) Java
5 705 (18.25%) SOA
6 670 (17.35%) Oracle
7 607 (15.72%) Retail
8 601 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 596 (15.43%) .NET
10 594 (15.38%) Presales
11 544 (14.09%) CRM
12 503 (13.02%) Enterprise Architecture
13 489 (12.66%) Degree
14 462 (11.96%) E-Commerce
15 432 (11.19%) Banking
16 400 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
17 397 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
18 369 (9.55%) C#
19 364 (9.43%) Zachman Framework
20 358 (9.27%) Project Management
21 356 (9.22%) ITIL
22 346 (8.96%) SQL
23 342 (8.86%) ERP
24 334 (8.65%) JavaScript
25 330 (8.54%) SAP
26 327 (8.47%) Web Services
26 327 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
26 327 (8.47%) SaaS
27 321 (8.31%) Technical Architecture
28 282 (7.30%) SQL Server

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 (4.66%) WebSphere
2 115 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 76 (1.97%) Apache
4 68 (1.76%) CMS
5 52 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 51 (1.32%) MS Exchange
7 46 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 46 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 45 (1.17%) JBoss
9 42 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 33 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 30 (0.78%) Apache Spark
12 25 (0.65%) NetWeaver
13 23 (0.60%) IIS
13 23 (0.60%) Mule
14 20 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
15 18 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
16 17 (0.44%) OpenStack
17 16 (0.41%) Skype for Business
18 15 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 262 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 105 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 91 (2.36%) MS Office
4 31 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.078%) MS Project
6 2 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.026%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 86 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
2 85 (2.20%) Oracle Retail
3 76 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
4 59 (1.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 45 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
6 44 (1.14%) SAP ERP
7 40 (1.04%) SAP CRM
8 34 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
9 24 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 21 (0.54%) SAP HR
11 20 (0.52%) SAP GRC
12 19 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 19 (0.49%) SAP SD
13 18 (0.47%) SAP hybris
14 17 (0.44%) SAP ECC
15 16 (0.41%) SAP MDM
16 15 (0.39%) Eloqua
16 15 (0.39%) Magento
17 14 (0.36%) SAP Retail
18 12 (0.31%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 397 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 327 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 327 (8.47%) SaaS
3 169 (4.38%) PaaS
4 138 (3.57%) IaaS
5 105 (2.72%) Office 365
6 92 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 74 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (0.39%) Force.com
10 11 (0.28%) Oracle CX
11 8 (0.21%) Responsys
11 8 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.16%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.16%) GitHub
13 6 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.13%) iPaaS
14 5 (0.13%) SoftLayer
15 4 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.46%) WAN
2 82 (2.12%) LAN
3 77 (1.99%) Internet
4 67 (1.73%) Network Security
5 58 (1.50%) Firewall
6 51 (1.32%) MPLS
7 50 (1.29%) HTTP
7 50 (1.29%) Unified Communications
8 46 (1.19%) VoIP
9 45 (1.17%) SAN
10 39 (1.01%) BGP
10 39 (1.01%) DNS
11 34 (0.88%) OSPF
11 34 (0.88%) VPN
12 27 (0.70%) NAS
13 25 (0.65%) SSL
14 22 (0.57%) Wireless
15 21 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
15 21 (0.54%) Multicast
16 19 (0.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 222 (5.75%) Big Data
3 128 (3.31%) MySQL
4 106 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 104 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 100 (2.59%) Relational Database
7 94 (2.43%) DB2
8 72 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 57 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 51 (1.32%) GIS
10 51 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 47 (1.22%) SAP HANA
12 43 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 27 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (0.67%) Data Mining
15 25 (0.65%) Apache Hive
15 25 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
16 20 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (1.48%) Git (software)
2 29 (0.75%) Maven
3 28 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 26 (0.67%) NUnit
5 23 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
6 20 (0.52%) Subversion
7 15 (0.39%) Ant
8 14 (0.36%) JIRA
9 12 (0.31%) JUnit
9 12 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.23%) Gradle
10 9 (0.23%) Grunt
11 8 (0.21%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.21%) Selenium
12 7 (0.18%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.16%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.10%) Log4j
14 4 (0.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 1184 (30.66%) Finance
2 607 (15.72%) Retail
3 432 (11.19%) Banking
4 266 (6.89%) Telecoms
5 205 (5.31%) Marketing
6 126 (3.26%) Manufacturing
7 84 (2.18%) Publishing
8 78 (2.02%) Advertising
9 68 (1.76%) Legal
10 46 (1.19%) Billing
11 43 (1.11%) Retail Banking
12 42 (1.09%) Law
13 34 (0.88%) Games
14 29 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.60%) Automotive
16 22 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 22 (0.57%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.54%) French Language
18 19 (0.49%) Electronics
18 19 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 596 (15.43%) .NET
2 327 (8.47%) Web Services
3 273 (7.07%) Middleware
4 215 (5.57%) HTML
5 186 (4.82%) REST
6 172 (4.45%) J2EE
7 168 (4.35%) XML
8 164 (4.25%) CSS
9 147 (3.81%) SOAP
10 142 (3.68%) ASP.NET
11 69 (1.79%) RESTful
12 68 (1.76%) HTML5
13 61 (1.58%) WCF
14 60 (1.55%) AngularJS
15 58 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 57 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web API
16 57 (1.48%) jQuery
17 56 (1.45%) Java EE
18 54 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
19 49 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 282 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (6.16%) Data Centre
3 236 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 210 (5.44%) Computer Science
5 169 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 115 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 93 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 82 (2.12%) NHS
9 77 (1.99%) Data Integration
9 77 (1.99%) Public Cloud
10 76 (1.97%) Private Cloud
11 54 (1.40%) User Experience
12 51 (1.32%) Virtual Team
13 50 (1.29%) CMDB
14 39 (1.01%) Smart Meter
15 35 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 32 (0.83%) Clustering
17 30 (0.78%) Blackberry
17 30 (0.78%) Fintech
17 30 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 187 (4.84%) Windows
2 177 (4.58%) Linux
3 86 (2.23%) Unix
4 72 (1.86%) Android
5 57 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 42 (1.09%) Solaris
7 35 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 23 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.23%) CentOS
11 9 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.21%) AIX
13 7 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.13%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.13%) zOS
16 3 (0.078%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1136 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1078 (27.91%) TOGAF
3 705 (18.25%) SOA
4 594 (15.38%) Presales
5 544 (14.09%) CRM
6 503 (13.02%) Enterprise Architecture
7 462 (11.96%) E-Commerce
8 400 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 364 (9.43%) Zachman Framework
10 358 (9.27%) Project Management
11 356 (9.22%) ITIL
12 342 (8.86%) ERP
13 321 (8.31%) Technical Architecture
14 280 (7.25%) UML
15 252 (6.53%) Analytics
15 252 (6.53%) PRINCE2
16 244 (6.32%) Scrum
17 233 (6.03%) Logistics
18 225 (5.83%) Waterfall
19 217 (5.62%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 874 (22.63%) Java
2 369 (9.55%) C#
3 346 (8.96%) SQL
4 334 (8.65%) JavaScript
5 144 (3.73%) PHP
6 129 (3.34%) C
7 97 (2.51%) Python
8 63 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 47 (1.22%) C++
10 45 (1.17%) PL/SQL
11 37 (0.96%) Ruby
12 23 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 21 (0.54%) Scala
14 20 (0.52%) Perl
15 14 (0.36%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.34%) TypeScript
17 12 (0.31%) R
18 8 (0.21%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 489 (12.66%) Degree
2 223 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 96 (2.49%) DV Cleared
4 87 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 81 (2.10%) PMI Certification
6 79 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 70 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (1.63%) ISEB
8 63 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (1.35%) PMP
10 47 (1.22%) CCNP
11 29 (0.75%) CCIE
12 27 (0.70%) CISSP
13 25 (0.65%) CISM
14 24 (0.62%) MCSE
15 20 (0.52%) BC Cleared
16 19 (0.49%) CCDP
16 19 (0.49%) CEH
16 19 (0.49%) CISA
17 18 (0.47%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (3.83%) QA
2 48 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 41 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.93%) SEPA
5 26 (0.67%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.60%) COBIT
7 18 (0.47%) GCP
8 13 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 11 (0.28%) MiFID
10 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.21%) ISO 8583
12 7 (0.18%) ISO20022
12 7 (0.18%) SLA
13 6 (0.16%) Basel II
14 5 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.13%) EMIR
14 5 (0.13%) JSP 440
15 2 (0.052%) Basel III
16 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.026%) HL7
System Software
1 178 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 56 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 51 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.44%) NFS
6 16 (0.41%) Docker
7 15 (0.39%) SRDF
8 14 (0.36%) XenApp
9 12 (0.31%) vCloud
10 11 (0.28%) Xen
11 9 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 9 (0.23%) HDFS
11 9 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 8 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.18%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.16%) XenServer
15 4 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.078%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 51 (1.32%) SCVMM
2 20 (0.52%) Puppet
3 18 (0.47%) Ansible
4 16 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.31%) SCCM
7 7 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.16%) MOM
8 6 (0.16%) Oozie
8 6 (0.16%) Salt
9 5 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (0.13%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.10%) Mesos
10 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.10%) SCOM
11 3 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.078%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 670 (17.35%) Oracle
2 601 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 330 (8.54%) SAP
4 251 (6.50%) VMware
5 221 (5.72%) Cisco
5 221 (5.72%) IBM
6 114 (2.95%) ATG
6 114 (2.95%) Citrix
7 107 (2.77%) EMC
7 107 (2.77%) NetApp
8 103 (2.67%) Juniper
8 103 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
9 96 (2.49%) HP
10 89 (2.30%) CheckPoint
11 79 (2.05%) hybris
12 68 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
13 65 (1.68%) Hyperion
14 64 (1.66%) BMC
15 63 (1.63%) Retek
16 53 (1.37%) Adobe
Manchester, Lancashire
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £75000 - £83000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £49511.00 - £55700.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 per annum + 14% pension + 10% bonus + others
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + 28days hol, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + £8k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus + Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £125000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £39688 - £46904 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £60k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent - please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus bonus and full benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus bonus plus extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Manpower
Posted: 3 days ago