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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
UK
Rank 166 202 169
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1669 1714 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 1.70% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.76% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1359 1543
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,050 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £92,050 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +42 1569 £70,000 - 137
London +39 773 £77,500 - 60
South East -13 230 £65,000 -3.70% 23
East of England +65 132 £67,500 - 6
South West +60 125 £64,000 +8.47% 11
West Midlands +30 125 £64,750 -0.38% 12
Yorkshire +61 92 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Berkshire +12 88 £65,000 -7.14% 8
City of London -17 83 £75,000 -3.22% 14
West Yorkshire +49 82 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Birmingham +27 74 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Bristol +33 59 £64,000 -0.77% 5
Hertfordshire +44 49 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Leeds +34 49 £67,500 +10.20% 2
Bedfordshire +55 45 £67,500 +12.50% 2
Scotland -8 45 £60,000 - 4
Surrey +32 41 £73,750 +1.72% 5
North West -29 39 £70,000 +33.33% 9
Luton +32 37 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands +23 34 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +10 34 £80,000 +18.51% 1
Manchester -39 31 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Edinburgh -6 30 £60,000 -3.22% 3
Hampshire +8 23 £80,000 +23.07% 4
Oxfordshire -22 23 £65,000 +8.33%
Watford +18 22 £71,250 +12.20%
Bradford +23 20 £82,500 +43.47% 2
Coventry +5 19 £59,000 -9.23% 2
Reading +3 18 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 17 £66,750 +11.25% 2

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 988 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 962 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
3 902 (25.36%) Finance
4 712 (20.02%) Java
5 642 (18.05%) SOA
6 576 (16.19%) Microsoft
7 551 (15.49%) Presales
8 535 (15.04%) Retail
9 496 (13.94%) Oracle
10 470 (13.21%) .NET
11 445 (12.51%) CRM
11 445 (12.51%) Enterprise Architecture
12 431 (12.12%) Degree
13 378 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 377 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
15 371 (10.43%) Project Management
16 350 (9.84%) SAP
17 329 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
17 329 (9.25%) Banking
18 321 (9.02%) E-Commerce
19 317 (8.91%) ITIL
20 312 (8.77%) VMware
21 310 (8.72%) SQL Server
22 308 (8.66%) MS Excel
23 303 (8.52%) SaaS
24 275 (7.73%) Zachman Framework
25 271 (7.62%) Data Centre
26 264 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
26 264 (7.42%) SQL
27 263 (7.39%) ERP

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
1 189 (5.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 119 (3.35%) SharePoint
3 77 (2.16%) JBoss
4 76 (2.14%) Apache
5 65 (1.83%) IIS
6 61 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 58 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 50 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
9 42 (1.18%) CMS
10 41 (1.15%) OpenStack
11 40 (1.12%) SAS
12 33 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
13 27 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 27 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 26 (0.73%) Apache Spark
14 26 (0.73%) MS Exchange
14 26 (0.73%) Skype for Business
15 24 (0.67%) DataSynapse
15 24 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
15 24 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 308 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 121 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 119 (3.35%) MS Office
4 40 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.028%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 69 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.43%) SAP Hybris
3 48 (1.35%) SAP CRM
4 41 (1.15%) SAP HR
5 36 (1.01%) SAP ERP
6 35 (0.98%) SAP SD
7 26 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
8 24 (0.67%) RMDS
8 24 (0.67%) SAP HCM
9 22 (0.62%) SAP CO
9 22 (0.62%) SAP FI
9 22 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
10 21 (0.59%) SAP ECC
10 21 (0.59%) SAP MDM
11 19 (0.53%) SAP Retail
12 17 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
13 14 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 13 (0.37%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
15 12 (0.34%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 378 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 377 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
3 303 (8.52%) SaaS
4 168 (4.72%) PaaS
5 140 (3.94%) IaaS
6 93 (2.61%) Office 365
7 80 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
8 78 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
9 44 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
10 24 (0.67%) Force.com
11 20 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
12 11 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.25%) GitHub
13 9 (0.25%) Oracle CX
13 9 (0.25%) Silverpop
14 8 (0.22%) Heroku
15 7 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.20%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 163 (4.58%) WAN
2 132 (3.71%) LAN
3 106 (2.98%) Internet
4 78 (2.19%) SAN
5 74 (2.08%) Firewall
6 64 (1.80%) HTTP
7 53 (1.49%) Wireless
8 49 (1.38%) DNS
9 46 (1.29%) Network Security
9 46 (1.29%) VPN
10 40 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 36 (1.01%) iSCSI
11 36 (1.01%) MPLS
11 36 (1.01%) NAS
12 34 (0.96%) LDAP
13 32 (0.90%) Unified Communications
14 31 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
15 28 (0.79%) Multicast
16 26 (0.73%) FCoE
17 25 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 251 (7.06%) Big Data
3 146 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 90 (2.53%) MySQL
6 88 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 61 (1.71%) DB2
7 61 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 51 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
12 47 (1.32%) SAP HANA
13 40 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
14 39 (1.10%) MongoDB
15 31 (0.87%) SAP BW
16 30 (0.84%) HBase
17 29 (0.82%) GIS
18 24 (0.67%) Oracle Database
18 24 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 35 (0.98%) Gradle
2 31 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 29 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 26 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 15 (0.42%) JIRA
6 14 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 13 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 13 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.28%) NetBeans
10 9 (0.25%) Subversion
11 5 (0.14%) Rational Rose
12 4 (0.11%) Maven
12 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.084%) Ant
13 3 (0.084%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.084%) Mocha
13 3 (0.084%) Mockito
13 3 (0.084%) NUnit
General
1 902 (25.36%) Finance
2 535 (15.04%) Retail
3 329 (9.25%) Banking
4 238 (6.69%) Telecoms
5 185 (5.20%) Marketing
6 122 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 86 (2.42%) Publishing
8 70 (1.97%) Legal
9 68 (1.91%) Billing
10 53 (1.49%) Retail Banking
11 52 (1.46%) Advertising
12 42 (1.18%) Games
13 37 (1.04%) Front Office
13 37 (1.04%) Investment Banking
14 27 (0.76%) Back Office
15 24 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 21 (0.59%) Electronics
17 18 (0.51%) Aerospace
17 18 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 470 (13.21%) .NET
2 255 (7.17%) Web Services
3 200 (5.62%) Middleware
4 163 (4.58%) XML
5 162 (4.55%) HTML
6 139 (3.91%) REST
7 117 (3.29%) CSS
8 100 (2.81%) SOAP
9 76 (2.14%) J2EE
10 66 (1.86%) JSON
11 60 (1.69%) .NET Framework
12 59 (1.66%) ASP.NET
13 57 (1.60%) AngularJS
14 43 (1.21%) jQuery
15 42 (1.18%) HTML5
15 42 (1.18%) Spring
16 40 (1.12%) Java EE
17 39 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (1.10%) JMS
17 39 (1.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 271 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 264 (7.42%) Enterprise Software
3 194 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 154 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 126 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 112 (3.15%) NHS
7 85 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 82 (2.31%) Public Cloud
9 60 (1.69%) User Experience
10 52 (1.46%) N-Tier
11 48 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 46 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 43 (1.21%) CMDB
14 37 (1.04%) Private Cloud
15 35 (0.98%) Clustering
16 31 (0.87%) Internet of Things
17 30 (0.84%) Fintech
18 29 (0.82%) FMCG
19 23 (0.65%) Social Media
20 22 (0.62%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 253 (7.11%) Linux
2 222 (6.24%) Windows
3 56 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 56 (1.57%) Unix
4 48 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 44 (1.24%) Solaris
6 38 (1.07%) Android
6 38 (1.07%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
7 18 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.34%) CentOS
9 8 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.14%) zOS
12 4 (0.11%) SUSE
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.084%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.084%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 988 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 962 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
3 642 (18.05%) SOA
4 551 (15.49%) Presales
5 445 (12.51%) CRM
5 445 (12.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 371 (10.43%) Project Management
7 329 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 321 (9.02%) E-Commerce
9 317 (8.91%) ITIL
10 275 (7.73%) Zachman Framework
11 263 (7.39%) ERP
12 261 (7.34%) PRINCE2
13 242 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 240 (6.75%) Technical Architecture
15 218 (6.13%) UML
16 214 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
17 200 (5.62%) SDLC
18 199 (5.59%) Business Development
19 191 (5.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 712 (20.02%) Java
2 264 (7.42%) SQL
3 247 (6.94%) C#
4 207 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 111 (3.12%) Python
6 97 (2.73%) C
7 80 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 75 (2.11%) PHP
9 46 (1.29%) Ruby
10 35 (0.98%) C++
11 29 (0.82%) R
12 21 (0.59%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.42%) Apex Code
13 15 (0.42%) Perl
13 15 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 15 (0.42%) VBScript
14 11 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 9 (0.25%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.20%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 431 (12.12%) Degree
2 117 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 108 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 91 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 65 (1.83%) ISEB
7 64 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (1.74%) CCNP
9 61 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 59 (1.66%) CCIE
11 53 (1.49%) PMP
12 48 (1.35%) PMI Certification
13 42 (1.18%) MCSE
14 36 (1.01%) CISSP
15 32 (0.90%) CISM
16 30 (0.84%) MBA
17 29 (0.82%) CISA
18 27 (0.76%) CCDP
19 26 (0.73%) MCP
20 25 (0.70%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (3.74%) QA
2 35 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 34 (0.96%) COBIT
4 32 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.70%) PMO
6 19 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.51%) SEPA
8 12 (0.34%) SLA
9 11 (0.31%) GCP
10 9 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.084%) MiFID
13 2 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.056%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.056%) TARGET2
14 1 (0.028%) EMIR
14 1 (0.028%) GDPR
14 1 (0.028%) ISO20022
14 1 (0.028%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.028%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 220 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 74 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 47 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (1.15%) Docker
6 31 (0.87%) NFS
7 28 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (0.76%) KVM
9 26 (0.73%) SRDF
10 24 (0.67%) Xen
11 19 (0.53%) XenApp
12 17 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 15 (0.42%) VMware ESX
14 13 (0.37%) vCloud
15 7 (0.20%) HDFS
15 7 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.20%) vSphere
16 5 (0.14%) Apache Flume
16 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 48 (1.35%) Puppet
2 43 (1.21%) SCVMM
3 31 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (0.79%) Ansible
4 28 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (0.37%) Nagios
6 11 (0.31%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 10 (0.28%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.22%) Salt
8 8 (0.22%) SCCM
9 7 (0.20%) Graphite
9 7 (0.20%) SCOM
10 5 (0.14%) Cacti
10 5 (0.14%) Packer
10 5 (0.14%) Terraform
10 5 (0.14%) WSUS
10 5 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.11%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 576 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 496 (13.94%) Oracle
3 350 (9.84%) SAP
4 312 (8.77%) VMware
5 233 (6.55%) Cisco
6 212 (5.96%) IBM
7 150 (4.22%) NetApp
8 142 (3.99%) EMC
9 139 (3.91%) Citrix
10 119 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
11 118 (3.32%) HP
12 101 (2.84%) hybris
13 95 (2.67%) Juniper
14 90 (2.53%) BMC
15 66 (1.86%) Red Hat
16 61 (1.71%) CheckPoint
17 54 (1.52%) 3PAR
18 49 (1.38%) TIBCO
19 45 (1.27%) Informatica
20 36 (1.01%) MuleSoft
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £76100 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Flexi time, 20% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + 16% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + 16% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Holiday, Pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: up to £78K Cash + Annual Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum 27 days holiday + home / flexible wo
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Flexi start/finish
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £90000 per annum + 30% bonus + exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago