The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 180 163 170
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1890 1830 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.65% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.74% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1452 1604
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £89,200 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England 0 1764 £70,000 +3.70% 172
London -27 786 £75,000 - 84
South East +14 391 £68,500 +5.38% 26
City of London +3 195 £75,000 - 38
East of England +16 127 £65,000 +1.96% 14
Yorkshire -25 124 £55,000 - 10
Berkshire +31 117 £69,000 +0.36% 9
North West +2 107 £64,250 -1.15% 13
Surrey +33 94 £67,500 +22.72% 2
West Yorkshire -31 90 £55,000 - 6
South West +25 89 £55,000 -12.00% 12
Leeds -18 77 £56,250 +2.27% 6
Hampshire +28 73 £60,000 - 7
West Midlands -6 64 £75,000 +15.38% 4
Bedfordshire +19 58 £65,000 +8.33% 8
Reading +12 47 £70,000 +5.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 42 £73,750 -4.83% 2
Bristol +24 40 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Cheshire +3 39 £77,500 +33.62% 1
Manchester -10 38 £62,500 -3.84% 9
Scotland -31 37 £60,000 +4.34% 9
Birmingham -5 36 £72,500 +11.53% 3
Luton +16 33 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Newbury +24 31 £60,000 -9.43%
Edinburgh -12 31 £60,000 +4.34% 5
Cambridgeshire +25 28 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Merseyside +10 28 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Liverpool +8 28 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Hertfordshire -11 27 £65,000 -7.14% 5
Southampton +15 25 £60,000 -17.24% 2

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 880 (24.16%) Finance
2 864 (23.72%) Oracle
3 799 (21.94%) SOA
4 766 (21.03%) Java
5 596 (16.36%) Microsoft
6 572 (15.71%) TOGAF
7 521 (14.31%) .NET
8 444 (12.19%) CRM
9 431 (11.83%) Degree
10 425 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 405 (11.12%) SQL Server
12 379 (10.41%) Banking
13 372 (10.21%) SAP
14 363 (9.97%) Technical Architecture
15 347 (9.53%) SQL
16 343 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
17 332 (9.12%) Web Services
17 332 (9.12%) IBM
18 329 (9.03%) Project Management
19 325 (8.92%) Telecoms
20 321 (8.81%) Middleware
21 301 (8.26%) Linux
22 294 (8.07%) Relational Database
23 285 (7.83%) C#
24 283 (7.77%) Windows
25 282 (7.74%) XML
26 274 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
27 264 (7.25%) Retail
27 264 (7.25%) MS Excel
28 256 (7.03%) ITIL

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 254 (6.97%) WebSphere
2 212 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 125 (3.43%) WebLogic
4 106 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 75 (2.06%) CMS
6 65 (1.78%) Apache
6 65 (1.78%) SAS
7 62 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 61 (1.67%) IIS
9 54 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 53 (1.46%) Lync
11 52 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 47 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
12 47 (1.29%) Drupal
13 39 (1.07%) NetWeaver
14 37 (1.02%) MS Exchange
15 31 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
16 30 (0.82%) Liferay
16 30 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
16 30 (0.82%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 264 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.07%) MS Office
3 28 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.47%) SPSS
5 7 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.11%) MS Project
7 2 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 89 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 60 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
4 51 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 33 (0.91%) SAP SCM
6 30 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
7 27 (0.74%) AquaLogic BPM
8 25 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
9 24 (0.66%) SAP HR
9 24 (0.66%) Oracle BRM
9 24 (0.66%) SAP Retail
10 23 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
11 22 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
11 22 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
12 20 (0.55%) SAP MDM
13 19 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
13 19 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
13 19 (0.52%) SAP CRM
14 17 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
14 17 (0.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.78%) IaaS
2 45 (1.24%) SaaS
3 41 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (0.99%) Office 365
6 28 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (0.71%) PaaS
8 14 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (0.30%) GitHub
10 6 (0.16%) Force.com
11 2 (0.055%) Taleo
12 1 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.04%) Internet
2 133 (3.65%) WAN
3 120 (3.29%) LAN
4 111 (3.05%) SAN
5 79 (2.17%) Firewall
6 55 (1.51%) HTTP
7 52 (1.43%) TCP/IP
8 41 (1.13%) VPN
9 39 (1.07%) NAS
10 29 (0.80%) MPLS
11 26 (0.71%) DNS
12 25 (0.69%) Network Security
13 24 (0.66%) SMS
14 22 (0.60%) Wireless
14 22 (0.60%) Unified Communications
14 22 (0.60%) LTE
15 21 (0.58%) Multicast
15 21 (0.58%) VoIP
16 19 (0.52%) 4G
17 17 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 294 (8.07%) Relational Database
3 178 (4.89%) MySQL
4 175 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 152 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 128 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 107 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 104 (2.86%) Big Data
9 96 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 67 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 59 (1.62%) Hadoop
13 56 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 55 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 48 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
16 42 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
17 39 (1.07%) DB2
17 39 (1.07%) Data Mining
18 36 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
19 35 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 85 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 80 (2.20%) Visual Studio
3 77 (2.11%) Subversion
4 69 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.99%) Rational Rose
6 30 (0.82%) Eclipse
7 22 (0.60%) JUnit
8 21 (0.58%) Mockito
9 17 (0.47%) JDeveloper
10 15 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (0.38%) Toad
11 14 (0.38%) JIRA
12 13 (0.36%) MSBuild
13 10 (0.27%) ERwin
13 10 (0.27%) WebLogic Workshop
14 6 (0.16%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.14%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.14%) NetBeans
16 4 (0.11%) PhoneGap
16 4 (0.11%) ReSharper
General
1 880 (24.16%) Finance
2 379 (10.41%) Banking
3 325 (8.92%) Telecoms
4 264 (7.25%) Retail
5 123 (3.38%) Marketing
6 103 (2.83%) Billing
7 97 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 91 (2.50%) Publishing
9 87 (2.39%) Legal
10 81 (2.22%) Advertising
11 60 (1.65%) Investment Banking
12 47 (1.29%) Front Office
13 40 (1.10%) Back Office
14 35 (0.96%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.74%) Military
17 26 (0.71%) French Language
18 24 (0.66%) German Language
19 21 (0.58%) Spanish Language
19 21 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (14.31%) .NET
2 332 (9.12%) Web Services
3 321 (8.81%) Middleware
4 282 (7.74%) XML
5 226 (6.21%) J2EE
6 202 (5.55%) HTML
7 180 (4.94%) ASP.NET
8 162 (4.45%) CSS
9 110 (3.02%) Oracle Fusion
10 105 (2.88%) .NET Framework
11 95 (2.61%) REST
12 88 (2.42%) WCF
13 85 (2.33%) XSLT
14 79 (2.17%) jQuery
15 77 (2.11%) Spring
16 76 (2.09%) SOAP
17 73 (2.00%) LAMP
18 69 (1.89%) HTML5
19 57 (1.57%) Ajax
20 46 (1.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 251 (6.89%) Enterprise Software
2 151 (4.15%) N-Tier
3 138 (3.79%) Open Source
4 89 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 87 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 56 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 48 (1.32%) Clustering
8 46 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 43 (1.18%) GIS
10 42 (1.15%) Mainframe
11 41 (1.13%) Data Integration
11 41 (1.13%) Digital Media
12 36 (0.99%) SWIFT
13 21 (0.58%) Blog
13 21 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 21 (0.58%) IVR
14 19 (0.52%) iPhone
14 19 (0.52%) Replication
15 18 (0.49%) Thin Client
15 18 (0.49%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 301 (8.26%) Linux
2 283 (7.77%) Windows
3 126 (3.46%) UNIX
4 99 (2.72%) Android
5 97 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 93 (2.55%) Solaris
7 79 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 40 (1.10%) Debian
9 34 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.74%) AIX
10 27 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.30%) HPUX
14 10 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.19%) SUSE
16 6 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (21.94%) SOA
2 572 (15.71%) TOGAF
3 444 (12.19%) CRM
4 425 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 363 (9.97%) Technical Architecture
6 343 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
7 329 (9.03%) Project Management
8 274 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 256 (7.03%) ITIL
10 252 (6.92%) Scrum
11 250 (6.86%) UML
12 229 (6.29%) E-Commerce
13 217 (5.96%) ERP
14 215 (5.90%) Zachman Framework
15 211 (5.79%) Data Modelling
16 196 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
17 190 (5.22%) Business Development
18 189 (5.19%) ETL
19 171 (4.70%) OO
19 171 (4.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 766 (21.03%) Java
2 347 (9.53%) SQL
3 285 (7.83%) C#
4 182 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 129 (3.54%) PHP
6 68 (1.87%) Python
7 66 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 56 (1.54%) Perl
9 36 (0.99%) XQuery
10 35 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 35 (0.96%) C
11 32 (0.88%) C++
12 31 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 28 (0.77%) Ruby
14 23 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 20 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.47%) XPath
16 17 (0.47%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.41%) VB
18 13 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 431 (11.83%) Degree
2 108 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 60 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (0.88%) CCIE
8 30 (0.82%) MCSE
9 25 (0.69%) CCNP
10 21 (0.58%) CISSP
11 20 (0.55%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.52%) CCNA
13 18 (0.49%) CISM
13 18 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (0.44%) ISEB
14 16 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (0.41%) MCITP
15 15 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
15 15 (0.41%) PMI Certification
15 15 (0.41%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (4.26%) QA
2 73 (2.00%) COBIT
3 43 (1.18%) SLA
4 31 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 27 (0.74%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.58%) HL7
7 21 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (0.19%) CRD IV
9 7 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 6 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 4 (0.11%) IAS 39
11 4 (0.11%) Basel II
11 4 (0.11%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.082%) COREP
12 3 (0.082%) Basel III
13 2 (0.055%) TickIT
13 2 (0.055%) GAAP
14 1 (0.027%) BS25999
System Software
1 175 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 53 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.63%) XenApp
5 21 (0.58%) vSphere
6 20 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 20 (0.55%) vCloud
7 14 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (0.38%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.33%) NFS
8 12 (0.33%) SRDF
9 9 (0.25%) KVM
10 8 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.22%) XenServer
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.14%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (0.11%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.082%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 53 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (1.02%) Puppet
3 36 (0.99%) Tivoli
4 34 (0.93%) SCCM
5 15 (0.41%) SCOM
6 12 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (0.30%) OpenSSO
8 5 (0.14%) Nagios
8 5 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.082%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.082%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.055%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.055%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 2 (0.055%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.055%) YUM
11 2 (0.055%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.055%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.055%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 864 (23.72%) Oracle
2 596 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 372 (10.21%) SAP
4 332 (9.12%) IBM
5 219 (6.01%) VMware
6 211 (5.79%) Cisco
7 110 (3.02%) Citrix
8 101 (2.77%) Red Hat
9 99 (2.72%) EMC
10 90 (2.47%) HP
10 90 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
11 81 (2.22%) TIBCO
12 69 (1.89%) NetApp
13 56 (1.54%) Siebel
14 52 (1.43%) Business Objects
15 46 (1.26%) Cognos
15 46 (1.26%) ATG
16 45 (1.24%) JBoss
17 44 (1.21%) Informatica
18 43 (1.18%) Sun
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
adidas Group - GIT
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Car.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Mothercare
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Other
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65k - 70k per year + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Templecombe, Somerset
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago