The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 847 873 875
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 101 98 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 84 95 91
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £87,500 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect within the UK.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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 -7 79 £65,000 -7.14% 6
London +10 53 £67,500 -20.58% 3
Scotland +10 15 £65,000 +44.44% 2
South East +20 14 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Glasgow +7 12 £65,000 +44.44% 1
City of London +42 4 £61,750 -20.32%
Yorkshire +17 4 £52,500 -19.23% 1
West Yorkshire +11 4 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Berkshire +6 4 £62,500 +25.00%
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
North West +25 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £70,000 -12.50%
Surrey +11 3 £72,500 +11.53%
Leeds +7 3 £52,500 -19.23% 1
South Wales +4 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Wales +1 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Manchester 0 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Newport - 3 £40,000 -
Reading +17 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Newbury - 2 £63,750 -
Abingdon - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 - 1
East of England +9 1 £65,000 -7.14%
South West +2 1 £75,000 +57.06%
Bedfordshire -4 1 £65,000 -
Birmingham -17 1 £47,500 -26.92%
West Midlands -24 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Bristol - 1 £75,000 -
Bradford - 1 £62,500 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 89 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (36.74%) Java
3 69 (32.09%) Presales
4 67 (31.16%) TOGAF
5 53 (24.65%) UML
6 47 (21.86%) SOA
7 46 (21.40%) Open Source
8 41 (19.07%) Microsoft
9 39 (18.14%) Security Cleared
10 35 (16.28%) Project Management
11 34 (15.81%) MS Excel
11 34 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (14.42%) SQL
13 30 (13.95%) .NET
13 30 (13.95%) Web Services
13 30 (13.95%) SaaS
13 30 (13.95%) Analytics
14 27 (12.56%) Degree
15 24 (11.16%) Retail
15 24 (11.16%) Finance
15 24 (11.16%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (10.70%) Windows
16 23 (10.70%) JavaScript
17 20 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (8.84%) E-Commerce
19 18 (8.37%) C#
19 18 (8.37%) XML
20 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
21 16 (7.44%) C

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.40%) JBoss
3 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.93%) CMS
4 2 (0.93%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.93%) Node.js
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.47%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (15.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.33%) SAP ERP
2 5 (2.33%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.93%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.93%) Sonata
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Magento
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.95%) SaaS
2 17 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.65%) IaaS
5 9 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.79%) PaaS
7 4 (1.86%) Office 365
8 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.65%) Firewall
1 10 (4.65%) HTTP
2 7 (3.26%) SAN
3 5 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.86%) Intranet
4 4 (1.86%) Network Security
4 4 (1.86%) WAN
5 3 (1.40%) Internet
5 3 (1.40%) NAS
5 3 (1.40%) VoIP
5 3 (1.40%) Wireless
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.93%) DNS
6 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.93%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) Extranet
7 1 (0.47%) LAN
7 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.72%) SAP HANA
5 6 (2.79%) Big Data
6 4 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.40%) Power BI
7 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.93%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.47%) KDB
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.86%) Lombardi
2 4 (1.86%) Maven
2 4 (1.86%) Subversion
3 3 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.93%) Grunt
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (11.16%) Finance
1 24 (11.16%) Retail
2 14 (6.51%) Marketing
3 10 (4.65%) Banking
4 8 (3.72%) Advertising
5 7 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.79%) Legal
7 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.86%) Publishing
9 3 (1.40%) Law
10 2 (0.93%) Electronics
10 2 (0.93%) Games
11 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.47%) Automotive
11 1 (0.47%) Billing
11 1 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.95%) .NET
1 30 (13.95%) Web Services
2 18 (8.37%) XML
3 15 (6.98%) SOAP
4 13 (6.05%) HTML
5 12 (5.58%) SAML
6 11 (5.12%) CSS
7 10 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 9 (4.19%) J2EE
8 9 (4.19%) REST
8 9 (4.19%) XSLT
9 8 (3.72%) Middleware
10 7 (3.26%) JSON
10 7 (3.26%) RESTful
11 6 (2.79%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (2.79%) Regular Expression
12 5 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (2.33%) HTML5
13 4 (1.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.16%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.05%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.65%) DataPower
5 9 (4.19%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.79%) N-Tier
8 5 (2.33%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (2.33%) Private Cloud
8 5 (2.33%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.86%) NHS
9 4 (1.86%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.40%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.40%) Handset
10 3 (1.40%) iSeries
10 3 (1.40%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
11 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.70%) Windows
2 15 (6.98%) Linux
2 15 (6.98%) Unix
3 5 (2.33%) Android
3 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.93%) SUSE
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (32.09%) Presales
3 67 (31.16%) TOGAF
4 53 (24.65%) UML
5 47 (21.86%) SOA
6 46 (21.40%) Open Source
7 35 (16.28%) Project Management
8 34 (15.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (13.95%) Analytics
10 20 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (8.84%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.44%) CRM
12 16 (7.44%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (6.98%) Data Analytics
13 15 (6.98%) Data Mapping
14 13 (6.05%) Migration
15 12 (5.58%) Content Management
15 12 (5.58%) Digital Marketing
15 12 (5.58%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (4.65%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.74%) Java
2 31 (14.42%) SQL
3 23 (10.70%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.37%) C#
5 16 (7.44%) C
6 5 (2.33%) PHP
7 3 (1.40%) C++
7 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) ABAP
9 1 (0.47%) Clojure
9 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (18.14%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.56%) Degree
3 8 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) CCNP
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.93%) CCDP
6 2 (0.93%) CCIE
6 2 (0.93%) CCMSE
6 2 (0.93%) CCSE
6 2 (0.93%) CCSM
6 2 (0.93%) HP AIS
6 2 (0.93%) HP ASE
6 2 (0.93%) MCSE
6 2 (0.93%) VCAP
6 2 (0.93%) VCDX
6 2 (0.93%) VCP5
6 2 (0.93%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.86%) JSP 440
1 4 (1.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.93%) vSphere
5 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.93%) XenServer
6 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (4.65%) Puppet
2 4 (1.86%) MOM
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.93%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (19.07%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.44%) Oracle
2 16 (7.44%) VMware
3 15 (6.98%) IBM
3 15 (6.98%) SAP
4 13 (6.05%) Citrix
5 9 (4.19%) Cisco
6 8 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.79%) CA
7 6 (2.79%) HP
8 5 (2.33%) Dell
8 5 (2.33%) NetApp
8 5 (2.33%) Teradici
9 4 (1.86%) EMC
10 3 (1.40%) Google
11 2 (0.93%) ATG
11 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.93%) Sophos
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