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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 820 799 836
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 82 78 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.072% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.077% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 64 64 45
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £48,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%

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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014 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 1 September 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
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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 -20 81 £65,500 +0.76% 5
London -28 43 £70,000 - 2
South East +2 19 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Surrey +4 15 £80,000 +48.83% 1
Guildford +19 11 £81,000 +54.28% 1
East of England -3 10 £65,000 +73.33%
Hertfordshire - 8 £65,500 -
West Midlands +1 4 £40,000 -38.46% 1
City of London -11 3 £67,500 -25.00% 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
North West - 3 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Rugby - 3 £40,000 -
Staines - 3 £80,000 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £57,500 -
Birmingham +6 1 £65,000 -
Peterborough +3 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Hampshire -11 1 £65,000 -23.52%
Bath -13 1 - -
Somerset -23 1 - -
South West -24 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £65,000 -
Hook - 1 £65,000 -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £61,500 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 67 (39.64%) SOA
2 56 (33.14%) Microsoft
3 47 (27.81%) .NET
3 47 (27.81%) Degree
4 41 (24.26%) Finance
4 41 (24.26%) UML
5 39 (23.08%) Java
6 38 (22.49%) Web Services
7 31 (18.34%) SQL
7 31 (18.34%) SQL Server
8 29 (17.16%) Oracle
9 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
10 25 (14.79%) TOGAF
11 23 (13.61%) HTML
11 23 (13.61%) C#
11 23 (13.61%) Windows
12 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
13 21 (12.43%) Law
14 20 (11.83%) ITIL
15 19 (11.24%) Risk Management
15 19 (11.24%) CESG
15 19 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 19 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
15 19 (11.24%) JSP 440
15 19 (11.24%) RMADS
15 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
15 19 (11.24%) Security Architecture
15 19 (11.24%) Big Data
16 16 (9.47%) Analytics
16 16 (9.47%) CSS

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 13 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.73%) SAS
5 7 (4.14%) Apache
5 7 (4.14%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.55%) CMS
6 6 (3.55%) Drupal
7 5 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.96%) Commerce Server
7 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.96%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.37%) IIS
9 3 (1.78%) Site Server
10 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) SPSS
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Optimost
1 6 (3.55%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) SaaS
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) SAN
2 7 (4.14%) LAN
3 6 (3.55%) WAN
4 5 (2.96%) HTTP
4 5 (2.96%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.96%) VPN
4 5 (2.96%) 4G
5 4 (2.37%) MPLS
5 4 (2.37%) Internet
6 3 (1.78%) OSPF
6 3 (1.78%) BGP
6 3 (1.78%) Firewall
6 3 (1.78%) Wireless
7 2 (1.18%) 3G
7 2 (1.18%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.18%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.59%) VoIP
8 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.24%) Big Data
3 11 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.92%) Data Mining
4 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.73%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.55%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.96%) MySQL
9 4 (2.37%) OLTP
10 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.18%) OLAP
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.37%) ReSharper
2 4 (2.37%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.78%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.18%) MSI
4 2 (1.18%) Subversion
4 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.18%) Mockito
5 1 (0.59%) Ant
5 1 (0.59%) Moq
5 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.59%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.59%) JIRA
5 1 (0.59%) Selenium
5 1 (0.59%) NUnit
General
1 41 (24.26%) Finance
2 21 (12.43%) Law
3 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.51%) Marketing
4 9 (5.33%) Publishing
4 9 (5.33%) Retail
5 8 (4.73%) Back Office
6 7 (4.14%) Banking
7 5 (2.96%) Games
8 4 (2.37%) Billing
8 4 (2.37%) Front Office
9 3 (1.78%) Legal
10 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Local Government
11 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.81%) .NET
2 38 (22.49%) Web Services
3 23 (13.61%) HTML
4 16 (9.47%) CSS
5 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET
5 15 (8.88%) SOAP
5 15 (8.88%) Spring
6 14 (8.28%) REST
7 13 (7.69%) Hibernate
7 13 (7.69%) Middleware
8 10 (5.92%) WCF
9 8 (4.73%) MDX
9 8 (4.73%) XSLT
10 7 (4.14%) J2EE
10 7 (4.14%) CSS3
10 7 (4.14%) jQuery
10 7 (4.14%) HTML5
11 6 (3.55%) Django
11 6 (3.55%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (3.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.24%) CESG
1 19 (11.24%) RMADS
2 15 (8.88%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.92%) N-Tier
5 9 (5.33%) Open Source
6 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.14%) Mainframe
6 7 (4.14%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.96%) PKI
8 4 (2.37%) NHS
8 4 (2.37%) Blog
9 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.18%) DTV
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.61%) Windows
2 14 (8.28%) Solaris
2 14 (8.28%) Linux
3 12 (7.10%) UNIX
4 6 (3.55%) SUSE
5 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.96%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.78%) AIX
7 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.18%) HPUX
8 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.64%) SOA
2 41 (24.26%) UML
3 25 (14.79%) TOGAF
4 20 (11.83%) ITIL
5 19 (11.24%) Risk Management
5 19 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
5 19 (11.24%) Security Architecture
6 16 (9.47%) Analytics
7 15 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (8.88%) OO
8 14 (8.28%) CRM
9 12 (7.10%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.10%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.10%) Content Management
10 10 (5.92%) Migration
11 9 (5.33%) Scrum
11 9 (5.33%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.33%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (5.33%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.08%) Java
2 31 (18.34%) SQL
3 23 (13.61%) C#
4 22 (13.02%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.33%) PHP
6 8 (4.73%) Python
7 6 (3.55%) Ruby
8 4 (2.37%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 47 (27.81%) Degree
2 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.96%) MCSE
4 5 (2.96%) CCNA
5 3 (1.78%) CCIE
5 3 (1.78%) MCSD
5 3 (1.78%) HNC
5 3 (1.78%) HND
6 2 (1.18%) CCNP
6 2 (1.18%) CCIP
6 2 (1.18%) CWNA
6 2 (1.18%) CEH
7 1 (0.59%) MBCS
7 1 (0.59%) MBA
7 1 (0.59%) CITP
7 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (11.24%) JSP 440
2 9 (5.33%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.14%) COBIT
4 3 (1.78%) QA
5 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.18%) RHEV
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (2.96%) OpenSSO
2 3 (1.78%) SCCM
3 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.59%) MOM
4 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.16%) Oracle
3 14 (8.28%) IBM
4 13 (7.69%) VMware
5 12 (7.10%) Cisco
6 8 (4.73%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.73%) Birst
7 7 (4.14%) HP
7 7 (4.14%) Citrix
8 6 (3.55%) Omniture
9 5 (2.96%) Endeca
9 5 (2.96%) EPiServer
9 5 (2.96%) Sitecore
9 5 (2.96%) hybris
9 5 (2.96%) ATG
9 5 (2.96%) Juniper
9 5 (2.96%) BEA
9 5 (2.96%) Adobe
9 5 (2.96%) Unisys
10 4 (2.37%) Sun
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