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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 817 798 840
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 85 78 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.073% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.078% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 74 63 50
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £48,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 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 19 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 83 £65,000 -1.51% 6
London -41 44 £65,000 -5.45% 4
South East -11 18 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Surrey +5 15 £70,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -15 11 £66,000 +22.79%
City of London -1 10 £55,000 -38.88% 3
Hertfordshire - 9 £66,000 -
Guildford +11 8 £81,000 +54.28%
Staines +21 6 £70,000 - 1
North West - 4 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 3 £60,000 -
Rugby - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
Peterborough +4 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Hampshire -10 1 £65,000 +4.00%
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £70,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £61,500 -
Bath - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
Hook - 1 £65,000 -
South West - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £65,000 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 72 (41.86%) SOA
2 59 (34.30%) Microsoft
3 49 (28.49%) .NET
4 45 (26.16%) Java
5 44 (25.58%) Finance
6 43 (25.00%) UML
7 42 (24.42%) Web Services
7 42 (24.42%) Degree
8 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
9 32 (18.60%) Oracle
9 32 (18.60%) SQL
10 28 (16.28%) MS Excel
11 27 (15.70%) Windows
12 26 (15.12%) C#
12 26 (15.12%) HTML
12 26 (15.12%) TOGAF
13 24 (13.95%) JavaScript
14 21 (12.21%) Law
15 20 (11.63%) ITIL
16 19 (11.05%) Security Architecture
16 19 (11.05%) Risk Analysis
16 19 (11.05%) JSP 440
16 19 (11.05%) RMADS
16 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
16 19 (11.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
16 19 (11.05%) CESG
16 19 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (10.47%) Middleware
18 17 (9.88%) CSS

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 12 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.65%) Apache
3 8 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.65%) SAS
4 7 (4.07%) IIS
5 6 (3.49%) CMS
5 6 (3.49%) Drupal
6 5 (2.91%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.74%) Commerce Server
7 3 (1.74%) Site Server
7 3 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) SPSS
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Optimost
2 5 (2.91%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.07%) SaaS
2 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.56%) LAN
2 12 (6.98%) WAN
3 9 (5.23%) SAN
4 7 (4.07%) Internet
5 5 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.91%) VPN
5 5 (2.91%) HTTP
5 5 (2.91%) 4G
6 4 (2.33%) MPLS
7 3 (1.74%) OSPF
7 3 (1.74%) BGP
7 3 (1.74%) Wireless
8 2 (1.16%) 3G
8 2 (1.16%) SIGTRAN
8 2 (1.16%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.58%) VoIP
9 1 (0.58%) WLAN
9 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.58%) DHCP
9 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.88%) Big Data
3 11 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.40%) Data Mining
4 10 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.49%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.49%) MySQL
8 5 (2.91%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.74%) OLAP
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.33%) ReSharper
2 4 (2.33%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.74%) Mockito
3 3 (1.74%) Rational Rose
3 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.16%) Subversion
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) Moq
5 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
5 1 (0.58%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) MSI
5 1 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 44 (25.58%) Finance
2 21 (12.21%) Law
3 14 (8.14%) Retail
4 13 (7.56%) Banking
5 11 (6.40%) Marketing
6 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.23%) Publishing
7 8 (4.65%) Back Office
8 5 (2.91%) Games
9 4 (2.33%) Billing
10 3 (1.74%) Legal
11 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.16%) Electronics
11 2 (1.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.49%) .NET
2 42 (24.42%) Web Services
3 26 (15.12%) HTML
4 18 (10.47%) Middleware
5 17 (9.88%) CSS
6 16 (9.30%) SOAP
6 16 (9.30%) Spring
7 14 (8.14%) ASP.NET
7 14 (8.14%) REST
8 13 (7.56%) Hibernate
9 11 (6.40%) WCF
10 8 (4.65%) MDX
11 7 (4.07%) J2EE
11 7 (4.07%) XSLT
11 7 (4.07%) CSS3
11 7 (4.07%) jQuery
11 7 (4.07%) HTML5
12 6 (3.49%) Django
12 6 (3.49%) LAMP
12 6 (3.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.05%) CESG
1 19 (11.05%) RMADS
2 15 (8.72%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.56%) N-Tier
4 12 (6.98%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.23%) Open Source
6 7 (4.07%) Mainframe
6 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.49%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.49%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.33%) Blog
8 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.33%) NHS
9 3 (1.74%) PKI
10 2 (1.16%) DTV
10 2 (1.16%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exalogic
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.70%) Windows
2 15 (8.72%) Solaris
3 14 (8.14%) Linux
4 9 (5.23%) UNIX
5 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.49%) AIX
6 6 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.91%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.33%) SUSE
9 2 (1.16%) HPUX
9 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.86%) SOA
2 43 (25.00%) UML
3 26 (15.12%) TOGAF
4 20 (11.63%) ITIL
5 19 (11.05%) Risk Management
5 19 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.05%) Risk Analysis
5 19 (11.05%) Security Architecture
6 16 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.14%) OO
7 14 (8.14%) CRM
8 13 (7.56%) E-Commerce
8 13 (7.56%) Data Modelling
8 13 (7.56%) Zachman Framework
8 13 (7.56%) Analytics
9 11 (6.40%) Service Management
9 11 (6.40%) Migration
10 10 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.81%) Project Management
10 10 (5.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.16%) Java
2 32 (18.60%) SQL
3 26 (15.12%) C#
4 24 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.81%) PHP
6 8 (4.65%) Python
7 6 (3.49%) Ruby
8 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.33%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 42 (24.42%) Degree
2 19 (11.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.91%) CCNA
5 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.33%) MCSE
6 3 (1.74%) CCIE
6 3 (1.74%) MCSD
6 3 (1.74%) HNC
6 3 (1.74%) HND
7 2 (1.16%) CCNP
7 2 (1.16%) CCIP
7 2 (1.16%) CWNA
7 2 (1.16%) CEH
8 1 (0.58%) MBCS
8 1 (0.58%) MBA
8 1 (0.58%) CITP
8 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (11.05%) JSP 440
2 9 (5.23%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.33%) COBIT
4 3 (1.74%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.33%) XenApp
2 4 (2.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) CA SiteMinder
1 3 (1.74%) OpenSSO
2 2 (1.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) MOM
3 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (34.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.60%) Oracle
3 13 (7.56%) Cisco
3 13 (7.56%) IBM
3 13 (7.56%) VMware
4 12 (6.98%) Citrix
5 10 (5.81%) HP
6 9 (5.23%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.65%) Birst
8 7 (4.07%) Sun
9 6 (3.49%) Omniture
10 5 (2.91%) Juniper
10 5 (2.91%) Unisys
11 4 (2.33%) Google
11 4 (2.33%) NetApp
11 4 (2.33%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.74%) ATG
12 3 (1.74%) EPiServer
12 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.74%) hybris
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