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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 819 817 802
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 124 117 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 102 101 88
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £45,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 -16 89 £72,500 +3.57% 6
London +13 65 £75,000 - 4
County Antrim - 18 £65,000 -
Belfast - 18 £65,000 -
Northern Ireland - 18 £65,000 -
South East +18 17 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Scotland - 14 £78,000 - 1
Surrey - 8 £72,500 -
Edinburgh - 7 £78,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £75,000 - 1
City of London +54 5 £55,000 -38.88%
East of England -4 3 £52,500 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £65,000 -
Berkshire +8 2 £62,500 -3.84% 1
West Yorkshire +3 2 £56,250 -13.46%
Yorkshire +3 2 £56,250 -13.46%
Bedfordshire +2 2 £65,000 -
Leeds -1 2 £56,250 -13.46%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £62,500 -
Kent - 2 £65,000 -
Cheltenham +4 1 £52,500 -30.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £110,000 +185.71%
Gloucestershire -3 1 £52,500 -13.40%
South West -21 1 £52,500 +13.51%
Leicestershire - 1 £110,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £110,000 -
Oxford - 1 £110,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £110,000 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 131 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (42.60%) Java
3 77 (27.80%) Presales
4 73 (26.35%) TOGAF
5 57 (20.58%) Finance
5 57 (20.58%) Open Source
6 53 (19.13%) Oracle
7 51 (18.41%) UML
8 50 (18.05%) SOA
9 47 (16.97%) Windows
10 45 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 45 (16.25%) Security Cleared
11 44 (15.88%) Degree
12 40 (14.44%) VMware
12 40 (14.44%) JavaScript
13 37 (13.36%) HTML
14 34 (12.27%) .NET
14 34 (12.27%) IBM
15 33 (11.91%) XML
16 32 (11.55%) Cisco
16 32 (11.55%) Linux
17 30 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 29 (10.47%) Unix
19 28 (10.11%) WAN
20 27 (9.75%) HTTP
20 27 (9.75%) Middleware
21 26 (9.39%) MS Excel
22 24 (8.66%) Data Centre
22 24 (8.66%) Retail
22 24 (8.66%) CSS

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 22 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 15 (5.42%) Node.js
3 11 (3.97%) Apache
3 11 (3.97%) IIS
3 11 (3.97%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (3.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 11 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.25%) CMS
5 7 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.81%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.81%) JBoss
8 3 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.72%) Moodle
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.97%) RMDS
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Magento
2 3 (1.08%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.08%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.08%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.36%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.78%) SaaS
3 12 (4.33%) IaaS
4 9 (3.25%) PaaS
5 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.44%) Office 365
7 3 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.08%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.08%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.11%) WAN
2 27 (9.75%) HTTP
3 23 (8.30%) SAN
4 20 (7.22%) LAN
5 14 (5.05%) Internet
5 14 (5.05%) NAS
6 11 (3.97%) FCoE
6 11 (3.97%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (3.97%) iSCSI
6 11 (3.97%) Multicast
7 10 (3.61%) Firewall
8 6 (2.17%) Network Security
8 6 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.81%) VPN
10 3 (1.08%) Intranet
10 3 (1.08%) MPLS
10 3 (1.08%) SSL
10 3 (1.08%) VoIP
10 3 (1.08%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.14%) Hadoop
2 15 (5.42%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.97%) HBase
3 11 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.25%) Big Data
5 9 (3.25%) SAP HANA
5 9 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.08%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (1.08%) Power BI
12 2 (0.72%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.72%) KDB
12 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.25%) Maven
3 4 (1.44%) Lombardi
3 4 (1.44%) Subversion
4 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.08%) JUnit
4 3 (1.08%) NUnit
4 3 (1.08%) Selenium
4 3 (1.08%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Moq
5 1 (0.36%) MSTest
General
1 57 (20.58%) Finance
2 24 (8.66%) Retail
3 15 (5.42%) Banking
4 11 (3.97%) Marketing
5 10 (3.61%) Publishing
6 7 (2.53%) Advertising
6 7 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.53%) Legal
6 7 (2.53%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.17%) Games
7 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.08%) German Language
8 3 (1.08%) Law
8 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.36%) HTML
2 34 (12.27%) .NET
3 33 (11.91%) XML
4 27 (9.75%) Middleware
5 24 (8.66%) CSS
6 22 (7.94%) J2EE
7 21 (7.58%) SOAP
8 20 (7.22%) XSLT
9 16 (5.78%) Web Services
10 13 (4.69%) Ultra Messaging
11 12 (4.33%) SAML
12 11 (3.97%) Rendezvous
13 10 (3.61%) HTML5
13 10 (3.61%) J2SE
13 10 (3.61%) Spring
14 9 (3.25%) JSON
14 9 (3.25%) RESTful
15 8 (2.89%) ASP.NET
15 8 (2.89%) JSP
16 7 (2.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.30%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.69%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.97%) DataPower
7 8 (2.89%) iSeries
7 8 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.17%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.44%) NHS
9 4 (1.44%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.08%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.08%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.08%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.97%) Windows
2 32 (11.55%) Linux
3 29 (10.47%) Unix
4 13 (4.69%) Solaris
5 5 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.44%) AIX
6 4 (1.44%) SUSE
7 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) Android
8 2 (0.72%) HPUX
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (27.80%) Presales
3 73 (26.35%) TOGAF
4 57 (20.58%) Open Source
5 51 (18.41%) UML
6 50 (18.05%) SOA
7 23 (8.30%) Project Management
8 19 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (6.50%) CRM
10 17 (6.14%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.14%) RUP
11 16 (5.78%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.78%) High Availability
12 15 (5.42%) Migration
13 14 (5.05%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (4.33%) Analytics
15 12 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (3.97%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 118 (42.60%) Java
2 40 (14.44%) JavaScript
3 19 (6.86%) C#
4 15 (5.42%) SQL
5 10 (3.61%) C
6 9 (3.25%) PHP
7 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) Clojure
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.88%) Degree
3 12 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.72%) CCDP
5 2 (0.72%) CCNP
5 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.72%) HP AIS
5 2 (0.72%) HP ASE
5 2 (0.72%) MCSE
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCA
6 1 (0.36%) CCEE
6 1 (0.36%) CCIE
6 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) VCAP
6 1 (0.36%) VCDX
6 1 (0.36%) VCP5
6 1 (0.36%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.58%) Hyper-V
3 12 (4.33%) KVM
4 11 (3.97%) NFS
4 11 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (3.97%) SRDF
4 11 (3.97%) Xen
5 7 (2.53%) Active Directory
6 5 (1.81%) XenServer
7 4 (1.44%) vSphere
8 3 (1.08%) Docker
8 3 (1.08%) RHEV
9 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.36%) vCloud
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (4.69%) Puppet
2 4 (1.44%) MOM
3 3 (1.08%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.72%) SCCM
4 2 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (19.13%) Oracle
2 45 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 40 (14.44%) VMware
4 34 (12.27%) IBM
5 32 (11.55%) Cisco
6 17 (6.14%) Citrix
6 17 (6.14%) EMC
6 17 (6.14%) NetApp
7 13 (4.69%) Sybase
8 12 (4.33%) Intel
8 12 (4.33%) TIBCO
9 11 (3.97%) DataSynapse
9 11 (3.97%) HP
10 10 (3.61%) SAP
11 7 (2.53%) ATG
11 7 (2.53%) CA
11 7 (2.53%) Dell
11 7 (2.53%) hybris
12 5 (1.81%) Google
12 5 (1.81%) Teradici
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