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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 799 815 820
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 91 86 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.079% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.084% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 76 73 63
Average salary £65,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -25.00%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 22 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 22 October 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 +27 89 £65,500 -0.75% 12
London +15 57 £65,000 -10.34% 5
South East -10 19 £70,000 +27.27% 6
City of London +17 18 £55,000 -38.88% 1
Surrey -4 15 £70,000 +33.33% 2
Staines +13 10 £70,000 -
East of England -9 10 £66,000 -5.71%
Hertfordshire - 7 £66,000 -
Surbiton - 6 £55,000 -
Guildford -12 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Berkshire -3 3 £68,875 +25.22% 1
North West -15 2 £70,000 +64.70%
Essex - 2 £66,000 -
Slough 0 1 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Bath -14 1 - -
South West -14 1 - -
Somerset -17 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £70,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £70,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 64 (38.55%) SOA
2 59 (35.54%) Java
2 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (27.11%) .NET
4 44 (26.51%) Web Services
5 42 (25.30%) Finance
6 38 (22.89%) UML
7 37 (22.29%) Degree
8 36 (21.69%) Oracle
9 35 (21.08%) SQL Server
10 29 (17.47%) HTML
10 29 (17.47%) Windows
11 28 (16.87%) JavaScript
12 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
13 25 (15.06%) C#
13 25 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (15.06%) TOGAF
14 22 (13.25%) SQL
15 20 (12.05%) CSS
15 20 (12.05%) Linux
15 20 (12.05%) N-Tier
15 20 (12.05%) Spring
16 19 (11.45%) Retail
16 19 (11.45%) VMware
16 19 (11.45%) LAN
16 19 (11.45%) SOAP
16 19 (11.45%) ITIL
17 18 (10.84%) WAN
17 18 (10.84%) Solaris
17 18 (10.84%) Middleware

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (6.63%) Tomcat
1 11 (6.63%) IIS
2 9 (5.42%) Apache
3 8 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.61%) CMS
5 6 (3.61%) Drupal
6 5 (3.01%) SAS
7 4 (2.41%) Site Server
7 4 (2.41%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.60%) Lync
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) SPSS
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Optimost
2 3 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.23%) SaaS
2 8 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) IaaS
3 2 (1.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.45%) LAN
2 18 (10.84%) WAN
3 13 (7.83%) SAN
4 9 (5.42%) Internet
5 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.01%) VPN
6 3 (1.81%) 4G
7 2 (1.20%) MPLS
7 2 (1.20%) HTTP
8 1 (0.60%) VLAN
8 1 (0.60%) Wireless
8 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.60%) ATM
8 1 (0.60%) DHCP
8 1 (0.60%) VoIP
8 1 (0.60%) WLAN
8 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.60%) DNS
8 1 (0.60%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.23%) Big Data
3 10 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.82%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.22%) MySQL
6 7 (4.22%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.81%) OLAP
9 3 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.60%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.81%) Mockito
3 2 (1.20%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.60%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) NUnit
4 1 (0.60%) Ant
4 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.60%) YourKit
4 1 (0.60%) Moq
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 42 (25.30%) Finance
2 19 (11.45%) Retail
3 17 (10.24%) Banking
3 17 (10.24%) Law
4 9 (5.42%) Marketing
5 8 (4.82%) Back Office
6 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.61%) Publishing
8 5 (3.01%) Games
9 4 (2.41%) Billing
9 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.81%) Legal
10 3 (1.81%) Electronics
11 1 (0.60%) Local Government
11 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.11%) .NET
2 44 (26.51%) Web Services
3 29 (17.47%) HTML
4 20 (12.05%) CSS
4 20 (12.05%) Spring
5 19 (11.45%) SOAP
6 18 (10.84%) Middleware
7 17 (10.24%) Hibernate
8 15 (9.04%) ASP.NET
9 13 (7.83%) REST
10 11 (6.63%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (6.02%) J2EE
11 10 (6.02%) WCF
12 8 (4.82%) jQuery
12 8 (4.82%) XHTML
13 7 (4.22%) Java EE
13 7 (4.22%) XML
13 7 (4.22%) XSLT
13 7 (4.22%) CSS3
13 7 (4.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) N-Tier
2 15 (9.04%) RMADS
2 15 (9.04%) CESG
3 13 (7.83%) Data Integration
4 12 (7.23%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (5.42%) Open Source
7 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.22%) Mainframe
8 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.61%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.41%) NHS
10 4 (2.41%) Blog
11 3 (1.81%) DTV
12 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
12 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.47%) Windows
2 20 (12.05%) Linux
3 18 (10.84%) Solaris
4 11 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.42%) UNIX
6 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.22%) AIX
9 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.20%) SUSE
11 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.55%) SOA
2 38 (22.89%) UML
3 25 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.06%) TOGAF
4 19 (11.45%) ITIL
5 18 (10.84%) Zachman Framework
6 17 (10.24%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.64%) Project Management
7 16 (9.64%) Security Architecture
8 15 (9.04%) E-Commerce
8 15 (9.04%) Risk Management
8 15 (9.04%) Risk Analysis
9 14 (8.43%) TDD
9 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.83%) Service Management
11 12 (7.23%) OO
12 11 (6.63%) Scrum
12 11 (6.63%) CRM
13 10 (6.02%) Migration
14 9 (5.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 59 (35.54%) Java
2 28 (16.87%) JavaScript
3 25 (15.06%) C#
4 22 (13.25%) SQL
5 11 (6.63%) PHP
6 8 (4.82%) Python
7 7 (4.22%) Ruby
8 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.81%) COBOL
10 2 (1.20%) C
11 1 (0.60%) Scala
11 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (22.29%) Degree
2 15 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.41%) CCNA
4 4 (2.41%) MCSE
4 4 (2.41%) MCSD
5 3 (1.81%) HNC
5 3 (1.81%) HND
6 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.04%) JSP 440
1 15 (9.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.81%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.22%) XenApp
2 7 (4.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.60%) UAG
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) MOM
1 1 (0.60%) SCCM
1 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.69%) Oracle
3 19 (11.45%) VMware
4 18 (10.84%) Cisco
4 18 (10.84%) Citrix
5 13 (7.83%) HP
6 12 (7.23%) IBM
7 11 (6.63%) Sun
8 10 (6.02%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.22%) NetApp
9 7 (4.22%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.61%) Omniture
11 5 (3.01%) Unisys
11 5 (3.01%) Birst
12 4 (2.41%) SAP
12 4 (2.41%) Brocade
12 4 (2.41%) Google
13 3 (1.81%) Juniper
14 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.20%) Ab Initio
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