The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 837 799 834
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 76 83 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.076% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.081% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 46
Average salary £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £48,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,050 £90,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Technical Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 29 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 28 July 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 -29 75 £70,000 - 6
London -68 39 £72,500 +3.57% 3
South East +15 21 £72,500 -3.33% 3
Surrey +4 16 £80,500 +49.76% 1
Guildford +23 14 £81,000 -
East of England -9 5 £65,000 +73.33%
Docklands, London - 5 - -
North West +6 4 £42,500 -50.00%
West Midlands -8 4 £40,000 -38.46%
City of London -19 4 £66,250 -26.38% 3
Manchester - 4 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £65,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £40,000 -
Rugby - 3 £40,000 -
Berkshire +10 2 £75,000 - 1
Middlesex +8 1 £70,000 -22.22%
Hampshire +1 1 £65,000 -23.52%
Birmingham 0 1 £65,000 -
Reading -9 1 £75,000 -
South West -20 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Somerset -26 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Bath -27 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Bedford - 1 £52,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £61,500 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £80,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Thames Valley - 1 £65,000 -
Hook - 1 £65,000 -

Technical Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (40.36%) SOA
2 53 (31.93%) Finance
3 52 (31.33%) Degree
3 52 (31.33%) .NET
4 47 (28.31%) Microsoft
5 43 (25.90%) Java
6 37 (22.29%) UML
7 34 (20.48%) Web Services
8 33 (19.88%) SQL Server
8 33 (19.88%) TOGAF
9 31 (18.67%) SQL
10 27 (16.27%) Oracle
11 23 (13.86%) Law
12 22 (13.25%) ITIL
13 21 (12.65%) MS Excel
13 21 (12.65%) Big Data
14 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
15 19 (11.45%) Analytics
15 19 (11.45%) Relational Database
15 19 (11.45%) C#
16 18 (10.84%) HTML
16 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET
17 17 (10.24%) CSS
17 17 (10.24%) Windows
17 17 (10.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 17 (10.24%) Risk Management
17 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
17 17 (10.24%) CESG
17 17 (10.24%) Security Architecture
17 17 (10.24%) Computer Science

Technical Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (8.43%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.82%) SAS
5 7 (4.22%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.22%) CMS
5 7 (4.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (3.61%) Drupal
7 5 (3.01%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (3.01%) Commerce Server
7 5 (3.01%) Apache
8 4 (2.41%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.20%) IIS
9 2 (1.20%) Site Server
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.82%) SPSS
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (3.61%) Optimost
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.82%) SaaS
2 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) 4G
1 6 (3.61%) SAN
2 5 (3.01%) HTTP
2 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.01%) VPN
3 3 (1.81%) Internet
3 3 (1.81%) MPLS
3 3 (1.81%) OSPF
3 3 (1.81%) BGP
3 3 (1.81%) LAN
3 3 (1.81%) Wireless
3 3 (1.81%) Firewall
4 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (1.20%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (1.20%) 3GPP
4 2 (1.20%) 3G
4 2 (1.20%) WAN
5 1 (0.60%) IPv4
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.65%) Big Data
3 19 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.82%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.82%) Data Mining
7 7 (4.22%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (4.22%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.61%) RDBMS
9 5 (3.01%) MySQL
10 4 (2.41%) OLTP
11 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Rational Rose
1 5 (3.01%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.41%) Fiddler
2 4 (2.41%) ReSharper
3 3 (1.81%) Subversion
4 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.20%) MSI
5 1 (0.60%) Ant
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Selenium
5 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.60%) Moq
5 1 (0.60%) Mockito
General
1 53 (31.93%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Law
3 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.43%) Marketing
5 11 (6.63%) Banking
5 11 (6.63%) Retail
6 10 (6.02%) Publishing
7 8 (4.82%) Back Office
8 6 (3.61%) Front Office
8 6 (3.61%) Legal
9 5 (3.01%) Games
10 2 (1.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Local Government
11 1 (0.60%) Electronics
11 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.33%) .NET
2 34 (20.48%) Web Services
3 18 (10.84%) HTML
3 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET
4 17 (10.24%) CSS
5 15 (9.04%) SOAP
5 15 (9.04%) REST
6 14 (8.43%) Spring
6 14 (8.43%) Middleware
7 13 (7.83%) Hibernate
8 11 (6.63%) WCF
9 9 (5.42%) XSLT
10 8 (4.82%) HTML5
10 8 (4.82%) jQuery
10 8 (4.82%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.82%) MDX
11 7 (4.22%) J2EE
11 7 (4.22%) LAMP
11 7 (4.22%) CSS3
12 6 (3.61%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) CESG
1 17 (10.24%) Computer Science
1 17 (10.24%) RMADS
2 9 (5.42%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.82%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.82%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.22%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.22%) Open Source
5 6 (3.61%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.01%) PKI
7 4 (2.41%) Blog
7 4 (2.41%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.60%) DTV
9 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.60%) Replication
9 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.24%) Windows
2 12 (7.23%) UNIX
3 11 (6.63%) Solaris
3 11 (6.63%) Linux
4 6 (3.61%) SUSE
5 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.01%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.20%) Debian
6 2 (1.20%) AIX
6 2 (1.20%) HPUX
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.36%) SOA
2 37 (22.29%) UML
3 33 (19.88%) TOGAF
4 22 (13.25%) ITIL
5 19 (11.45%) Analytics
6 17 (10.24%) Risk Management
6 17 (10.24%) Security Architecture
6 17 (10.24%) Risk Analysis
7 16 (9.64%) OO
8 12 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (7.23%) Content Management
8 12 (7.23%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.63%) CRM
9 11 (6.63%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (6.63%) Scrum
10 10 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.02%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.90%) Java
2 31 (18.67%) SQL
3 19 (11.45%) C#
4 14 (8.43%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.42%) PHP
6 6 (3.61%) Ruby
6 6 (3.61%) Python
7 4 (2.41%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.81%) COBOL
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (31.33%) Degree
2 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.01%) MCSE
4 4 (2.41%) CCNA
5 3 (1.81%) CCIE
5 3 (1.81%) HNC
5 3 (1.81%) HND
5 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) CWNA
6 2 (1.20%) CEH
6 2 (1.20%) MCSD
6 2 (1.20%) CCNP
6 2 (1.20%) CCIP
7 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CITP
7 1 (0.60%) MBCS
7 1 (0.60%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (10.24%) JSP 440
2 13 (7.83%) COBIT
3 9 (5.42%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.81%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) SLA
5 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.20%) RHEV
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.60%) UAG
4 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (3.01%) OpenSSO
2 4 (2.41%) SCCM
3 3 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.60%) MOM
4 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (28.31%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.27%) Oracle
3 13 (7.83%) IBM
4 11 (6.63%) VMware
5 8 (4.82%) Cisco
6 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.22%) Sitecore
7 6 (3.61%) ATG
7 6 (3.61%) Omniture
7 6 (3.61%) Adobe
8 5 (3.01%) Unisys
8 5 (3.01%) HP
8 5 (3.01%) BEA
8 5 (3.01%) Endeca
8 5 (3.01%) EPiServer
8 5 (3.01%) hybris
9 4 (2.41%) Google
9 4 (2.41%) Reuters
10 3 (1.81%) Juniper
11 2 (1.20%) F5
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