The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 81 99 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.02% 0.74% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.77% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 8
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,450 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1345 1300 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.11% 96.65% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1139 1081
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wales region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Wales

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Wales

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
South Wales +13 28 £52,500 -22.22% 4
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 35 (53.85%) Finance
2 27 (41.54%) TOGAF
3 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.38%) Migration
4 23 (35.38%) Mainframe
5 18 (27.69%) B2B
6 12 (18.46%) Unisys
7 10 (15.38%) Citrix
8 9 (13.85%) Oracle
8 9 (13.85%) VMware
8 9 (13.85%) Business Transformation
9 8 (12.31%) XenApp
9 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.31%) CRM
9 8 (12.31%) ITIL
10 7 (10.77%) Windows
10 7 (10.77%) SAP
10 7 (10.77%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) IBM
11 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (7.69%) Business Development
12 5 (7.69%) Cisco
12 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (7.69%) Banking
12 5 (7.69%) Retail
12 5 (7.69%) Back Office
12 5 (7.69%) Internet

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) Lync
2 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (6.15%) LAN
2 4 (6.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
General
1 35 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Banking
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
1 4 (6.15%) CGI
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.15%) GIS
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.15%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) AIX
2 4 (6.15%) Solaris
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) TOGAF
2 23 (35.38%) Migration
3 18 (27.69%) B2B
4 9 (13.85%) Business Transformation
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) CRM
5 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.77%) Scrum
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Business Development
9 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.15%) Service Management
9 4 (6.15%) ITSM
10 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.62%) Open Source
11 2 (3.08%) Software Architecture
11 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.08%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
2 1 (1.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) XenApp
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.15%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) Unisys
3 10 (15.38%) Citrix
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle
4 9 (13.85%) VMware
5 7 (10.77%) SAP
6 6 (9.23%) IBM
7 5 (7.69%) Cisco
8 4 (6.15%) NetApp
8 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.15%) HP
8 4 (6.15%) Dell
8 4 (6.15%) Computacenter
8 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
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