The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 138 124 146
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 103 105 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.71% 1.78% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.86% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 69 48 60
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £51,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Solutions Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5790 5640 5177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.88% 95.77% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 4625 4327
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,696 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 50 £67,500 +3.84% 5
Coventry -24 11 £55,000 +21.54% 3
Solihull +18 6 £62,500 -
Warwickshire +2 3 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Staffordshire +1 3 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Worcestershire +10 2 £38,750 -48.33%
Shropshire - 2 £63,654 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 80 (30.08%) Presales
2 77 (28.95%) TOGAF
3 66 (24.81%) Data Centre
4 58 (21.80%) Customer Engagement
5 56 (21.05%) Finance
6 53 (19.92%) VMware
7 49 (18.42%) .NET
8 47 (17.67%) Citrix
9 45 (16.92%) Microsoft
10 43 (16.17%) SAP
11 41 (15.41%) Oracle
12 39 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 38 (14.29%) EMC
14 37 (13.91%) Java
14 37 (13.91%) SQL
14 37 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (13.53%) Cisco
16 35 (13.16%) NetApp
17 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
17 34 (12.78%) CRM
17 34 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (12.03%) Manufacturing
18 32 (12.03%) Project Management
19 31 (11.65%) ITIL
20 30 (11.28%) Zachman Framework
20 30 (11.28%) Degree
20 30 (11.28%) Line Management
21 29 (10.90%) Technical Architecture
21 29 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.50%) Apache
2 4 (1.50%) JBoss
2 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.13%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.75%) CICS
4 2 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Documentum
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (4.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (7.14%) SAP SCM
2 16 (6.02%) SAP SD
3 15 (5.64%) SAP IS-U
4 14 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.13%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.13%) SAP FI
6 3 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (10.15%) IaaS
3 27 (10.15%) PaaS
4 20 (7.52%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.01%) Office 365
6 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.50%) SaaS
7 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Force.com
8 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) Firewall
1 4 (1.50%) LAN
2 3 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.13%) VoIP
2 3 (1.13%) VPN
2 3 (1.13%) WAN
2 3 (1.13%) Wireless
3 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.75%) DNS
3 2 (0.75%) Network Security
3 2 (0.75%) SAN
3 2 (0.75%) VLAN
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) Extranet
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) NAS
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.89%) MySQL
3 17 (6.39%) DB2
4 9 (3.38%) Big Data
5 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
1 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (21.05%) Finance
2 32 (12.03%) Manufacturing
3 26 (9.77%) Retail
4 19 (7.14%) Publishing
5 16 (6.02%) Automotive
5 16 (6.02%) Banking
6 12 (4.51%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.01%) Marketing
8 5 (1.88%) Advertising
9 3 (1.13%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.42%) .NET
2 11 (4.14%) HTML
3 9 (3.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.38%) Middleware
3 9 (3.38%) Web Services
4 7 (2.63%) XML
5 6 (2.26%) J2EE
6 5 (1.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.88%) CSS
6 5 (1.88%) REST
6 5 (1.88%) SOAP
7 3 (1.13%) Ajax
7 3 (1.13%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.13%) jQuery
7 3 (1.13%) SAML
7 3 (1.13%) WCF
8 2 (0.75%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.75%) JMS
8 2 (0.75%) WPF
8 2 (0.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.81%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.77%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.39%) CMDB
3 17 (6.39%) Virtual Team
4 15 (5.64%) Smart Meter
5 10 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.88%) Life Science
8 4 (1.50%) User Experience
9 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.13%) PKI
10 2 (0.75%) Fintech
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.75%) Social Media
11 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.38%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.89%) Windows
2 5 (1.88%) Linux
2 5 (1.88%) Unix
3 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.08%) Presales
2 77 (28.95%) TOGAF
3 58 (21.80%) Customer Engagement
4 37 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.78%) CRM
6 32 (12.03%) Project Management
7 31 (11.65%) ITIL
8 30 (11.28%) Line Management
8 30 (11.28%) Zachman Framework
9 29 (10.90%) Technical Architecture
10 28 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 26 (9.77%) Business Development
11 26 (9.77%) Service Delivery
11 26 (9.77%) Translating Business Requirements
12 25 (9.40%) SOA
13 24 (9.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (8.27%) Supplier Management
15 20 (7.52%) Change Management
15 20 (7.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.91%) Java
1 37 (13.91%) SQL
2 20 (7.52%) C#
3 14 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 12 (4.51%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.26%) C
7 5 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.75%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) C++
9 1 (0.38%) COBOL
9 1 (0.38%) Pascal
9 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (11.28%) Degree
2 18 (6.77%) ISEB
3 17 (6.39%) PMI Certification
3 17 (6.39%) PMP
4 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.26%) PhD
5 4 (1.50%) CISSP
6 3 (1.13%) MBA
6 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.75%) CCDA
7 2 (0.75%) CCDP
7 2 (0.75%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) CCNP
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.75%) CITP
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.75%) MCITP
7 2 (0.75%) MCSE
7 2 (0.75%) VCAP
7 2 (0.75%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.76%) QA
3 9 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 29 (10.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.39%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) XenApp
4 2 (0.75%) XenServer
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (6.39%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.75%) SCCM
2 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (19.92%) VMware
2 47 (17.67%) Citrix
3 45 (16.92%) Microsoft
4 43 (16.17%) SAP
5 41 (15.41%) Oracle
6 38 (14.29%) EMC
7 36 (13.53%) Cisco
8 35 (13.16%) NetApp
9 20 (7.52%) IBM
10 18 (6.77%) 3PAR
10 18 (6.77%) Juniper
11 17 (6.39%) BMC
11 17 (6.39%) CheckPoint
11 17 (6.39%) HP
12 6 (2.26%) Symantec
13 2 (0.75%) Aruba
13 2 (0.75%) BEA
13 2 (0.75%) JDA
13 2 (0.75%) RedPrairie
13 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £71500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: competitive salary +benifits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke on Trent
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car
Posted: 8 days ago