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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 122 134 160
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 127 100 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 1.75% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.80% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 77 51 53
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 £43,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
5955 5548 5220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.23% 96.84% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4677 4627 4412
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +29 70 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Coventry -9 10 £53,750 +23.56% 3
Solihull +17 7 £62,500 -
Warwickshire -14 4 £55,000 -31.25% 1
Walsall - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +6 3 £38,750 -48.33%
Staffordshire - 3 £67,500 -
West Bromwich -5 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 £63,308 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 79 (29.70%) Presales
2 77 (28.95%) TOGAF
3 61 (22.93%) Data Centre
4 58 (21.80%) Customer Engagement
4 58 (21.80%) SAP
5 48 (18.05%) Finance
6 46 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (16.92%) .NET
7 45 (16.92%) VMware
8 44 (16.54%) Manufacturing
9 40 (15.04%) Citrix
10 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (12.41%) CRM
11 33 (12.41%) EMC
12 32 (12.03%) Java
13 31 (11.65%) NetApp
13 31 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (11.28%) Oracle
14 30 (11.28%) ITIL
14 30 (11.28%) Cisco
15 29 (10.90%) SQL Server
15 29 (10.90%) Change Management
15 29 (10.90%) Degree
15 29 (10.90%) Enterprise Architecture
16 28 (10.53%) SAP SCM
16 28 (10.53%) Project Management
17 27 (10.15%) Line Management
18 26 (9.77%) Translating Business Requirements
18 26 (9.77%) SOA

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 10 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.88%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.50%) Apache
3 4 (1.50%) JBoss
3 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.13%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.13%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.75%) CICS
6 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (4.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (10.53%) SAP SCM
2 20 (7.52%) SAP SD
3 15 (5.64%) SAP IS-U
4 12 (4.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (4.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (3.01%) SAP CO
5 8 (3.01%) SAP FI
5 8 (3.01%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.38%) Exstream
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.89%) IaaS
3 21 (7.89%) PaaS
4 16 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (3.01%) Office 365
6 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.75%) SaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Force.com
8 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.13%) LAN
2 2 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.75%) SAN
2 2 (0.75%) VoIP
2 2 (0.75%) VPN
2 2 (0.75%) WAN
2 2 (0.75%) Wireless
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) FTP
3 1 (0.38%) NAS
3 1 (0.38%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) VLAN
3 1 (0.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.39%) MySQL
3 13 (4.89%) DB2
4 7 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.13%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.13%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.13%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) SoapUI
1 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 48 (18.05%) Finance
2 44 (16.54%) Manufacturing
3 23 (8.65%) Automotive
4 17 (6.39%) Retail
5 14 (5.26%) Banking
6 13 (4.89%) Publishing
7 12 (4.51%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.63%) Marketing
9 3 (1.13%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (16.92%) .NET
2 12 (4.51%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.76%) Web Services
4 9 (3.38%) HTML
5 8 (3.01%) XML
6 7 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (2.63%) Middleware
6 7 (2.63%) REST
6 7 (2.63%) SOAP
7 6 (2.26%) J2EE
8 5 (1.88%) Ajax
8 5 (1.88%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.88%) jQuery
9 3 (1.13%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.13%) CSS
9 3 (1.13%) SAML
9 3 (1.13%) WCF
10 2 (0.75%) JMS
10 2 (0.75%) WPF
10 2 (0.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.93%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.52%) Virtual Team
3 15 (5.64%) Smart Meter
4 14 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.89%) CMDB
6 9 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.38%) User Experience
7 7 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.88%) Life Science
9 3 (1.13%) PKI
10 2 (0.75%) Fintech
10 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
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%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.38%) Social Media
11 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.14%) Windows
2 4 (1.50%) Unix
2 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.13%) Linux
3 3 (1.13%) VMS
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.70%) Presales
2 77 (28.95%) TOGAF
3 58 (21.80%) Customer Engagement
4 46 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (12.41%) CRM
6 31 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (11.28%) ITIL
8 29 (10.90%) Change Management
8 29 (10.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 28 (10.53%) Project Management
10 27 (10.15%) Line Management
11 26 (9.77%) SOA
11 26 (9.77%) Technical Architecture
11 26 (9.77%) Translating Business Requirements
12 24 (9.02%) Zachman Framework
13 23 (8.65%) Order to Cash
13 23 (8.65%) Service Delivery
14 22 (8.27%) Business Development
14 22 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (8.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.03%) Java
2 25 (9.40%) SQL
3 20 (7.52%) C#
4 14 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.88%) C
7 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.38%) C++
9 1 (0.38%) COBOL
9 1 (0.38%) Pascal
9 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (10.90%) Degree
2 16 (6.02%) PMI Certification
2 16 (6.02%) PMP
3 14 (5.26%) ISEB
4 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.26%) PhD
6 5 (1.88%) MBA
7 3 (1.13%) CISSP
7 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.75%) CCDA
8 2 (0.75%) CCDP
8 2 (0.75%) CCNA
8 2 (0.75%) CCNP
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.75%) MCITP
8 2 (0.75%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) CITP
9 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) VCDX
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (3.01%) QA
System Software
1 21 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.89%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (4.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
5 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (4.89%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (21.80%) SAP
2 45 (16.92%) VMware
3 40 (15.04%) Citrix
4 38 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 33 (12.41%) EMC
6 31 (11.65%) NetApp
7 30 (11.28%) Cisco
7 30 (11.28%) Oracle
8 18 (6.77%) 3PAR
9 16 (6.02%) IBM
10 14 (5.26%) HP
10 14 (5.26%) Juniper
11 13 (4.89%) BMC
11 13 (4.89%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.26%) Symantec
13 3 (1.13%) Tableau
14 2 (0.75%) BEA
14 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
15 1 (0.38%) Veritas
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £51000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PPC for West Midlands
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary with benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago