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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 97 133 148
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 143 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.63% 1.55% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.60% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 98 60 73
Median salary £59,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £50,450 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
5274 4936 5556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.86% 97.11% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4194 4153 4905
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +45 98 £58,000 -17.14% 5
Coventry +19 23 £42,500 -34.61%
Shropshire -9 5 £71,000 +23.72%
Warwickshire +2 3 - - 1
Worcestershire -6 2 £75,000 +20.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 112 (46.28%) TOGAF
2 75 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (30.58%) Microsoft
4 67 (27.69%) MS Excel
5 66 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 66 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 58 (23.97%) Finance
7 55 (22.73%) Logistics
8 54 (22.31%) SaaS
9 53 (21.90%) Retail
10 49 (20.25%) Presales
11 46 (19.01%) CRM
12 45 (18.60%) ERP
12 45 (18.60%) VMware
12 45 (18.60%) Data Centre
13 44 (18.18%) NHS
13 44 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 42 (17.36%) SQL
15 41 (16.94%) MS PowerPoint
16 40 (16.53%) Project Management
17 39 (16.12%) Oracle
18 38 (15.70%) Cisco
19 37 (15.29%) EMC
20 36 (14.88%) NetApp
20 36 (14.88%) ITIL
20 36 (14.88%) MS Office
20 36 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 36 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (14.05%) Zachman Framework
21 34 (14.05%) Citrix

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 9 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.07%) IIS
2 5 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.83%) CMS
3 2 (0.83%) Documentum
4 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.41%) Predix
4 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 41 (16.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (14.88%) MS Office
4 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.13%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.89%) SAP Retail
4 5 (2.07%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.65%) SAP IS-U
5 4 (1.65%) SAP MM
6 3 (1.24%) ENOVIA
6 3 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.83%) DELMIA
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.41%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 54 (22.31%) SaaS
2 36 (14.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (10.74%) IaaS
4 26 (10.74%) PaaS
5 21 (8.68%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.83%) Office 365
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.96%) Firewall
2 10 (4.13%) Unified Communications
3 7 (2.89%) LAN
3 7 (2.89%) WAN
4 6 (2.48%) VLAN
4 6 (2.48%) Wireless
5 3 (1.24%) BGP
5 3 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.24%) DHCP
5 3 (1.24%) DNS
5 3 (1.24%) MPLS
5 3 (1.24%) OSPF
6 2 (0.83%) HTTP
6 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.83%) VPN
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) Intranet
7 1 (0.41%) Network Security
7 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.74%) MySQL
3 21 (8.68%) DB2
4 10 (4.13%) Big Data
4 10 (4.13%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.24%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.83%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
General
1 58 (23.97%) Finance
2 53 (21.90%) Retail
3 27 (11.16%) Publishing
4 25 (10.33%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.61%) Banking
6 9 (3.72%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.89%) Marketing
8 3 (1.24%) Law
8 3 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.83%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.40%) .NET
2 12 (4.96%) Web Services
3 10 (4.13%) REST
4 9 (3.72%) Middleware
5 7 (2.89%) CSS
5 7 (2.89%) HTML
6 6 (2.48%) JSON
7 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.65%) WCF
8 4 (1.65%) WF
9 3 (1.24%) XML
10 2 (0.83%) SOAP
11 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.41%) J2EE
11 1 (0.41%) JMS
11 1 (0.41%) jQuery
11 1 (0.41%) Velocity
11 1 (0.41%) WPF
11 1 (0.41%) XHTML
11 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 44 (18.18%) NHS
3 22 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 21 (8.68%) CMDB
5 11 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.31%) Data Integration
6 8 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.31%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.65%) EPoS
9 3 (1.24%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Social Media
10 2 (0.83%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.41%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.48%) Linux
2 5 (2.07%) Windows
3 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.83%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (46.28%) TOGAF
2 75 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 66 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 55 (22.73%) Logistics
5 49 (20.25%) Presales
6 46 (19.01%) CRM
7 45 (18.60%) ERP
8 40 (16.53%) Project Management
9 36 (14.88%) ITIL
10 34 (14.05%) Zachman Framework
11 30 (12.40%) Customer Engagement
12 29 (11.98%) Service Management
12 29 (11.98%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (10.33%) Business Development
13 25 (10.33%) Line Management
13 25 (10.33%) Service Delivery
13 25 (10.33%) SOA
14 22 (9.09%) Software Engineering
15 21 (8.68%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.36%) SQL
2 27 (11.16%) Java
3 15 (6.20%) C#
4 8 (3.31%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.89%) PHP
6 6 (2.48%) Python
6 6 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.65%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.41%) C
9 1 (0.41%) COBOL
9 1 (0.41%) Erlang
9 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 27 (11.16%) Degree
3 25 (10.33%) ISEB
4 21 (8.68%) PMI Certification
4 21 (8.68%) PMP
5 8 (3.31%) CITP
6 7 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.48%) VCAP
7 6 (2.48%) VCDX
8 5 (2.07%) CCNA
9 4 (1.65%) CISSP
9 4 (1.65%) MCP
9 4 (1.65%) MCSE
9 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.24%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (1.24%) CISM
10 3 (1.24%) IIBA
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.68%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.83%) XenServer
5 1 (0.41%) Docker
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (8.68%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (30.58%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.60%) VMware
3 39 (16.12%) Oracle
4 38 (15.70%) Cisco
5 37 (15.29%) EMC
6 36 (14.88%) NetApp
7 34 (14.05%) Citrix
8 28 (11.57%) IBM
9 25 (10.33%) HP
10 21 (8.68%) BMC
10 21 (8.68%) CheckPoint
10 21 (8.68%) Juniper
11 20 (8.26%) SAP
12 9 (3.72%) 3PAR
13 8 (3.31%) MuleSoft
14 4 (1.65%) NEC
14 4 (1.65%) Symantec
15 2 (0.83%) JDA
15 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.83%) Retek
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