The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 100 125 137
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 130 89 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.31% 1.66% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.74% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 80 66 56
Average salary £63,299 £70,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,596 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(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
Coventry +14 31 £51,000 -32.00% 2
Birmingham -27 24 £62,500 -10.71% 14
Shropshire - 16 £63,299 -
Warwickshire +15 15 £80,000 +100.00% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £57,500 - 3
West Bromwich - 5 £43,596 -
Worcestershire 0 4 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Solihull +7 1 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £70,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 57 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (25.23%) Manufacturing
3 54 (24.32%) SAP
4 43 (19.37%) Change Management
5 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
6 38 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (17.12%) TOGAF
7 36 (16.22%) SAP SCM
8 30 (13.51%) .NET
8 30 (13.51%) Finance
8 30 (13.51%) Automotive
9 27 (12.16%) CRM
10 25 (11.26%) Scrum
10 25 (11.26%) Enterprise Architecture
11 24 (10.81%) Oracle
11 24 (10.81%) Java
12 20 (9.01%) Security Cleared
12 20 (9.01%) Visual Studio
12 20 (9.01%) Analytics
12 20 (9.01%) Cyber Security
13 19 (8.56%) Procure-to-pay
13 19 (8.56%) Linux
13 19 (8.56%) SAP SD
14 18 (8.11%) SAP HR
14 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
14 18 (8.11%) SCCM
14 18 (8.11%) User Experience
15 17 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (7.66%) Active Directory
16 16 (7.21%) Logistics

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (4.95%) JBoss
1 11 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.70%) NetWeaver
4 5 (2.25%) Lync
5 3 (1.35%) Documentum
6 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.45%) CICS
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (4.05%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.80%) MS Office
2 4 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 36 (16.22%) SAP SCM
2 19 (8.56%) SAP SD
3 18 (8.11%) SAP HR
4 13 (5.86%) SAP LE
4 13 (5.86%) SAP FI
4 13 (5.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (5.86%) SAP CO
5 12 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (2.25%) SAP MM
6 5 (2.25%) SAP HCM
6 5 (2.25%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.76%) Office 365
2 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.70%) IaaS
4 5 (2.25%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (2.25%) Network Security
2 5 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.35%) VoIP
4 2 (0.90%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (0.90%) DNS
4 2 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
5 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) CTI
5 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.95%) SQL Server
1 11 (4.95%) Big Data
2 8 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.70%) SAP BI
4 4 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.80%) SAP HANA
4 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.80%) MySQL
5 2 (0.90%) Impala
5 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (9.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (25.23%) Manufacturing
2 30 (13.51%) Finance
2 30 (13.51%) Automotive
3 9 (4.05%) Military
4 8 (3.60%) Retail
5 7 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Marketing
6 3 (1.35%) German Language
7 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.51%) .NET
2 10 (4.50%) CSS
2 10 (4.50%) HTML
3 9 (4.05%) XSLT
3 9 (4.05%) HTML5
4 6 (2.70%) Middleware
5 5 (2.25%) Itk
5 5 (2.25%) RESTful
6 4 (1.80%) CGI
6 4 (1.80%) Web Services
6 4 (1.80%) XML
7 3 (1.35%) J2EE
8 2 (0.90%) SAML
8 2 (0.90%) JMS
8 2 (0.90%) WSDL
8 2 (0.90%) SOAP
8 2 (0.90%) Java EE
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.11%) User Experience
2 14 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.50%) NHS
5 10 (4.50%) Informatics
6 8 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.25%) Health Informatics
7 5 (2.25%) GIS
8 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.90%) CESG
9 2 (0.90%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) IVR
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.56%) Linux
2 13 (5.86%) Ubuntu
2 13 (5.86%) Windows
3 4 (1.80%) UNIX
4 1 (0.45%) Android
4 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 43 (19.37%) Change Management
3 38 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.12%) TOGAF
4 27 (12.16%) CRM
5 25 (11.26%) Scrum
5 25 (11.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (9.01%) Analytics
6 20 (9.01%) Cyber Security
7 19 (8.56%) Procure-to-pay
8 17 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.21%) Logistics
9 16 (7.21%) TDD
9 16 (7.21%) Kanban
10 15 (6.76%) Data Analytics
11 14 (6.31%) Migration
11 14 (6.31%) DevOps
11 14 (6.31%) ITIL
11 14 (6.31%) Project Management
12 13 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.81%) Java
2 3 (1.35%) C#
2 3 (1.35%) SQL
3 2 (0.90%) ABAP
3 2 (0.90%) C
3 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.76%) CITP
4 10 (4.50%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.50%) Degree
5 5 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.25%) CCNP
6 4 (1.80%) CCIE
6 4 (1.80%) PMP
6 4 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.35%) CISSP
7 3 (1.35%) CEH
8 2 (0.90%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.90%) MBCS
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.45%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.45%) CCDP
9 1 (0.45%) CISA
9 1 (0.45%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) QA
2 5 (2.25%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.86%) Docker
2 13 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.80%) XenApp
4 4 (1.80%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (8.11%) SCCM
2 7 (3.15%) SCOM
2 7 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (24.32%) SAP
2 41 (18.47%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.81%) Oracle
4 15 (6.76%) Cisco
5 13 (5.86%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.86%) VMware
6 6 (2.70%) Computacenter
6 6 (2.70%) Citrix
7 5 (2.25%) Dell
8 4 (1.80%) EMC
8 4 (1.80%) Tableau
9 3 (1.35%) Pega
9 3 (1.35%) NetApp
10 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.90%) Mercator
10 2 (0.90%) Juniper
10 2 (0.90%) F5
10 2 (0.90%) McAfee
10 2 (0.90%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.45%) Splunk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50-80K
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Version 1
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + homeworking / benefits / bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £40,414 to £47,546 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + car / 20% bonus / homeworking
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39632.00 - £47559.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £61000 per annum + 20% bonus + homeworking
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Kenilworth
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension/benefits/20% bonus
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