The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 134 128 144
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 64 75 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.50% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.57% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 33
Average salary £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4722 4767 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.17% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3993 3869
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Solutions Architect
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 36 £72,500 +11.53% 5
Coventry +15 6 £77,500 +34.78%
Warwickshire +11 5 £70,000 +16.66% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £65,000 -
Solihull - 1 £75,000 -
Walsall - 1 £80,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (28.57%) SAP
2 27 (27.55%) Oracle
3 22 (22.45%) Java
4 19 (19.39%) ERP
5 18 (18.37%) CRM
6 17 (17.35%) Open Source
7 14 (14.29%) .NET
7 14 (14.29%) WebLogic
7 14 (14.29%) SOA
8 13 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (12.24%) Big Data
9 12 (12.24%) Business Transformation
10 11 (11.22%) Business Development
10 11 (11.22%) Degree
11 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (10.20%) Analytics
11 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.20%) RUP
12 9 (9.18%) Project Management
12 9 (9.18%) Workflow
12 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
12 9 (9.18%) SAP CRM
12 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
12 9 (9.18%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (8.16%) Oracle BPM
13 8 (8.16%) AquaLogic BPM
13 8 (8.16%) AquaLogic Service Bus
13 8 (8.16%) Release Management
13 8 (8.16%) AquaLogic
13 8 (8.16%) Unified Process

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.16%) AquaLogic Service Bus
3 8 (8.16%) AquaLogic
3 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (8.16%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (8.16%) WebLogic Integration
3 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.06%) Lync
6 1 (1.02%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.02%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) SAP CRM
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (8.16%) AquaLogic BPM
3 5 (5.10%) SAP PM
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (2.04%) SAP Retail
5 2 (2.04%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.04%) Maximo
5 2 (2.04%) Teamcenter
6 1 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.02%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
2 2 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Firewall
2 3 (3.06%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.04%) VoIP
4 1 (1.02%) Wireless
4 1 (1.02%) BGP
4 1 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) LAN
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) IPv4
4 1 (1.02%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) Big Data
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) PhoneGap
1 1 (1.02%) Redmine
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.16%) Advertising
3 6 (6.12%) Front Office
3 6 (6.12%) Finance
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.10%) Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Automotive
6 2 (2.04%) Local Government
6 2 (2.04%) Back Office
6 2 (2.04%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.04%) Military
7 1 (1.02%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) .NET
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (4.08%) J2EE
4 3 (3.06%) RESTful
5 2 (2.04%) XML
5 2 (2.04%) HTML
5 2 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (1.02%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.02%) XSLT
6 1 (1.02%) HTML5
6 1 (1.02%) REST
6 1 (1.02%) CSS3
6 1 (1.02%) Worklight
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.02%) Dojo
6 1 (1.02%) WCF
6 1 (1.02%) JSON
6 1 (1.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Open Source
2 13 (13.27%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.08%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
1 2 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) VMS
2 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) ERP
2 18 (18.37%) CRM
3 14 (14.29%) SOA
4 12 (12.24%) Business Transformation
5 11 (11.22%) Business Development
6 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (10.20%) Analytics
6 10 (10.20%) RUP
7 9 (9.18%) Project Management
7 9 (9.18%) Workflow
8 8 (8.16%) Release Management
8 8 (8.16%) Unified Process
8 8 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.14%) ITIL
9 7 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.12%) Asset Management
10 6 (6.12%) Big Data Analytics
10 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) Java
2 3 (3.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (1.02%) MCSA
6 1 (1.02%) CISSP
6 1 (1.02%) NCDA
6 1 (1.02%) VCAP
6 1 (1.02%) HP AIS
6 1 (1.02%) HP ASE
6 1 (1.02%) MCITP
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) Xen
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) SAP
2 27 (27.55%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.16%) IBM
5 7 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.08%) VMware
8 3 (3.06%) McAfee
9 2 (2.04%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.04%) Splunk
9 2 (2.04%) Citrix
10 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.02%) Juniper
10 1 (1.02%) Informatica
10 1 (1.02%) NetApp
10 1 (1.02%) HP
10 1 (1.02%) EMC
10 1 (1.02%) Sencha
10 1 (1.02%) F5
10 1 (1.02%) Veeam
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
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