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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 129 150 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 89 64 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 1.23% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.29% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 42
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
5090 4949 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.07% 94.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4177 4000
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Birmingham -19 32 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Coventry +10 23 £43,500 -46.46%
Warwickshire +4 15 £80,000 +14.28% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 3 - -
West Bromwich +10 2 £52,500 -19.23%
Solihull - 2 - -
Worcestershire -4 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 59 (31.55%) SAP
2 58 (31.02%) Manufacturing
3 57 (30.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (24.60%) Change Management
5 43 (22.99%) .NET
6 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
6 40 (21.39%) SAP SCM
7 32 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (16.04%) VMware
8 30 (16.04%) Visual Studio
9 29 (15.51%) Office 365
10 28 (14.97%) Cisco
11 26 (13.90%) Migration
12 25 (13.37%) SharePoint
13 24 (12.83%) Windows
14 23 (12.30%) Scrum
14 23 (12.30%) Procure-to-pay
14 23 (12.30%) Content Management
15 22 (11.76%) TOGAF
15 22 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
16 20 (10.70%) Oracle
16 20 (10.70%) Java
17 19 (10.16%) Linux
17 19 (10.16%) Automotive
17 19 (10.16%) SAP FI
18 18 (9.63%) Finance
18 18 (9.63%) SAP FI/CO
18 18 (9.63%) SAP CO
18 18 (9.63%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 22 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.28%) JBoss
4 5 (2.67%) Lync
5 4 (2.14%) NetWeaver
5 4 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) Documentum
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) InfoPath
2 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 40 (21.39%) SAP SCM
2 19 (10.16%) SAP FI
3 18 (9.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (9.63%) SAP CO
4 17 (9.09%) SAP HR
5 13 (6.95%) SAP SD
6 11 (5.88%) SAP LE
7 9 (4.81%) SAP MM
8 7 (3.74%) SAP FI-AP
9 6 (3.21%) SAP HCM
10 3 (1.60%) Scribe Insight
10 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (1.07%) SAP SRM
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.51%) Office 365
2 6 (3.21%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.07%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (2.67%) WAN
2 5 (2.67%) SAN
3 4 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.14%) MPLS
3 4 (2.14%) Firewall
4 3 (1.60%) DNS
4 3 (1.60%) Internet
5 2 (1.07%) Network Security
5 2 (1.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.14%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.14%) SAP BI
2 4 (2.14%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (2.14%) SAP HANA
2 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.07%) MySQL
3 2 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.53%) DB2
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 30 (16.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 58 (31.02%) Manufacturing
2 19 (10.16%) Automotive
3 18 (9.63%) Finance
4 7 (3.74%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Military
6 2 (1.07%) Advertising
6 2 (1.07%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.99%) .NET
2 18 (9.63%) HTML
2 18 (9.63%) CSS
3 13 (6.95%) XSLT
3 13 (6.95%) HTML5
4 5 (2.67%) Itk
4 5 (2.67%) SOAP
5 4 (2.14%) Web Services
5 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.14%) CGI
5 4 (2.14%) REST
5 4 (2.14%) JSON
5 4 (2.14%) WCF
5 4 (2.14%) jQuery
6 3 (1.60%) Middleware
6 3 (1.60%) J2EE
6 3 (1.60%) XML
7 2 (1.07%) Java EE
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.88%) User Experience
3 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.67%) NHS
4 5 (2.67%) Informatics
4 5 (2.67%) Health Informatics
5 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.14%) GIS
6 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.53%) PKI
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.83%) Windows
2 19 (10.16%) Linux
3 7 (3.74%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.67%) UNIX
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (24.60%) Change Management
3 32 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.90%) Migration
5 23 (12.30%) Procure-to-pay
5 23 (12.30%) Scrum
5 23 (12.30%) Content Management
6 22 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 17 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (8.56%) ITIL
9 12 (6.42%) Line Management
10 11 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (5.88%) Logistics
11 9 (4.81%) SOA
12 8 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.28%) DevOps
13 7 (3.74%) Strategic Planning
13 7 (3.74%) Project Management
13 7 (3.74%) CRM
13 7 (3.74%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.70%) Java
2 6 (3.21%) SQL
3 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.67%) C#
4 1 (0.53%) C++
4 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (9.63%) SC Cleared
1 18 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.28%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.14%) CCNA
3 4 (2.14%) PMP
3 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.14%) JNCIA
4 3 (1.60%) Degree
5 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCAA
6 1 (0.53%) CCA
6 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 5 (2.67%) HL7
3 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.74%) vSphere
3 7 (3.74%) Docker
3 7 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.21%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.67%) XenApp
6 4 (2.14%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (9.63%) SCCM
2 6 (3.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (31.55%) SAP
2 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
3 30 (16.04%) VMware
4 28 (14.97%) Cisco
5 20 (10.70%) Oracle
6 16 (8.56%) NetApp
7 15 (8.02%) HP
8 14 (7.49%) Citrix
9 10 (5.35%) EMC
10 8 (4.28%) IBM
11 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.21%) 3PAR
12 6 (3.21%) Dell
13 4 (2.14%) Juniper
13 4 (2.14%) Tableau
13 4 (2.14%) Computacenter
14 3 (1.60%) Symantec
15 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.07%) Intel
16 1 (0.53%) BT
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Accenture
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago