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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 128 116 154
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 109 100 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 2.01% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 2.08% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 76 78 22
Average salary £65,000 £68,750 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +7.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £51,600 £48,643
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £82,250 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,500 £63,500
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.14%
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
5529 4808 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.06% 96.70% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4182 3315
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -6 46 £70,000 - 7
Coventry -6 24 £50,566 -22.20%
Warwickshire -2 18 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Solihull - 10 £67,000 - 2
Staffordshire +1 3 £47,500 -7.76% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £65,000 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 65 (31.86%) TOGAF
2 51 (25.00%) SAP
3 42 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (16.67%) CRM
6 30 (14.71%) Finance
6 30 (14.71%) Analytics
7 27 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (12.75%) Microsoft
9 24 (11.76%) SOA
9 24 (11.76%) .NET
10 23 (11.27%) Presales
11 22 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
12 21 (10.29%) Kanban
12 21 (10.29%) Scrum
12 21 (10.29%) Translating Business Requirements
13 20 (9.80%) Manufacturing
13 20 (9.80%) Change Management
13 20 (9.80%) Computer Science
14 19 (9.31%) Dynamics CRM
14 19 (9.31%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (8.82%) TDD
15 18 (8.82%) Degree
16 17 (8.33%) CITP
16 17 (8.33%) Data Analytics
16 17 (8.33%) SFIA
17 16 (7.84%) Java
17 16 (7.84%) SQL Server
17 16 (7.84%) ITIL
18 15 (7.35%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (3.43%) NetWeaver
1 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.98%) Documentum
2 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) CICS
3 1 (0.49%) JBoss
3 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (7.35%) SAP SCM
3 9 (4.41%) SAP CO
3 9 (4.41%) SAP FI
3 9 (4.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (3.43%) SAP SD
5 5 (2.45%) SAP CRM
5 5 (2.45%) SAP IS-U
6 4 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.49%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.47%) IaaS
3 3 (1.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.98%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.49%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) Network Security
1 4 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.96%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.98%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.98%) Wireless
3 1 (0.49%) 3G
3 1 (0.49%) 4G
3 1 (0.49%) CTI
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.90%) Big Data
4 9 (4.41%) SAP BW
5 8 (3.92%) SAP BI
5 8 (3.92%) SAP HANA
6 7 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.98%) Impala
8 2 (0.98%) MySQL
8 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) DB2
9 1 (0.49%) GIS
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.47%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (14.71%) Finance
2 20 (9.80%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.86%) Retail
4 11 (5.39%) Automotive
5 10 (4.90%) Military
6 5 (2.45%) Banking
7 3 (1.47%) Billing
7 3 (1.47%) German Language
7 3 (1.47%) Marketing
7 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.98%) Back Office
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.76%) .NET
2 12 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (3.43%) XML
5 5 (2.45%) REST
5 5 (2.45%) RESTful
5 5 (2.45%) SOAP
5 5 (2.45%) Web Services
6 4 (1.96%) HTML
7 3 (1.47%) Ajax
7 3 (1.47%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.47%) jQuery
8 2 (0.98%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.98%) CSS
8 2 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.98%) SAML
8 2 (0.98%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.49%) J2EE
9 1 (0.49%) JSP
9 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.35%) User Experience
3 12 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.94%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.47%) Informatics
7 3 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.47%) NHS
8 2 (0.98%) CESG
8 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.98%) EPoS
8 2 (0.98%) IVR
8 2 (0.98%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.47%) VMS
2 2 (0.98%) Android
2 2 (0.98%) Unix
3 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.86%) TOGAF
2 42 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (16.67%) CRM
5 30 (14.71%) Analytics
6 27 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (11.76%) SOA
8 23 (11.27%) Presales
9 22 (10.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (10.29%) Kanban
10 21 (10.29%) Scrum
10 21 (10.29%) Translating Business Requirements
11 20 (9.80%) Change Management
12 19 (9.31%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (8.82%) TDD
14 17 (8.33%) Data Analytics
14 17 (8.33%) SFIA
15 16 (7.84%) ITIL
16 15 (7.35%) UML
17 13 (6.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.84%) Java
2 11 (5.39%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.41%) C#
4 7 (3.43%) SQL
5 6 (2.94%) C
6 1 (0.49%) ABAP
6 1 (0.49%) C++
6 1 (0.49%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (8.82%) Degree
2 17 (8.33%) CITP
3 10 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.43%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.43%) PMP
5 6 (2.94%) CEH
5 6 (2.94%) CISSP
5 6 (2.94%) MBA
6 4 (1.96%) CISA
6 4 (1.96%) GCIA
6 4 (1.96%) GCIH
6 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.98%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.98%) MBCS
7 2 (0.98%) MCSD
7 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.39%) QA
2 3 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.96%) QRadar
2 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (25.00%) SAP
2 26 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.88%) Oracle
4 10 (4.90%) Citrix
4 10 (4.90%) VMware
5 9 (4.41%) EMC
5 9 (4.41%) NetApp
6 8 (3.92%) 3PAR
7 6 (2.94%) Tableau
8 5 (2.45%) Cisco
9 4 (1.96%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.96%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.96%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.96%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.96%) Splunk
9 4 (1.96%) Trustwave
10 3 (1.47%) IBM
11 2 (0.98%) Genesys
11 2 (0.98%) HP
11 2 (0.98%) Pega
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