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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 128 137 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 80 52 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 1.16% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.22% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 63 41 51
Average salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £100,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
4872 4278 4561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.06% 95.26% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4186 3523 3868
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +7 38 £70,000 -12.50% 3
Coventry -4 18 £65,000 -16.12% 1
Warwickshire -6 4 £62,500 -10.71%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Dudley - 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 47 (27.49%) SAP
2 41 (23.98%) Manufacturing
3 40 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (22.22%) .NET
5 35 (20.47%) Microsoft
5 35 (20.47%) VMware
6 34 (19.88%) Cisco
6 34 (19.88%) Change Management
6 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (17.54%) SharePoint
7 30 (17.54%) Office 365
8 29 (16.96%) Migration
8 29 (16.96%) SAP SCM
9 28 (16.37%) Scrum
10 25 (14.62%) Visual Studio
11 24 (14.04%) Content Management
12 23 (13.45%) Citrix
12 23 (13.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 23 (13.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (12.87%) HP
13 22 (12.87%) TOGAF
14 21 (12.28%) NetApp
15 20 (11.70%) Finance
16 19 (11.11%) Windows
17 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
18 17 (9.94%) EMC
19 16 (9.36%) ITIL
19 16 (9.36%) SAP FI
20 15 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 30 (17.54%) SharePoint
2 23 (13.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (13.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.92%) Lync
4 3 (1.75%) JBoss
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) InfoPath
3 4 (2.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (16.96%) SAP SCM
2 16 (9.36%) SAP FI
3 15 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (8.77%) SAP CO
4 12 (7.02%) SAP HR
5 8 (4.68%) SAP LE
6 7 (4.09%) SAP FI-AP
6 7 (4.09%) SAP SD
6 7 (4.09%) SAP MM
7 5 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (2.34%) SAP HCM
8 4 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.54%) Office 365
2 4 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) SAN
2 9 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (3.51%) WAN
4 5 (2.92%) NAS
5 4 (2.34%) MPLS
5 4 (2.34%) Firewall
6 3 (1.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) Network Security
7 1 (0.58%) WAAS
7 1 (0.58%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.17%) Big Data
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.58%) Essbase
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 25 (14.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) JUnit
General
1 41 (23.98%) Manufacturing
2 20 (11.70%) Finance
3 15 (8.77%) Retail
4 12 (7.02%) Automotive
5 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Advertising
7 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (22.22%) .NET
2 11 (6.43%) CSS
2 11 (6.43%) HTML
3 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.09%) XSLT
4 7 (4.09%) HTML5
5 5 (2.92%) WCF
6 4 (2.34%) jQuery
6 4 (2.34%) JSON
6 4 (2.34%) SOAP
6 4 (2.34%) CGI
6 4 (2.34%) REST
7 3 (1.75%) Itk
7 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.58%) Web Services
8 1 (0.58%) Middleware
8 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.34%) GIS
2 3 (1.75%) Informatics
2 3 (1.75%) NHS
2 3 (1.75%) Smart Meter
2 3 (1.75%) Health Informatics
2 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.17%) User Experience
3 2 (1.17%) Open Source
3 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.58%) Social Network
4 1 (0.58%) Celerra
4 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
4 1 (0.58%) CESG
4 1 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.11%) Windows
2 8 (4.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.17%) UNIX
4 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.88%) Change Management
3 29 (16.96%) Migration
4 28 (16.37%) Scrum
5 24 (14.04%) Content Management
6 22 (12.87%) TOGAF
7 18 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
8 16 (9.36%) ITIL
9 14 (8.19%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (7.02%) Zachman Framework
11 11 (6.43%) CRM
11 11 (6.43%) SOA
12 9 (5.26%) Project Management
12 9 (5.26%) Line Management
12 9 (5.26%) Logistics
12 9 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
13 8 (4.68%) DoDAF
13 8 (4.68%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (4.68%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.68%) C#
2 7 (4.09%) Java
3 5 (2.92%) SQL
4 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.34%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.92%) CCNA
4 4 (2.34%) ISEB
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.34%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) MCITP
5 2 (1.17%) Degree
5 2 (1.17%) CCA
5 2 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.17%) CCEA
5 2 (1.17%) MCSE
6 1 (0.58%) CCNP
6 1 (0.58%) CCDP
6 1 (0.58%) MCTS
6 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.58%) NCDA
6 1 (0.58%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.75%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.68%) vSphere
3 7 (4.09%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.92%) XenApp
4 5 (2.92%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.34%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.58%) XenServer
6 1 (0.58%) vCloud
6 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) SCOM
2 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (27.49%) SAP
2 35 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.47%) VMware
3 34 (19.88%) Cisco
4 23 (13.45%) Citrix
5 22 (12.87%) HP
6 21 (12.28%) NetApp
7 17 (9.94%) EMC
8 12 (7.02%) Oracle
9 9 (5.26%) IBM
9 9 (5.26%) Juniper
10 7 (4.09%) CheckPoint
10 7 (4.09%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.51%) Symantec
11 6 (3.51%) Dell
12 4 (2.34%) Computacenter
13 2 (1.17%) Intel
14 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
14 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K basic + 5K Car Allow + 20% bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, coventry, york, London,
Trustmarque
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago