The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 94 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 126 116 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.68% 1.97% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 2.04% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 71 78 76
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £68,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £84,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
4573 5694 4929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.26% 96.57% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 4718 4249
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +32 73 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Coventry +10 22 £59,000 -9.23%
Warwickshire +21 10 £59,000 +7.27% 2
Solihull -13 7 £68,500 +2.23% 3
Staffordshire +8 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 £100,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 120 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 80 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (26.30%) MS Excel
4 66 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 65 (24.07%) PRINCE2
6 64 (23.70%) Microsoft
7 57 (21.11%) Retail
7 57 (21.11%) SaaS
8 56 (20.74%) Finance
9 55 (20.37%) Logistics
10 53 (19.63%) Data Centre
11 52 (19.26%) Presales
12 49 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 48 (17.78%) Project Management
14 47 (17.41%) ERP
15 45 (16.67%) CRM
15 45 (16.67%) Degree
15 45 (16.67%) Line Management
16 44 (16.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 44 (16.30%) NHS
17 42 (15.56%) VMware
18 41 (15.19%) NetApp
19 40 (14.81%) EMC
20 39 (14.44%) SQL
21 37 (13.70%) MS PowerPoint
21 37 (13.70%) Business Development
22 36 (13.33%) MS Office
23 35 (12.96%) ITIL
23 35 (12.96%) Citrix
24 34 (12.59%) Cisco

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.85%) IIS
3 3 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.37%) Predix
4 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (26.30%) MS Excel
2 37 (13.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (13.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.81%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
1 13 (4.81%) SAP Retail
2 10 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.96%) SAP CAR
4 8 (2.96%) SAP POS DM
5 6 (2.22%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.22%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.37%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.37%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 57 (21.11%) SaaS
2 49 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (9.26%) IaaS
5 23 (8.52%) PaaS
6 20 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.85%) Office 365
8 2 (0.74%) GitHub
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.33%) Firewall
2 8 (2.96%) Unified Communications
3 6 (2.22%) BGP
3 6 (2.22%) MPLS
3 6 (2.22%) OSPF
3 6 (2.22%) VLAN
4 5 (1.85%) LAN
4 5 (1.85%) WAN
4 5 (1.85%) Wireless
5 4 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.74%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.74%) SSL
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) VPN
7 1 (0.37%) DHCP
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) HTTP
7 1 (0.37%) Intranet
7 1 (0.37%) SNMP
7 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.63%) MySQL
3 20 (7.41%) DB2
4 18 (6.67%) Big Data
5 16 (5.93%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.96%) SAP HANA
7 6 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.48%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.48%) Riak
9 3 (1.11%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.74%) Jasmine
4 2 (0.74%) Mocha
5 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 57 (21.11%) Retail
2 56 (20.74%) Finance
3 25 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 25 (9.26%) Publishing
4 15 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.07%) Banking
6 7 (2.59%) Billing
7 5 (1.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.74%) .NET
2 12 (4.44%) Web Services
3 11 (4.07%) CSS
3 11 (4.07%) HTML
3 11 (4.07%) REST
4 9 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.96%) JSON
5 8 (2.96%) Middleware
6 6 (2.22%) SOAP
7 5 (1.85%) Ajax
7 5 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (1.48%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.48%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.48%) HTML5
8 4 (1.48%) jQuery
8 4 (1.48%) Kafka
8 4 (1.48%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (1.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.63%) Data Centre
2 44 (16.30%) NHS
3 24 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 20 (7.41%) CMDB
5 15 (5.56%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.33%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.11%) EPoS
10 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.11%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.37%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 80 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 65 (24.07%) PRINCE2
5 55 (20.37%) Logistics
6 52 (19.26%) Presales
7 48 (17.78%) Project Management
8 47 (17.41%) ERP
9 45 (16.67%) CRM
9 45 (16.67%) Line Management
10 37 (13.70%) Business Development
11 35 (12.96%) ITIL
12 32 (11.85%) Customer Requirements
13 29 (10.74%) Zachman Framework
14 28 (10.37%) SOA
15 27 (10.00%) Service Management
15 27 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
16 26 (9.63%) Customer Engagement
17 25 (9.26%) Service Delivery
18 22 (8.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.44%) SQL
2 26 (9.63%) Java
3 18 (6.67%) C#
4 10 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.22%) PHP
5 6 (2.22%) Python
6 4 (1.48%) C++
6 4 (1.48%) Erlang
6 4 (1.48%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.48%) VB
7 3 (1.11%) ABAP
8 1 (0.37%) C
8 1 (0.37%) COBOL
8 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (16.67%) Degree
2 44 (16.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 22 (8.15%) ISEB
4 20 (7.41%) PMI Certification
4 20 (7.41%) PMP
5 15 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.19%) MCP
6 14 (5.19%) MCSE
6 14 (5.19%) VCAP
6 14 (5.19%) VCDX
7 8 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.85%) CCNA
8 5 (1.85%) CITP
9 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.11%) CCNP
10 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.74%) CCDP
11 2 (0.74%) CCIE
12 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) QA
2 10 (3.70%) SLA
3 8 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.78%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.48%) Docker
4 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (7.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.37%) QRadar
2 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.56%) VMware
3 41 (15.19%) NetApp
4 40 (14.81%) EMC
5 35 (12.96%) Citrix
6 34 (12.59%) Cisco
7 28 (10.37%) Oracle
8 25 (9.26%) IBM
9 24 (8.89%) HP
9 24 (8.89%) SAP
10 21 (7.78%) CheckPoint
10 21 (7.78%) Juniper
11 20 (7.41%) BMC
12 15 (5.56%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.33%) Casewise
14 8 (2.96%) MuleSoft
15 6 (2.22%) NEC
16 4 (1.48%) Symantec
17 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
18 1 (0.37%) Splunk
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