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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 103 134 159
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 143 91 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 1.66% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.71% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81 53 52
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,125 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+0.19% -
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
5910 5318 5115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.35% 97.08% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 4454 4313
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +35 82 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Coventry -22 8 £50,000 +14.94% 4
Walsall - 8 £40,000 -
Solihull +18 6 £62,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £60,000 -
Worcestershire +1 3 £38,750 -
Warwickshire -13 3 £63,750 -20.31% 2
West Bromwich -2 2 £51,000 -2.85%
Shropshire -15 1 £63,308 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 80 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 73 (28.08%) Presales
3 70 (26.92%) SAP
4 53 (20.38%) Customer Engagement
5 50 (19.23%) Data Centre
6 48 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (17.69%) Finance
8 44 (16.92%) .NET
9 43 (16.54%) Manufacturing
10 38 (14.62%) VMware
11 37 (14.23%) Citrix
12 34 (13.08%) CRM
12 34 (13.08%) Microsoft
13 33 (12.69%) Oracle
13 33 (12.69%) ITIL
14 32 (12.31%) SOA
14 32 (12.31%) EMC
14 32 (12.31%) Degree
15 30 (11.54%) NetApp
16 29 (11.15%) Change Management
16 29 (11.15%) SQL Server
17 28 (10.77%) Java
17 28 (10.77%) SAP SCM
18 27 (10.38%) Technical Architecture
18 27 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (10.38%) Project Management
19 26 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
19 26 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (10.00%) Line Management
20 25 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement

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 8 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.92%) Apache
2 5 (1.92%) JBoss
2 5 (1.92%) NetWeaver
2 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 5 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.54%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.15%) CICS
4 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (4.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (10.77%) SAP SCM
2 19 (7.31%) SAP SD
3 13 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
4 10 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (3.46%) SAP CO
5 9 (3.46%) SAP FI
5 9 (3.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (1.92%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.38%) Exstream
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.31%) IaaS
3 19 (7.31%) PaaS
4 14 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.77%) SaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) Force.com
7 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) LAN
1 2 (0.77%) SAN
1 2 (0.77%) VoIP
1 2 (0.77%) VPN
1 2 (0.77%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.38%) DNS
2 1 (0.38%) Firewall
2 1 (0.38%) FTP
2 1 (0.38%) NAS
2 1 (0.38%) Network Security
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.38%) VLAN
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.92%) MySQL
3 13 (5.00%) DB2
4 6 (2.31%) Big Data
4 6 (2.31%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.31%) SAP HANA
5 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (1.92%) SAP BI
6 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.54%) SoapUI
1 4 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (17.69%) Finance
2 43 (16.54%) Manufacturing
3 22 (8.46%) Automotive
4 18 (6.92%) Retail
5 13 (5.00%) Banking
5 13 (5.00%) Publishing
6 12 (4.62%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.31%) Marketing
8 2 (0.77%) Billing
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.92%) .NET
2 12 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.46%) Web Services
3 9 (3.46%) XML
4 8 (3.08%) Middleware
4 8 (3.08%) REST
4 8 (3.08%) SOAP
5 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (2.69%) HTML
6 4 (1.54%) Ajax
6 4 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.54%) J2EE
6 4 (1.54%) jQuery
6 4 (1.54%) SAML
7 3 (1.15%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.15%) JMS
7 3 (1.15%) WSDL
8 2 (0.77%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.77%) WCF
8 2 (0.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.38%) Smart Meter
4 13 (5.00%) CMDB
5 12 (4.62%) User Experience
6 10 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.54%) Life Science
8 4 (1.54%) PKI
9 2 (0.77%) Fintech
9 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.38%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.08%) Windows
2 4 (1.54%) Unix
2 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.15%) VMS
4 2 (0.77%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 73 (28.08%) Presales
3 53 (20.38%) Customer Engagement
4 48 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (13.08%) CRM
6 33 (12.69%) ITIL
7 32 (12.31%) SOA
8 29 (11.15%) Change Management
9 27 (10.38%) Project Management
9 27 (10.38%) Technical Architecture
10 26 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 26 (10.00%) Line Management
11 25 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (9.23%) Business Development
12 24 (9.23%) Zachman Framework
13 23 (8.85%) ITIL V3
14 22 (8.46%) Order to Cash
14 22 (8.46%) Service Delivery
14 22 (8.46%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.77%) Java
2 22 (8.46%) SQL
3 15 (5.77%) C#
4 13 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.92%) C
5 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.38%) C++
7 1 (0.38%) COBOL
7 1 (0.38%) Pascal
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (12.31%) Degree
2 18 (6.92%) PMI Certification
2 18 (6.92%) PMP
3 14 (5.38%) ISEB
4 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.69%) MBA
6 6 (2.31%) PhD
7 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CCDA
8 2 (0.77%) CCDP
8 2 (0.77%) CCNA
8 2 (0.77%) CCNP
8 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.77%) CISSP
8 2 (0.77%) MCITP
8 2 (0.77%) MCSE
9 1 (0.38%) CITP
9 1 (0.38%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 70 (26.92%) SAP
2 38 (14.62%) VMware
3 37 (14.23%) Citrix
4 34 (13.08%) Microsoft
5 33 (12.69%) Oracle
6 32 (12.31%) EMC
7 30 (11.54%) NetApp
8 25 (9.62%) Cisco
9 17 (6.54%) 3PAR
10 16 (6.15%) IBM
11 14 (5.38%) HP
11 14 (5.38%) Juniper
12 13 (5.00%) BMC
12 13 (5.00%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.31%) Symantec
14 5 (1.92%) Tableau
15 3 (1.15%) BEA
16 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
17 1 (0.38%) Aruba
17 1 (0.38%) Veritas
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits including car
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + full comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Dynamic Nation
Posted: 20 days ago