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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 121 100 146
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 115 130 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 2.43% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.52% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79 92 60
Median salary £55,000 £63,299 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.11% -9.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £85,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
5545 5166 5457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.43% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4399 4324 4566
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +16 75 £54,500 -19.25% 15
Coventry -15 14 £47,500 -14.60%
Warwickshire -12 4 £43,500 -42.00%
Solihull +16 3 £62,500 +47.05%
Shropshire -23 2 £62,375 -1.45%
Worcestershire +7 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Staffordshire -7 1 £53,000 -7.82%
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 83 (35.62%) TOGAF
2 62 (26.61%) Microsoft
3 59 (25.32%) Data Centre
4 58 (24.89%) Presales
5 55 (23.61%) Finance
6 52 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (21.89%) VMware
8 48 (20.60%) MS Excel
8 48 (20.60%) Continuous Improvement
9 47 (20.17%) PRINCE2
10 45 (19.31%) Customer Engagement
11 42 (18.03%) Oracle
12 40 (17.17%) Cisco
12 40 (17.17%) Citrix
13 39 (16.74%) EMC
13 39 (16.74%) SQL
14 38 (16.31%) Project Management
15 37 (15.88%) Retail
16 36 (15.45%) NetApp
16 36 (15.45%) CRM
17 34 (14.59%) Manufacturing
17 34 (14.59%) SaaS
18 33 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
20 31 (13.30%) Zachman Framework
20 31 (13.30%) MS PowerPoint
20 31 (13.30%) ITIL
20 31 (13.30%) SQL Server
21 29 (12.45%) .NET
21 29 (12.45%) ERP

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 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.72%) Apache
2 4 (1.72%) JBoss
2 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.29%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.86%) CICS
4 2 (0.86%) CMS
4 2 (0.86%) Documentum
4 2 (0.86%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 48 (20.60%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (9.01%) MS Office
4 10 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.86%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.29%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (3.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (3.43%) SAP SCM
3 8 (3.43%) SAP SD
4 5 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.86%) DELMIA
6 2 (0.86%) ENOVIA
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.59%) SaaS
2 32 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (12.02%) IaaS
3 28 (12.02%) PaaS
4 23 (9.87%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.29%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.86%) Unified Communications
2 8 (3.43%) LAN
3 7 (3.00%) Firewall
3 7 (3.00%) WAN
4 4 (1.72%) DNS
4 4 (1.72%) Wireless
5 3 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (1.29%) DHCP
5 3 (1.29%) VLAN
6 2 (0.86%) HTTP
6 2 (0.86%) SAN
6 2 (0.86%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.43%) Extranet
7 1 (0.43%) FTP
7 1 (0.43%) NAS
7 1 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.73%) MySQL
3 20 (8.58%) DB2
4 6 (2.58%) Big Data
5 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MSI
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 55 (23.61%) Finance
2 37 (15.88%) Retail
3 34 (14.59%) Manufacturing
4 23 (9.87%) Publishing
5 16 (6.87%) Banking
6 9 (3.86%) Marketing
7 8 (3.43%) Automotive
8 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.15%) Advertising
10 3 (1.29%) Law
10 3 (1.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.45%) .NET
2 10 (4.29%) Middleware
3 8 (3.43%) Web Services
4 6 (2.58%) CSS
4 6 (2.58%) HTML
4 6 (2.58%) J2EE
5 5 (2.15%) REST
5 5 (2.15%) XML
6 3 (1.29%) JMS
6 3 (1.29%) SOAP
7 2 (0.86%) HTML5
7 2 (0.86%) JSON
7 2 (0.86%) SAML
7 2 (0.86%) WSDL
8 1 (0.43%) Ajax
8 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.43%) jQuery
8 1 (0.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.59%) NHS
3 20 (8.58%) CMDB
3 20 (8.58%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.86%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.86%) Smart Meter
5 8 (3.43%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.58%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.15%) Life Science
9 4 (1.72%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.86%) PKI
10 2 (0.86%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.43%) EPoS
11 1 (0.43%) Fintech
11 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.43%) Windows
2 6 (2.58%) Linux
3 3 (1.29%) Unix
4 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.62%) TOGAF
2 58 (24.89%) Presales
3 52 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (20.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 47 (20.17%) PRINCE2
6 45 (19.31%) Customer Engagement
7 38 (16.31%) Project Management
8 36 (15.45%) CRM
9 31 (13.30%) ITIL
9 31 (13.30%) Zachman Framework
10 29 (12.45%) ERP
11 27 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
11 27 (11.59%) Technical Architecture
12 25 (10.73%) Business Development
12 25 (10.73%) Line Management
12 25 (10.73%) Service Management
13 24 (10.30%) Logistics
13 24 (10.30%) Service Delivery
13 24 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (9.01%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.74%) SQL
2 27 (11.59%) Java
3 17 (7.30%) C#
4 12 (5.15%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.29%) PHP
7 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.86%) C
8 2 (0.86%) Python
8 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) COBOL
9 1 (0.43%) Pascal
9 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (11.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 23 (9.87%) Degree
2 23 (9.87%) ISEB
3 20 (8.58%) PMI Certification
3 20 (8.58%) PMP
4 4 (1.72%) CCNA
4 4 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.72%) CISSP
4 4 (1.72%) CITP
5 3 (1.29%) CISM
5 3 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.86%) CCDA
6 2 (0.86%) CCDP
6 2 (0.86%) CCNP
6 2 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.86%) IIBA
6 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.86%) VCAP
6 2 (0.86%) VCDX
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) QA
2 7 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.58%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.86%) XenApp
4 2 (0.86%) XenServer
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (8.58%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.89%) VMware
3 42 (18.03%) Oracle
4 40 (17.17%) Cisco
4 40 (17.17%) Citrix
5 39 (16.74%) EMC
6 36 (15.45%) NetApp
7 27 (11.59%) IBM
8 24 (10.30%) HP
9 22 (9.44%) SAP
10 21 (9.01%) Juniper
11 20 (8.58%) BMC
11 20 (8.58%) CheckPoint
12 12 (5.15%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.58%) MuleSoft
13 6 (2.58%) Symantec
14 2 (0.86%) BEA
14 2 (0.86%) JDA
14 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.86%) Retek
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DPD
Salary: 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70 000 to £75 000 (+ competitive package)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 000 - £75 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £49511.00 - £55700.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000.00 - £46000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £49511.00 - £55700.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC band 8b
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC band 8b
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £56,104 to £68,484 per annum AfC band 8c
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