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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 131 142 164
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 100 68 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.27% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.34% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 46 55 40
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,000 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,000 £82,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.87%
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
5445 5062 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.09% 94.41% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4254 4372
Average salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Coventry +21 36 £45,250 -39.66% 1
Birmingham -45 26 £61,250 -5.76% 6
Warwickshire -10 16 £80,000 +100.00%
Sutton Coldfield - 4 - -
Worcestershire -13 2 £75,000 +15.38%
Solihull - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 2 £52,500 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 62 (33.70%) Manufacturing
2 56 (30.43%) SAP
3 55 (29.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (25.54%) Change Management
5 39 (21.20%) SAP SCM
6 37 (20.11%) .NET
7 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
8 27 (14.67%) VMware
9 25 (13.59%) TOGAF
9 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio
10 24 (13.04%) Windows
10 24 (13.04%) Cisco
10 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (12.50%) Linux
12 22 (11.96%) Office 365
12 22 (11.96%) Procure-to-pay
13 21 (11.41%) Oracle
13 21 (11.41%) Java
14 20 (10.87%) Migration
14 20 (10.87%) Automotive
14 20 (10.87%) SAP HR
14 20 (10.87%) SC Cleared
14 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
15 19 (10.33%) SCCM
15 19 (10.33%) Finance
16 18 (9.78%) SharePoint
17 17 (9.24%) Content Management
18 16 (8.70%) SAP CO
18 16 (8.70%) Scrum
18 16 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 16 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.35%) JBoss
4 5 (2.72%) Lync
5 4 (2.17%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.54%) Documentum
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (7.07%) InfoPath
2 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 39 (21.20%) SAP SCM
2 20 (10.87%) SAP HR
3 16 (8.70%) SAP FI
3 16 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 16 (8.70%) SAP CO
4 14 (7.61%) SAP SD
5 12 (6.52%) SAP LE
6 9 (4.89%) SAP MM
7 8 (4.35%) SAP HCM
8 5 (2.72%) SAP SRM
9 4 (2.17%) SAP FI-AP
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.96%) Office 365
2 8 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.09%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.61%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (2.17%) WAN
2 4 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.17%) MPLS
2 4 (2.17%) Firewall
3 3 (1.63%) VoIP
4 2 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) Network Security
4 2 (1.09%) DNS
4 2 (1.09%) SAN
5 1 (0.54%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 4 (2.17%) SAP BI
2 4 (2.17%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (2.17%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.09%) MySQL
3 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.54%) Big Data
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (33.70%) Manufacturing
2 20 (10.87%) Automotive
3 19 (10.33%) Finance
4 6 (3.26%) Retail
5 5 (2.72%) Military
6 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) German Language
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Publishing
7 1 (0.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (20.11%) .NET
2 16 (8.70%) CSS
2 16 (8.70%) HTML
3 13 (7.07%) HTML5
3 13 (7.07%) XSLT
4 6 (3.26%) Itk
5 4 (2.17%) CGI
6 3 (1.63%) SOAP
6 3 (1.63%) Web Services
6 3 (1.63%) XML
6 3 (1.63%) Middleware
7 2 (1.09%) REST
7 2 (1.09%) J2EE
7 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.09%) Java EE
7 2 (1.09%) JSON
7 2 (1.09%) WCF
7 2 (1.09%) jQuery
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.61%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.07%) User Experience
3 7 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.26%) NHS
4 6 (3.26%) Informatics
4 6 (3.26%) Health Informatics
5 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.72%) GIS
6 4 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.54%) IVR
9 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.04%) Windows
2 23 (12.50%) Linux
3 11 (5.98%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.72%) UNIX
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (25.54%) Change Management
3 25 (13.59%) TOGAF
4 24 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (11.96%) Procure-to-pay
6 20 (10.87%) Migration
7 17 (9.24%) Content Management
8 16 (8.70%) Scrum
9 15 (8.15%) ITIL
9 15 (8.15%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (6.52%) DevOps
10 12 (6.52%) Line Management
10 12 (6.52%) Logistics
11 11 (5.98%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.89%) CRM
12 9 (4.89%) Project Management
12 9 (4.89%) SOA
13 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.41%) Java
2 5 (2.72%) SQL
3 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.63%) C#
4 1 (0.54%) C++
4 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) SC Cleared
1 20 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.72%) Degree
5 4 (2.17%) CCNA
5 4 (2.17%) PMP
5 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.17%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.09%) CCIE
6 2 (1.09%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) QA
1 6 (3.26%) HL7
2 4 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.98%) Docker
3 8 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.80%) vSphere
5 5 (2.72%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.72%) XenApp
6 4 (2.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (10.33%) SCCM
2 6 (3.26%) SCOM
3 3 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Puppet
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (30.43%) SAP
2 34 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 27 (14.67%) VMware
4 24 (13.04%) Cisco
5 21 (11.41%) Oracle
6 13 (7.07%) HP
7 12 (6.52%) NetApp
8 11 (5.98%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.89%) Citrix
10 8 (4.35%) IBM
11 6 (3.26%) Dell
11 6 (3.26%) EMC
11 6 (3.26%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.17%) Tableau
12 4 (2.17%) Computacenter
12 4 (2.17%) Juniper
13 2 (1.09%) Intel
13 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.09%) Mercator
14 1 (0.54%) Symantec
West Midlands
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: £excellent salary, dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £62500.00 per annum + Car + Extensive benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago