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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 142 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 72 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 1.24% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.30% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 57 50 46
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £55,000 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
5103 4706 4800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.37% 95.40% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4340 3939 4011
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 £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -20 32 £70,000 -5.08%
Coventry -3 16 £43,500 -46.46%
Warwickshire -3 11 £80,000 +14.28%
West Bromwich +4 1 £52,500 -19.23%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 48 (27.59%) SAP
2 47 (27.01%) Manufacturing
3 45 (25.86%) .NET
4 44 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (22.41%) Microsoft
6 36 (20.69%) Change Management
7 35 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (19.54%) Cisco
9 32 (18.39%) SAP SCM
10 31 (17.82%) Office 365
10 31 (17.82%) SharePoint
10 31 (17.82%) Visual Studio
11 30 (17.24%) VMware
12 29 (16.67%) Migration
13 28 (16.09%) Scrum
14 25 (14.37%) Windows
14 25 (14.37%) Content Management
15 24 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (10.92%) TOGAF
17 18 (10.34%) HP
17 18 (10.34%) Finance
17 18 (10.34%) NetApp
17 18 (10.34%) Procure-to-pay
18 17 (9.77%) Citrix
18 17 (9.77%) ITIL
18 17 (9.77%) Oracle
18 17 (9.77%) Java
19 16 (9.20%) HTML
19 16 (9.20%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (17.82%) SharePoint
2 24 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 24 (13.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.60%) JBoss
4 6 (3.45%) Lync
5 4 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.32%) InfoPath
2 6 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (18.39%) SAP SCM
2 16 (9.20%) SAP FI
3 15 (8.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (8.62%) SAP CO
4 12 (6.90%) SAP HR
5 10 (5.75%) SAP SD
6 8 (4.60%) SAP LE
7 7 (4.02%) SAP FI-AP
7 7 (4.02%) SAP MM
8 5 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (2.30%) Scribe Insight
9 4 (2.30%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.82%) Office 365
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.47%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (4.60%) SAN
3 6 (3.45%) WAN
4 4 (2.30%) MPLS
4 4 (2.30%) Firewall
5 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.15%) NAS
5 2 (1.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.57%) DNS
6 1 (0.57%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.57%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (17.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) JUnit
General
1 47 (27.01%) Manufacturing
2 18 (10.34%) Finance
3 13 (7.47%) Automotive
4 10 (5.75%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) Advertising
6 2 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.86%) .NET
2 16 (9.20%) HTML
2 16 (9.20%) CSS
3 11 (6.32%) XSLT
3 11 (6.32%) HTML5
4 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.87%) WCF
5 5 (2.87%) SOAP
6 4 (2.30%) Itk
6 4 (2.30%) CGI
6 4 (2.30%) jQuery
6 4 (2.30%) REST
6 4 (2.30%) JSON
7 3 (1.72%) Middleware
7 3 (1.72%) Web Services
7 3 (1.72%) XML
8 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.15%) Java EE
9 1 (0.57%) Spring
9 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.60%) User Experience
2 4 (2.30%) NHS
2 4 (2.30%) GIS
2 4 (2.30%) Health Informatics
2 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.30%) Informatics
3 3 (1.72%) Open Source
3 3 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.57%) CESG
5 1 (0.57%) Social Network
5 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) DTV
5 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.37%) Windows
2 15 (8.62%) Linux
3 5 (2.87%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.30%) UNIX
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (20.69%) Change Management
3 35 (20.11%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.67%) Migration
5 28 (16.09%) Scrum
6 25 (14.37%) Content Management
7 19 (10.92%) TOGAF
8 18 (10.34%) Procure-to-pay
9 17 (9.77%) ITIL
10 14 (8.05%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (5.75%) SOA
12 10 (5.75%) CRM
13 9 (5.17%) Line Management
14 8 (4.60%) Logistics
15 7 (4.02%) Strategic Planning
15 7 (4.02%) Asset Management
15 7 (4.02%) Zachman Framework
15 7 (4.02%) Business Development
15 7 (4.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.77%) Java
2 7 (4.02%) C#
3 6 (3.45%) SQL
4 5 (2.87%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.87%) CCNA
5 4 (2.30%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.15%) Degree
8 1 (0.57%) MCITP
8 1 (0.57%) CCAA
8 1 (0.57%) ISEB
8 1 (0.57%) PMP
8 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.57%) CCA
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.57%) CCEA
8 1 (0.57%) CCDP
8 1 (0.57%) CCNP
8 1 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.30%) HL7
1 4 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.02%) vSphere
3 6 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.87%) XenApp
4 5 (2.87%) Docker
5 4 (2.30%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.15%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (27.59%) SAP
2 39 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 34 (19.54%) Cisco
4 30 (17.24%) VMware
5 18 (10.34%) HP
5 18 (10.34%) NetApp
6 17 (9.77%) Citrix
6 17 (9.77%) Oracle
7 13 (7.47%) EMC
8 8 (4.60%) IBM
9 6 (3.45%) Dell
9 6 (3.45%) Juniper
9 6 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.87%) Symantec
11 4 (2.30%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.30%) Computacenter
12 2 (1.15%) Intel
13 1 (0.57%) MobileIron
13 1 (0.57%) Tableau
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