The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 115 144 138
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 160 74 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.18% 1.39% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.48% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 126 56 65
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7068 5010 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.33% 94.42% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5569 3950 4573
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Yorkshire region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +30 138 £60,000 +9.09% 11
South Yorkshire -3 23 £55,000 -8.33%
North Yorkshire -11 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 121 (39.41%) Java
2 92 (29.97%) J2EE
3 86 (28.01%) .NET
4 77 (25.08%) Apache
5 73 (23.78%) Oracle
6 67 (21.82%) Linux
6 67 (21.82%) Internet
7 66 (21.50%) Finance
8 59 (19.22%) Scrum
9 58 (18.89%) ActiveMQ
10 56 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (17.92%) SOA
12 54 (17.59%) Cisco
12 54 (17.59%) PHP
13 53 (17.26%) Clustering
13 53 (17.26%) Open Source
14 52 (16.94%) Spring
14 52 (16.94%) MySQL
15 50 (16.29%) Content Management
16 48 (15.64%) SQL Server
17 47 (15.31%) XML
17 47 (15.31%) Microsoft
17 47 (15.31%) WebSphere
18 46 (14.98%) Technical Architecture
18 46 (14.98%) Degree
19 45 (14.66%) Enterprise Architecture
19 45 (14.66%) HTTP
20 44 (14.33%) LAMP
21 42 (13.68%) Project Management
22 41 (13.36%) EMC

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 77 (25.08%) Apache
2 47 (15.31%) WebSphere
3 32 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 32 (10.42%) WebLogic
3 32 (10.42%) WebLogic Portal
4 18 (5.86%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (3.58%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.61%) IIS
7 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.63%) CMS
10 3 (0.98%) SAS
10 3 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.61%) IaaS
2 3 (0.98%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.82%) Internet
2 45 (14.66%) HTTP
3 39 (12.70%) LAN
3 39 (12.70%) WAN
4 34 (11.07%) AMQP
5 19 (6.19%) PBX
6 9 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (2.61%) WAAS
7 8 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.63%) Network Security
9 4 (1.30%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.98%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.65%) FTP
11 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.33%) VPN
12 1 (0.33%) DNS
12 1 (0.33%) SSL
12 1 (0.33%) VoIP
12 1 (0.33%) ATM
12 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.94%) MySQL
2 48 (15.64%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.79%) NoSQL
4 17 (5.54%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.21%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.98%) QlikView
10 3 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.65%) OLAP
12 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.95%) Subversion
3 5 (1.63%) JIRA
3 5 (1.63%) CruiseControl
3 5 (1.63%) Hudson
3 5 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (21.50%) Finance
2 21 (6.84%) Marketing
3 14 (4.56%) Retail
4 10 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.61%) Games
6 7 (2.28%) Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Law
8 3 (0.98%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.65%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (29.97%) J2EE
2 86 (28.01%) .NET
3 58 (18.89%) ActiveMQ
4 52 (16.94%) Spring
5 47 (15.31%) XML
6 44 (14.33%) LAMP
7 40 (13.03%) Web Services
8 34 (11.07%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (7.82%) HTML5
9 24 (7.82%) HTML
9 24 (7.82%) Hibernate
10 20 (6.51%) Java EE
11 18 (5.86%) Middleware
12 14 (4.56%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (3.91%) SOAP
14 11 (3.58%) WCF
15 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET
16 7 (2.28%) .NET Framework
17 5 (1.63%) WF
18 3 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.26%) Clustering
1 53 (17.26%) Open Source
2 32 (10.42%) RIA
2 32 (10.42%) Symmetrix
3 17 (5.54%) N-Tier
3 17 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.21%) CMDB
5 8 (2.61%) Celerra
5 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.61%) CLARiiON
6 7 (2.28%) NHS
7 6 (1.95%) iSeries
8 5 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.30%) Economics
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.33%) DTV
11 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.82%) Linux
2 34 (11.07%) Solaris
3 24 (7.82%) UNIX
4 5 (1.63%) Android
5 4 (1.30%) Windows
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.22%) Scrum
2 56 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (17.92%) SOA
4 50 (16.29%) Content Management
5 46 (14.98%) Technical Architecture
6 45 (14.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 42 (13.68%) Project Management
8 40 (13.03%) UML
9 39 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (11.40%) CRM
11 34 (11.07%) Load Testing
12 32 (10.42%) Network Load Balancing
12 32 (10.42%) High Availability
13 31 (10.10%) ETL
14 28 (9.12%) Software Architecture
15 26 (8.47%) ITIL
15 26 (8.47%) TOGAF
16 25 (8.14%) Analytics
17 23 (7.49%) Load Balancing
18 22 (7.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 121 (39.41%) Java
2 54 (17.59%) PHP
3 32 (10.42%) JavaScript
3 32 (10.42%) C#
4 20 (6.51%) Perl
5 19 (6.19%) Ruby
6 11 (3.58%) C++
7 7 (2.28%) Python
8 5 (1.63%) SQL
9 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.98%) R
11 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (14.98%) Degree
2 12 (3.91%) MCTS
2 12 (3.91%) MCITP
2 12 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.58%) MCSE
4 9 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (2.93%) NCIE
5 8 (2.61%) VCAP
5 8 (2.61%) VTSP
5 8 (2.61%) CCIA
5 8 (2.61%) CCA
5 8 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (2.61%) CCEA
5 8 (2.61%) NCDA
6 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.98%) CCNP
7 2 (0.65%) ISEB
7 2 (0.65%) MBCS
7 2 (0.65%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.07%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) HL7
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) TickIT
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.93%) Hyper-V
2 9 (2.93%) vSphere
3 8 (2.61%) vCloud
3 8 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.61%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
1 1 (0.33%) SCOM
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
1 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (23.78%) Oracle
2 54 (17.59%) Cisco
3 47 (15.31%) Microsoft
4 41 (13.36%) EMC
5 32 (10.42%) F5
6 17 (5.54%) Citrix
6 17 (5.54%) VMware
7 14 (4.56%) Informatica
8 9 (2.93%) NetApp
8 9 (2.93%) Ruckus Wireless
8 9 (2.93%) Meru Networks
8 9 (2.93%) 3PAR
9 6 (1.95%) Intel
10 3 (0.98%) HP
10 3 (0.98%) AppSense
10 3 (0.98%) Capita
11 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.33%) Sun
12 1 (0.33%) Avaya
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