The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solution Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 79 100
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 50 66 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.54% 2.81% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.92% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 17
Median salary £62,500 £66,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +10.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £52,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1905 2259 1962
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.70% 96.05% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1678 1613
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Birmingham

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Birmingham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 45 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (35.20%) Enterprise Architecture
3 42 (33.60%) Presales
4 35 (28.00%) SQL
5 34 (27.20%) Customer Requirements
6 33 (26.40%) Data Centre
6 33 (26.40%) Line Management
7 31 (24.80%) Degree
7 31 (24.80%) TOGAF
8 26 (20.80%) Finance
9 23 (18.40%) Project Management
9 23 (18.40%) Business Development
10 22 (17.60%) SaaS
11 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
12 20 (16.00%) CRM
13 19 (15.20%) VMware
14 18 (14.40%) Citrix
14 18 (14.40%) NetApp
14 18 (14.40%) Retail
14 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
14 18 (14.40%) EMC
15 17 (13.60%) Office 365
15 17 (13.60%) ServiceNow
16 16 (12.80%) PaaS
16 16 (12.80%) HTML
16 16 (12.80%) Oracle
16 16 (12.80%) CSS
16 16 (12.80%) ITIL
17 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2
17 15 (12.00%) JavaScript

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 18 (14.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) Apache
2 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.80%) IIS
2 1 (0.80%) JBoss
2 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.80%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 45 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (17.60%) SaaS
3 17 (13.60%) Office 365
4 16 (12.80%) PaaS
5 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (11.20%) IaaS
6 12 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) SSL
2 13 (10.40%) LDAP
3 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.80%) BGP
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.80%) DHCP
4 1 (0.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.80%) FWSM
4 1 (0.80%) HTTP
4 1 (0.80%) LAN
4 1 (0.80%) MPLS
4 1 (0.80%) Network Security
4 1 (0.80%) OSPF
4 1 (0.80%) SNMP
4 1 (0.80%) VLAN
4 1 (0.80%) VPN
4 1 (0.80%) WAN
4 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) Big Data
2 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.40%) MySQL
4 12 (9.60%) DB2
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.80%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Rational Rose
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Retail
3 14 (11.20%) Publishing
4 13 (10.40%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.00%) Billing
6 3 (2.40%) Banking
6 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.80%) CSS
1 16 (12.80%) HTML
2 15 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 14 (11.20%) Web Services
4 13 (10.40%) Ajax
4 13 (10.40%) JDBC
4 13 (10.40%) ODBC
4 13 (10.40%) REST
4 13 (10.40%) SAML
5 7 (5.60%) .NET
6 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.60%) JSON
7 2 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.60%) Middleware
7 2 (1.60%) React
7 2 (1.60%) WCF
8 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.80%) Lucene
8 1 (0.80%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.40%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.60%) CMDB
2 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.80%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.20%) Enterprise Architecture
2 42 (33.60%) Presales
3 34 (27.20%) Customer Requirements
4 33 (26.40%) Line Management
5 31 (24.80%) TOGAF
6 23 (18.40%) Business Development
6 23 (18.40%) Project Management
7 20 (16.00%) CRM
8 16 (12.80%) ITIL
9 15 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (12.00%) IT Strategy
9 15 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 14 (11.20%) Service Management
11 13 (10.40%) Customer Engagement
11 13 (10.40%) ITIL V3
11 13 (10.40%) Service Design
11 13 (10.40%) Software Architecture
11 13 (10.40%) Software Engineering
11 13 (10.40%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (10.40%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.00%) SQL
2 15 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.60%) C#
4 4 (3.20%) Java
5 2 (1.60%) PHP
6 1 (0.80%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (24.80%) Degree
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (10.40%) ISEB
3 13 (10.40%) MCSE
4 12 (9.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (9.60%) PMI Certification
4 12 (9.60%) PMP
5 11 (8.80%) MCP
5 11 (8.80%) VCAP
5 11 (8.80%) VCDX
6 2 (1.60%) CISSP
6 2 (1.60%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.80%) CCDP
7 1 (0.80%) CCNP
7 1 (0.80%) CCSE
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.80%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.80%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Virtual Machines
1 13 (10.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.80%) QRadar
2 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) VMware
3 18 (14.40%) Citrix
3 18 (14.40%) EMC
3 18 (14.40%) NetApp
4 17 (13.60%) ServiceNow
5 16 (12.80%) Oracle
6 13 (10.40%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.40%) Cisco
6 13 (10.40%) IBM
6 13 (10.40%) Juniper
7 12 (9.60%) BMC
7 12 (9.60%) HP
8 6 (4.80%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.20%) Casewise
10 2 (1.60%) SAP
11 1 (0.80%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.80%) NEC
11 1 (0.80%) Splunk
11 1 (0.80%) Tufin
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