The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 22 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 68 114
Rank change year-on-year -49 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 58 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.25% 3.59% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 3.71% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 11
Median salary £55,000 £63,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.69% +0.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1790 1564 1885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.07% 96.90% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1361 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Bristol

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bristol region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 39 (48.15%) TOGAF
2 25 (30.86%) Presales
3 23 (28.40%) MODAF
4 19 (23.46%) Project Management
4 19 (23.46%) Finance
5 17 (20.99%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (20.99%) ITIL
5 17 (20.99%) UML
5 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
5 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
6 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 14 (17.28%) SysML
7 14 (17.28%) Service Management
7 14 (17.28%) VMware
7 14 (17.28%) Security Architecture
8 13 (16.05%) Zachman Framework
8 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
9 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (13.58%) SIEM
10 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.58%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
10 11 (13.58%) DNS
10 11 (13.58%) DHCP
10 11 (13.58%) Computer Forensics
10 11 (13.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (13.58%) Degree
11 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (12.35%) CRM

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.11%) PaaS
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.17%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.17%) IaaS
4 4 (4.94%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.58%) DHCP
2 11 (13.58%) DNS
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (1.23%) LAN
4 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) DB2
2 5 (6.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Publishing
3 6 (7.41%) Aerospace
4 5 (6.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) XML
3 3 (3.70%) HTML
3 3 (3.70%) Middleware
4 2 (2.47%) CSS
4 2 (2.47%) J2EE
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.23%) HEVC
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) Public Cloud
3 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.17%) CMDB
5 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) EPoS
5 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.47%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.23%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.23%) MPEG
7 1 (1.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Linux
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) TOGAF
2 25 (30.86%) Presales
3 23 (28.40%) MODAF
4 19 (23.46%) Project Management
5 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (20.99%) ITIL
5 17 (20.99%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (20.99%) UML
6 14 (17.28%) Security Architecture
6 14 (17.28%) Service Management
6 14 (17.28%) SysML
7 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
7 13 (16.05%) Zachman Framework
8 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (13.58%) Computer Forensics
9 11 (13.58%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 11 (13.58%) SIEM
9 11 (13.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) Java
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 5 (6.17%) C
3 2 (2.47%) C#
3 2 (2.47%) PHP
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.58%) Degree
4 6 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (6.17%) CEH
5 5 (6.17%) CISA
5 5 (6.17%) CISM
5 5 (6.17%) CISSP
5 5 (6.17%) GIAC
5 5 (6.17%) ISEB
5 5 (6.17%) PMI Certification
5 5 (6.17%) PMP
5 5 (6.17%) SANS
6 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
7 2 (2.47%) MCP
7 2 (2.47%) MCSE
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.47%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) COBIT
1 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (2.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) VMware
3 9 (11.11%) Citrix
3 9 (11.11%) EMC
3 9 (11.11%) NetApp
4 7 (8.64%) Oracle
5 5 (6.17%) BMC
5 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco
5 5 (6.17%) HP
5 5 (6.17%) IBM
5 5 (6.17%) Juniper
6 4 (4.94%) 3PAR
6 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.94%) SAP
7 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
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