The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
South West / Bristol
Rank 73 100 100
Rank change year-on-year +27 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 58 35 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.23% 1.91% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 1.97% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47 15 22
Median salary £64,000 £64,500 £66,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.77% -3.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £45,100 £38,227
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,400 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 1744 1775 1886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 97.21% 96.78% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1551 1586
Median salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.09% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Bristol

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 51 (57.30%) TOGAF
2 35 (39.33%) MODAF
3 33 (37.08%) ITIL
4 30 (33.71%) Finance
5 24 (26.97%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
6 23 (25.84%) Security Architecture
7 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (23.60%) Service Management
8 21 (23.60%) PRINCE2
8 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
9 19 (21.35%) VMware
10 18 (20.22%) .NET
10 18 (20.22%) ITIL V3
10 18 (20.22%) Presales
11 17 (19.10%) Java
12 14 (15.73%) Zachman Framework
13 13 (14.61%) CEH
13 13 (14.61%) Retail
13 13 (14.61%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (14.61%) GIAC
13 13 (14.61%) CISA
13 13 (14.61%) CISM
13 13 (14.61%) UML
13 13 (14.61%) CISSP
13 13 (14.61%) SANS
13 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (13.48%) SIEM
14 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (13.48%) Microsoft

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (11.24%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (10.11%) PaaS
3 8 (8.99%) SaaS
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (5.62%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.62%) IaaS
6 4 (4.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.24%) DHCP
2 10 (11.24%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) Network Security
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) Big Data
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) DB2
2 5 (5.62%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Retail
3 10 (11.24%) Publishing
4 9 (10.11%) Aerospace
5 7 (7.87%) Banking
6 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) HTML
3 5 (5.62%) CSS
4 4 (4.49%) Middleware
5 3 (3.37%) J2EE
6 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.12%) HEVC
6 1 (1.12%) HTML5
6 1 (1.12%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) SOAP
6 1 (1.12%) Spring
6 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
5 6 (6.74%) Public Cloud
6 5 (5.62%) CMDB
6 5 (5.62%) N-Tier
7 4 (4.49%) EPoS
8 2 (2.25%) CESG
9 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.12%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.12%) MPEG
9 1 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (1.12%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) Linux
1 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) TOGAF
2 35 (39.33%) MODAF
3 33 (37.08%) ITIL
4 24 (26.97%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (25.84%) Security Architecture
6 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (23.60%) PRINCE2
7 21 (23.60%) Service Management
8 18 (20.22%) ITIL V3
8 18 (20.22%) Presales
9 14 (15.73%) Zachman Framework
10 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (14.61%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (14.61%) UML
11 12 (13.48%) SIEM
12 10 (11.24%) Computer Forensics
12 10 (11.24%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
12 10 (11.24%) Patch Management
12 10 (11.24%) SysML
12 10 (11.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) Java
2 8 (8.99%) Python
3 5 (5.62%) C#
3 5 (5.62%) PHP
3 5 (5.62%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.97%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.61%) CEH
3 13 (14.61%) CISA
3 13 (14.61%) CISM
3 13 (14.61%) CISSP
3 13 (14.61%) GIAC
3 13 (14.61%) SANS
4 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
5 9 (10.11%) Degree
6 5 (5.62%) ISEB
6 5 (5.62%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.62%) PMP
7 2 (2.25%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) MCSE
7 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.25%) VCAP
7 2 (2.25%) VCDX
8 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) COBIT
2 7 (7.87%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 5 (5.62%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) VMware
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.11%) Citrix
3 9 (10.11%) EMC
3 9 (10.11%) NetApp
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle
4 5 (5.62%) BMC
4 5 (5.62%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco
4 5 (5.62%) HP
4 5 (5.62%) IBM
4 5 (5.62%) Juniper
4 5 (5.62%) SAP
5 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.12%) ATG
7 1 (1.12%) hybris
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