Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 92 143
Rank change year-on-year -61 +51 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 49 93 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.29% 2.90% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 2.99% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 29 62 40
Bristol median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £60,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +23.97% -3.20%
10th Percentile £57,250 £52,000 £41,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £75,000
South West median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,648
% change year-on-year - +16.81% -3.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3702 3111 3671
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 96.95% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3076 2664 3178
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 22 (44.90%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Presales
4 14 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 12 (24.49%) Java
6 11 (22.45%) .NET
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 10 (20.41%) Customer Engagement
7 10 (20.41%) Degree
7 10 (20.41%) Big Data
7 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (20.41%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (20.41%) Line Management
7 10 (20.41%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (18.37%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
9 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (14.29%) Open Source
10 7 (14.29%) DevOps
10 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.29%) Service Management
10 7 (14.29%) Migration
11 6 (12.24%) ITSM
11 6 (12.24%) Retail
11 6 (12.24%) Logistics
11 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification

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 4 (8.16%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) SaaS
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Big Data
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) DHTML
5 1 (2.04%) EJB
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) JMS
5 1 (2.04%) JSP
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
3 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience
4 4 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.08%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) IPTV
6 1 (2.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Project Management
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Presales
4 14 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 10 (20.41%) Customer Engagement
5 10 (20.41%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (20.41%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (20.41%) Line Management
6 8 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (14.29%) DevOps
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
7 7 (14.29%) Open Source
7 7 (14.29%) Service Management
7 7 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (12.24%) DSDM
8 6 (12.24%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) ITSM
8 6 (12.24%) Logistics
8 6 (12.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.04%) SAP