Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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

Solution Architect
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 149 137
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 40 21 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.40% 0.71% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.73% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 8 36
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £56,250 £59,025 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £76,550 £77,500
South East median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,784 2,863 3,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 97.12% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,289 2,325 2,547
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Buckinghamshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +15 33 £62,500 -3.85% 8
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 19 (47.50%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) C#
3 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) Project Management
6 11 (27.50%) MVC
6 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
6 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (27.50%) SDLC
6 11 (27.50%) Presales
7 10 (25.00%) OOD
7 10 (25.00%) OO
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (22.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.50%) Office 365
10 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (15.00%) Marketing
10 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (15.00%) HTML
10 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.00%) Google
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) Migration
11 5 (12.50%) Advertising

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Office 365
3 5 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (12.50%) IaaS
3 5 (12.50%) PaaS
3 5 (12.50%) Serverless
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.50%) NuGet
5 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 4 (10.00%) LAN
1 4 (10.00%) VLAN
1 4 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) Advertising
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 5 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) AppFabric
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.50%) Lucene
7 1 (2.50%) Sass
7 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
7 1 (2.50%) WCF
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Project Management
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) MVC
2 11 (27.50%) Presales
2 11 (27.50%) SDLC
3 10 (25.00%) OO
3 10 (25.00%) OOD
4 9 (22.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (10.00%) Microservices
8 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Open Source
9 2 (5.00%) SOA
9 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CCDP
1 4 (10.00%) CCNP
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) PSD2
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Google
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 4 (10.00%) Meraki
5 3 (7.50%) ATG
5 3 (7.50%) Demandware
5 3 (7.50%) hybris
5 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Capita
6 1 (2.50%) EMC
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.50%) Unisys