Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 122 109
Rank change year-on-year -12 -13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 50 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 1.73% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.77% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 59
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £55,691 £51,250 £56,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +3.70%

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 2,690 2,828 3,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.79% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,152 2,388 3,132
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £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 January 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 January 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 -6 15 £70,000 +14.75% 3
High Wycombe -5 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Newport Pagnell - 1 £53,691 -
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 7 (29.17%) Retail
3 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Presales
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
5 5 (20.83%) LAN
5 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) RFID
6 4 (16.67%) Unix
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (16.67%) Microservices
6 4 (16.67%) Android
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
2 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Serverless
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) LAN
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 4 (16.67%) RFID
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.50%) Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.17%) Advertising
7 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
1 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Presales
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) C++
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
3 2 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) BT
3 1 (4.17%) Huawei
3 1 (4.17%) NEC
3 1 (4.17%) Nokia