The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 87 94 86
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.48% 1.22% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.25% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 17
Median salary £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
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 Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Cambridge

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Cambridge

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) SAP
3 16 (45.71%) ERP
4 12 (34.29%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 12 (34.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (28.57%) Unix
6 9 (25.71%) ETL
6 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
6 9 (25.71%) Migration
6 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) Service Design
6 9 (25.71%) Business Process Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) IT Strategy
7 8 (22.86%) Presales
7 8 (22.86%) Service Management
7 8 (22.86%) Internet
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) J2EE
8 7 (20.00%) Oracle
8 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 7 (20.00%) Sun
8 7 (20.00%) Solaris
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) UML
8 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (20.00%) OO
8 7 (20.00%) Apache
8 7 (20.00%) Tomcat

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (17.14%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) SAP ERP
2 4 (11.43%) SAP CO
2 4 (11.43%) SAP FI
2 4 (11.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (8.57%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) LAN
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SAP HANA
General
1 22 (62.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Publishing
3 3 (8.57%) Billing
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) J2EE
1 7 (20.00%) J2SE
2 6 (17.14%) REST
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 5 (14.29%) CSS
3 5 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Unix
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
2 7 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) ERP
3 12 (34.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
4 9 (25.71%) Business Process Analysis
4 9 (25.71%) ETL
4 9 (25.71%) IT Strategy
4 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 9 (25.71%) Service Design
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
5 8 (22.86%) Presales
5 8 (22.86%) Service Management
6 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (20.00%) OO
6 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (20.00%) OWASP
6 7 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) ABAP
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ACCA
2 3 (8.57%) PMP
2 3 (8.57%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) SAP
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Sun
3 6 (17.14%) Cognizant
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Intel
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
Cambridge
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago