The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Solution Architect
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 90 91
Rank change year-on-year -31 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.072% 1.52% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 1.57% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 14
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 1354 1148 1379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.62% 97.21% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 972 1163
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (55.56%) Finance
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SAP
2 9 (50.00%) ERP
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 6 (33.33%) SAP ERP
4 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) Cognizant
4 6 (33.33%) NetWeaver
4 6 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (27.78%) Sun
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) J2EE
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) UML
5 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Apache
5 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
5 5 (27.78%) J2SE
5 5 (27.78%) Clustering

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
1 5 (27.78%) J2SE
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Solaris
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) ERP
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (27.78%) OWASP
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ACCA
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) Cognizant
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Sun