Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 107 115
Rank change year-on-year -62 +8 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 16 41 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.51% 1.78% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.83% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 38
Cambridge median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% +13.04%
10th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £52,350
90th Percentile £90,000 £98,750 £80,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year - +35.59% -5.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3046 2237 2727
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.29% 97.39% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2319 1864 2365
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (75.00%) Internet
2 12 (75.00%) Clustering
3 10 (62.50%) J2SE
3 10 (62.50%) J2EE
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) Sun
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 8 (50.00%) Unix
5 8 (50.00%) Solaris
5 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 8 (50.00%) UML
5 8 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (50.00%) OO
5 8 (50.00%) Apache
5 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (50.00%) OWASP
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
5 8 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (37.50%) Fintech
6 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
7 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (25.00%) Microservices

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 8 (50.00%) Apache
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) J2EE
1 10 (62.50%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Clustering
2 6 (37.50%) Fintech
3 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Solaris
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (50.00%) OWASP
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) UML
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Microservices
5 4 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
3 1 (6.25%) Google