Period
to 6 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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

Solution Architect
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 66 71
Rank change year-on-year +30 +5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 7 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.25% 1.25% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.87% 1.27% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 6
Median annual salary £90,000 £65,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -16.13% -22.50%
Gloucestershire median annual salary £80,000 £68,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +16.36% -1.79% -15.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. 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
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 356 551 600
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.23% 98.22% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 265 409 516
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% -7.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £79,500 £65,000 £62,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Cheltenham

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Cheltenham

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 Cheltenham region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 22 (78.57%) AWS
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (75.00%) Azure
5 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 15 (53.57%) Linux
6 15 (53.57%) Open Source
6 15 (53.57%) SaaS
6 15 (53.57%) DV Cleared
6 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
6 15 (53.57%) Machine Learning
6 15 (53.57%) Big Data
6 15 (53.57%) Analytics
6 15 (53.57%) Data Science
7 14 (50.00%) NIST 800
7 14 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 14 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
7 14 (50.00%) DevSecOps
7 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (50.00%) NCSC
7 14 (50.00%) NIST
7 14 (50.00%) Cyberattack
7 14 (50.00%) Terraform
7 14 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
7 14 (50.00%) Cloud Native
7 14 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
7 14 (50.00%) IaaS
7 14 (50.00%) High Availability

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (32.14%) Confluence
2 6 (21.43%) CMS
2 6 (21.43%) Drupal
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (78.57%) AWS
2 21 (75.00%) Azure
3 15 (53.57%) SaaS
4 14 (50.00%) IaaS
4 14 (50.00%) PaaS
5 6 (21.43%) Office 365
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.57%) iPaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Big Data
2 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Bitbucket
1 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (50.00%) Legal
2 9 (32.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Cloud Native
1 14 (50.00%) Cyberattack
1 14 (50.00%) PKI
2 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 15 (53.57%) Analytics
3 15 (53.57%) Data Science
3 15 (53.57%) Machine Learning
3 15 (53.57%) Open Source
4 14 (50.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 14 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
4 14 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 14 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
4 14 (50.00%) Data Security
4 14 (50.00%) DevSecOps
4 14 (50.00%) High Availability
4 14 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (50.00%) Microservices
4 14 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 14 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 14 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Apex Code
1 3 (10.71%) C#
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) DV Cleared
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (50.00%) NCSC
1 14 (50.00%) NIST
1 14 (50.00%) NIST 800
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Google
3 11 (39.29%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (32.14%) Atlassian
4 9 (32.14%) MuleSoft
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) SAP
7 2 (7.14%) Talend
8 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
8 1 (3.57%) VMware