The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £64,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 57 102
Rank change year-on-year -40 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 31 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.17% 3.22% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 3.34% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 13
Median salary £64,250 £63,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +1.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £70,000
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 Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1385 927 1646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.25% 96.36% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 808 1315
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Cheshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -29 9 £60,000 - 2
Wilmslow -16 4 £65,000 +0.38%
Warrington -26 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Solutions Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 11 (35.48%) CRM
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 10 (32.26%) Android
5 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
5 10 (32.26%) SDLC
6 9 (29.03%) Smartphone
6 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
6 9 (29.03%) Handset
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle
6 9 (29.03%) Windows
6 9 (29.03%) Client/Server
6 9 (29.03%) SOA
7 8 (25.81%) Cognizant
7 8 (25.81%) UML
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
7 8 (25.81%) IBM
7 8 (25.81%) COBIT
7 8 (25.81%) Java EE
7 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
7 8 (25.81%) Open Source
7 8 (25.81%) Process Improvement
7 8 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Retail

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Client/Server
1 9 (29.03%) Handset
1 9 (29.03%) Smartphone
2 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
7 1 (3.23%) PMI
7 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Android
1 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
2 9 (29.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) CRM
2 10 (32.26%) SDLC
3 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 9 (29.03%) TOGAF
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Open Source
4 8 (25.81%) Process Improvement
4 8 (25.81%) UML
4 8 (25.81%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Machine Learning
6 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.90%) DSDM
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CCDE
1 1 (3.23%) CCIE
1 1 (3.23%) CCNP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 8 (25.81%) Cognizant
3 8 (25.81%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per day + Benefits
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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