The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 78 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 21 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.30% 1.61% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.68% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 20
Median salary £54,000 £63,750 £60,608
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% +5.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £50,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £67,500 £62,594
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 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 1045 1250 1687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.12% 95.79% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 852 1061 1289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
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 29 March 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 +6 9 £54,000 - 2
Warrington +4 1 £62,500 -3.84%
Crewe - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (50.00%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) Oracle
5 12 (40.00%) SOA
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (33.33%) Banking
8 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
8 7 (23.33%) CRM
8 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
9 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) UML
9 6 (20.00%) Cognizant
9 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (20.00%) IBM
9 6 (20.00%) Java EE
9 6 (20.00%) COBIT
9 6 (20.00%) Open Source
10 5 (16.67%) Advertising
10 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 5 (16.67%) EAI
10 5 (16.67%) EJB
10 5 (16.67%) SOAP
10 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
11 4 (13.33%) Android
11 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS

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 11 (36.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) Java EE
3 5 (16.67%) EJB
3 5 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.00%) Handset
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (10.00%) PMI
3 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) SOA
2 7 (23.33%) CRM
2 7 (23.33%) SDLC
2 7 (23.33%) TOGAF
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Open Source
3 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (20.00%) UML
3 6 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (16.67%) EAI
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Cognizant
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Pega
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Knutsford
Huxley
Posted: 26 days ago