The median annual salary for a Senior Solutions Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Solution Architect
London / City of London
Rank 218 268 309
Rank change year-on-year +50 +41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.070% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.074% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 6
Median salary £85,000 £80,000 £86,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -7.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £67,250 £75,000
% change year-on-year +11.52% -10.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4800 6788 9781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.65% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4408 6071 8330
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,006
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the City of London

Senior Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the City of London

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior 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 City of London region featuring Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Android
2 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
3 8 (57.14%) IaaS
3 8 (57.14%) SaaS
3 8 (57.14%) PaaS
4 7 (50.00%) Streaming Video
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Phone
5 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (42.86%) Xbox
5 6 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (42.86%) PlayStation
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) UML
5 6 (42.86%) Python
5 6 (42.86%) SOA
5 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) Banking
7 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (57.14%) IaaS
2 8 (57.14%) PaaS
2 8 (57.14%) SaaS
3 6 (42.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (14.29%) Bluemix
5 2 (14.29%) Google App Engine
5 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (7.14%) Akamai
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 2 (14.29%) Hazelcast
1 2 (14.29%) KDB
1 2 (14.29%) Kdb+
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Billing
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Akka
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) DOM
2 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) React
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Swagger
3 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) PlayReady
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Streaming Video
2 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (42.86%) PlayStation
2 6 (42.86%) Xbox
3 3 (21.43%) SWIFT
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Equities
4 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) iPad
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) MPEG
5 1 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Android
1 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (42.86%) SOA
3 6 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Business Development
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) GigaSpaces
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) StreamBase
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Verimatrix
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