Period
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The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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

Solution Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 163 181
Rank change year-on-year +34 +18 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 170 68 86
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.32% 1.36% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.47% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 106 63 77
10th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
25th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.71% +9.38%
75th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £106,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £92,500 £92,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year - +8.82% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,801 4,637 6,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.99% 92.80% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,424 4,130 5,827
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,438 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.70% +3.85%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in the City of London.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the City of London

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Moorgate - 2 £97,500 -
Solutions Architect
Central London

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Solutions Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 75 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 64 (37.65%) Adobe
3 62 (36.47%) Azure
4 57 (33.53%) Data Centre
5 54 (31.76%) Agile
6 53 (31.18%) AWS
7 51 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
8 48 (28.24%) Software Licensing
8 48 (28.24%) Apple
9 43 (25.29%) Finance
10 41 (24.12%) DevOps
11 40 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
12 32 (18.82%) TOGAF
13 25 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
14 24 (14.12%) Microservices
14 24 (14.12%) VMware
15 23 (13.53%) Dell
15 23 (13.53%) SaaS
15 23 (13.53%) Social Skills
16 22 (12.94%) GCP
16 22 (12.94%) Presales
16 22 (12.94%) Java
17 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
17 21 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
18 20 (11.76%) Migration
18 20 (11.76%) Citrix
19 19 (11.18%) Data Modelling
19 19 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (11.18%) PaaS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 16 (9.41%) CMS
2 11 (6.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 11 (6.47%) Drupal
2 11 (6.47%) Headless CMS
3 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.76%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 62 (36.47%) Azure
2 53 (31.18%) AWS
3 23 (13.53%) SaaS
4 22 (12.94%) GCP
5 19 (11.18%) PaaS
6 18 (10.59%) Microsoft 365
7 11 (6.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (4.12%) IaaS
9 5 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.94%) iPaaS
10 3 (1.76%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.76%) Serverless
11 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.59%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.59%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) DNS
1 9 (5.29%) Firewall
2 3 (1.76%) LAN
2 3 (1.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.53%) Big Data
3 4 (2.35%) BigQuery
3 4 (2.35%) Data Lake
3 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.76%) DB2
4 3 (1.76%) Metadata
4 3 (1.76%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.18%) MySQL
5 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.18%) PolyBase
5 2 (1.18%) Power BI
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.59%) GitLab
2 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) kappa
2 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.59%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (25.29%) Finance
2 23 (13.53%) Social Skills
3 18 (10.59%) Banking
4 16 (9.41%) Marketing
5 12 (7.06%) Retail
6 6 (3.53%) Advertising
7 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.35%) Law
9 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.59%) Games
10 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.59%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.59%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.59%) Publishing
10 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.65%) React
2 12 (7.06%) AngularJS
2 12 (7.06%) REST
2 12 (7.06%) XML
3 11 (6.47%) HTML
3 11 (6.47%) HTML5
4 10 (5.88%) .NET
5 7 (4.12%) Middleware
6 6 (3.53%) Spring
6 6 (3.53%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.35%) Kafka
8 2 (1.18%) Node.js
8 2 (1.18%) OAuth
8 2 (1.18%) OAuth2
8 2 (1.18%) Swagger
9 1 (0.59%) FIDO
9 1 (0.59%) JDBC
9 1 (0.59%) JSON
9 1 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (33.53%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (8.82%) Public Cloud
4 13 (7.65%) Legacy Systems
5 12 (7.06%) Mainframe
6 8 (4.71%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.94%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.94%) Social Media
9 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.76%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.18%) Tandem
11 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.59%) IoT
11 1 (0.59%) Online Games
11 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Windows
2 8 (4.71%) Linux
3 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.76%) Agile
2 51 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (28.24%) Software Licensing
4 41 (24.12%) DevOps
5 40 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
6 32 (18.82%) TOGAF
7 24 (14.12%) Microservices
8 22 (12.94%) Presales
9 20 (11.76%) Migration
10 19 (11.18%) Data Modelling
10 19 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.59%) IT Strategy
11 18 (10.59%) Software Engineering
12 17 (10.00%) Business Development
13 16 (9.41%) Analytics
13 16 (9.41%) CRM
14 15 (8.82%) Architecture Governance
14 15 (8.82%) Data Governance
14 15 (8.82%) Data Integration
15 14 (8.24%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.94%) Java
2 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.88%) SQL
4 6 (3.53%) Python
5 3 (1.76%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) C
6 2 (1.18%) Go
7 1 (0.59%) Bash
7 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.59%) Ruby
7 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (10.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 16 (9.41%) Degree
3 8 (4.71%) CCIE
3 8 (4.71%) CCNP
3 8 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.76%) CISSP
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.59%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.18%) NIST
4 1 (0.59%) GRC
4 1 (0.59%) SEPA
System Software
1 21 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.76%) Docker
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.76%) Terraform
3 1 (0.59%) Ansible
3 1 (0.59%) Packer
Vendors
1 75 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 64 (37.65%) Adobe
3 48 (28.24%) Apple
4 24 (14.12%) VMware
5 23 (13.53%) Dell
6 20 (11.76%) Citrix
7 8 (4.71%) Arista
7 8 (4.71%) Aruba
7 8 (4.71%) CheckPoint
7 8 (4.71%) Cisco
7 8 (4.71%) F5
7 8 (4.71%) Fortinet
7 8 (4.71%) Juniper
7 8 (4.71%) Palo Alto
8 7 (4.12%) Oracle
9 5 (2.94%) Sitecore
10 4 (2.35%) Google
11 3 (1.76%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.59%) hybris