The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
London / City of London
Rank 130 150 164
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 91 124 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 1.75% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.83% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86 103 128
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £95,000 £93,600
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 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 4846 6786 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.83% 95.64% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 6068 8456
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 £33,000
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%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the City of London

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 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 61 (37.65%) TOGAF
2 53 (32.72%) Finance
3 52 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (31.48%) Java
5 49 (30.25%) .NET
6 43 (26.54%) SQL Server
6 43 (26.54%) Microsoft
7 35 (21.60%) SOA
8 31 (19.14%) Windows
9 27 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 27 (16.67%) SQL
10 26 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
11 25 (15.43%) XML
11 25 (15.43%) Project Management
12 24 (14.81%) Degree
13 22 (13.58%) VMware
13 22 (13.58%) Web Services
13 22 (13.58%) C#
13 22 (13.58%) Presales
14 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
14 20 (12.35%) CRM
15 18 (11.11%) Linux
15 18 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 18 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (10.49%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (10.49%) SharePoint
16 17 (10.49%) CSS

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 17 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (8.64%) IIS
4 10 (6.17%) Anypoint
4 10 (6.17%) JBoss
5 8 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.23%) Apache
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.62%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.62%) Jetty
8 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Magento
2 2 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.62%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.02%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (7.41%) IaaS
3 12 (7.41%) SaaS
4 9 (5.56%) PaaS
5 7 (4.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.85%) Office 365
7 2 (1.23%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.23%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Akamai
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.62%) Force.com
8 1 (0.62%) GitHub
8 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) iSCSI
1 6 (3.70%) NAS
1 6 (3.70%) SAN
2 5 (3.09%) Internet
3 3 (1.85%) Firewall
3 3 (1.85%) WAN
4 2 (1.23%) DNS
4 2 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (0.62%) BGP
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.62%) DHCP
5 1 (0.62%) DMZ
5 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.62%) LDAP
5 1 (0.62%) MPLS
5 1 (0.62%) OSPF
5 1 (0.62%) SMTP
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
5 1 (0.62%) VLAN
5 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (8.02%) Big Data
5 13 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (8.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (6.17%) DTS
6 10 (6.17%) EDRMS
7 8 (4.94%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.47%) PerformancePoint
10 4 (2.47%) PowerPivot
10 4 (2.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.79%) TeamCity
4 10 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.62%) ERwin
6 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.62%) JIRA
6 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (32.72%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Retail
3 11 (6.79%) Marketing
4 10 (6.17%) Banking
4 10 (6.17%) Games
5 9 (5.56%) Advertising
6 5 (3.09%) Back Office
7 4 (2.47%) Front Office
7 4 (2.47%) Law
7 4 (2.47%) Legal
8 3 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.62%) Automotive
10 1 (0.62%) International Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.25%) .NET
2 25 (15.43%) XML
3 22 (13.58%) Web Services
4 17 (10.49%) CSS
5 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET
5 13 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (8.02%) jQuery
5 13 (8.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (6.79%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.56%) SOAP
8 8 (4.94%) HTML
8 8 (4.94%) Middleware
8 8 (4.94%) REST
8 8 (4.94%) WCF
8 8 (4.94%) WPF
9 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.47%) J2EE
9 4 (2.47%) JSON
9 4 (2.47%) MDX
9 4 (2.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (8.64%) N-Tier
3 12 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 11 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.79%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.17%) Clustering
5 10 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.94%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.32%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.32%) Streaming Video
8 6 (3.70%) Fintech
8 6 (3.70%) PlayStation
8 6 (3.70%) Xbox
9 4 (2.47%) Linked Data
9 4 (2.47%) Online Games
9 4 (2.47%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.85%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (1.23%) DataPower
11 2 (1.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.14%) Windows
2 18 (11.11%) Linux
3 14 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.56%) Android
4 9 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.70%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.23%) Unix
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.65%) TOGAF
2 52 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (21.60%) SOA
4 25 (15.43%) Project Management
5 22 (13.58%) Presales
6 20 (12.35%) CRM
7 18 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 18 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (10.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 16 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.26%) OO
11 14 (8.64%) DevOps
11 14 (8.64%) PRINCE2
12 13 (8.02%) MVC
12 13 (8.02%) System Testing
13 12 (7.41%) Coaching
13 12 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.79%) Analytics
14 11 (6.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.48%) Java
2 27 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (16.67%) SQL
3 22 (13.58%) C#
4 14 (8.64%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.79%) C
6 10 (6.17%) Python
7 8 (4.94%) VBA
8 6 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.85%) PHP
10 3 (1.85%) R
10 3 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.62%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (14.81%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.62%) ACCA
3 1 (0.62%) CIMA
3 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (1.85%) SEPA
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.62%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.85%) Docker
5 1 (0.62%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) Puppet
2 7 (4.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.47%) Ansible
4 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) Packer
5 1 (0.62%) Terraform
5 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (26.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.58%) VMware
3 14 (8.64%) Oracle
4 12 (7.41%) IBM
5 11 (6.79%) webMethods
6 9 (5.56%) SAP
7 6 (3.70%) Dell
8 4 (2.47%) Nintex
9 3 (1.85%) Google
9 3 (1.85%) hybris
9 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.85%) Splunk
10 2 (1.23%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (1.23%) Guidewire
10 2 (1.23%) Informatica
10 2 (1.23%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.23%) StreamBase
10 2 (1.23%) Teradata
10 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Plus Excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
HFG
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + very generous bonus and car allowance plus much mo
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £70K - £85k + 6.5k car allowance + 11% bonus + additional be
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + plus very strong benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £59500 - £66000 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + DoE
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus and full benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago