Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £89,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 171 149
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 67 134 218
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.46% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.53% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 59 129 203
Median annual salary £89,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £73,750 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £113,000 £120,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -

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 4,047 8,760 9,892
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 95.26% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,522 7,672 8,914
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +17 1 - -
Solutions Architect
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT 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 40 (59.70%) Azure
2 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.78%) Finance
3 30 (44.78%) Microservices
4 29 (43.28%) PaaS
4 29 (43.28%) TOGAF
5 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
6 25 (37.31%) DevOps
7 24 (35.82%) UML
8 22 (32.84%) CSS
8 22 (32.84%) SOA
8 22 (32.84%) Dynamics 365
9 21 (31.34%) .NET
9 21 (31.34%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (31.34%) jQuery
9 21 (31.34%) AWS
9 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (29.85%) C#
11 19 (28.36%) SQL
11 19 (28.36%) OO
11 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
11 19 (28.36%) .NET Core
11 19 (28.36%) Terraform
11 19 (28.36%) Deployment Automation
11 19 (28.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (26.87%) React
12 18 (26.87%) Sparx
12 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
12 18 (26.87%) Unit Testing

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 (23.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 6 (8.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 40 (59.70%) Azure
2 29 (43.28%) PaaS
3 22 (32.84%) Dynamics 365
4 21 (31.34%) AWS
5 8 (11.94%) SaaS
6 5 (7.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (5.97%) IaaS
8 2 (2.99%) GCP
8 2 (2.99%) npm
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.49%) G Suite
9 1 (1.49%) Office 365
9 1 (1.49%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.49%) Serverless
9 1 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (1.49%) Veeva
9 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
1 3 (4.48%) Kerberos
1 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Big Data
2 6 (8.96%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.48%) Blockchain
3 3 (4.48%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Back Office
3 7 (10.45%) Marketing
4 6 (8.96%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.46%) Advertising
6 3 (4.48%) Banking
6 3 (4.48%) Retail
7 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.99%) Legal
8 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) CSS
2 21 (31.34%) .NET
2 21 (31.34%) jQuery
3 19 (28.36%) .NET Core
3 19 (28.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 18 (26.87%) .NET Framework
4 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (26.87%) Entity Framework
4 18 (26.87%) React
5 7 (10.45%) HTML
5 7 (10.45%) Middleware
6 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.46%) Web Services
7 4 (5.97%) HTML5
7 4 (5.97%) OpenID
7 4 (5.97%) SAML
8 3 (4.48%) Ajax
8 3 (4.48%) JDBC
8 3 (4.48%) OAuth
8 3 (4.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Derivative
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
1 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) Microservices
3 29 (43.28%) TOGAF
4 25 (37.31%) DevOps
5 24 (35.82%) UML
6 22 (32.84%) SOA
7 21 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (31.34%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (28.36%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (28.36%) OO
8 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
9 18 (26.87%) MVC
9 18 (26.87%) Unit Testing
9 18 (26.87%) Waterfall
10 17 (25.37%) MODAF
10 17 (25.37%) SOLID
10 17 (25.37%) Zachman Framework
11 16 (23.88%) CRM
12 14 (20.90%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (19.40%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) JavaScript
2 20 (29.85%) C#
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 1 (1.49%) Java 8
6 1 (1.49%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (28.36%) Terraform
2 5 (7.46%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Sparx
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) Nintex
4 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.99%) Databricks
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) Concur
6 1 (1.49%) Okta
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow