The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Solution Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 153 164
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 78 110 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.75% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.82% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 90 134
Median salary £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £67,250 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 4994 6046 9814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.17% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4459 5515 8410
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 49 (29.17%) Finance
3 48 (28.57%) Java
4 46 (27.38%) SOA
5 45 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 43 (25.60%) Windows
6 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
7 42 (25.00%) .NET
8 41 (24.40%) JavaScript
9 39 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (17.86%) SQL
12 28 (16.67%) Web Services
12 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 27 (16.07%) UML
14 26 (15.48%) C#
15 23 (13.69%) IaaS
16 22 (13.10%) SaaS
16 22 (13.10%) Technical Architecture
17 21 (12.50%) CSS
17 21 (12.50%) Waterfall
17 21 (12.50%) Mobile App
18 20 (11.90%) Oracle
18 20 (11.90%) Python
18 20 (11.90%) Project Management
18 20 (11.90%) Android
18 20 (11.90%) Degree
19 19 (11.31%) Test Automation
19 19 (11.31%) Objective-C

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 17 (10.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.14%) IIS
3 11 (6.55%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.57%) Anypoint
5 6 (3.57%) JBoss
6 5 (2.98%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.19%) FileNet
8 2 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.60%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.60%) Jetty
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) iTrent
2 2 (1.19%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.21%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (13.69%) IaaS
4 22 (13.10%) SaaS
5 19 (11.31%) PaaS
5 19 (11.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.79%) Office 365
8 3 (1.79%) Taleo
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.60%) Force.com
10 1 (0.60%) GitHub
10 1 (0.60%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) Internet
1 5 (2.98%) iSCSI
1 5 (2.98%) NAS
1 5 (2.98%) SAN
2 4 (2.38%) DNS
2 4 (2.38%) WAN
3 3 (1.79%) DHCP
3 3 (1.79%) DMZ
3 3 (1.79%) Firewall
3 3 (1.79%) LDAP
3 3 (1.79%) SMTP
3 3 (1.79%) VLAN
4 2 (1.19%) HTTP
4 2 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (7.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.76%) Big Data
4 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.57%) DTS
5 6 (3.57%) EDRMS
5 6 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.60%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.79%) JIRA
6 1 (0.60%) Ant
6 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (29.17%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Retail
3 10 (5.95%) Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Games
5 7 (4.17%) Marketing
6 6 (3.57%) Back Office
6 6 (3.57%) Law
7 5 (2.98%) Advertising
7 5 (2.98%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) International Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.00%) .NET
2 28 (16.67%) Web Services
3 21 (12.50%) CSS
4 18 (10.71%) XML
5 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET
5 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (7.74%) jQuery
5 13 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (5.95%) HTML
6 10 (5.95%) Node.js
7 9 (5.36%) Middleware
7 9 (5.36%) REST
7 9 (5.36%) SOAP
8 8 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.76%) WCF
8 8 (4.76%) WPF
9 5 (2.98%) Redux
10 3 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.79%) JSON
11 2 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 19 (11.31%) PlayStation
3 19 (11.31%) Streaming Video
3 19 (11.31%) Xbox
4 14 (8.33%) Clustering
4 14 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 14 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.36%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.76%) Client/Server
8 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.98%) Replication
10 4 (2.38%) Fintech
10 4 (2.38%) Online Games
11 3 (1.79%) Linked Data
11 3 (1.79%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.19%) Fat Client
12 2 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.60%) Windows
2 20 (11.90%) Android
3 19 (11.31%) Apple iOS
3 19 (11.31%) Windows Phone
4 14 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.17%) TOGAF
3 46 (27.38%) SOA
4 27 (16.07%) UML
5 22 (13.10%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 20 (11.90%) Project Management
8 19 (11.31%) CRM
8 19 (11.31%) Test Automation
9 18 (10.71%) Presales
10 17 (10.12%) OO
11 16 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.74%) MVC
13 13 (7.74%) PRINCE2
13 13 (7.74%) SOLID
13 13 (7.74%) System Testing
14 12 (7.14%) Configuration Management
14 12 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.57%) Java
2 41 (24.40%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.86%) SQL
4 26 (15.48%) C#
5 20 (11.90%) Python
6 19 (11.31%) Objective-C
7 14 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 11 (6.55%) C
9 8 (4.76%) VBA
10 3 (1.79%) PHP
10 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.79%) VBScript
11 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.60%) R
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) Degree
2 8 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.19%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.19%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.60%) ACCA
5 1 (0.60%) CIMA
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.60%) MiFID
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.57%) Docker
4 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.19%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (3.57%) Puppet
3 3 (1.79%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.60%) Packer
5 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (25.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.90%) Oracle
3 17 (10.12%) VMware
4 7 (4.17%) webMethods
5 5 (2.98%) Dell
6 4 (2.38%) SAP
7 3 (1.79%) IBM
7 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.19%) Citrix
8 2 (1.19%) Northgate
8 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.60%) Apple
9 1 (0.60%) ATG
9 1 (0.60%) hybris
9 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.60%) Informatica
9 1 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.60%) Retek
9 1 (0.60%) Siebel
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits + bonus
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Salary: £42,000 per annum
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Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: UKP 87000 per year
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