The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands 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.

Solution Architect
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 144 131
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 33 22 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 0.70% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.71% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 43
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £55,000 £50,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £64,500
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 East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2827 3081 3292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.75% 97.35% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2454 2683
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £54,000
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 East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +9 14 £71,250 +18.75%
Northamptonshire +22 9 £58,750 -9.61% 3
Leicestershire -6 4 £50,000 -20.63% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £65,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) Java
3 27 (32.14%) IT Strategy
4 20 (23.81%) Retail
5 19 (22.62%) Finance
6 15 (17.86%) TOGAF
7 14 (16.67%) .NET
7 14 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (15.48%) Big Data
8 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.48%) Banking
9 12 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (14.29%) ArchiMate
9 12 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (13.10%) VMware
10 11 (13.10%) SaaS
10 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
11 10 (11.90%) SQL
11 10 (11.90%) Python
11 10 (11.90%) EMC
11 10 (11.90%) Citrix
11 10 (11.90%) NetApp
11 10 (11.90%) 3PAR
12 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
12 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.52%) Multichannel Retail
14 7 (8.33%) Data Quality

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.57%) CMS
4 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.38%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.10%) SaaS
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.76%) Office 365
4 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 2 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
1 2 (2.38%) LAN
1 2 (2.38%) Skype
1 2 (2.38%) VoIP
1 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) DHCP
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) FTP
2 1 (1.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) Big Data
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.95%) Power BI
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (4.76%) SAP HANA
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.19%) Endeca
7 1 (1.19%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) NUnit
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (23.81%) Retail
2 19 (22.62%) Finance
3 13 (15.48%) Banking
4 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
4 2 (2.38%) Middleware
4 2 (2.38%) REST
4 2 (2.38%) SOAP
4 2 (2.38%) XSLT
5 1 (1.19%) Ajax
5 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.19%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.19%) CSS3
5 1 (1.19%) HTML5
5 1 (1.19%) jQuery
5 1 (1.19%) LINQ
5 1 (1.19%) Lucene
5 1 (1.19%) WCF
5 1 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) IT Strategy
3 15 (17.86%) TOGAF
4 12 (14.29%) ArchiMate
4 12 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.52%) Multichannel Retail
6 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.33%) ETL
7 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
8 5 (5.95%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.95%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.95%) Release Management
9 4 (4.76%) SDLC
9 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.10%) Java
2 10 (11.90%) Python
2 10 (11.90%) SQL
3 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.38%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.19%) NFS
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) VMware
3 10 (11.90%) 3PAR
3 10 (11.90%) Citrix
3 10 (11.90%) EMC
3 10 (11.90%) NetApp
4 5 (5.95%) SAP
5 3 (3.57%) TSYS
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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