Period
to 13 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 132 101 137
Rank change year-on-year -31 +36 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 38 37 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.25% 1.68% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.74% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 43
10th Percentile £60,500 £60,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £73,600 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.49% +9.04% -1.82%
75th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £84,800
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,844 2,124 3,895
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 96.55% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 1,786 2,970
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,936 £32,292 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% -2.37%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £53,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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 6 months to 13 June 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
Nottinghamshire -21 15 £73,750 +0.20% 6
Northamptonshire +6 10 £71,500 -7.74% 2
Leicestershire -17 7 £86,250 +17.75% 4
Derbyshire -13 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 £82,500 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 June 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 East Midlands region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 15 (39.47%) AWS
2 13 (34.21%) Azure
2 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) Social Skills
3 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) SOA
4 7 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Microservices
5 6 (15.79%) Presales
5 6 (15.79%) SaaS
5 6 (15.79%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Finance
6 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) RAML
6 5 (13.16%) DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Strategic Roadmap
7 4 (10.53%) Architectural Design
7 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (10.53%) Node.js
7 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.53%) C#

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 1 (2.63%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Eikon
1 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (39.47%) AWS
2 13 (34.21%) Azure
3 6 (15.79%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.63%) GCP
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) MPLS
1 3 (7.89%) SSL
1 3 (7.89%) VPN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (34.21%) Social Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) RAML
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.53%) Node.js
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) OpenID
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.63%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.63%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) IVR
2 3 (7.89%) Biotechnology
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Life Science
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) SOA
2 7 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) CRM
3 6 (15.79%) Microservices
3 6 (15.79%) Presales
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
4 5 (13.16%) Strategic Roadmap
5 4 (10.53%) Architectural Design
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Architecture Roadmap
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.89%) IT Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) J#
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
1 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) Kibana
3 1 (2.63%) MIIS
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) Fortinet
2 3 (7.89%) Huawei
2 3 (7.89%) Juniper
3 2 (5.26%) Facebook
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) YouTube
4 1 (2.63%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.63%) Ping Identity
4 1 (2.63%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) UiPath
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin