Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 127 193
Rank change year-on-year -86 +66 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 155 289 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.24% 2.29% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 2.37% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 143 192 174
East of England median annual salary £70,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -3.57% -2.44%
10th Percentile £52,800 £52,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £92,950
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 12,143 12,214 14,547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 96.61% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,937 9,945 11,908
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.30% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the East of England

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire -35 65 £77,500 - 8
Hertfordshire -71 37 £70,500 +0.71% 8
Norfolk +39 22 £67,500 +5.88% 3
Bedfordshire -28 20 £72,500 +11.54% 7
Suffolk +11 7 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Essex -1 3 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East Anglia - 1 £52,500 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 of England region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 70 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.90%) Finance
3 29 (18.71%) Java
3 29 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (17.42%) Microservices
5 25 (16.13%) .NET
5 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
6 23 (14.84%) Docker
7 22 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 21 (13.55%) TDD
9 20 (12.90%) Node.js
9 20 (12.90%) Machine Learning
10 19 (12.26%) TOGAF
10 19 (12.26%) SAP
10 19 (12.26%) Linux
11 18 (11.61%) Fintech
12 17 (10.97%) C#
12 17 (10.97%) Multithreading
13 16 (10.32%) MongoDB
13 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
13 16 (10.32%) Presales
14 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
14 15 (9.68%) .NET Core
14 15 (9.68%) Data Science
14 15 (9.68%) BDD
14 15 (9.68%) Big Data
14 15 (9.68%) J2EE
15 14 (9.03%) Oracle
15 14 (9.03%) UML

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (8.39%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.16%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.52%) Apache
3 7 (4.52%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.87%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.65%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) SAP CO
1 7 (4.52%) SAP FI
1 7 (4.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (4.52%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.29%) BASE24
4 2 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.29%) Postilion
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.65%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.65%) SAP LE
5 1 (0.65%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.65%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.65%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.39%) IaaS
3 12 (7.74%) SaaS
4 10 (6.45%) PaaS
5 8 (5.16%) Office 365
6 7 (4.52%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (3.87%) G Suite
7 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (1.94%) Serverless
10 2 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.29%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.65%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.39%) Internet
2 6 (3.87%) LAN
2 6 (3.87%) WAN
2 6 (3.87%) Wireless
3 3 (1.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) MongoDB
1 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
2 15 (9.68%) Big Data
3 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (32.90%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Retail
3 9 (5.81%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.87%) Advertising
4 6 (3.87%) Legal
4 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.58%) Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.13%) .NET
2 20 (12.90%) Node.js
3 15 (9.68%) .NET Core
3 15 (9.68%) J2EE
4 13 (8.39%) J2SE
5 12 (7.74%) Web Services
6 6 (3.87%) jQuery
6 6 (3.87%) Middleware
7 5 (3.23%) WCF
7 5 (3.23%) XSLT
8 2 (1.29%) Kafka
8 2 (1.29%) Spring
9 1 (0.65%) CSS
9 1 (0.65%) HTML
9 1 (0.65%) LDAP
9 1 (0.65%) SAML
9 1 (0.65%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.61%) Fintech
2 13 (8.39%) Xbox
3 11 (7.10%) Clustering
4 10 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.23%) GPGPU
7 5 (3.23%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.94%) Linked Data
10 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.26%) Linux
2 13 (8.39%) Solaris
3 11 (7.10%) Windows
4 7 (4.52%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (4.52%) Unix
5 5 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.42%) Microservices
3 22 (14.19%) Enterprise Architecture
3 22 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.55%) TDD
5 20 (12.90%) Machine Learning
6 19 (12.26%) TOGAF
7 17 (10.97%) Multithreading
8 16 (10.32%) Presales
9 15 (9.68%) BDD
9 15 (9.68%) Data Science
9 15 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.03%) UML
11 13 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.39%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (8.39%) SOA
11 13 (8.39%) SOLID
12 12 (7.74%) CRM
12 12 (7.74%) OO
12 12 (7.74%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.71%) Java
2 17 (10.97%) C#
3 13 (8.39%) SQL
4 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.58%) C
6 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) Go
7 1 (0.65%) PHP
7 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.39%) Degree
2 6 (3.87%) CCNA
2 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.58%) ACCA
3 4 (2.58%) CIMA
4 1 (0.65%) CCA
4 1 (0.65%) CCNP
4 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MCSE
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) GDPR
2 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Docker
2 8 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.23%) LXC
5 5 (3.23%) Xen
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) SCCM
2 5 (3.23%) Grafana
2 5 (3.23%) Graphite
2 5 (3.23%) Graylog
2 5 (3.23%) Kibana
2 5 (3.23%) logstash
3 4 (2.58%) Ansible
4 3 (1.94%) Puppet
5 2 (1.29%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.65%) OpenView
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.26%) SAP
3 14 (9.03%) Oracle
4 11 (7.10%) Citrix
4 11 (7.10%) Google
5 9 (5.81%) VMware
6 8 (5.16%) IBM
6 8 (5.16%) Sun
7 7 (4.52%) hybris
7 7 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.87%) WorldPay
9 5 (3.23%) NetApp
9 5 (3.23%) Splunk
10 4 (2.58%) Cisco
11 2 (1.29%) EMC
11 2 (1.29%) HP
12 1 (0.65%) BMC
12 1 (0.65%) CA
12 1 (0.65%) Informatica
12 1 (0.65%) Retek