Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 198 130
Rank change year-on-year +20 -68 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 160 165 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.62% 1.37% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.42% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 101 130 197
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £71,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +5.19% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £88,875 £86,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £74,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.03% +6.43% -

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 9,603 11,631 12,614
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.81% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,284 9,520 10,444
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hertfordshire +19 61 £70,000 +3.70% 6
Cambridgeshire +37 41 £85,000 +6.25% 6
Bedfordshire +1 39 £80,000 +11.50% 6
Suffolk -3 8 £80,000 +60.00% 2
Essex +16 6 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Norfolk +5 4 £67,500 +8.87% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 47 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.38%) SOA
3 30 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 30 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 30 (18.75%) hybris
4 27 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (15.00%) IT Strategy
6 22 (13.75%) .NET
6 22 (13.75%) Service Delivery
7 19 (11.88%) SaaS
7 19 (11.88%) Retail
8 18 (11.25%) DevOps
9 17 (10.63%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.63%) Microservices
9 17 (10.63%) API Design
9 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (10.63%) Finance
9 17 (10.63%) C#
9 17 (10.63%) Java
9 17 (10.63%) SAP
10 16 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 16 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 16 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
10 16 (10.00%) Prototyping
11 14 (8.75%) Node.js
11 14 (8.75%) Degree
11 14 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (8.13%) HTML
12 13 (8.13%) Line Management

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 7 (4.38%) Apache
2 4 (2.50%) Drupal
2 4 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.88%) JBoss
3 3 (1.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (2.50%) SAP APO
2 4 (2.50%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.50%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.50%) SAP PP
2 4 (2.50%) SAP QM
2 4 (2.50%) SAP SCM
2 4 (2.50%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.25%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.25%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.63%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.63%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.88%) SaaS
3 17 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (6.25%) PaaS
5 9 (5.63%) IaaS
6 7 (4.38%) GitHub
6 7 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.25%) Office 365
9 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.88%) FTP
3 2 (1.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.63%) Broadband
4 1 (0.63%) SNMP
4 1 (0.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) MongoDB
2 8 (5.00%) Big Data
3 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.13%) MySQL
4 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.25%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.63%) Kalido
8 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 19 (11.88%) Retail
2 17 (10.63%) Finance
3 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.88%) French Language
4 3 (1.88%) German Language
4 3 (1.88%) Swedish Language
5 2 (1.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.75%) .NET
2 14 (8.75%) Node.js
3 13 (8.13%) HTML
4 10 (6.25%) .NET Core
5 9 (5.63%) AngularJS
5 9 (5.63%) CSS
5 9 (5.63%) Web Services
6 6 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.13%) Spring
8 4 (2.50%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (2.50%) jQuery
8 4 (2.50%) React
9 3 (1.88%) COM
9 3 (1.88%) Middleware
10 2 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (0.63%) J2EE
11 1 (0.63%) J2SE
11 1 (0.63%) JSON
11 1 (0.63%) REST
11 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.25%) Xbox
3 9 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.13%) FMCG
4 5 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.88%) DataPower
5 3 (1.88%) Fintech
5 3 (1.88%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.25%) NHS
6 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.25%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.63%) PACS
7 1 (0.63%) Robotics
7 1 (0.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.88%) Linux
1 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.38%) SOA
3 30 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 30 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (15.00%) IT Strategy
5 22 (13.75%) Service Delivery
6 18 (11.25%) DevOps
7 17 (10.63%) API Design
7 17 (10.63%) Mentoring
7 17 (10.63%) Microservices
8 16 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
8 16 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 16 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 16 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 14 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.13%) Decision-Making
10 13 (8.13%) Line Management
11 12 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (7.50%) Migration
11 12 (7.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.63%) C#
1 17 (10.63%) Java
2 10 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.63%) SQL
4 8 (5.00%) PHP
5 5 (3.13%) C
6 2 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (8.75%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) CISM
2 6 (3.75%) CISSP
3 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.88%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.25%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.25%) MCSA
7 1 (0.63%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.63%) HND
7 1 (0.63%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) DICOM
3 1 (0.63%) HL7
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Packer
1 6 (3.75%) Terraform
2 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (0.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (18.75%) hybris
2 24 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.63%) SAP
4 7 (4.38%) Google
4 7 (4.38%) Xamarin
5 5 (3.13%) IBM
5 5 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.50%) VMware
7 3 (1.88%) Oracle
7 3 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco
8 2 (1.25%) EMC
8 2 (1.25%) Informatica
8 2 (1.25%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.63%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.63%) F5
9 1 (0.63%) NetApp
9 1 (0.63%) Tableau
9 1 (0.63%) Workday