Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 201 162
Rank change year-on-year +22 -39 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 178 173 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.60% 1.47% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.52% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 125 122 179
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £68,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.49% +1.48% +3.85%
10th Percentile £57,500 £50,250 £52,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 10,791 11,416 12,757
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8,129 9,333 10,707
East of England median annual salary £45,139 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 71 £65,000 -7.14% 6
Cambridgeshire +38 52 £85,000 -2.86% 5
Suffolk +12 24 £85,000 +36.00% 1
Bedfordshire -33 16 £77,500 +9.15% 8
Essex +35 12 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Norfolk +24 11 £95,000 +46.15% 2
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.91%) Microservices
3 35 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (19.10%) .NET
5 31 (17.42%) TOGAF
6 28 (15.73%) Mentoring
6 28 (15.73%) Prototyping
7 27 (15.17%) Finance
7 27 (15.17%) Java
8 25 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (13.48%) SAP
9 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
9 24 (13.48%) Security Architecture
9 24 (13.48%) Node.js
10 23 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (12.36%) Presales
12 21 (11.80%) MongoDB
12 21 (11.80%) Docker
12 21 (11.80%) C#
13 20 (11.24%) Xbox
13 20 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (11.24%) .NET Core
13 20 (11.24%) Coaching
14 18 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
15 17 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (9.55%) ITIL
16 15 (8.43%) DevOps
16 15 (8.43%) SaaS
17 14 (7.87%) Migration
17 14 (7.87%) Manufacturing

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 6 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.81%) Apache
3 4 (2.25%) Drupal
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.62%) SAP APO
1 10 (5.62%) SAP MM
1 10 (5.62%) SAP PP
1 10 (5.62%) SAP QM
1 10 (5.62%) SAP SCM
1 10 (5.62%) SAP WM
2 7 (3.93%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.12%) SAP GRC
4 2 (1.12%) SAP MDG
4 2 (1.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (12.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (8.43%) SaaS
4 11 (6.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (5.06%) PaaS
6 8 (4.49%) IaaS
7 7 (3.93%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (3.93%) GitHub
8 3 (1.69%) Office 365
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) FTP
1 8 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.56%) Broadband
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
2 1 (0.56%) DSL
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.37%) MySQL
6 5 (2.81%) Big Data
7 4 (2.25%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.69%) SAP HANA
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.12%) HBase
9 2 (1.12%) Impala
9 2 (1.12%) Parquet
9 2 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (1.12%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.81%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.81%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (15.17%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (5.06%) Retail
5 4 (2.25%) Advertising
5 4 (2.25%) Automotive
5 4 (2.25%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) French Language
6 2 (1.12%) German Language
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.10%) .NET
2 24 (13.48%) Node.js
3 20 (11.24%) .NET Core
4 12 (6.74%) HTML
4 12 (6.74%) Web Services
5 10 (5.62%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.49%) CSS
7 6 (3.37%) Spring
8 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.25%) Ionic Framework
9 4 (2.25%) jQuery
9 4 (2.25%) Middleware
9 4 (2.25%) React
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Avro
10 2 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (1.12%) J2SE
10 2 (1.12%) Kafka
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.12%) REST
10 2 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Xbox
2 10 (5.62%) FMCG
2 10 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.49%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.69%) DataPower
7 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Fintech
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) PACS
9 1 (0.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.81%) Windows
2 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (21.91%) Microservices
3 31 (17.42%) TOGAF
4 28 (15.73%) Mentoring
4 28 (15.73%) Prototyping
5 25 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (13.48%) Security Architecture
7 22 (12.36%) Presales
8 20 (11.24%) Coaching
8 20 (11.24%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (10.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (9.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (9.55%) ITIL
11 15 (8.43%) DevOps
12 14 (7.87%) Migration
12 14 (7.87%) Project Management
12 14 (7.87%) SOA
13 13 (7.30%) ERP
13 13 (7.30%) UML
13 13 (7.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.17%) Java
2 21 (11.80%) C#
3 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (6.18%) SQL
4 8 (4.49%) C
4 8 (4.49%) PHP
5 2 (1.12%) Python
5 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) Delphi
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.62%) TOGAF Certification
2 9 (5.06%) Degree
3 7 (3.93%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.25%) CISM
5 4 (2.25%) CISSP
6 2 (1.12%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.12%) PMP
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.56%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) PMO
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) GDPR
2 2 (1.12%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) DICOM
3 1 (0.56%) HL7
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (11.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.12%) HDFS
2 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Packer
1 6 (3.37%) Terraform
2 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 2 (1.12%) Oozie
4 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) MOM
4 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
1 24 (13.48%) SAP
2 11 (6.18%) Google
3 7 (3.93%) VMware
3 7 (3.93%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.37%) IBM
4 6 (3.37%) Oracle
5 5 (2.81%) hybris
6 4 (2.25%) Cisco
7 3 (1.69%) EMC
7 3 (1.69%) NetApp
8 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.12%) F5
8 2 (1.12%) Workday
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) Dell
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.56%) Veeam
9 1 (0.56%) WorldPay