Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 November 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 of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 130 155
Rank change year-on-year -55 +25 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 172 296 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.43% 2.25% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.34% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 132 199 223
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - -
10th Percentile £49,775 £51,850 £52,500
90th Percentile £89,875 £89,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -34 62 £67,500 +3.85%
Bedfordshire +6 42 £71,000 +5.19%
Cambridgeshire -65 38 £82,500 +3.13% 7
Norfolk +21 13 £65,000 -18.75% 2
Suffolk +12 8 £57,500 -4.17%
Essex +7 8 £50,000 -23.08% 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 24 November 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 of England region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 51 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.33%) SAP
3 46 (26.74%) Finance
3 46 (26.74%) TOGAF
4 44 (25.58%) Oracle
5 39 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (20.35%) Retail
7 34 (19.77%) Java
8 29 (16.86%) Enterprise Architecture
9 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
10 26 (15.12%) SQL
11 25 (14.53%) NoSQL
12 24 (13.95%) SOA
13 22 (12.79%) .NET
14 21 (12.21%) Manufacturing
15 19 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (11.05%) SaaS
16 18 (10.47%) CRM
17 17 (9.88%) ERP
17 17 (9.88%) Linux
17 17 (9.88%) Data Integration
17 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
18 16 (9.30%) Degree
19 15 (8.72%) OO
19 15 (8.72%) E-Commerce
20 14 (8.14%) Windows
20 14 (8.14%) C#
20 14 (8.14%) Internet
20 14 (8.14%) Multithreading

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 10 (5.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (5.23%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.65%) Apache
3 8 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.49%) IBM Connections
5 4 (2.33%) JBoss
6 3 (1.74%) CMS
6 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (3.49%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.49%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.49%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (2.91%) Infor CloudSuite
3 5 (2.91%) SAP APO
3 5 (2.91%) SAP HCM
3 5 (2.91%) SAP HR
3 5 (2.91%) SAP LE
3 5 (2.91%) SAP MM
3 5 (2.91%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (2.91%) SAP PP
3 5 (2.91%) SAP SCM
3 5 (2.91%) SAP WM
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (2.33%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.74%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (1.74%) Unica
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.05%) SaaS
2 17 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.14%) SuccessFactors
4 12 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.98%) Office 365
5 9 (5.23%) PaaS
6 6 (3.49%) G Suite
7 3 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.74%) Serverless
7 3 (1.74%) Silverpop
8 2 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.58%) IaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.14%) Internet
2 6 (3.49%) LAN
2 6 (3.49%) WAN
2 6 (3.49%) Wireless
3 3 (1.74%) Firewall
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.53%) NoSQL
2 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.07%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.07%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.74%) Big Data
5 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.74%) MySQL
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.58%) Kalido
7 1 (0.58%) Looker
7 1 (0.58%) OLTP
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
1 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (26.74%) Finance
2 35 (20.35%) Retail
3 21 (12.21%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Front Office
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.79%) .NET
2 13 (7.56%) J2EE
3 12 (6.98%) jQuery
3 12 (6.98%) Web Services
4 10 (5.81%) J2SE
5 9 (5.23%) WCF
5 9 (5.23%) XSLT
6 7 (4.07%) EJB
6 7 (4.07%) JDBC
6 7 (4.07%) JPA
6 7 (4.07%) Node.js
6 7 (4.07%) Servlets
7 6 (3.49%) Spring
8 5 (2.91%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (2.33%) REST
9 4 (2.33%) SOAP
10 3 (1.74%) CSS
10 3 (1.74%) HTML
10 3 (1.74%) JMS
10 3 (1.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.98%) Clustering
2 10 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.81%) FMCG
3 9 (5.23%) Fintech
4 7 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.49%) Linked Data
5 6 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.88%) Linux
2 14 (8.14%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Solaris
4 8 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
4 8 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (26.74%) TOGAF
3 39 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (16.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 24 (13.95%) SOA
6 19 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (10.47%) CRM
8 17 (9.88%) Data Integration
8 17 (9.88%) ERP
9 16 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (8.72%) E-Commerce
10 15 (8.72%) OO
11 14 (8.14%) Multithreading
12 13 (7.56%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (6.98%) Load Balancing
13 12 (6.98%) Microservices
13 12 (6.98%) Open Source
13 12 (6.98%) Process Improvement
13 12 (6.98%) TDD
13 12 (6.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.77%) Java
2 26 (15.12%) SQL
3 14 (8.14%) C#
4 12 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.91%) C
7 3 (1.74%) PHP
7 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (9.30%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) ACCA
2 5 (2.91%) CIMA
2 5 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.16%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.33%) Docker
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) SCCM
2 3 (1.74%) Ansible
3 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.16%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) OpenView
4 1 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (27.33%) SAP
2 44 (25.58%) Oracle
3 27 (15.70%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.98%) Google
5 11 (6.40%) IBM
6 9 (5.23%) Sun
7 8 (4.65%) Citrix
7 8 (4.65%) VMware
8 7 (4.07%) Retek
9 6 (3.49%) Siebel
9 6 (3.49%) TIBCO
10 5 (2.91%) Infor
10 5 (2.91%) Informatica
10 5 (2.91%) Workday
11 3 (1.74%) hybris
11 3 (1.74%) Pega
12 2 (1.16%) Cisco
12 2 (1.16%) NetApp
12 2 (1.16%) webMethods
12 2 (1.16%) WorldPay