The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solution Architect
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 172 184
Rank change year-on-year -43 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1328 1850 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.59% 2.00% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.07% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1388 1464
Median salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in England

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in England

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in England

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -40 707 £80,000 +5.89% 63
South East -29 163 £70,000 +7.69% 23
Yorkshire +8 95 £66,250 +1.14% 14
East of England -11 85 £67,500 -3.57% 9
West Midlands -31 82 £62,500 - 6
North West -57 67 £72,500 +11.53% 19
South West -19 66 £60,000 -8.04% 8
East Midlands -12 40 £55,000 -10.56% 4
North East +6 1 £67,000 +21.81%
Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 787 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 769 (27.03%) TOGAF
3 690 (24.25%) Finance
4 596 (20.95%) Java
5 494 (17.36%) SOA
6 487 (17.12%) Presales
7 466 (16.38%) Microsoft
8 434 (15.25%) Oracle
9 415 (14.59%) Retail
10 385 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 385 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
11 356 (12.51%) .NET
12 337 (11.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 330 (11.60%) Degree
14 324 (11.39%) SAP
15 302 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 301 (10.58%) SQL
17 284 (9.98%) E-Commerce
18 283 (9.95%) CRM
18 283 (9.95%) SQL Server
19 279 (9.81%) IT Strategy
20 259 (9.10%) JavaScript
21 243 (8.54%) Web Services
21 243 (8.54%) Project Management
22 238 (8.37%) ITIL
23 231 (8.12%) SaaS
24 226 (7.94%) Windows
25 223 (7.84%) Banking
26 217 (7.63%) Zachman Framework
27 209 (7.35%) Enterprise Software

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 127 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 112 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 56 (1.97%) JBoss
4 55 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 48 (1.69%) Apache
6 44 (1.55%) CMS
7 38 (1.34%) IIS
8 36 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 35 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
10 28 (0.98%) MS Exchange
10 28 (0.98%) NetWeaver
10 28 (0.98%) SAS
11 27 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 22 (0.77%) Apache Spark
13 20 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
14 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 18 (0.63%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
17 15 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 40 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 36 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
4 30 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.86%) SAP Hybris
3 33 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
4 32 (1.12%) SAP CRM
5 30 (1.05%) Eloqua
5 30 (1.05%) SAP CO
5 30 (1.05%) SAP FI
5 30 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
6 27 (0.95%) SAP ERP
7 25 (0.88%) SAP SD
8 24 (0.84%) SAP HR
9 22 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
9 22 (0.77%) SAP Retail
10 19 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
10 19 (0.67%) SAP HCM
11 17 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
12 16 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (0.56%) SAP MM
13 15 (0.53%) SAP SRM
14 14 (0.49%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 385 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
1 385 (13.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 231 (8.12%) SaaS
3 170 (5.98%) PaaS
4 148 (5.20%) IaaS
5 88 (3.09%) Office 365
6 71 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
8 41 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
9 33 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 23 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
11 18 (0.63%) Force.com
12 17 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.60%) IBM Cloud
13 14 (0.49%) Silverpop
14 13 (0.46%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 10 (0.35%) GitHub
15 10 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (0.32%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.32%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 118 (4.15%) WAN
2 79 (2.78%) LAN
3 77 (2.71%) Internet
4 65 (2.28%) DNS
5 54 (1.90%) Firewall
6 43 (1.51%) HTTP
7 42 (1.48%) TCP/IP
8 41 (1.44%) DHCP
9 38 (1.34%) VPN
10 37 (1.30%) LDAP
11 35 (1.23%) SAN
12 34 (1.20%) MPLS
13 33 (1.16%) SSL
14 32 (1.12%) DMZ
15 29 (1.02%) Wireless
16 23 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (0.60%) BGP
17 17 (0.60%) Network Security
17 17 (0.60%) OSPF
18 16 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 177 (6.22%) Big Data
3 88 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 87 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 83 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 73 (2.57%) Hadoop
7 64 (2.25%) MySQL
8 60 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 47 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 46 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 38 (1.34%) SAP HANA
14 29 (1.02%) Oracle Database
15 28 (0.98%) DB2
15 28 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 24 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (0.77%) Power BI
18 21 (0.74%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 24 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 20 (0.70%) Gradle
3 20 (0.70%) JIRA
3 20 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 17 (0.60%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.32%) Eclipse
5 9 (0.32%) IntelliJ
5 9 (0.32%) Rational Rose
6 8 (0.28%) MSI
6 8 (0.28%) NetBeans
7 6 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.18%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.14%) Ant
9 4 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.14%) Maven
9 4 (0.14%) Subversion
9 4 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 690 (24.25%) Finance
2 415 (14.59%) Retail
3 223 (7.84%) Banking
4 169 (5.94%) Marketing
5 101 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 53 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.65%) Legal
7 47 (1.65%) Publishing
8 44 (1.55%) Advertising
9 39 (1.37%) Games
10 34 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 30 (1.05%) Back Office
12 29 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 26 (0.91%) Billing
13 26 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
14 23 (0.81%) Law
15 22 (0.77%) Front Office
16 21 (0.74%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.49%) Electronics
18 13 (0.46%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (12.51%) .NET
2 243 (8.54%) Web Services
3 173 (6.08%) HTML
4 169 (5.94%) XML
5 160 (5.62%) CSS
6 136 (4.78%) Middleware
7 111 (3.90%) REST
8 79 (2.78%) J2EE
8 79 (2.78%) SOAP
9 73 (2.57%) AngularJS
10 71 (2.50%) Node.js
11 64 (2.25%) JSON
12 61 (2.14%) Spring
13 52 (1.83%) JMS
14 49 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 47 (1.65%) Java EE
16 43 (1.51%) JDBC
17 42 (1.48%) ASP.NET
18 40 (1.41%) HTML5
19 39 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 209 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
2 176 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 173 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (4.25%) Management Information System
5 105 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 73 (2.57%) Public Cloud
7 70 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
8 58 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
9 55 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 49 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 45 (1.58%) Fintech
12 35 (1.23%) Virtual Team
13 31 (1.09%) Clustering
14 30 (1.05%) User Experience
15 27 (0.95%) Replication
16 26 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 26 (0.91%) Internet of Things
16 26 (0.91%) Private Cloud
17 25 (0.88%) Driving Licence
18 23 (0.81%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 226 (7.94%) Windows
2 184 (6.47%) Linux
3 56 (1.97%) Android
3 56 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 51 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (0.95%) Unix
7 26 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 18 (0.63%) Solaris
10 17 (0.60%) CentOS
11 16 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.14%) AIX
16 3 (0.11%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.070%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.070%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 769 (27.03%) TOGAF
3 494 (17.36%) SOA
4 487 (17.12%) Presales
5 337 (11.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 302 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 284 (9.98%) E-Commerce
8 283 (9.95%) CRM
9 279 (9.81%) IT Strategy
10 243 (8.54%) Project Management
11 238 (8.37%) ITIL
12 217 (7.63%) Zachman Framework
13 194 (6.82%) SDLC
13 194 (6.82%) UML
14 174 (6.12%) Microservices
15 170 (5.98%) ERP
16 168 (5.91%) Technical Architecture
17 161 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
18 152 (5.34%) Migration
19 143 (5.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 596 (20.95%) Java
2 301 (10.58%) SQL
3 259 (9.10%) JavaScript
4 172 (6.05%) C#
5 71 (2.50%) Python
6 58 (2.04%) PowerShell
7 53 (1.86%) PHP
8 52 (1.83%) C
9 24 (0.84%) C++
10 20 (0.70%) R
10 20 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 20 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 20 (0.70%) VBScript
11 19 (0.67%) Objective-C
11 19 (0.67%) Perl
12 18 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 15 (0.53%) Apex Code
13 15 (0.53%) Ruby
14 13 (0.46%) Scala
14 13 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 330 (11.60%) Degree
2 79 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 76 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 65 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 48 (1.69%) ISEB
7 44 (1.55%) CCNP
8 34 (1.20%) CCIE
8 34 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (0.98%) PMP
10 27 (0.95%) DV Cleared
11 26 (0.91%) CISSP
12 24 (0.84%) CISM
12 24 (0.84%) PMI Certification
13 23 (0.81%) MBA
14 22 (0.77%) Master's Degree
15 20 (0.70%) CISA
15 20 (0.70%) MCSE
16 16 (0.56%) MCP
17 15 (0.53%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.01%) QA
2 39 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.16%) COBIT
4 22 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.42%) SLA
7 11 (0.39%) SEPA
8 7 (0.25%) GDPR
8 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.14%) GCP
10 4 (0.14%) GxP
10 4 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.070%) GAAP
12 2 (0.070%) PMO
13 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.035%) MiFID
13 1 (0.035%) PMBOK
System Software
1 121 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 76 (2.67%) Docker
4 28 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (0.63%) XenApp
8 10 (0.35%) NFS
9 9 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.28%) KVM
10 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (0.28%) vSphere
11 7 (0.25%) SRDF
11 7 (0.25%) Xen
12 6 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.18%) HDFS
14 4 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (1.93%) Puppet
2 35 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
4 23 (0.81%) Ansible
4 23 (0.81%) SCVMM
5 17 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.49%) Kubernetes
6 14 (0.49%) vCenter Server
7 11 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.32%) Terraform
9 8 (0.28%) SCCM
10 6 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (0.21%) WSUS
11 5 (0.18%) Nagios
11 5 (0.18%) Rundeck
12 4 (0.14%) MOM
12 4 (0.14%) Packer
12 4 (0.14%) SCOM
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 466 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 434 (15.25%) Oracle
3 324 (11.39%) SAP
4 195 (6.85%) VMware
5 170 (5.98%) IBM
6 125 (4.39%) Cisco
7 95 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
8 87 (3.06%) hybris
9 81 (2.85%) Cognizant
10 74 (2.60%) Citrix
10 74 (2.60%) NetApp
11 61 (2.14%) EMC
12 60 (2.11%) HP
13 55 (1.93%) Juniper
14 52 (1.83%) BMC
14 52 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 48 (1.69%) Adobe
16 42 (1.48%) Informatica
17 38 (1.34%) TIBCO
18 28 (0.98%) CheckPoint
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £49500.00 - £54500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + Plus Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per day + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + 16% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + 16% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £59000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Car, pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £70,000 per annum £5,000 car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Empiric
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago