The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £71,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 210 171
Rank change year-on-year +32 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1511 1605 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.88% 1.64% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.70% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 1241 1483
Median salary £71,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +40 790 £77,500 - 84
South East -44 176 £70,000 - 22
West Midlands +17 126 £65,000 +4.00% 6
East of England +63 119 £70,000 -3.44% 8
South West +42 115 £64,000 +8.47% 4
Yorkshire +48 80 £65,000 +8.33% 12
North West -7 51 £63,750 +6.25% 12
East Midlands +7 32 £70,000 +16.66% 7
North East +11 6 £52,500 - 2
Midlands +8 1 - -
Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 838 (26.81%) TOGAF
2 832 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 778 (24.89%) Finance
4 644 (20.60%) Java
5 573 (18.33%) SOA
6 497 (15.90%) Presales
7 492 (15.74%) Microsoft
8 484 (15.48%) Retail
9 448 (14.33%) Oracle
10 442 (14.14%) .NET
11 399 (12.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 369 (11.80%) IT Strategy
13 366 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
14 356 (11.39%) Degree
15 355 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
16 344 (11.00%) CRM
17 325 (10.40%) SAP
18 306 (9.79%) SQL Server
18 306 (9.79%) E-Commerce
19 301 (9.63%) Project Management
20 285 (9.12%) VMware
21 282 (9.02%) ITIL
22 277 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
23 262 (8.38%) Banking
23 262 (8.38%) SQL
24 252 (8.06%) Zachman Framework
25 242 (7.74%) Enterprise Software
26 239 (7.65%) Data Centre
26 239 (7.65%) Web Services
27 225 (7.20%) Linux

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
1 155 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 121 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 64 (2.05%) IIS
4 60 (1.92%) JBoss
5 59 (1.89%) Apache
6 58 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 56 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 43 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
9 34 (1.09%) CMS
9 34 (1.09%) SAS
10 33 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 25 (0.80%) MS Exchange
11 25 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 24 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 24 (0.77%) DataSynapse
12 24 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
12 24 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 24 (0.77%) Skype for Business
13 23 (0.74%) Apache Spark
14 21 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 219 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 55 (1.76%) MS Office
4 39 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.032%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 58 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (1.60%) SAP Hybris
3 37 (1.18%) SAP HR
4 31 (0.99%) SAP ERP
5 30 (0.96%) SAP CRM
6 27 (0.86%) SAP Retail
7 26 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
8 25 (0.80%) SAP CO
8 25 (0.80%) SAP FI
8 25 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
8 25 (0.80%) SAP SD
9 24 (0.77%) RMDS
10 20 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
11 17 (0.54%) SAP HCM
12 16 (0.51%) SAP ECC
12 16 (0.51%) SAP MDM
13 15 (0.48%) Eloqua
13 15 (0.48%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
13 15 (0.48%) SAP MM
14 14 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 366 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 355 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 216 (6.91%) SaaS
4 155 (4.96%) PaaS
5 134 (4.29%) IaaS
6 89 (2.85%) Office 365
7 74 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
8 66 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
10 18 (0.58%) Force.com
11 16 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 10 (0.32%) Silverpop
13 9 (0.29%) GitHub
13 9 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
13 9 (0.29%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 7 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 148 (4.73%) WAN
2 118 (3.77%) LAN
3 83 (2.66%) Internet
4 76 (2.43%) SAN
5 62 (1.98%) Firewall
6 61 (1.95%) HTTP
7 56 (1.79%) DNS
8 48 (1.54%) VPN
9 46 (1.47%) TCP/IP
10 43 (1.38%) Wireless
11 40 (1.28%) LDAP
12 35 (1.12%) NAS
13 33 (1.06%) iSCSI
13 33 (1.06%) MPLS
14 29 (0.93%) SSL
15 28 (0.90%) DHCP
15 28 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
16 25 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (0.77%) FCoE
17 24 (0.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 214 (6.85%) Big Data
3 123 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (3.07%) Hadoop
5 81 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 77 (2.46%) MySQL
7 60 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 55 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
11 44 (1.41%) DB2
12 42 (1.34%) SAP HANA
13 37 (1.18%) MongoDB
14 32 (1.02%) HBase
15 28 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
16 27 (0.86%) RDBMS
17 26 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
18 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 20 (0.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 31 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 31 (0.99%) Gradle
2 28 (0.90%) TeamCity
3 26 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 21 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 14 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 14 (0.45%) IntelliJ
7 13 (0.42%) JIRA
8 12 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (0.35%) NetBeans
10 9 (0.29%) Subversion
11 8 (0.26%) Rational Rose
12 6 (0.19%) Artifactory
13 4 (0.13%) Maven
13 4 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 3 (0.096%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.096%) Mocha
14 3 (0.096%) Mockito
General
1 778 (24.89%) Finance
2 484 (15.48%) Retail
3 262 (8.38%) Banking
4 195 (6.24%) Telecoms
5 177 (5.66%) Marketing
6 70 (2.24%) Publishing
7 59 (1.89%) Billing
7 59 (1.89%) Legal
8 58 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 54 (1.73%) Advertising
10 43 (1.38%) Games
11 36 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 32 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 29 (0.93%) Back Office
14 28 (0.90%) Front Office
15 21 (0.67%) Electronics
16 19 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.48%) Law
18 12 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.29%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (14.14%) .NET
2 239 (7.65%) Web Services
3 179 (5.73%) Middleware
4 167 (5.34%) XML
5 162 (5.18%) HTML
6 129 (4.13%) CSS
7 115 (3.68%) REST
8 86 (2.75%) SOAP
9 74 (2.37%) J2EE
10 68 (2.18%) AngularJS
11 64 (2.05%) JSON
12 60 (1.92%) ASP.NET
13 58 (1.86%) .NET Framework
14 47 (1.50%) Java EE
15 46 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 44 (1.41%) jQuery
17 42 (1.34%) JMS
18 40 (1.28%) Spring
18 40 (1.28%) WCF
19 36 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 242 (7.74%) Enterprise Software
2 239 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 176 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 102 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 81 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 76 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 57 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 47 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 45 (1.44%) Virtual Team
11 39 (1.25%) Fintech
12 34 (1.09%) CMDB
13 32 (1.02%) NHS
14 31 (0.99%) User Experience
15 30 (0.96%) FMCG
16 29 (0.93%) Clustering
16 29 (0.93%) Internet of Things
16 29 (0.93%) Private Cloud
17 24 (0.77%) Social Media
18 21 (0.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 225 (7.20%) Linux
2 208 (6.65%) Windows
3 48 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 47 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (1.41%) Unix
6 36 (1.15%) Android
6 36 (1.15%) Solaris
7 35 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 21 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (0.42%) CentOS
11 12 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.13%) SUSE
15 3 (0.096%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.096%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.096%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (26.81%) TOGAF
2 832 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 573 (18.33%) SOA
4 497 (15.90%) Presales
5 399 (12.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 369 (11.80%) IT Strategy
7 344 (11.00%) CRM
8 306 (9.79%) E-Commerce
9 301 (9.63%) Project Management
10 282 (9.02%) ITIL
11 277 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 252 (8.06%) Zachman Framework
13 202 (6.46%) Technical Architecture
14 194 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
15 192 (6.14%) SDLC
16 188 (6.01%) UML
17 183 (5.85%) ERP
18 177 (5.66%) Business Development
19 169 (5.41%) Analytics
19 169 (5.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 644 (20.60%) Java
2 262 (8.38%) SQL
3 222 (7.10%) C#
4 220 (7.04%) JavaScript
5 95 (3.04%) Python
6 67 (2.14%) C
7 63 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 62 (1.98%) PHP
9 29 (0.93%) Ruby
10 27 (0.86%) C++
11 26 (0.83%) R
12 24 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.58%) VBScript
14 17 (0.54%) Apex Code
15 15 (0.48%) Perl
16 14 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 10 (0.32%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.32%) VBA
18 8 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 356 (11.39%) Degree
2 88 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.98%) CCNP
4 62 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.92%) CCIE
6 55 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 53 (1.70%) ISEB
8 44 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 44 (1.41%) PMP
9 39 (1.25%) PMI Certification
10 36 (1.15%) MCSE
11 34 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 30 (0.96%) MBA
13 26 (0.83%) MCP
14 24 (0.77%) CCDP
14 24 (0.77%) VCAP
14 24 (0.77%) VCDX
15 20 (0.64%) CCNA
16 17 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (3.61%) QA
2 37 (1.18%) COBIT
3 33 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.48%) SEPA
6 13 (0.42%) SLA
7 9 (0.29%) PMO
8 8 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.064%) GCP
9 2 (0.064%) GDPR
9 2 (0.064%) GxP
9 2 (0.064%) MiFID
9 2 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.064%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.032%) IFRS
10 1 (0.032%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.032%) PMBOK
System Software
1 193 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 69 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 50 (1.60%) Docker
5 38 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 28 (0.90%) NFS
7 27 (0.86%) KVM
8 25 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
9 24 (0.77%) SRDF
9 24 (0.77%) Xen
9 24 (0.77%) XenApp
10 19 (0.61%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.32%) vCloud
12 10 (0.32%) vSphere
13 7 (0.22%) HDFS
13 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (1.66%) Puppet
2 34 (1.09%) SCVMM
3 30 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
4 28 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (0.80%) Ansible
6 15 (0.48%) Nagios
7 14 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.29%) SCCM
9 8 (0.26%) SCOM
10 7 (0.22%) Graphite
11 6 (0.19%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.16%) Cacti
12 5 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 5 (0.16%) Packer
12 5 (0.16%) Terraform
12 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.13%) Salt
14 3 (0.096%) Kibana
Vendors
1 492 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 448 (14.33%) Oracle
3 325 (10.40%) SAP
4 285 (9.12%) VMware
5 202 (6.46%) Cisco
5 202 (6.46%) IBM
6 138 (4.41%) NetApp
7 128 (4.09%) EMC
8 124 (3.97%) Citrix
9 110 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
10 97 (3.10%) HP
11 90 (2.88%) Juniper
12 89 (2.85%) hybris
13 76 (2.43%) BMC
14 61 (1.95%) Red Hat
15 56 (1.79%) 3PAR
16 53 (1.70%) TIBCO
17 47 (1.50%) CheckPoint
18 44 (1.41%) Cognizant
18 44 (1.41%) Informatica
East London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £76100 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: up to £78K Cash + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: €€ Negotiable + Bonus
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus; car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Resource Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus and full benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £67000.00 per annum + Bonus & Car Allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 27 Hols + exc pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £145000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £110,000 per annum to £100k basic plus variable + bene
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: NZD $130,000 - $160,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: Yesterday