Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Technical Solution Architect
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1014 1001 1062
Rank change year-on-year -13 +61 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 136 196 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 86 151 203
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £51,125 £47,500 £52,600
90th Percentile £103,750 £90,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.45% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Technical Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in England

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Solutions Architect in England

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Solutions Architect in England

Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
London -1 93 £80,000 +14.29% 3
South East +8 13 £68,500 -2.14% 4
Midlands +16 10 £75,000 +50.00%
South West +19 9 £67,500 +12.50%
East of England -14 8 £51,500 +3.00%
East Midlands +31 6 £75,000 +7.14%
West Midlands +10 4 £58,750 +17.50%
North of England -11 4 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Yorkshire +6 2 £67,500 -3.57% 1
North West -27 2 £70,000 -
Technical Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 94 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (55.88%) Finance
3 71 (52.21%) Project Management
4 58 (42.65%) Degree
4 58 (42.65%) Computer Science
5 55 (40.44%) Oracle
6 52 (38.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 51 (37.50%) Master's Degree
7 51 (37.50%) High Availability
7 51 (37.50%) Perl
7 51 (37.50%) Banking
8 50 (36.76%) Investment Banking
8 50 (36.76%) Scrum
9 49 (36.03%) Management Information System
9 49 (36.03%) Asset Management
9 49 (36.03%) Java
9 49 (36.03%) Unix
9 49 (36.03%) Murex
9 49 (36.03%) Retail Banking
9 49 (36.03%) Wealth Management
9 49 (36.03%) Kanban
9 49 (36.03%) Algorithms
9 49 (36.03%) Low Latency
9 49 (36.03%) Oracle Database
10 35 (25.74%) DevOps
11 30 (22.06%) .NET
12 29 (21.32%) Migration
13 28 (20.59%) TOGAF
14 27 (19.85%) Analytics
15 25 (18.38%) Big Data

Technical 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 6 (4.41%) IBM Connections
2 5 (3.68%) SAS
3 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.47%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.74%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (4.41%) SAP CO
2 6 (4.41%) SAP FI
2 6 (4.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.88%) Office 365
3 6 (4.41%) G Suite
4 5 (3.68%) SaaS
5 3 (2.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) LAN
1 6 (4.41%) WAN
1 6 (4.41%) Wireless
2 5 (3.68%) SSL
3 4 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.74%) MQTT
4 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (36.03%) Oracle Database
2 25 (18.38%) Big Data
3 6 (4.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.68%) MySQL
4 5 (3.68%) OLAP
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.47%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.74%) Flink
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 76 (55.88%) Finance
2 51 (37.50%) Banking
3 50 (36.76%) Investment Banking
4 49 (36.03%) Retail Banking
5 20 (14.71%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.06%) .NET
2 14 (10.29%) REST
3 13 (9.56%) JMS
4 11 (8.09%) XML
5 9 (6.62%) SOAP
5 9 (6.62%) Web Services
6 8 (5.88%) JSON
7 6 (4.41%) SAP XI
8 5 (3.68%) WSDL
9 4 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.94%) WCF
10 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.21%) CSS
10 3 (2.21%) EDI
10 3 (2.21%) HTML
10 3 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.47%) Java EE
11 2 (1.47%) Node.js
11 2 (1.47%) SAP Basis
12 1 (0.74%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (42.65%) Computer Science
2 49 (36.03%) Algorithms
2 49 (36.03%) Management Information System
3 19 (13.97%) User Experience
4 12 (8.82%) Virtual Team
5 11 (8.09%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.21%) Fintech
8 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.74%) Derivative
9 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.03%) Unix
2 13 (9.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (69.12%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (52.21%) Project Management
3 51 (37.50%) High Availability
4 50 (36.76%) Scrum
5 49 (36.03%) Asset Management
5 49 (36.03%) Kanban
5 49 (36.03%) Low Latency
5 49 (36.03%) Wealth Management
6 35 (25.74%) DevOps
7 29 (21.32%) Migration
8 28 (20.59%) TOGAF
9 27 (19.85%) Analytics
10 24 (17.65%) Data Analytics
11 23 (16.91%) Technical Architecture
12 20 (14.71%) Zachman Framework
13 19 (13.97%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (13.97%) Software Delivery
14 12 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
15 11 (8.09%) Microservices
16 10 (7.35%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.50%) Perl
2 49 (36.03%) Java
3 24 (17.65%) C#
4 12 (8.82%) SQL
5 7 (5.15%) Python
6 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.47%) C++
8 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) ABAP
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (42.65%) Degree
2 52 (38.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (37.50%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.94%) CCNA
4 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.94%) MCSE
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.47%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.74%) EMIR
1 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (7.35%) Hyper-V
1 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) SCCM
2 2 (1.47%) Ansible
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (40.44%) Oracle
2 49 (36.03%) Murex
3 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.35%) VMware
5 9 (6.62%) Cisco
6 8 (5.88%) Google
6 8 (5.88%) SAP
7 6 (4.41%) Citrix
7 6 (4.41%) IBM
8 4 (2.94%) EMC
8 4 (2.94%) HP
8 4 (2.94%) NetApp
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.74%) Juniper
9 1 (0.74%) Solace
9 1 (0.74%) TIBCO