The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 78 79 80
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.07% 2.24% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.31% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 20
Median salary £58,000 £63,750 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.01% +2.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,800 £52,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £72,750 £70,000
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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 901 1258 1117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.67% 96.99% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 801 738
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -5.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 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 Glasgow region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Internet
3 8 (22.86%) IT Strategy
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 6 (17.14%) SDLC
6 5 (14.29%) Big Data
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (14.29%) Release Management
7 4 (11.43%) Business Development
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Cognizant
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Internet of Things
7 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.43%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (8.57%) Google
8 3 (8.57%) Statistics

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (8.57%) Google Compute Engine
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) LINQ
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) WF
2 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (11.43%) Internet of Things
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) IT Strategy
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (17.14%) SDLC
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (14.29%) Release Management
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Business Development
5 4 (11.43%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Statistics
7 2 (5.71%) Network Design
8 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Cognizant
2 3 (8.57%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) EMC
3 1 (2.86%) F5
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) VMware