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The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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

Solution Architect
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 98 75 85
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 28 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.64% 2.17% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.32% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 16
10th Percentile £44,936 £32,500 £49,370
25th Percentile £52,938 £36,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £55,375 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +39.95% -7.71% -5.88%
75th Percentile £120,000 £77,500 £65,000
90th Percentile - £81,125 £73,125
Scotland median annual salary £78,750 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.70% -3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,505 1,209 1,124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 93.72% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 843 856 802
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,125 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £45,875 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.63% +1.94% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,375 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Solutions Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (46.15%) Azure
2 10 (38.46%) AWS
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) User Experience
7 5 (19.23%) Microservices
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
7 5 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (15.38%) Android Development
8 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
8 4 (15.38%) Android
8 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
8 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 4 (15.38%) Software Licensing
8 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
8 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (15.38%) Adobe
8 4 (15.38%) Apple
8 4 (15.38%) B2B
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 4 (15.38%) Strategic Roadmap
9 3 (11.54%) Architectural Design
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) C#

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Azure
2 10 (38.46%) AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) SaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Force.com
5 2 (7.69%) IaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Ant
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Public Sector
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) SAML
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) Lightning Web Components
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (19.23%) Microservices
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (15.38%) Android Development
3 4 (15.38%) B2B
3 4 (15.38%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (15.38%) Decision-Making
3 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 4 (15.38%) Software Licensing
3 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Strategic Roadmap
4 3 (11.54%) Architectural Design
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Fintech
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (11.54%) IT Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (11.54%) Privileged Access Management
4 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.54%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Apex Code
2 2 (7.69%) SOQL
2 2 (7.69%) SOSL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (11.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
3 3 (11.54%) Dell
3 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) Netezza
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Talend