Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £68,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Solution Architect
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 155 115
Rank change year-on-year +26 -40 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 72 68 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.78% 1.61% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.67% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 45 43 63
Hertfordshire median annual salary £68,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £56,750 £56,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £83,250 £82,500 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £75,000 £68,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +9.49% +1.48% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 3,936 4,083 4,266
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.87% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,094 3,493 3,550
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Hertfordshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Watford +18 21 £75,000 -8.26%
Hemel Hempstead -3 6 £60,675 -10.11% 2
Rickmansworth +2 5 £60,000 -27.27% 1
Hatfield - 5 £62,500 - 1
Potters Bar - 4 £70,000 -
Royston - 3 £65,000 -
St Albans -7 1 £55,000 -24.14% 2
Welwyn Garden City -34 1 £82,000 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 22 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) SAP
3 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 12 (16.67%) DevOps
4 12 (16.67%) Presales
5 11 (15.28%) Finance
5 11 (15.28%) Java
5 11 (15.28%) Retail
5 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (12.50%) FMCG
6 9 (12.50%) HTML
6 9 (12.50%) .NET
6 9 (12.50%) Web Services
6 9 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (11.11%) SAP QM
7 8 (11.11%) SAP APO
7 8 (11.11%) SAP MM
7 8 (11.11%) SAP PP
7 8 (11.11%) SAP WM
7 8 (11.11%) SQL
7 8 (11.11%) SAP SCM
8 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (9.72%) SaaS
8 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (9.72%) GitHub

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (6.94%) Apache
1 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.56%) Drupal
3 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) SAP APO
1 8 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 8 (11.11%) SAP PP
1 8 (11.11%) SAP QM
1 8 (11.11%) SAP SCM
1 8 (11.11%) SAP WM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.39%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.72%) GitHub
2 7 (9.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.72%) SaaS
3 5 (6.94%) IaaS
3 5 (6.94%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Office 365
4 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.39%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (4.17%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
1 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.94%) Selenium
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Retail
3 9 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.17%) French Language
4 3 (4.17%) German Language
4 3 (4.17%) Swedish Language
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
1 9 (12.50%) HTML
1 9 (12.50%) Web Services
2 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
3 5 (6.94%) Spring
4 4 (5.56%) Ionic Framework
4 4 (5.56%) Middleware
5 2 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) FMCG
2 5 (6.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.17%) DataPower
4 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) PACS
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.67%) DevOps
3 12 (16.67%) Presales
3 12 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.33%) Scrum
7 5 (6.94%) IT Strategy
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) SOA
7 5 (6.94%) Web Development
8 4 (5.56%) Business Transformation
8 4 (5.56%) Critical Thinking
8 4 (5.56%) Migration
8 4 (5.56%) SDLC
8 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) Java
2 8 (11.11%) SQL
3 7 (9.72%) C#
3 7 (9.72%) PHP
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) C
5 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.39%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.39%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.39%) PMP
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) DICOM
3 1 (1.39%) HL7
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Packer
1 6 (8.33%) Terraform
2 3 (4.17%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.39%) MOM
3 1 (1.39%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) SAP
2 7 (9.72%) Google
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
3 5 (6.94%) VMware
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) EMC
6 2 (2.78%) F5
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp