The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 30 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 101 94
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.89% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.54% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
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 Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 770 1116 917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.84% 98.07% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 630 971 828
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Kent

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Kent

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Malling +2 4 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Kent region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) EDI
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
1 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) EDI
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft