Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Solutions Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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

Senior Solution Architect
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 729 760 762
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 80 83 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 74 79
London median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% - -
10th Percentile £70,375 £72,500 £67,400
90th Percentile £118,500 £112,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 64,356 70,169 73,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.64% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,594 54,891 63,928
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Solutions Architect in London

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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
Central London -52 5 £90,000 +5.88% 4
South London - 3 £150,000 -
West London +42 2 £68,750 -21.43% 3
North London - 1 £70,000 -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Senior 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 London region featuring Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 41 (51.25%) Java
2 38 (47.50%) .NET
3 35 (43.75%) Waterfall
4 32 (40.00%) SOA
5 29 (36.25%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (35.00%) Finance
7 27 (33.75%) Scrum
8 26 (32.50%) UML
8 26 (32.50%) Jenkins
9 25 (31.25%) TDD
10 24 (30.00%) HTML
10 24 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 24 (30.00%) Kanban
11 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.75%) Banking
13 14 (17.50%) Telecoms
14 12 (15.00%) Asset Management
14 12 (15.00%) Wealth Management
14 12 (15.00%) IT Strategy
15 11 (13.75%) Programme Delivery
15 11 (13.75%) Programme Governance
15 11 (13.75%) Target Operating Model
15 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (10.00%) Big Data
16 8 (10.00%) Presales
16 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 7 (8.75%) Project Management
17 7 (8.75%) Python
17 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.25%) HFM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.25%) PaaS
4 4 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (3.75%) Office 365
5 3 (3.75%) SaaS
6 2 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.50%) IaaS
6 2 (2.50%) Serverless
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) Unified Communications
2 3 (3.75%) VPN
2 3 (3.75%) Wireless
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
3 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) VLAN
4 1 (1.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (3.75%) Presto
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 24 (30.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 19 (23.75%) Banking
3 14 (17.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.50%) German Language
6 2 (2.50%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) French Language
7 1 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (47.50%) .NET
2 24 (30.00%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (2.50%) Java EE
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
4 2 (2.50%) Spring
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.25%) RESTful
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.75%) Fintech
3 3 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.50%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Waterfall
2 32 (40.00%) SOA
3 29 (36.25%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (33.75%) Scrum
5 26 (32.50%) UML
6 25 (31.25%) TDD
7 24 (30.00%) Kanban
8 20 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.00%) Asset Management
9 12 (15.00%) IT Strategy
9 12 (15.00%) Wealth Management
10 11 (13.75%) Programme Delivery
10 11 (13.75%) Programme Governance
10 11 (13.75%) Target Operating Model
11 8 (10.00%) Presales
12 7 (8.75%) Project Management
13 6 (7.50%) ETL
14 5 (6.25%) Decision-Making
14 5 (6.25%) Microservices
14 5 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.25%) Java
2 7 (8.75%) Python
3 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) SQL
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.25%) CISM
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
4 1 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) COBIT
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Docker
1 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Ceph
2 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.50%) Terraform
3 1 (1.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Cognizant
4 4 (5.00%) IBM
4 4 (5.00%) NetApp
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco
5 3 (3.75%) Huawei
5 3 (3.75%) Splunk
6 2 (2.50%) Dell
6 2 (2.50%) EMC
6 2 (2.50%) F5
6 2 (2.50%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.25%) Citrix
7 1 (1.25%) Cognos
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) TIBCO