Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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

Solution Architect
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 171 167
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1,652 1,522 1,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.07% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.17% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,221 1,166 1,413
London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 68,362 69,999 80,009
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.28% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,617 56,977 69,425
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in London

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in London

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in London over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in London

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 Solutions Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 15 July 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 +10 284 £82,500 +6.45% 57
West London +1 33 £80,000 +10.34% 26
East London -45 17 £75,000 +4.86% 10
South London +8 15 £86,250 +34.77% 2
North London +4 11 £73,250 +4.64% 9
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 524 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 486 (29.42%) Finance
3 354 (21.43%) Java
4 344 (20.82%) Microsoft
5 325 (19.67%) .NET
6 322 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 315 (19.07%) Presales
8 291 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
9 248 (15.01%) TOGAF
10 206 (12.47%) Oracle
11 205 (12.41%) Retail
11 205 (12.41%) Microservices
12 201 (12.17%) Cisco
13 189 (11.44%) SQL
14 181 (10.96%) SOA
15 176 (10.65%) Degree
16 175 (10.59%) DevOps
17 174 (10.53%) C#
18 173 (10.47%) Waterfall
19 171 (10.35%) Web Services
20 161 (9.75%) Banking
21 156 (9.44%) Big Data
22 153 (9.26%) JavaScript
23 149 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
24 148 (8.96%) Analytics
25 141 (8.54%) Open Source
26 138 (8.35%) Enterprise Architecture
27 137 (8.29%) Data Centre
28 135 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
29 133 (8.05%) SAP

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 60 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 40 (2.42%) CMS
4 22 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 22 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (1.21%) SAS
6 19 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.09%) IIS
8 16 (0.97%) Apache
8 16 (0.97%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.91%) Drupal
10 13 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.73%) Confluence
11 12 (0.73%) JBoss
12 11 (0.67%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.67%) SugarCRM
13 10 (0.61%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.54%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.54%) Commerce Server
14 9 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (0.97%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 72 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
3 25 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 23 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 21 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
6 14 (0.85%) SAP SCM
7 13 (0.79%) Scribe Insight
8 9 (0.54%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
9 7 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.30%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
11 4 (0.24%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
11 4 (0.24%) SAP WM
11 4 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 322 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 291 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (5.27%) SaaS
4 85 (5.15%) Office 365
5 80 (4.84%) PaaS
6 79 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 71 (4.30%) IaaS
8 57 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
10 27 (1.63%) Serverless
11 24 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (0.91%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.79%) Force.com
15 12 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 10 (0.61%) Mimecast
18 6 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
19 5 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (6.30%) Wireless
2 61 (3.69%) Unified Communications
3 49 (2.97%) Network Security
4 48 (2.91%) Wireless Security
5 42 (2.54%) WAN
6 31 (1.88%) Firewall
7 27 (1.63%) Internet
7 27 (1.63%) LAN
8 23 (1.39%) SAN
9 22 (1.33%) Cisco Wireless
10 21 (1.27%) HTTP
11 16 (0.97%) VPN
12 15 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (0.85%) NAS
13 14 (0.85%) SSL
14 9 (0.54%) DNS
15 8 (0.48%) Intranet
15 8 (0.48%) MPLS
15 8 (0.48%) WLAN
16 7 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (9.44%) Big Data
2 100 (6.05%) SQL Server
3 73 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (2.72%) Hadoop
5 37 (2.24%) MySQL
6 32 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 32 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 31 (1.88%) Blockchain
8 28 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 21 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.21%) SAP HANA
10 20 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.15%) OLAP
11 19 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
12 18 (1.09%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.85%) Power BI
15 13 (0.79%) OLTP
16 12 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 33 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 33 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 31 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 21 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 18 (1.09%) Visual Studio
7 16 (0.97%) Maven
8 15 (0.91%) JIRA
9 12 (0.73%) SonarQube
10 8 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.24%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.24%) CocoaPods
11 4 (0.24%) fastlane
11 4 (0.24%) Gradle
11 4 (0.24%) Mockito
12 3 (0.18%) ER Studio
12 3 (0.18%) ERwin
13 2 (0.12%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 486 (29.42%) Finance
2 205 (12.41%) Retail
3 161 (9.75%) Banking
4 89 (5.39%) Manufacturing
5 83 (5.02%) Marketing
6 82 (4.96%) Telecoms
7 65 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 48 (2.91%) Front Office
9 46 (2.78%) Advertising
10 41 (2.48%) Back Office
11 32 (1.94%) German Language
12 26 (1.57%) Italian Language
13 25 (1.51%) General Ledger
14 24 (1.45%) Legal
15 15 (0.91%) Games
16 14 (0.85%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.79%) French Language
17 13 (0.79%) Law
18 11 (0.67%) Japanese Language
19 9 (0.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (19.67%) .NET
2 171 (10.35%) Web Services
3 119 (7.20%) HTML
4 109 (6.60%) CSS
5 76 (4.60%) REST
6 61 (3.69%) XML
7 58 (3.51%) Node.js
8 55 (3.33%) React
9 52 (3.15%) SOAP
10 41 (2.48%) JSON
11 40 (2.42%) Middleware
12 39 (2.36%) J2EE
13 33 (2.00%) ASP.NET
14 30 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (1.82%) Entity Framework
15 29 (1.76%) Spring
16 27 (1.63%) jQuery
17 26 (1.57%) AngularJS
18 25 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 137 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 110 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 61 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
5 54 (3.27%) Public Cloud
6 36 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.06%) Fintech
8 30 (1.82%) User Experience
9 25 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.45%) Mainframe
11 23 (1.39%) N-Tier
12 20 (1.21%) Bitcoin
13 18 (1.09%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.09%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
15 14 (0.85%) Internet of Things
16 12 (0.73%) PKI
17 11 (0.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 114 (6.90%) Windows
2 56 (3.39%) Linux
3 25 (1.51%) Windows Server
4 20 (1.21%) Unix
5 19 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 17 (1.03%) Windows 10
7 13 (0.79%) Android
8 12 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.48%) CentOS
10 6 (0.36%) VMS
11 4 (0.24%) AIX
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.061%) Debian
12 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (19.07%) Presales
3 248 (15.01%) TOGAF
4 205 (12.41%) Microservices
5 181 (10.96%) SOA
6 175 (10.59%) DevOps
7 173 (10.47%) Waterfall
8 149 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 148 (8.96%) Analytics
10 141 (8.54%) Open Source
11 138 (8.35%) Enterprise Architecture
12 135 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
13 132 (7.99%) SDLC
14 130 (7.87%) Project Management
15 129 (7.81%) Software Engineering
16 128 (7.75%) CRM
17 125 (7.57%) Scrum
18 120 (7.26%) UML
19 119 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
20 117 (7.08%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 354 (21.43%) Java
2 189 (11.44%) SQL
3 174 (10.53%) C#
4 153 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 46 (2.78%) Python
6 36 (2.18%) T-SQL
7 33 (2.00%) C
8 31 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 24 (1.45%) C++
10 17 (1.03%) Scala
11 13 (0.79%) PHP
12 12 (0.73%) Apex Code
13 10 (0.61%) Perl
13 10 (0.61%) R
14 5 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.30%) Java 8
14 5 (0.30%) SOQL
14 5 (0.30%) SOSL
14 5 (0.30%) VBScript
15 4 (0.24%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 176 (10.65%) Degree
2 101 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (5.45%) CCIE
4 68 (4.12%) CCNP
5 58 (3.51%) CCNA
6 47 (2.85%) Security Cleared
7 43 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 42 (2.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 36 (2.18%) SC Cleared
10 28 (1.69%) CCDP
11 27 (1.63%) CCIE Data Center
11 27 (1.63%) CCIE Service Provider
12 23 (1.39%) CCIE Security
13 22 (1.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 22 (1.33%) CISSP
14 19 (1.15%) AWS Certification
15 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (0.79%) CCDE
16 13 (0.79%) CISM
17 11 (0.67%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.60%) QA
2 38 (2.30%) GCP
3 17 (1.03%) GDPR
4 12 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.67%) COBIT
6 9 (0.54%) SEPA
7 7 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.36%) PMO
9 4 (0.24%) PSD2
10 2 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.12%) MiFID
10 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 50 (3.03%) Docker
4 32 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 15 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.79%) XenApp
8 10 (0.61%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.30%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.24%) etcd
10 4 (0.24%) LXC
11 3 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (0.18%) vCloud
11 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (2.42%) SCCM
2 26 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.21%) Terraform
4 14 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
5 13 (0.79%) Ansible
6 10 (0.61%) Puppet
7 9 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.48%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.36%) vRealize
10 4 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.18%) Salt
12 2 (0.12%) Kibana
12 2 (0.12%) Oozie
13 1 (0.061%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.061%) WSUS
Vendors
1 344 (20.82%) Microsoft
2 206 (12.47%) Oracle
3 201 (12.17%) Cisco
4 133 (8.05%) SAP
5 120 (7.26%) Google
6 110 (6.66%) EMC
6 110 (6.66%) VMware
7 109 (6.60%) NetApp
8 86 (5.21%) F5
9 77 (4.66%) Dell
10 74 (4.48%) IBM
11 67 (4.06%) Splunk
12 62 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
13 39 (2.36%) hybris
14 38 (2.30%) Citrix
15 29 (1.76%) Adobe
15 29 (1.76%) Capita
16 27 (1.63%) Sitecore
17 24 (1.45%) HP
18 22 (1.33%) FNZ