Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 154 178
Rank change year-on-year -33 +24 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1454 1722 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.93% 2.26% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.35% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1396 1442
London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +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 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -1 222 £77,500 +6.90% 22
West London -29 35 £72,500 - 4
East London -5 15 £77,500 -3.13% 3
North London -3 6 £75,000 +38.89% 1
South London -17 4 £65,000 -1.14% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 477 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (29.71%) Finance
3 364 (25.03%) Java
4 334 (22.97%) TOGAF
5 271 (18.64%) Microsoft
6 262 (18.02%) Oracle
7 243 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
8 223 (15.34%) .NET
9 221 (15.20%) Degree
10 218 (14.99%) Microsoft Azure
11 217 (14.92%) Presales
12 206 (14.17%) SOA
13 202 (13.89%) Project Management
14 196 (13.48%) Banking
15 176 (12.10%) SQL
15 176 (12.10%) DevOps
16 171 (11.76%) SDLC
17 168 (11.55%) Web Services
18 158 (10.87%) JavaScript
19 157 (10.80%) SaaS
20 156 (10.73%) SAP
21 154 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
22 150 (10.32%) CRM
23 140 (9.63%) Big Data
24 138 (9.49%) Microservices
25 133 (9.15%) Retail
26 130 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
27 128 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
28 127 (8.73%) UML
29 123 (8.46%) Scrum

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 58 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 44 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 39 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 34 (2.34%) Apache
5 32 (2.20%) CMS
6 29 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (1.99%) IIS
7 25 (1.72%) JBoss
8 19 (1.31%) MS Exchange
9 17 (1.17%) Apache Spark
9 17 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 15 (1.03%) Drupal
10 15 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 14 (0.96%) Anypoint
12 12 (0.83%) SAS
13 11 (0.76%) Apache Pig
13 11 (0.76%) Liferay
14 8 (0.55%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.41%) SPSS
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 53 (3.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 40 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.38%) BusinessWorks
4 18 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (1.17%) SAP FI
6 15 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.96%) SAP CO
7 14 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.96%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 12 (0.83%) SAP Retail
9 11 (0.76%) Workday HCM
10 10 (0.69%) Eloqua
10 10 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
10 10 (0.69%) Scribe Insight
11 8 (0.55%) Magento
11 8 (0.55%) NetSuite
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.48%) SAP CAR
12 7 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 243 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (14.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (10.80%) SaaS
4 101 (6.95%) IaaS
5 99 (6.81%) PaaS
6 44 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (2.54%) Office 365
8 30 (2.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 29 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (1.65%) iPaaS
11 21 (1.44%) Force.com
12 19 (1.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 19 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
13 15 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
16 9 (0.62%) Oracle CX
16 9 (0.62%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 9 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.03%) WAN
2 29 (1.99%) LAN
3 28 (1.93%) Firewall
4 21 (1.44%) Internet
5 19 (1.31%) Unified Communications
6 17 (1.17%) DNS
6 17 (1.17%) HTTP
7 16 (1.10%) Network Security
8 15 (1.03%) Wireless
9 13 (0.89%) VPN
10 12 (0.83%) MPLS
11 11 (0.76%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.55%) SAN
13 7 (0.48%) SMTP
13 7 (0.48%) SSL
13 7 (0.48%) VLAN
14 6 (0.41%) DMZ
14 6 (0.41%) VPLS
15 5 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (9.63%) Big Data
2 117 (8.05%) SQL Server
3 61 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 56 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 50 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (3.44%) Hadoop
6 49 (3.37%) Relational Database
7 46 (3.16%) MongoDB
8 45 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.06%) SAP HANA
11 26 (1.79%) MySQL
12 24 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 17 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.10%) Apache Hive
15 16 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.03%) SAP BW
17 14 (0.96%) DTS
17 14 (0.96%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 38 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 15 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 10 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.55%) webpack
6 6 (0.41%) JIRA
7 4 (0.28%) MSI
7 4 (0.28%) Subversion
7 4 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.21%) Ant
8 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.21%) gulp
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.21%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.14%) ERwin
9 2 (0.14%) Grunt
9 2 (0.14%) Mockito
9 2 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 432 (29.71%) Finance
2 196 (13.48%) Banking
3 133 (9.15%) Retail
4 80 (5.50%) Investment Banking
5 70 (4.81%) Retail Banking
6 59 (4.06%) Marketing
7 45 (3.09%) Manufacturing
8 38 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 35 (2.41%) Legal
10 27 (1.86%) Front Office
11 23 (1.58%) Law
12 21 (1.44%) Back Office
13 19 (1.31%) Electronics
14 18 (1.24%) Advertising
15 14 (0.96%) Games
16 12 (0.83%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.76%) French Language
18 10 (0.69%) German Language
19 9 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (15.34%) .NET
2 168 (11.55%) Web Services
3 89 (6.12%) HTML
4 81 (5.57%) CSS
5 78 (5.36%) REST
6 74 (5.09%) SOAP
7 58 (3.99%) Node.js
7 58 (3.99%) XML
8 50 (3.44%) J2EE
9 49 (3.37%) Middleware
10 48 (3.30%) RESTful
11 44 (3.03%) HTML5
12 32 (2.20%) Spring
13 29 (1.99%) JMS
14 26 (1.79%) IBM Integration Bus
14 26 (1.79%) Visualforce
15 24 (1.65%) .NET Framework
16 23 (1.58%) JSON
17 22 (1.51%) React
18 21 (1.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 154 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
2 116 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 112 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (5.78%) Management Information System
5 74 (5.09%) Data Centre
6 56 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 46 (3.16%) Fintech
8 36 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
9 34 (2.34%) Mobile App
10 32 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 29 (1.99%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.86%) User Experience
13 26 (1.79%) DataPower
14 22 (1.51%) Clustering
15 20 (1.38%) Virtual Team
16 19 (1.31%) Private Cloud
17 18 (1.24%) Replication
18 16 (1.10%) N-Tier
19 15 (1.03%) Internet of Things
19 15 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 104 (7.15%) Linux
2 99 (6.81%) Unix
3 88 (6.05%) Windows
4 34 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.13%) Android
6 29 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.14%) VMS
15 1 (0.069%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (22.97%) TOGAF
3 217 (14.92%) Presales
4 206 (14.17%) SOA
5 202 (13.89%) Project Management
6 176 (12.10%) DevOps
7 171 (11.76%) SDLC
8 150 (10.32%) CRM
9 138 (9.49%) Microservices
10 130 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 128 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
12 127 (8.73%) UML
13 123 (8.46%) Scrum
14 122 (8.39%) OO
15 110 (7.57%) Zachman Framework
16 108 (7.43%) Analytics
17 106 (7.29%) IT Strategy
18 100 (6.88%) E-Commerce
19 90 (6.19%) Migration
20 87 (5.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 364 (25.03%) Java
2 176 (12.10%) SQL
3 158 (10.87%) JavaScript
4 86 (5.91%) C#
5 69 (4.75%) Perl
6 43 (2.96%) Python
7 28 (1.93%) PHP
8 27 (1.86%) Shell Script
9 25 (1.72%) Apex Code
9 25 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.38%) C
10 20 (1.38%) Scala
11 19 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.03%) R
13 8 (0.55%) Go
13 8 (0.55%) SOQL
13 8 (0.55%) SOSL
14 7 (0.48%) C++
14 7 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 221 (15.20%) Degree
2 73 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (4.13%) Master's Degree
4 25 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.24%) MCSE
7 17 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 15 (1.03%) CCNP
9 13 (0.89%) CCNA
10 11 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (0.62%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.62%) CCIE
12 9 (0.62%) CISSP
13 7 (0.48%) CCDP
13 7 (0.48%) CEH
13 7 (0.48%) CISM
13 7 (0.48%) HPE ATP
14 6 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.75%) QA
2 26 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.24%) GDPR
4 14 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.96%) GCP
5 13 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.55%) Solvency II
7 7 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.41%) GAAP
9 5 (0.34%) COBIT
10 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.21%) PSD2
10 3 (0.21%) SEPA
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.14%) MiFID
12 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.069%) EMIR
12 1 (0.069%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (3.65%) Docker
2 46 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.62%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.41%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.28%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.28%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.21%) vSphere
10 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.14%) HDFS
10 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (2.27%) Puppet
3 25 (1.72%) Ansible
4 22 (1.51%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.76%) SCCM
6 8 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 7 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.41%) MOM
9 5 (0.34%) SCOM
9 5 (0.34%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.28%) Terraform
11 3 (0.21%) Mesos
11 3 (0.21%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.14%) Ambari
12 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.14%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.14%) vRealize
12 2 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 271 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 262 (18.02%) Oracle
3 156 (10.73%) SAP
4 101 (6.95%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (5.98%) IBM
6 76 (5.23%) VMware
7 57 (3.92%) Cisco
8 51 (3.51%) Google
9 50 (3.44%) Murex
10 36 (2.48%) TIBCO
11 34 (2.34%) HP
12 32 (2.20%) hybris
13 30 (2.06%) Siebel
14 29 (1.99%) webMethods
15 25 (1.72%) NetApp
16 24 (1.65%) Citrix
17 23 (1.58%) Adobe
18 21 (1.44%) EMC
18 21 (1.44%) Workday
19 20 (1.38%) Informatica