Period
to

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 215 174 190
Rank change year-on-year -41 +16 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1,334 718 738
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.90% 2.09% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.29% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 716 571 540
10th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £67,500
25th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £92,500 £85,000 £90,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £111,250 £133,750
England median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%

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 64,562 31,400 36,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.80% 91.31% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33,317 24,242 30,145
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in London

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in London.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in London

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +37 185 £92,500 - 53
East London -28 30 £95,000 - 8
West London -67 13 £67,500 -18.18% 8
South London -47 8 £80,000 -1.54% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Solutions Architect job roles required the following 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.

1 502 (37.63%) Azure
2 451 (33.81%) Agile
3 442 (33.13%) AWS
4 406 (30.43%) Finance
5 355 (26.61%) Social Skills
6 308 (23.09%) DevOps
7 278 (20.84%) Microsoft
8 264 (19.79%) Microservices
9 226 (16.94%) Analytics
10 225 (16.87%) SaaS
11 222 (16.64%) Java
12 190 (14.24%) TOGAF
13 182 (13.64%) Presales
14 172 (12.89%) Enterprise Architecture
15 169 (12.67%) Migration
16 168 (12.59%) Big Data
17 166 (12.44%) Degree
18 164 (12.29%) .NET
19 160 (11.99%) Banking
20 158 (11.84%) PaaS
21 156 (11.69%) SQL
22 155 (11.62%) Software Engineering
23 154 (11.54%) Python
23 154 (11.54%) IT Strategy
24 153 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
25 152 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
26 145 (10.87%) Kubernetes
27 143 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
28 141 (10.57%) Artificial Intelligence
29 140 (10.49%) GCP

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 50 (3.75%) CMS
2 38 (2.85%) Apache
3 29 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.10%) Apache Spark
5 25 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 24 (1.80%) Apache Airflow
7 21 (1.57%) Headless CMS
7 21 (1.57%) Mule
7 21 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.97%) Confluence
10 11 (0.82%) Drupal
11 10 (0.75%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.52%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.45%) SAS
14 5 (0.37%) Skype for Business
15 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.22%) Camunda
Applications
1 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 11 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.52%) Magento
5 7 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 6 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.45%) SAP SCM
7 4 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.30%) SAP IBP
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.15%) Finacle
8 2 (0.15%) SAP APO
8 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.15%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.15%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 502 (37.63%) Azure
2 442 (33.13%) AWS
3 225 (16.87%) SaaS
4 158 (11.84%) PaaS
5 140 (10.49%) GCP
6 129 (9.67%) IaaS
7 94 (7.05%) Cloud Computing
7 94 (7.05%) Serverless
8 65 (4.87%) Microsoft 365
8 65 (4.87%) Power Platform
9 44 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 42 (3.15%) Azure Service Bus
11 34 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
12 32 (2.40%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 31 (2.32%) Amazon ECS
14 29 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (2.10%) OpenShift
16 26 (1.95%) Azure Data Factory
17 23 (1.72%) Azure Key Vault
17 23 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.02%) Firewall
2 25 (1.87%) Internet
3 17 (1.27%) DNS
4 16 (1.20%) Network Security
5 12 (0.90%) HTTP
6 11 (0.82%) Broadband
6 11 (0.82%) FTP
7 10 (0.75%) DMZ
7 10 (0.75%) Extranet
7 10 (0.75%) SSH
7 10 (0.75%) WAN
8 9 (0.67%) Intranet
8 9 (0.67%) LAN
9 5 (0.37%) Skype
10 4 (0.30%) CTI
11 2 (0.15%) MQTT
11 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.15%) VLAN
11 2 (0.15%) Wireless
12 1 (0.075%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (12.59%) Big Data
2 88 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (5.92%) Data Lake
4 74 (5.55%) NoSQL
5 58 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 39 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 28 (2.10%) Power BI
8 23 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.35%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.35%) Metadata
10 16 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (1.20%) MySQL
11 15 (1.12%) Tableau
12 13 (0.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.90%) Apache Hive
13 12 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.67%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.67%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 35 (2.62%) GitLab
2 28 (2.10%) JIRA
3 27 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 15 (1.12%) Jaeger
5 14 (1.05%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.90%) JUnit
7 11 (0.82%) TestNG
8 9 (0.67%) ERwin
9 6 (0.45%) CircleCI
9 6 (0.45%) Spinnaker
10 3 (0.22%) Postman
10 3 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.15%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.15%) Terragrunt
12 1 (0.075%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.075%) IBM UrbanCode
12 1 (0.075%) kappa
12 1 (0.075%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.075%) PowerDesigner
General
1 406 (30.43%) Finance
2 355 (26.61%) Social Skills
3 160 (11.99%) Banking
4 108 (8.10%) Marketing
5 92 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (6.45%) Retail
7 62 (4.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 52 (3.90%) Public Sector
9 44 (3.30%) Advertising
10 39 (2.92%) Law
10 39 (2.92%) Presentation Skills
11 35 (2.62%) Telecoms
12 28 (2.10%) Legal
13 25 (1.87%) Retail Banking
14 24 (1.80%) Documentation Skills
14 24 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
15 20 (1.50%) Publishing
16 19 (1.42%) Back Office
17 17 (1.27%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (12.29%) .NET
2 81 (6.07%) React
3 61 (4.57%) Node.js
4 56 (4.20%) .NET Core
5 49 (3.67%) REST
5 49 (3.67%) Spring Boot
6 40 (3.00%) HTML
7 39 (2.92%) AngularJS
8 36 (2.70%) Kafka
9 34 (2.55%) Spring
10 29 (2.17%) .NET Framework
10 29 (2.17%) ARM Templates
11 28 (2.10%) CSS
12 25 (1.87%) HTML5
12 25 (1.87%) JSON
13 23 (1.72%) Middleware
14 20 (1.50%) XML
15 18 (1.35%) Swagger
16 15 (1.12%) OpenTelemetry
16 15 (1.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 139 (10.42%) Public Cloud
2 117 (8.77%) Cloud Native
3 112 (8.40%) Data Centre
4 63 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 55 (4.12%) IoT
6 52 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
8 41 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 36 (2.70%) Blockchain
10 30 (2.25%) Hedge funds
11 26 (1.95%) Blog
12 25 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.87%) Robotics
13 23 (1.72%) User Experience
14 20 (1.50%) Legacy Systems
14 20 (1.50%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.27%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.12%) Mainframe
17 14 (1.05%) iPhone
17 14 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 40 (3.00%) Linux
1 40 (3.00%) Windows
2 16 (1.20%) Unix
3 12 (0.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.37%) Android
4 5 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.37%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (33.81%) Agile
2 308 (23.09%) DevOps
3 264 (19.79%) Microservices
4 226 (16.94%) Analytics
5 190 (14.24%) TOGAF
6 182 (13.64%) Presales
7 172 (12.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 169 (12.67%) Migration
9 155 (11.62%) Software Engineering
10 154 (11.54%) IT Strategy
11 153 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
12 152 (11.39%) Cybersecurity
13 143 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 141 (10.57%) Artificial Intelligence
15 134 (10.04%) CI/CD
16 130 (9.75%) Scrum
17 129 (9.67%) Mentoring
18 128 (9.60%) CRM
19 125 (9.37%) Technical Leadership
20 122 (9.15%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 222 (16.64%) Java
2 156 (11.69%) SQL
3 154 (11.54%) Python
4 116 (8.70%) C#
5 113 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 40 (3.00%) PowerShell
7 37 (2.77%) Bash
8 31 (2.32%) PHP
9 24 (1.80%) Go
9 24 (1.80%) Scala
10 16 (1.20%) TypeScript
11 13 (0.97%) C
12 10 (0.75%) C++
13 8 (0.60%) Kotlin
14 7 (0.52%) R
15 6 (0.45%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.22%) Ruby
17 2 (0.15%) Bicep
17 2 (0.15%) Rust
18 1 (0.075%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (12.44%) Degree
2 57 (4.27%) TOGAF Certification
3 42 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 40 (3.00%) AWS Certification
5 27 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.87%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.82%) CCIE
10 8 (0.60%) CCNP
11 6 (0.45%) CISSP
12 5 (0.37%) MCSE
13 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.22%) CISM
14 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.15%) CCNA
15 2 (0.15%) Chartered Engineer
15 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.15%) PhD
15 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.20%) QA
2 37 (2.77%) GDPR
3 16 (1.20%) SLA
4 12 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.60%) NIST
6 5 (0.37%) SEPA
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.22%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.075%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.075%) GRC
9 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 99 (7.42%) Docker
2 38 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
4 27 (2.02%) Active Directory
5 19 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) KVM
7 2 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.075%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 145 (10.87%) Kubernetes
2 97 (7.27%) Terraform
3 55 (4.12%) Ansible
4 23 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.42%) Rancher
6 15 (1.12%) Kiali
7 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.52%) SCCM
9 6 (0.45%) Istio
10 5 (0.37%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.30%) Packer
12 3 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.22%) Oozie
13 2 (0.15%) CASB
13 2 (0.15%) Consul
13 2 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.15%) Grafana
13 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 278 (20.84%) Microsoft
2 110 (8.25%) Salesforce.com
3 103 (7.72%) Adobe
4 76 (5.70%) Apple
5 64 (4.80%) Oracle
6 44 (3.30%) VMware
7 41 (3.07%) Databricks
7 41 (3.07%) MuleSoft
8 39 (2.92%) Citrix
9 38 (2.85%) Google
10 35 (2.62%) Dell
11 33 (2.47%) SAP
12 32 (2.40%) hybris
13 27 (2.02%) Splunk
14 26 (1.95%) ATG
14 26 (1.95%) ServiceNow
15 22 (1.65%) Sitecore
16 20 (1.50%) IBM
16 20 (1.50%) Palo Alto
17 18 (1.35%) Informatica