The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / London
Rank 131 178 155
Rank change year-on-year +47 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 783 766 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.36% 1.85% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.92% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 616 618 656
Median salary £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £95,000 £100,000
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
City of London +16 89 £77,500 -3.12% 20
Canary Wharf +1 18 £77,500 +8.39%
Bromley - 8 - -
Westminster -4 6 £85,000 +13.33%
Docklands, London - 5 £70,550 -
Croydon +10 2 £64,000 +24.87%
Barnet - 2 - -
Heathrow -5 1 £60,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 431 (29.12%) Finance
2 421 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
3 376 (25.41%) TOGAF
4 366 (24.73%) Java
5 313 (21.15%) SOA
6 268 (18.11%) Retail
7 261 (17.64%) Oracle
8 247 (16.69%) Presales
9 230 (15.54%) Microsoft
10 226 (15.27%) .NET
11 204 (13.78%) E-Commerce
12 198 (13.38%) Banking
13 180 (12.16%) Degree
14 171 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
15 170 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
16 150 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
17 145 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 144 (9.73%) Windows
19 135 (9.12%) Linux
20 129 (8.72%) CRM
20 129 (8.72%) Zachman Framework
21 127 (8.58%) JavaScript
22 125 (8.45%) SQL Server
22 125 (8.45%) XML
23 124 (8.38%) Project Management
24 120 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 119 (8.04%) Web Services
25 119 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
26 115 (7.77%) Big Data
27 114 (7.70%) Enterprise Software

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 120 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 61 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.58%) IIS
4 49 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 45 (3.04%) JBoss
6 44 (2.97%) Apache
7 42 (2.84%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 26 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (1.62%) DataSynapse
9 24 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
9 24 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 21 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 20 (1.35%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (1.28%) Skype for Business
13 18 (1.22%) OpenStack
14 17 (1.15%) MS Exchange
15 16 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 96 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.96%) MS Office
3 28 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (2.09%) SAP Hybris
2 24 (1.62%) RMDS
3 21 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.42%) SAP ERP
3 21 (1.42%) SAP HR
4 17 (1.15%) SAP ECC
4 17 (1.15%) SAP MDM
5 16 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
6 13 (0.88%) Eloqua
7 10 (0.68%) SAP CO
7 10 (0.68%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.54%) SAP Retail
9 7 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.47%) SAP HCM
10 6 (0.41%) SAP SD
11 5 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
12 4 (0.27%) Workday HCM
13 3 (0.20%) Fredhopper
13 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 171 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
2 170 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (6.96%) SaaS
4 68 (4.59%) PaaS
5 62 (4.19%) IaaS
6 56 (3.78%) Office 365
7 48 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (0.74%) Force.com
11 8 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
12 7 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.41%) GitHub
14 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.34%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
15 4 (0.27%) Boomi
15 4 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.73%) WAN
2 47 (3.18%) HTTP
2 47 (3.18%) LAN
3 46 (3.11%) SAN
4 42 (2.84%) Internet
5 34 (2.30%) NAS
6 33 (2.23%) iSCSI
7 32 (2.16%) VPN
8 31 (2.09%) LDAP
9 29 (1.96%) Wireless
10 28 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
11 26 (1.76%) TCP/IP
12 24 (1.62%) DNS
12 24 (1.62%) FCoE
12 24 (1.62%) Multicast
13 23 (1.55%) MPLS
14 22 (1.49%) DMZ
14 22 (1.49%) Firewall
15 21 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (1.01%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 115 (7.77%) Big Data
3 81 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (4.73%) Hadoop
5 42 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (2.43%) NoSQL
10 35 (2.36%) Relational Database
11 32 (2.16%) HBase
12 26 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 19 (1.28%) MongoDB
15 18 (1.22%) Oracle ODI
16 17 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
17 16 (1.08%) GIS
17 16 (1.08%) MySQL
18 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (2.16%) Gradle
2 25 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 16 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 14 (0.95%) Eclipse
5 14 (0.95%) IntelliJ
6 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 11 (0.74%) JIRA
7 11 (0.74%) NetBeans
8 10 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.41%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.27%) Subversion
12 3 (0.20%) Ant
12 3 (0.20%) ERwin
12 3 (0.20%) Maven
12 3 (0.20%) Mockito
13 2 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 431 (29.12%) Finance
2 268 (18.11%) Retail
3 198 (13.38%) Banking
4 104 (7.03%) Marketing
5 87 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.36%) Retail Banking
7 34 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.89%) Front Office
9 26 (1.76%) Legal
10 24 (1.62%) Back Office
11 23 (1.55%) Billing
12 21 (1.42%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.35%) Games
14 14 (0.95%) Advertising
14 14 (0.95%) Law
15 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.61%) Publishing
17 5 (0.34%) French Language
17 5 (0.34%) German Language
18 3 (0.20%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (15.27%) .NET
2 125 (8.45%) XML
3 119 (8.04%) Web Services
4 109 (7.36%) Middleware
5 79 (5.34%) HTML
6 64 (4.32%) CSS
7 52 (3.51%) REST
8 44 (2.97%) SOAP
9 43 (2.91%) .NET Framework
10 40 (2.70%) J2EE
11 38 (2.57%) JSON
12 33 (2.23%) AngularJS
12 33 (2.23%) ASP.NET
12 33 (2.23%) jQuery
12 33 (2.23%) XSLT
13 31 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (2.03%) JMS
15 24 (1.62%) Rendezvous
15 24 (1.62%) Ultra Messaging
16 23 (1.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.70%) Enterprise Software
2 82 (5.54%) Data Centre
3 75 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 55 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.43%) Fintech
6 28 (1.89%) FMCG
7 27 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.49%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.28%) Replication
10 19 (1.28%) User Experience
11 17 (1.15%) Clustering
11 17 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (1.08%) Social Media
12 16 (1.08%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.01%) Internet of Things
13 15 (1.01%) Private Cloud
14 14 (0.95%) SWIFT
14 14 (0.95%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 144 (9.73%) Windows
2 135 (9.12%) Linux
3 45 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (2.23%) Windows Server
5 24 (1.62%) Solaris
6 18 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.15%) Android
7 17 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.08%) Unix
9 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.068%) Debian
14 1 (0.068%) SUSE
14 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.068%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (25.41%) TOGAF
3 313 (21.15%) SOA
4 247 (16.69%) Presales
5 204 (13.78%) E-Commerce
6 150 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 145 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 129 (8.72%) CRM
8 129 (8.72%) Zachman Framework
9 124 (8.38%) Project Management
10 119 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
11 108 (7.30%) IT Strategy
11 108 (7.30%) SDLC
12 102 (6.89%) Technical Architecture
13 93 (6.28%) Open Source
13 93 (6.28%) UML
14 90 (6.08%) Microservices
15 89 (6.01%) Analytics
16 84 (5.68%) Data Architecture
17 78 (5.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 366 (24.73%) Java
2 127 (8.58%) JavaScript
3 102 (6.89%) C#
4 99 (6.69%) SQL
5 56 (3.78%) Python
6 43 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 28 (1.89%) Ruby
8 26 (1.76%) C
9 19 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 17 (1.15%) VBScript
11 16 (1.08%) C++
11 16 (1.08%) PHP
11 16 (1.08%) R
12 13 (0.88%) Perl
13 10 (0.68%) VBA
14 9 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.54%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.47%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.41%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 180 (12.16%) Degree
2 59 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (3.38%) CCIE
4 45 (3.04%) CCNP
5 15 (1.01%) CCDA
6 14 (0.95%) CCDP
6 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.74%) Sun Certification
9 10 (0.68%) AWS Certification
9 10 (0.68%) ISEB
9 10 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.61%) CCNA
10 9 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 9 (0.61%) MCSE
11 8 (0.54%) OCMJEA
12 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.31%) QA
2 23 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.01%) SEPA
4 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.27%) COBIT
6 4 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.20%) PMO
8 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.14%) MiFID
8 2 (0.14%) TARGET2
9 1 (0.068%) EMIR
9 1 (0.068%) GDPR
9 1 (0.068%) GxP
9 1 (0.068%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.068%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.068%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 39 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.82%) KVM
4 27 (1.82%) NFS
5 24 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
5 24 (1.62%) SRDF
5 24 (1.62%) Xen
6 21 (1.42%) Docker
7 15 (1.01%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.41%) HDFS
8 6 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.34%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.20%) XenServer
12 2 (0.14%) OpenSSH
13 1 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.068%) vSphere
13 1 (0.068%) XenApp
13 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (2.77%) Puppet
2 27 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 23 (1.55%) Ansible
5 15 (1.01%) Nagios
6 14 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (0.47%) Graphite
8 6 (0.41%) Rundeck
9 5 (0.34%) Cacti
9 5 (0.34%) Packer
9 5 (0.34%) Salt
9 5 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.34%) Terraform
9 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.27%) SCCM
10 4 (0.27%) WSUS
11 3 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.20%) Kibana
11 3 (0.20%) logstash
12 2 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 261 (17.64%) Oracle
2 230 (15.54%) Microsoft
3 112 (7.57%) IBM
4 104 (7.03%) VMware
5 102 (6.89%) SAP
6 94 (6.35%) Cisco
7 85 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
8 64 (4.32%) hybris
9 45 (3.04%) TIBCO
10 44 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 41 (2.77%) Informatica
12 38 (2.57%) EMC
13 36 (2.43%) BMC
13 36 (2.43%) Juniper
13 36 (2.43%) NetApp
14 35 (2.36%) Adobe
15 29 (1.96%) Cognizant
16 24 (1.62%) Intel
16 24 (1.62%) Sybase
16 24 (1.62%) webMethods
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus 25K bonus and 6K Car
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £950000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HFG
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Manager - £70K - £85k + 6.5k car allowance + 11% bonus + additional be
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + plus very strong benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £ 85,000 + car allowance (5.9k) + bonus (10-15%) + pension + hea
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Execllent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £125000 Per Annum Plus bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
keytree
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health Insurance, Flexiti
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Pension, Insurances, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £42,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: six figure package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £68,000 - £110,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Talent Analytix
Salary: Salary Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago