Period
to 21 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 162 154
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1,357 1,520 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.16% 2.16% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.27% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1,186 1,271
London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £64,875 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 59,744 66,976 67,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.32% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 48,862 55,457 57,311
London median annual salary £62,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019. 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 +47 288 £80,000 - 71
West London +5 35 £80,000 - 15
South London 0 12 £87,500 +34.62% 2
East London +13 9 £80,000 +18.52% 7
North London +16 2 £63,950 -17.48% 2
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 562 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (38.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 371 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
4 364 (26.82%) Microsoft
5 359 (26.46%) Finance
6 275 (20.27%) .NET
7 268 (19.75%) Java
8 245 (18.05%) Presales
9 241 (17.76%) Microservices
10 239 (17.61%) TOGAF
11 232 (17.10%) C#
11 232 (17.10%) DevOps
12 203 (14.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 202 (14.89%) SQL
14 189 (13.93%) Software Engineering
15 174 (12.82%) SQL Server
16 172 (12.68%) Degree
17 164 (12.09%) JavaScript
18 158 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
19 156 (11.50%) Web Services
20 152 (11.20%) PaaS
21 150 (11.05%) Retail
22 145 (10.69%) Migration
23 140 (10.32%) SOA
24 138 (10.17%) Analytics
25 129 (9.51%) Google
26 126 (9.29%) SharePoint
27 124 (9.14%) CRM
28 121 (8.92%) UML
28 121 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 126 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 56 (4.13%) CMS
3 34 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 30 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 29 (2.14%) Apache Solr
6 23 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 18 (1.33%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.18%) Apache
9 15 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.66%) Confluence
13 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.59%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.52%) SAS
15 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 63 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.69%) Magento
3 20 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
4 19 (1.40%) SDL Web 8
5 18 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
7 11 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.15%) HFM
10 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.074%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.074%) SAP Retail
11 1 (0.074%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 519 (38.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 371 (27.34%) Amazon AWS
3 152 (11.20%) PaaS
4 103 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 100 (7.37%) SaaS
6 88 (6.48%) Office 365
7 78 (5.75%) IaaS
8 48 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (2.36%) Serverless
10 16 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 14 (1.03%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (0.88%) GitHub
14 10 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
14 10 (0.74%) OneDrive
15 9 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
16 8 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.59%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 7 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
17 7 (0.52%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.73%) Internet
2 29 (2.14%) HTTP
3 25 (1.84%) Unified Communications
4 23 (1.69%) Firewall
4 23 (1.69%) Network Security
5 21 (1.55%) Intranet
6 20 (1.47%) Extranet
6 20 (1.47%) MPLS
6 20 (1.47%) WAN
7 19 (1.40%) Skype
8 16 (1.18%) LAN
9 15 (1.11%) VPLS
10 14 (1.03%) VPN
11 13 (0.96%) Wireless
12 10 (0.74%) DNS
12 10 (0.74%) SAN
13 7 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
14 6 (0.44%) SSL
14 6 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 117 (8.62%) Big Data
3 100 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (4.13%) Hadoop
5 50 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 46 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 34 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 28 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 23 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.55%) Data Lake
11 19 (1.40%) Endeca
12 17 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.18%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (1.11%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
15 14 (1.03%) HBase
15 14 (1.03%) MySQL
16 13 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
2 41 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.84%) JIRA
5 22 (1.62%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.18%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.96%) Maven
8 11 (0.81%) Bitbucket
9 10 (0.74%) CocoaPods
9 10 (0.74%) fastlane
9 10 (0.74%) Gradle
9 10 (0.74%) Mockito
10 7 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.52%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.44%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.37%) Subversion
13 4 (0.29%) ER Studio
13 4 (0.29%) ERwin
13 4 (0.29%) Travis CI
14 2 (0.15%) Hudson
General
1 359 (26.46%) Finance
2 150 (11.05%) Retail
3 120 (8.84%) Banking
4 84 (6.19%) Marketing
5 72 (5.31%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.62%) Advertising
6 22 (1.62%) Publishing
7 17 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (1.18%) Legal
9 15 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.66%) Automotive
11 9 (0.66%) Law
12 8 (0.59%) Back Office
12 8 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.52%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.37%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) German Language
16 3 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (20.27%) .NET
2 156 (11.50%) Web Services
3 94 (6.93%) REST
4 91 (6.71%) HTML
5 77 (5.67%) CSS
5 77 (5.67%) React
6 59 (4.35%) XML
7 52 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 50 (3.68%) jQuery
8 50 (3.68%) JSON
8 50 (3.68%) Spring
9 45 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (3.17%) AngularJS
10 43 (3.17%) ASP.NET
11 41 (3.02%) RESTful
12 39 (2.87%) Kafka
13 38 (2.80%) Node.js
14 36 (2.65%) .NET Core
14 36 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (2.65%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (6.41%) Public Cloud
3 83 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 72 (5.31%) Fintech
5 70 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 54 (3.98%) Data Centre
7 51 (3.76%) Cloud Native
8 49 (3.61%) N-Tier
9 45 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
10 40 (2.95%) Management Information System
10 40 (2.95%) Mobile App
11 39 (2.87%) User Experience
12 33 (2.43%) Virtual Team
13 25 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
14 23 (1.69%) Private Cloud
15 20 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
16 16 (1.18%) Client/Server
17 11 (0.81%) Reinsurance
18 10 (0.74%) Bitcoin
19 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 65 (4.79%) Windows
2 26 (1.92%) Linux
3 21 (1.55%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.18%) Android
5 15 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 13 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.52%) Unix
8 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.15%) VMS
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.074%) CentOS
11 1 (0.074%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (18.05%) Presales
3 241 (17.76%) Microservices
4 239 (17.61%) TOGAF
5 232 (17.10%) DevOps
6 203 (14.96%) Enterprise Architecture
7 189 (13.93%) Software Engineering
8 158 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
9 145 (10.69%) Migration
10 140 (10.32%) SOA
11 138 (10.17%) Analytics
12 124 (9.14%) CRM
13 121 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 121 (8.92%) UML
14 115 (8.47%) Waterfall
15 107 (7.89%) E-Commerce
16 106 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
16 106 (7.81%) Scrum
17 104 (7.66%) Project Management
18 102 (7.52%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 268 (19.75%) Java
2 232 (17.10%) C#
3 202 (14.89%) SQL
4 164 (12.09%) JavaScript
5 88 (6.48%) Python
6 47 (3.46%) T-SQL
7 29 (2.14%) C
8 25 (1.84%) Scala
9 22 (1.62%) C++
10 20 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 19 (1.40%) Go
12 18 (1.33%) R
13 14 (1.03%) Kotlin
14 13 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.74%) Apple Swift
16 9 (0.66%) Ruby
17 6 (0.44%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.37%) Groovy
19 4 (0.29%) Jython
19 4 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 172 (12.68%) Degree
2 54 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (3.10%) TOGAF Certification
5 41 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (2.87%) SC Cleared
7 35 (2.58%) AWS Certification
7 35 (2.58%) CCIE
8 21 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.33%) CCNP
9 18 (1.33%) MBA
10 14 (1.03%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.88%) CCNA
12 11 (0.81%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.74%) MCSA
14 8 (0.59%) CISSP
14 8 (0.59%) MCSE
15 7 (0.52%) CCDP
16 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.46%) QA
2 28 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.96%) GDPR
4 12 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.44%) PMO
6 4 (0.29%) SLA
7 2 (0.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) IFRS
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.074%) PSD2
System Software
1 61 (4.50%) Docker
2 60 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (3.02%) Active Directory
4 20 (1.47%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.29%) HDFS
6 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.22%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.15%) Ceph
8 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.074%) vCloud
9 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.074%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.074%) XenApp
9 1 (0.074%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 50 (3.68%) Kubernetes
2 23 (1.69%) Ansible
3 22 (1.62%) SCCM
4 21 (1.55%) Puppet
5 20 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.40%) Terraform
7 17 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.52%) Salt
10 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.29%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.22%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.22%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.22%) SCSM
12 3 (0.22%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.15%) Kibana
13 2 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 364 (26.82%) Microsoft
2 129 (9.51%) Google
3 109 (8.03%) Oracle
4 82 (6.04%) SAP
5 74 (5.45%) IBM
6 69 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
7 67 (4.94%) VMware
8 59 (4.35%) Cisco
9 40 (2.95%) Adobe
10 39 (2.87%) hybris
11 37 (2.73%) Nintex
12 29 (2.14%) EMC
13 24 (1.77%) NetApp
14 23 (1.69%) Dell
14 23 (1.69%) F5
14 23 (1.69%) Informatica
14 23 (1.69%) Sitecore
15 19 (1.40%) Elastic Path
15 19 (1.40%) Interwoven
16 16 (1.18%) Tableau