The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Solution Architect
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 140 164
Rank change year-on-year -30 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 1.42% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.45% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 9
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,100 £51,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £93,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Manchester

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Bolton -2 1 £47,500 - 1
Solutions Architect
North West

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

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

1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (30.77%) .NET
4 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
5 16 (24.62%) Finance
6 15 (23.08%) SOA
7 14 (21.54%) Java
7 14 (21.54%) TOGAF
7 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (20.00%) Presales
8 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (18.46%) ITIL
9 12 (18.46%) MVC
10 11 (16.92%) DevOps
10 11 (16.92%) SAP
10 11 (16.92%) TDD
11 10 (15.38%) C#
11 10 (15.38%) WAN
12 9 (13.85%) N-Tier
12 9 (13.85%) CSS
12 9 (13.85%) Web Services
12 9 (13.85%) HTML
12 9 (13.85%) PHP
12 9 (13.85%) Service Management
12 9 (13.85%) Publishing
12 9 (13.85%) Migration
12 9 (13.85%) Open Source
13 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
13 8 (12.31%) Oracle
14 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (10.77%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP HCM
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.08%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.77%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (9.23%) Office 365
5 5 (7.69%) SaaS
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.08%) IaaS
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) WAN
2 5 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.08%) MPLS
3 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.08%) VLAN
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) IPsec
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) CouchDB
1 7 (10.77%) MySQL
1 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
1 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.15%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) OLAP
4 1 (1.54%) OLTP
4 1 (1.54%) Power BI
4 1 (1.54%) QlikView
4 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Publishing
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) .NET
2 9 (13.85%) CSS
2 9 (13.85%) HTML
2 9 (13.85%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) Middleware
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.54%) J2EE
4 1 (1.54%) Java EE
4 1 (1.54%) MDX
4 1 (1.54%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) Handset
4 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Android
1 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) SOA
3 14 (21.54%) TOGAF
4 13 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (20.00%) Presales
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL
5 12 (18.46%) MVC
6 11 (16.92%) DevOps
6 11 (16.92%) TDD
7 9 (13.85%) Migration
7 9 (13.85%) Open Source
7 9 (13.85%) Service Management
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.23%) Project Management
9 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.15%) BDD
10 4 (6.15%) Data Integration
10 4 (6.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) C#
3 9 (13.85%) PHP
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.08%) C
5 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) COBIT
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) SAP
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) hybris
4 3 (4.62%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) NetApp
5 2 (3.08%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.54%) AppSense
6 1 (1.54%) Ariba
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) Concur
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Symantec
6 1 (1.54%) Tableau
6 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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