The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 24 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 56 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.61% 0.21% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 0.22% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Median salary £80,000 £67,500 £71,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% -5.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £67,500 £67,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £67,500 £78,200
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 Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 491 457 490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 91.60% 97.65% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 364 374 363
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Merseyside

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool +5 4 £50,000 -25.92% 1
Solutions Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) People Management
4 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
7 2 (9.52%) WebCenter
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) WebCenter
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) HPUX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 6 (28.57%) SDLC
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) People Management
3 5 (23.81%) Supplier Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) SEO
5 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (9.52%) Web Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCDE
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Siebel
3 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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