Period
to

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £75,940 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 27 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 > Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 139 165 166
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 257 130 114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.31% 1.57% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.69% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 149 102 87
10th Percentile £60,000 £60,125 £55,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £61,438 £61,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,940 £72,250 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.21% -3.11%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,125 £79,375
90th Percentile £87,750 £89,750 £93,750
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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 10,258 7,675 6,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.10% 92.93% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,868 6,091 5,789
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the Midlands

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 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
West Midlands +33 209 £77,500 +7.64% 31
East Midlands -28 48 £75,000 +1.69% 13
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Midlands region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 93 (36.19%) Agile
2 86 (33.46%) Azure
3 80 (31.13%) Social Skills
4 78 (30.35%) Microsoft
5 77 (29.96%) TOGAF
6 76 (29.57%) Finance
7 61 (23.74%) AWS
8 46 (17.90%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (14.01%) Adobe
9 36 (14.01%) Data Centre
10 35 (13.62%) Degree
11 33 (12.84%) Apple
11 33 (12.84%) Software Licensing
11 33 (12.84%) DevOps
11 33 (12.84%) IT Strategy
12 32 (12.45%) Presales
12 32 (12.45%) Customer Engagement
13 31 (12.06%) SQL
13 31 (12.06%) Microservices
14 30 (11.67%) Technical Leadership
15 29 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (11.28%) CRM
16 28 (10.89%) NoSQL
16 28 (10.89%) Coaching
17 25 (9.73%) Software Engineering
17 25 (9.73%) .NET
18 24 (9.34%) Technical Architecture
18 24 (9.34%) Analytics
19 22 (8.56%) Mentoring
19 22 (8.56%) Dynamics 365

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.95%) CMS
3 4 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.78%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.56%) SAP APO
3 3 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.17%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.78%) SAP MII
4 2 (0.78%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 86 (33.46%) Azure
2 61 (23.74%) AWS
3 22 (8.56%) Dynamics 365
3 22 (8.56%) Power Platform
4 15 (5.84%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (5.45%) Serverless
6 12 (4.67%) GCP
7 10 (3.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (3.89%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 9 (3.50%) Azure Storage
8 9 (3.50%) SaaS
9 8 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.33%) PaaS
11 4 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (1.17%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (1.17%) Boomi
13 2 (0.78%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.78%) Collibra
13 2 (0.78%) SAP Fieldglass
13 2 (0.78%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.84%) Firewall
1 15 (5.84%) VPN
2 12 (4.67%) Wireless
3 6 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.95%) BGP
4 5 (1.95%) Broadband
4 5 (1.95%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.95%) Internet
4 5 (1.95%) IPsec
4 5 (1.95%) MPLS
4 5 (1.95%) OSPF
4 5 (1.95%) SSL
5 2 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.39%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.89%) NoSQL
2 16 (6.23%) Power BI
3 14 (5.45%) Data Lake
3 14 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.11%) Big Data
5 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.33%) JIRA
3 2 (0.78%) ERwin
4 1 (0.39%) Rational Rose
General
1 80 (31.13%) Social Skills
2 76 (29.57%) Finance
3 29 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.39%) Marketing
5 14 (5.45%) Public Sector
6 13 (5.06%) Presentation Skills
7 11 (4.28%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (3.11%) Retail
9 6 (2.33%) Banking
10 5 (1.95%) Law
11 4 (1.56%) Advertising
12 3 (1.17%) Legal
12 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.78%) Wearables
14 1 (0.39%) Back Office
14 1 (0.39%) Electronics
14 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.73%) .NET
2 19 (7.39%) React
2 19 (7.39%) REST
3 11 (4.28%) WML
4 9 (3.50%) .NET Core
4 9 (3.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (3.11%) Spring
5 8 (3.11%) Spring Boot
5 8 (3.11%) Spring MVC
5 8 (3.11%) Web Services
6 7 (2.72%) Node.js
7 5 (1.95%) SOAP
7 5 (1.95%) XML
8 4 (1.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.56%) Middleware
8 4 (1.56%) XSLT
9 3 (1.17%) SAP Fiori
10 2 (0.78%) HTML
10 2 (0.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.01%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.23%) IoT
3 15 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (5.06%) Public Cloud
5 12 (4.67%) Data Protection Act
6 10 (3.89%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.11%) Legacy Systems
7 8 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.72%) Housing Association
9 6 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.95%) PMI
11 4 (1.56%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.56%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.17%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.78%) NHS
13 2 (0.78%) Robotics
13 2 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.33%) Linux
2 2 (0.78%) Unix
3 1 (0.39%) Solaris
3 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.19%) Agile
2 77 (29.96%) TOGAF
3 46 (17.90%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (12.84%) DevOps
4 33 (12.84%) IT Strategy
4 33 (12.84%) Software Licensing
5 32 (12.45%) Customer Engagement
5 32 (12.45%) Presales
6 31 (12.06%) Microservices
7 30 (11.67%) Technical Leadership
8 29 (11.28%) CRM
9 28 (10.89%) Coaching
10 25 (9.73%) Software Engineering
11 24 (9.34%) Analytics
11 24 (9.34%) Technical Architecture
12 22 (8.56%) Mentoring
13 21 (8.17%) Business Case
13 21 (8.17%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (8.17%) Information Security
13 21 (8.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.06%) SQL
2 21 (8.17%) Java
2 21 (8.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.50%) C#
4 7 (2.72%) Python
5 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (13.62%) Degree
2 13 (5.06%) SC Cleared
2 13 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.67%) TOGAF Certification
4 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.56%) MCP
6 4 (1.56%) MCSE
7 3 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CCNA
8 1 (0.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.39%) CCSE
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.39%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.39%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.84%) GDPR
2 12 (4.67%) COBIT
2 12 (4.67%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.72%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.78%) GRC
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.89%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (2.33%) Docker
3 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.84%) Terraform
2 10 (3.89%) CASB
3 8 (3.11%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.72%) Ansible
4 7 (2.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) Avamar
5 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.39%) VxRail
Vendors
1 78 (30.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.01%) Adobe
3 33 (12.84%) Apple
4 21 (8.17%) SAP
5 20 (7.78%) VMware
6 16 (6.23%) Dell
7 10 (3.89%) Citrix
8 9 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (2.72%) Aruba
9 7 (2.72%) Cisco
10 6 (2.33%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.33%) Juniper
10 6 (2.33%) Oracle
10 6 (2.33%) Palo Alto
10 6 (2.33%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.56%) Databricks
12 3 (1.17%) Google
12 3 (1.17%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.17%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.78%) Veeam