Solutions Architect Jobs in the Midlands

Solution Architect
England > Midlands

The median Solution Architect salary in the Midlands is £75,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 121 87 133
Rank change year-on-year -34 +46 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 258 275 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.99% 3.49% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 3.87% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 188 106 188
10th Percentile £47,500 £60,000 £59,155
25th Percentile £56,809 £68,000 £64,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £75,940
Median % change year-on-year - -1.24% +4.74%
75th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £90,375 £90,875 £88,750
England median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 12,248 7,097 11,737
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 90.04% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8,333 4,462 7,541
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,200 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +9.09%

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 16 July 2024.

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 16 July 2024. 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 +32 156 £77,500 +3.33% 7
East Midlands -61 102 £60,000 -18.64% 4
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2024, Solutions Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 74 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 60 (23.26%) Agile
3 52 (20.16%) Azure
4 38 (14.73%) Retail
5 36 (13.95%) Finance
6 35 (13.57%) Dynamics 365
7 33 (12.79%) ERP
8 32 (12.40%) Power Platform
9 31 (12.02%) AWS
10 30 (11.63%) Roadmaps
11 29 (11.24%) Security Cleared
11 29 (11.24%) Public Cloud
12 28 (10.85%) SC Cleared
13 23 (8.91%) TOGAF
13 23 (8.91%) Business Development
13 23 (8.91%) Degree
14 22 (8.53%) Social Skills
15 21 (8.14%) SAP
16 19 (7.36%) DevOps
16 19 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
16 19 (7.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 19 (7.36%) Actionable Insight
17 18 (6.98%) Mentoring
17 18 (6.98%) Coaching
17 18 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (6.59%) Presales
18 17 (6.59%) Data Modelling
18 17 (6.59%) Logistics
18 17 (6.59%) Architectural Patterns
19 16 (6.20%) Digital Strategy

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.39%) Appian
Applications
1 16 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.33%) Simulink
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (5.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.78%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.16%) Azure
2 35 (13.57%) Dynamics 365
3 32 (12.40%) Power Platform
4 31 (12.02%) AWS
5 15 (5.81%) SaaS
6 14 (5.43%) Power Automate
6 14 (5.43%) PowerApps
7 10 (3.88%) GCP
8 8 (3.10%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (1.94%) GitHub
10 4 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.39%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.39%) Boomi
11 1 (0.39%) IaaS
11 1 (0.39%) PaaS
11 1 (0.39%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.26%) SD-WAN
1 11 (4.26%) WAN
2 6 (2.33%) Firewall
2 6 (2.33%) Wireless
3 4 (1.55%) BGP
3 4 (1.55%) DNS
3 4 (1.55%) SSL
3 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.81%) Power BI
2 7 (2.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.16%) DB2
6 2 (0.78%) Metadata
7 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 11 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (14.73%) Retail
2 36 (13.95%) Finance
3 22 (8.53%) Social Skills
4 18 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.81%) Marketing
6 14 (5.43%) Organisational Skills
7 11 (4.26%) Military
8 10 (3.88%) Manufacturing
9 8 (3.10%) Public Sector
10 7 (2.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.55%) Fire and Rescue
11 4 (1.55%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (1.55%) Police
11 4 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.16%) Law
12 3 (1.16%) Legal
13 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.39%) Banking
14 1 (0.39%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (1.55%) Spring Boot
3 2 (0.78%) .NET Core
3 2 (0.78%) EDI
4 1 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.24%) Public Cloud
2 10 (3.88%) Cloud Native
3 6 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.94%) IoT
5 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.16%) Educational Technology
6 3 (1.16%) FMCG
7 2 (0.78%) Distributed Systems
7 2 (0.78%) Operational Technology
8 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.39%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.33%) Linux
2 4 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.78%) VME
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.26%) Agile
2 33 (12.79%) ERP
3 30 (11.63%) Roadmaps
4 23 (8.91%) Business Development
4 23 (8.91%) TOGAF
5 19 (7.36%) Actionable Insight
5 19 (7.36%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (7.36%) DevOps
5 19 (7.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 18 (6.98%) Coaching
6 18 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 17 (6.59%) Architectural Patterns
7 17 (6.59%) Data Modelling
7 17 (6.59%) Logistics
7 17 (6.59%) Presales
8 16 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.20%) Commercial Awareness
8 16 (6.20%) Data Management
8 16 (6.20%) Digital Strategy
8 16 (6.20%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.04%) C#
2 11 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 11 (4.26%) MATLAB
3 5 (1.94%) SQL
4 2 (0.78%) COBOL
4 2 (0.78%) Micro Focus COBOL
5 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.91%) Degree
4 14 (5.43%) TOGAF Certification
5 10 (3.88%) Azure Certification
6 8 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.33%) AWS Certification
7 6 (2.33%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 6 (2.33%) CCNA
7 6 (2.33%) CCNP
7 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.78%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.39%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.88%) SLA
2 6 (2.33%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.33%) Terraform
2 5 (1.94%) CASB
3 2 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.14%) SAP
3 12 (4.65%) Cisco
4 8 (3.10%) Google
5 7 (2.71%) Oracle
6 6 (2.33%) Apple
6 6 (2.33%) Fortinet
6 6 (2.33%) Juniper
7 5 (1.94%) Adobe
7 5 (1.94%) Meraki
7 5 (1.94%) Sparx
8 3 (1.16%) IBM
8 3 (1.16%) Salesforce
9 2 (0.78%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.39%) Databricks
10 1 (0.39%) Dell
10 1 (0.39%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.39%) Samsung
10 1 (0.39%) Workday