Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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

Solution Architect
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 112 100
Rank change year-on-year +24 -12 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.10% 1.30% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.35% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 23
Milton Keynes median annual salary £68,750 £63,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -1.92% -
10th Percentile £56,425 £55,572 £51,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £77,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +3.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,368 1,554 1,627
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.28% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,077 1,180 1,438
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Milton Keynes

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Milton Keynes

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 18 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) .NET
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (36.67%) SaaS
7 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (33.33%) DevOps
7 10 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 9 (30.00%) Open Source
8 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (26.67%) CISSP
9 8 (26.67%) IT Strategy
10 7 (23.33%) Technical Leadership
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) Banking
10 7 (23.33%) Retail
11 6 (20.00%) LAMP
11 6 (20.00%) SAP
11 6 (20.00%) ITIL
11 6 (20.00%) Apache
11 6 (20.00%) Project Management
11 6 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
11 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (20.00%) Microservices
12 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (36.67%) SaaS
3 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.33%) IaaS
5 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) CTI
1 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Hudson
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) LAMP
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.67%) Software Packaging
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) DevOps
4 9 (30.00%) Open Source
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) IT Strategy
6 7 (23.33%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 6 (20.00%) Microservices
7 6 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 5 (16.67%) Minimum Viable Product
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (13.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) COBOL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) TOGAF Certification
2 8 (26.67%) CISSP
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SSCP
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.00%) PSD2
3 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Unisys
4 1 (3.33%) ATG
4 1 (3.33%) Demandware
4 1 (3.33%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com