The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 35 79
Rank change year-on-year -39 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 50 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.72% 6.77% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 6.99% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 50 0
Median salary £77,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.90% -  
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 Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 669 715 763
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.12% 96.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 565 636 653
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £65,000
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 Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Oxford

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Oxford

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

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 Oxford region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) Advertising
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Information Management
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (28.57%) Big Data
3 4 (28.57%) Power BI
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Publishing
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) CSS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (7.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) ATM
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 4 (28.57%) Power BI
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Information Management
2 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) VMware