The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 48 47
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.58% 4.79% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 4.92% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 27
Median salary £76,250 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 685 630 684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 98.42% 97.37% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 595 568 557
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (30.77%) ERP
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) PHP
3 8 (30.77%) SAP
3 8 (30.77%) Presales
4 7 (26.92%) IT Strategy
4 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (26.92%) Information Management
5 6 (23.08%) Big Data
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 5 (19.23%) CSS
6 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 5 (19.23%) Publishing
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.54%) Power BI
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server

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 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (11.54%) Data Lake
2 3 (11.54%) Power BI
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (19.23%) N-Tier
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) ERP
3 8 (30.77%) Presales
4 7 (26.92%) Information Management
4 7 (26.92%) IT Strategy
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) Analytics
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (11.54%) Data Security
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) PHP
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) VMware