Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Poole during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Solution Architect
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 47
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 4.39% 4.90% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 4.92% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Poole median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +64.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £43,250 £50,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £70,000 £37,500
Dorset median annual salary £48,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -31.43% -6.67% +42.86%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Poole. 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
Poole
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 295 305 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Poole 99.66% 99.67% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 271 282 218
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,863 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Poole

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Poole

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Poole

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Poole over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Poole

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Poole region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) EMV
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) NFC
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) Contactless
1 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) OWASP
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Contactless
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) EMV
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) IT Strategy
1 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
2 2 (15.38%) OWASP
2 2 (15.38%) Presales
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft