The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £52,250 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 29 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 58 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.16% 2.50% 6.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 2.54% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 22
Median salary £52,250 £65,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.61% +41.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 613 629 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 96.99% 98.44% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 505 551 439
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Somerset over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Somerset

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 13 £48,750 -
Bath -13 4 £65,000 - 1
Yeovil +4 1 - -
Solutions Architect
South West

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Somerset region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Line Management
3 6 (23.08%) Big Data
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
5 4 (15.38%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) CMS
6 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
6 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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%) CMS
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) DHTML
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) MDX
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Line Management
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) UML
4 4 (15.38%) Validation
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Presales
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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