Period
to

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

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

Solution Architect
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 180 161
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19 +100
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 458 233 307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 1.71% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.82% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 178 183 242
10th Percentile £63,750 £56,148 £60,000
25th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 19,163 12,820 15,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 94.31% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12,182 9,962 13,003
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the South East

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in the South East.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the South East

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the South East

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Thames Valley +17 153 £75,000 +7.14% 40
Surrey +30 134 £71,000 -5.33% 7
Hampshire -15 106 £73,750 +5.36% 10
Berkshire +10 69 £77,500 +10.71% 27
Buckinghamshire -2 68 £75,000 +7.14% 11
West Sussex -9 23 £77,500 +19.23% 3
Oxfordshire -18 22 £77,500 +3.33% 2
Kent - 19 £88,750 - 6
Middlesex - 13 - -
East Sussex -11 5 £72,500 -12.12% 4
Sussex - 2 £68,625 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, Solutions Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 171 (37.34%) Azure
2 168 (36.68%) Agile
3 166 (36.24%) Microsoft
4 141 (30.79%) Social Skills
5 128 (27.95%) Cybersecurity
6 121 (26.42%) Finance
7 102 (22.27%) AWS
8 101 (22.05%) TOGAF
9 99 (21.62%) Data Centre
10 82 (17.90%) Degree
11 80 (17.47%) Computer Science
12 79 (17.25%) Presales
13 69 (15.07%) IT Strategy
13 69 (15.07%) DevOps
13 69 (15.07%) Analytics
13 69 (15.07%) Adobe
14 67 (14.63%) Mathematics
15 66 (14.41%) Apple
15 66 (14.41%) Software Licensing
16 63 (13.76%) Customer Engagement
17 60 (13.10%) Project Delivery
18 59 (12.88%) Microservices
18 59 (12.88%) Risk Management
19 58 (12.66%) Technical Leadership
20 55 (12.01%) Power Platform
21 53 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
22 50 (10.92%) C#
23 49 (10.70%) Salesforce.com
23 49 (10.70%) Artificial Intelligence
24 48 (10.48%) .NET

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.44%) CMS
4 2 (0.44%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) SAP EP
4 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.22%) Kentico
5 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (3.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.09%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.87%) SAP IBP
3 4 (0.87%) SAP SCM
4 3 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.44%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 171 (37.34%) Azure
2 102 (22.27%) AWS
3 55 (12.01%) Power Platform
4 38 (8.30%) IaaS
5 37 (8.08%) Microsoft 365
6 35 (7.64%) Azure Machine Learning
7 29 (6.33%) Azure Logic Apps
8 28 (6.11%) PaaS
9 24 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (5.02%) Azure Data Factory
11 22 (4.80%) SaaS
12 21 (4.59%) Azure Monitor
13 18 (3.93%) OpenShift
13 18 (3.93%) Serverless
14 14 (3.06%) Azure Functions
15 13 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (2.84%) Azure Event Grid
15 13 (2.84%) Azure Service Bus
15 13 (2.84%) GitHub
15 13 (2.84%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.28%) Internet
2 14 (3.06%) Firewall
3 11 (2.40%) Network Security
3 11 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (2.40%) Wireless
4 8 (1.75%) MPLS
5 6 (1.31%) BGP
5 6 (1.31%) Broadband
5 6 (1.31%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.31%) HTTP
5 6 (1.31%) IPsec
5 6 (1.31%) OSPF
5 6 (1.31%) SSL
5 6 (1.31%) VPN
6 4 (0.87%) 5G
6 4 (0.87%) DNS
6 4 (0.87%) WAN
6 4 (0.87%) xDSL
7 2 (0.44%) 4G
7 2 (0.44%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.73%) Big Data
3 17 (3.71%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.71%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.31%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.87%) Power BI
11 3 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.44%) DB2
12 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.44%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.87%) JIRA
3 4 (0.87%) Maven
4 2 (0.44%) Gradle
5 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 141 (30.79%) Social Skills
2 121 (26.42%) Finance
3 43 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (8.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 33 (7.21%) Public Sector
6 21 (4.59%) Influencing Skills
7 18 (3.93%) Legal
7 18 (3.93%) Marketing
8 14 (3.06%) Telecoms
8 14 (3.06%) Wearables
9 12 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.62%) Retail
10 10 (2.18%) Aviation
11 8 (1.75%) Banking
12 7 (1.53%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.87%) German Language
15 3 (0.66%) Automotive
16 2 (0.44%) Advertising
16 2 (0.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (10.48%) .NET
2 24 (5.24%) Kafka
3 19 (4.15%) JSON
3 19 (4.15%) React
4 17 (3.71%) Swagger
5 13 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (2.40%) Middleware
7 10 (2.18%) Web Services
8 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (1.53%) REST
10 6 (1.31%) .NET Core
10 6 (1.31%) RESTful
10 6 (1.31%) Spring
11 5 (1.09%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.09%) Autofac
11 5 (1.09%) Node.js
12 4 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 42 (9.17%) IoT
3 36 (7.86%) Cyber Defence
4 35 (7.64%) Management Information System
4 35 (7.64%) Robotics
5 31 (6.77%) Cyberattack
5 31 (6.77%) Public Cloud
6 28 (6.11%) Cloud Native
7 22 (4.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (4.37%) Renewable Energy
9 14 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.18%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.75%) Cybercrime
11 8 (1.75%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.31%) Biotechnology
13 5 (1.09%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
13 5 (1.09%) NHS
13 5 (1.09%) Replication
14 4 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.68%) Linux
2 24 (5.24%) Windows
3 7 (1.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (36.68%) Agile
2 128 (27.95%) Cybersecurity
3 101 (22.05%) TOGAF
4 80 (17.47%) Computer Science
5 79 (17.25%) Presales
6 69 (15.07%) Analytics
6 69 (15.07%) DevOps
6 69 (15.07%) IT Strategy
7 67 (14.63%) Mathematics
8 66 (14.41%) Software Licensing
9 63 (13.76%) Customer Engagement
10 60 (13.10%) Project Delivery
11 59 (12.88%) Microservices
11 59 (12.88%) Risk Management
12 58 (12.66%) Technical Leadership
13 53 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (10.70%) Artificial Intelligence
15 46 (10.04%) Enterprise Architecture
16 44 (9.61%) Waterfall
17 42 (9.17%) Design Thinking
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.92%) C#
2 39 (8.52%) Java
3 22 (4.80%) SQL
4 13 (2.84%) Bash
5 10 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.75%) Python
7 6 (1.31%) C
8 5 (1.09%) PHP
9 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 82 (17.90%) Degree
2 44 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (9.39%) TOGAF Certification
4 35 (7.64%) Security Cleared
5 32 (6.99%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.97%) MCSE
7 8 (1.75%) CISSP
7 8 (1.75%) MCP
8 7 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.66%) CCSP
9 3 (0.66%) CISA
9 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.66%) CISM
9 3 (0.66%) CRISC
9 3 (0.66%) GIAC
10 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.44%) HND
10 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.59%) GDPR
2 18 (3.93%) QA
3 9 (1.97%) COBIT
3 9 (1.97%) NIST
4 8 (1.75%) GRC
5 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.87%) Accessibility
6 4 (0.87%) PMO
7 3 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.66%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.44%) SLA
9 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 37 (8.08%) Docker
2 30 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.15%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (3.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.75%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.87%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (8.52%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.24%) Ansible
3 7 (1.53%) Terraform
4 3 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.66%) Puppet
5 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 166 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 69 (15.07%) Adobe
3 66 (14.41%) Apple
4 49 (10.70%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (8.95%) MuleSoft
6 34 (7.42%) VMware
7 25 (5.46%) Databricks
8 22 (4.80%) SAP
9 20 (4.37%) Cisco
9 20 (4.37%) Dell
10 19 (4.15%) Citrix
11 13 (2.84%) Oracle
12 9 (1.97%) Palo Alto
13 7 (1.53%) Google
13 7 (1.53%) Veeam
14 6 (1.31%) Fortinet
14 6 (1.31%) Juniper
15 5 (1.09%) HP
15 5 (1.09%) IBM
15 5 (1.09%) Red Hat