Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 182 198
Rank change year-on-year -46 +16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 431 658 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.87% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.93% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 304 503 540
South East median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £54,125 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £90,500 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -

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 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -61 176 £72,500 +7.41% 13
Surrey -3 124 £65,000 -3.70% 8
Berkshire -17 101 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Hampshire -32 60 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Oxfordshire -30 37 £67,500 +12.50% 10
Buckinghamshire -36 31 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Kent +36 29 £75,000 +15.38%
East Sussex +7 26 £80,000 +25.00% 1
Middlesex +13 9 £67,500 +8.00%
West Sussex -29 6 £72,500 +16.00% 1
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 123 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (20.19%) Degree
3 85 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 81 (18.79%) Java
5 79 (18.33%) Finance
5 79 (18.33%) TOGAF
6 78 (18.10%) SAP
7 74 (17.17%) .NET
8 71 (16.47%) SOA
9 70 (16.24%) Presales
10 69 (16.01%) JavaScript
11 66 (15.31%) Enterprise Architecture
12 60 (13.92%) SQL
13 58 (13.46%) QA
14 57 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
15 56 (12.99%) Windows
16 55 (12.76%) Business Development
16 55 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
17 51 (11.83%) SDLC
18 50 (11.60%) SQL Server
19 49 (11.37%) HTML
20 47 (10.90%) REST
21 45 (10.44%) SaaS
22 41 (9.51%) Computer Science
22 41 (9.51%) Microservices
23 39 (9.05%) DevOps
23 39 (9.05%) SOAP
23 39 (9.05%) ERP
23 39 (9.05%) Project Management

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 25 (5.80%) SAS
2 11 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.39%) CMS
5 4 (0.93%) IIS
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (6.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (4.41%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (4.18%) SAP ERP
4 16 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (1.86%) SAP SCM
6 6 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (1.16%) SAP CO
7 5 (1.16%) SAP FI
7 5 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.93%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.93%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 85 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (10.44%) SaaS
4 18 (4.18%) PaaS
5 15 (3.48%) Office 365
6 12 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.78%) IaaS
7 9 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.46%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.46%) Yammer
11 1 (0.23%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.23%) Google Play
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.42%) Internet
2 27 (6.26%) WAN
3 20 (4.64%) LAN
4 14 (3.25%) HTTP
5 13 (3.02%) VPN
6 12 (2.78%) AMQP
6 12 (2.78%) SMTP
6 12 (2.78%) SSL
7 8 (1.86%) IPsec
8 6 (1.39%) 5G
8 6 (1.39%) Diameter Protocol
8 6 (1.39%) GSM
8 6 (1.39%) LTE
8 6 (1.39%) RANAP
8 6 (1.39%) UMTS
9 5 (1.16%) Firewall
9 5 (1.16%) Skype
10 4 (0.93%) RFID
11 3 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.71%) NoSQL
3 12 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.86%) Big Data
5 8 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.16%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.93%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.46%) DB2
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.46%) Power BI
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (4.87%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.86%) Hudson
6 4 (0.93%) Maven
6 4 (0.93%) Selenium
7 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.46%) Subversion
9 1 (0.23%) JIRA
9 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
General
1 79 (18.33%) Finance
2 27 (6.26%) Retail
3 26 (6.03%) Manufacturing
4 24 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.34%) Front Office
5 23 (5.34%) German Language
6 17 (3.94%) Banking
7 15 (3.48%) Publishing
8 12 (2.78%) Advertising
9 8 (1.86%) Marketing
10 5 (1.16%) Military
11 4 (0.93%) Law
12 3 (0.70%) Billing
13 2 (0.46%) Games
13 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.17%) .NET
2 49 (11.37%) HTML
3 47 (10.90%) REST
4 39 (9.05%) SOAP
5 37 (8.58%) XML
6 34 (7.89%) CSS
7 25 (5.80%) JSON
7 25 (5.80%) Spring
8 24 (5.57%) Web Services
9 23 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (5.10%) WCF
11 19 (4.41%) J2EE
12 18 (4.18%) Middleware
13 17 (3.94%) AngularJS
13 17 (3.94%) HTML5
14 15 (3.48%) EDI
15 13 (3.02%) ADO
16 12 (2.78%) RESTful
17 9 (2.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 8 (1.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.51%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.26%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.87%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.55%) FMCG
7 8 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.62%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.16%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.93%) User Experience
12 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.46%) DataPower
13 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.99%) Windows
2 26 (6.03%) Linux
3 23 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 16 (3.71%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 10 (2.32%) Unix
7 7 (1.62%) Android
8 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.46%) CentOS
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.33%) TOGAF
3 71 (16.47%) SOA
4 70 (16.24%) Presales
5 66 (15.31%) Enterprise Architecture
6 55 (12.76%) Business Development
7 51 (11.83%) SDLC
8 41 (9.51%) Microservices
9 39 (9.05%) DevOps
9 39 (9.05%) ERP
9 39 (9.05%) Project Management
10 35 (8.12%) Mentoring
11 34 (7.89%) IT Strategy
12 33 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (7.66%) SAP Implementation
13 32 (7.42%) Time Management
14 31 (7.19%) CRM
15 30 (6.96%) Coaching
16 28 (6.50%) Use Case
17 27 (6.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.79%) Java
2 69 (16.01%) JavaScript
3 60 (13.92%) SQL
4 31 (7.19%) C#
5 21 (4.87%) VB.NET
6 20 (4.64%) PowerShell
7 19 (4.41%) Python
8 13 (3.02%) Perl
9 12 (2.78%) C
10 11 (2.55%) C++
11 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.39%) Go
12 6 (1.39%) Ruby
12 6 (1.39%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.93%) Scala
14 3 (0.70%) COBOL
15 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.23%) ABAP
16 1 (0.23%) GraphQL
16 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 87 (20.19%) Degree
2 27 (6.26%) MBA
3 17 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (3.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.55%) Master's Degree
5 11 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.09%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.16%) CCIE
9 4 (0.93%) CCNP
10 3 (0.70%) CISM
10 3 (0.70%) CISSP
10 3 (0.70%) MCSE
10 3 (0.70%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.46%) CCDP
11 2 (0.46%) OSCP
12 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.23%) ISEB
12 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (13.46%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) GDPR
3 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.23%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.02%) Docker
3 7 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.46%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.23%) HDFS
7 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (4.18%) Ansible
2 12 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.09%) Puppet
3 9 (2.09%) Terraform
4 8 (1.86%) Mesos
4 8 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.86%) rkt
5 7 (1.62%) SCCM
6 3 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.70%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Consul
7 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.23%) Packer
7 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (18.10%) SAP
3 22 (5.10%) Cisco
4 20 (4.64%) Oracle
5 19 (4.41%) hybris
6 10 (2.32%) HP
6 10 (2.32%) VMware
7 9 (2.09%) Citrix
7 9 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.86%) BT
8 8 (1.86%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.62%) Google
10 6 (1.39%) IBM
10 6 (1.39%) NetApp
11 5 (1.16%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.16%) Adobe
11 5 (1.16%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.16%) Dell
11 5 (1.16%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.93%) EqualLogic