The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
Wales / South Wales
Rank 80 87 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.81% 0.97% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.98% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 10
Median salary £60,000 £78,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £55,000
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 South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 840 1220 1143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.56% 98.23% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 731 1038 1003
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in South Wales

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cardiff - 5 £60,000 - 1
Newport +5 2 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Solutions Architect
Wales

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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

1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) B2B
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + 20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago