The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Solution Architect
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 60 61
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.87% 1.22% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 1.26% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 8
Median salary £57,500 £80,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.12% +28.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,000 £51,252
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £87,500 £65,000
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 Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 331 555 627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 98.51% 96.35% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 299 505 548
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Suffolk

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Ipswich +31 9 £60,000 -25.00%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £57,500 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Suffolk region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) CRM
4 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (30.00%) ERP
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) ArchiMate
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
7 3 (15.00%) Presales
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (10.00%) Big Data
8 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) SOA

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Kalido
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.00%) DataPower
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) ArchiMate
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (15.00%) Presales
6 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) API Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) OO
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) TDD
8 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) iptables
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle