Solutions Architect Jobs in the UK excluding London

Solution Architect
UK > UK excluding London

The median Solution Architect salary in the UK excluding London is £74,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

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

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 158 170 179
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1,268 1,332 1,544
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.83% 2.13% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.38% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 745 737 673
10th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
25th Percentile £61,360 £67,500 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £74,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +6.45%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 65,688 55,851 67,611
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 89.34% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46,772 31,602 43,212
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,725 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,550 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.42% - +9.09%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
North of England +65 388 £76,750 +2.33% 44
South East +35 310 £77,500 -8.82% 36
Midlands +17 258 £67,500 -10.00% 28
North West +48 189 £70,000 -6.67% 30
Yorkshire +84 174 £78,126 +4.17% 10
South West +29 174 £70,000 +3.70% 24
West Midlands +32 149 £75,000 - 16
East Midlands -9 107 £60,000 -22.58% 12
Scotland -91 95 £70,576 +1.62% 15
North East +14 27 £80,000 -12.33% 4
Northern Ireland +28 22 £90,000 - 2
East of England -85 20 £95,000 +8.57% 9
Wales -25 16 - -
Channel Islands - 5 £85,000 -
Solutions Architect
UK

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2024, Solutions Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 440 (34.70%) Agile
2 403 (31.78%) Social Skills
3 333 (26.26%) Azure
4 296 (23.34%) Roadmaps
5 284 (22.40%) TOGAF
6 276 (21.77%) Security Cleared
7 269 (21.21%) Finance
8 258 (20.35%) Microsoft
9 233 (18.38%) AWS
10 232 (18.30%) Microservices
11 221 (17.43%) SC Cleared
12 218 (17.19%) Actionable Insight
13 217 (17.11%) Enterprise Architecture
14 182 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
15 177 (13.96%) Presales
16 172 (13.56%) Architectural Patterns
17 168 (13.25%) IT Strategy
17 168 (13.25%) ERP
18 159 (12.54%) Analytics
19 155 (12.22%) Public Cloud
19 155 (12.22%) Business Case
20 151 (11.91%) Oracle
21 148 (11.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 141 (11.12%) DevOps
23 134 (10.57%) Degree
24 130 (10.25%) SAP
24 130 (10.25%) Data Analytics
25 124 (9.78%) ArchiMate
26 121 (9.54%) Migration
27 119 (9.38%) Technology Strategy

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (5.91%) SAS
2 40 (3.15%) WebLogic
3 31 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.26%) CMS
5 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Exchange
6 10 (0.79%) Anypoint
7 6 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.39%) Drupal
9 4 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.24%) WordPress
11 2 (0.16%) Apache
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.079%) Appian
12 1 (0.079%) Confluence
12 1 (0.079%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.47%) Simulink
4 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 80 (6.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 77 (6.07%) SAP ERP
3 26 (2.05%) SAP S/4HANA
4 14 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.63%) SAP BPC
7 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.24%) SAP IBP
8 3 (0.24%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.16%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.079%) Endur
10 1 (0.079%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.079%) Salesforce CRM
10 1 (0.079%) SAP APO
10 1 (0.079%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.079%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 333 (26.26%) Azure
2 233 (18.38%) AWS
3 96 (7.57%) Power Platform
4 82 (6.47%) Microsoft 365
5 81 (6.39%) GCP
6 79 (6.23%) SaaS
7 72 (5.68%) Dynamics 365
8 53 (4.18%) Azure DevOps
9 48 (3.79%) Amazon SQS
10 40 (3.15%) Amazon EKS
11 38 (3.00%) PaaS
12 34 (2.68%) PowerApps
13 33 (2.60%) IaaS
14 31 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
15 26 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
16 21 (1.66%) Serverless
17 20 (1.58%) Power Automate
18 14 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
19 13 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 13 (1.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.99%) Broadband
2 53 (4.18%) DNS
3 49 (3.86%) TCP/IP
4 41 (3.23%) SSL
5 40 (3.15%) BGP
6 27 (2.13%) SD-WAN
6 27 (2.13%) WAN
7 24 (1.89%) Firewall
8 16 (1.26%) Wireless
9 12 (0.95%) Network Security
10 9 (0.71%) DHCP
10 9 (0.71%) HTTP
11 7 (0.55%) Intranet
12 4 (0.32%) VoIP
12 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.24%) 4G
13 3 (0.24%) 5G
13 3 (0.24%) PBX
14 2 (0.16%) VPN
15 1 (0.079%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.28%) Relational Database
2 54 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
3 52 (4.10%) NoSQL
4 42 (3.31%) RDBMS
5 41 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 35 (2.76%) SQL Server
7 33 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.44%) Big Data
8 31 (2.44%) Power BI
9 19 (1.50%) DB2
10 15 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.10%) Data Lake
11 14 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.79%) DynamoDB
13 8 (0.63%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (0.55%) MySQL
15 6 (0.47%) GIS
16 5 (0.39%) Metadata
17 4 (0.32%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.24%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.24%) Maven
3 3 (0.24%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.079%) JIRA
General
1 403 (31.78%) Social Skills
2 269 (21.21%) Finance
3 86 (6.78%) Retail
4 75 (5.91%) Legal
5 73 (5.76%) Public Sector
6 71 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
7 67 (5.28%) Banking
8 49 (3.86%) Influencing Skills
9 42 (3.31%) Presentation Skills
10 31 (2.44%) Manufacturing
11 27 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
12 20 (1.58%) Aerospace
13 19 (1.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 13 (1.03%) Marketing
15 12 (0.95%) Military
16 11 (0.87%) Publishing
17 10 (0.79%) Billing
18 9 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
19 8 (0.63%) Fire and Rescue
19 8 (0.63%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (5.84%) .NET
1 74 (5.84%) Spring Boot
2 40 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
3 37 (2.92%) Kafka
4 30 (2.37%) Spring
5 12 (0.95%) HTML
5 12 (0.95%) Node.js
6 11 (0.87%) OpenID
7 10 (0.79%) Middleware
7 10 (0.79%) SAML
8 9 (0.71%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.39%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.32%) ARM Templates
10 4 (0.32%) EDI
10 4 (0.32%) REST
10 4 (0.32%) Web Services
10 4 (0.32%) YAML
11 3 (0.24%) AWS CDK
11 3 (0.24%) RESTful
11 3 (0.24%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 155 (12.22%) Public Cloud
2 109 (8.60%) Cloud Native
3 50 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 32 (2.52%) IoT
6 25 (1.97%) Robotics
7 23 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 21 (1.66%) PMI
9 20 (1.58%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 16 (1.26%) Blockchain
12 14 (1.10%) Product Ownership
13 12 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
13 12 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.87%) Renewable Energy
15 9 (0.71%) Cyberattack
15 9 (0.71%) Taxonomies
16 8 (0.63%) FMCG
16 8 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (0.63%) SWIFT Messaging Network
Operating Systems
1 57 (4.50%) Linux
2 40 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (1.18%) Windows
4 11 (0.87%) Android
4 11 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.47%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (34.70%) Agile
2 296 (23.34%) Roadmaps
3 284 (22.40%) TOGAF
4 232 (18.30%) Microservices
5 218 (17.19%) Actionable Insight
6 217 (17.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 182 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
8 177 (13.96%) Presales
9 172 (13.56%) Architectural Patterns
10 168 (13.25%) ERP
10 168 (13.25%) IT Strategy
11 159 (12.54%) Analytics
12 155 (12.22%) Business Case
13 148 (11.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 141 (11.12%) DevOps
15 130 (10.25%) Data Analytics
16 124 (9.78%) ArchiMate
17 121 (9.54%) Migration
18 119 (9.38%) Technology Strategy
19 109 (8.60%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 65 (5.13%) Java
2 59 (4.65%) SQL
3 45 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 41 (3.23%) C#
5 38 (3.00%) Python
6 11 (0.87%) MATLAB
7 10 (0.79%) Go
8 9 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.55%) Bicep
10 6 (0.47%) Bash
10 6 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.39%) PHP
12 4 (0.32%) R
13 2 (0.16%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.16%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.16%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.079%) C++
Qualifications
1 276 (21.77%) Security Cleared
2 221 (17.43%) SC Cleared
3 134 (10.57%) Degree
4 91 (7.18%) TOGAF Certification
5 71 (5.60%) AWS Certification
6 70 (5.52%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 65 (5.13%) Azure Certification
8 37 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 23 (1.81%) DV Cleared
11 22 (1.74%) PMI Certification
12 21 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (1.42%) CCNP
13 18 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (1.18%) CCNA
15 9 (0.71%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
16 6 (0.47%) OCP
16 6 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
17 5 (0.39%) CISM
17 5 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.18%) QA
1 15 (1.18%) SEPA
2 12 (0.95%) SLA
3 9 (0.71%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.55%) ISO 20022
5 6 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.39%) GDPR
7 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
8 3 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.24%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.24%) NIST
8 3 (0.24%) RMADS
9 2 (0.16%) PMO
10 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (4.65%) Docker
2 12 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.079%) RACF
6 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 68 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 40 (3.15%) Terraform
3 12 (0.95%) CASB
4 8 (0.63%) Ansible
5 7 (0.55%) Puppet
6 6 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.47%) Progress Chef
7 4 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.24%) Grafana
8 3 (0.24%) HP Fortify
8 3 (0.24%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.24%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 258 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 151 (11.91%) Oracle
3 130 (10.25%) SAP
4 80 (6.31%) Sparx
5 75 (5.91%) Anaplan
5 75 (5.91%) Hyperion
6 56 (4.42%) Google
7 40 (3.15%) Salesforce
8 29 (2.29%) Cisco
9 26 (2.05%) Apple
10 23 (1.81%) MuleSoft
11 22 (1.74%) IBM
12 19 (1.50%) Adobe
13 17 (1.34%) VMware
14 13 (1.03%) Juniper
14 13 (1.03%) Meraki
15 11 (0.87%) Dell
16 10 (0.79%) Fortinet
17 9 (0.71%) Guidewire
18 8 (0.63%) Databricks