Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Technical Solutions Architect was £68,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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

Technical Solution Architect
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 795 866 840
Rank change year-on-year +71 -26 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 48 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.059% 0.053% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.055% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 35 49 37
UK excluding London median annual salary £68,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £47,850
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,250 £86,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +15.38%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 78,979 96,848 95,359
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.97% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61,921 78,821 78,611
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Technical Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Technical Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Technical Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Technical Solutions Architect in the UK excluding London

Technical 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 Technical Solutions Architect within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
South East +30 14 £71,000 +3.27%
Midlands +39 9 £70,000 - 2
South West +23 9 £65,000 -3.70% 3
West Midlands +36 8 £70,250 +0.36% 1
North of England +30 8 £62,500 -7.41% 2
Scotland +14 5 £65,000 - 1
East of England +81 4 £87,500 +27.27%
North West +31 4 £62,500 -5.66% 2
North East +23 2 £75,000 -
Yorkshire +3 2 £57,500 -13.21%
Wales +23 1 £65,000 -23.98%
East Midlands +18 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1
Technical Solutions Architect
UK

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, Technical Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills 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 Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 25 (52.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (43.75%) DevOps
4 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 17 (35.42%) Finance
6 16 (33.33%) Java
6 16 (33.33%) Presales
7 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (27.08%) Migration
8 13 (27.08%) SAP
8 13 (27.08%) Public Cloud
9 12 (25.00%) Private Cloud
9 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 12 (25.00%) .NET
9 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (22.92%) Linux
11 10 (20.83%) TOGAF
11 10 (20.83%) Microservices
12 9 (18.75%) Retail
12 9 (18.75%) Cisco
13 8 (16.67%) CCNP
13 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (16.67%) Wireless
13 8 (16.67%) SaaS
13 8 (16.67%) PaaS
14 7 (14.58%) Office 365
14 7 (14.58%) Firewall
14 7 (14.58%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (14.58%) SQL Server

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.08%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP ERP
1 4 (8.33%) SAP GRC
1 4 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 25 (52.08%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (16.67%) PaaS
3 8 (16.67%) SaaS
4 7 (14.58%) Office 365
5 4 (8.33%) IaaS
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Wireless
2 7 (14.58%) Firewall
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (12.50%) LAN
3 6 (12.50%) MPLS
3 6 (12.50%) VPN
3 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.08%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SAP HANA
3 4 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Retail
3 6 (12.50%) Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Legal
5 3 (6.25%) Publishing
5 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Games
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) Spring
2 5 (10.42%) Spring Boot
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) RESTful
4 3 (6.25%) Node.js
4 3 (6.25%) React
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) HATEOAS
5 2 (4.17%) OAuth
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.08%) Kafka
6 1 (2.08%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Public Cloud
2 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (6.25%) iPad
6 2 (4.17%) User Experience
6 2 (4.17%) Wiki
7 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.08%) Fintech
7 1 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (2.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) DevOps
2 16 (33.33%) Presales
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.08%) Migration
5 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.83%) Microservices
6 10 (20.83%) TOGAF
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (12.50%) CRM
8 6 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (12.50%) ERP
8 6 (12.50%) IT Governance
8 6 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (12.50%) Network Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) SDLC
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (10.42%) Change Management
9 5 (10.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) C
3 3 (6.25%) C#
3 3 (6.25%) Java 8
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Java 9
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) CCNP
1 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Master's Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) RHCE
2 2 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) SAP
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco
4 7 (14.58%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (12.50%) IBM
5 6 (12.50%) Meraki
6 3 (6.25%) Google
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.08%) Spotify
8 1 (2.08%) UiPath