Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Solutions Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Senior Solution Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 962 972 1121
Rank change year-on-year +10 +149 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 210 289 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 195 254 155
UK median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £65,000 £54,150 £58,200
90th Percentile £101,500 £92,500 £105,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -6.45% +10.71%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Solutions Architect in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Solutions Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England +14 202 £85,000 +9.68% 8
London +39 108 £85,000 +3.03% 3
UK excluding London -18 83 £75,000 +3.45% 5
North of England +3 37 £80,000 +6.67% 3
North West -19 25 £80,000 +6.67% 1
South East +42 19 £72,500 - 1
Midlands +32 15 £70,000 +4.09% 1
West Midlands +30 13 £70,000 +4.48%
Yorkshire +5 12 £82,500 - 2
East of England +10 8 £80,000 -4.48%
South West +21 4 £80,000 -3.03%
East Midlands +18 2 - - 1
Wales +10 1 £75,000 +31.58%

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 91 (43.33%) Finance
2 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (37.14%) Java
4 63 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
5 61 (29.05%) Presales
6 57 (27.14%) SOA
7 50 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 48 (22.86%) Banking
9 47 (22.38%) TOGAF
10 45 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (21.43%) UML
11 43 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (17.62%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (17.14%) Windows
14 35 (16.67%) SaaS
15 34 (16.19%) .NET
16 32 (15.24%) JavaScript
16 32 (15.24%) Management Information System
17 30 (14.29%) Apple iOS
17 30 (14.29%) Android
17 30 (14.29%) IaaS
18 29 (13.81%) Waterfall
19 27 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
20 24 (11.43%) Python
21 23 (10.95%) PaaS
22 21 (10.00%) HTML
22 21 (10.00%) Oracle
22 21 (10.00%) Streaming Video
23 20 (9.52%) Objective-C
23 20 (9.52%) Zachman Framework

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.24%) Apache
3 6 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.38%) JBoss
4 5 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.95%) SAS
7 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.86%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (16.67%) SaaS
4 30 (14.29%) IaaS
5 23 (10.95%) PaaS
6 20 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (4.76%) Office 365
8 9 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.43%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.95%) GitHub
12 2 (0.95%) Taleo
13 1 (0.48%) Akamai
13 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.48%) Force.com
13 1 (0.48%) Google Play
13 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) Internet
2 4 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (1.90%) DHCP
2 4 (1.90%) DNS
2 4 (1.90%) LAN
2 4 (1.90%) SAN
2 4 (1.90%) WAN
3 2 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.95%) MPLS
3 2 (0.95%) Wireless
4 1 (0.48%) ATM
4 1 (0.48%) HbbTV
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.48%) LDAP
4 1 (0.48%) MQTT
4 1 (0.48%) RFID
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
4 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.24%) NoSQL
1 11 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.76%) MySQL
3 9 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.81%) CouchDB
5 6 (2.86%) Big Data
5 6 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.90%) Sqoop
8 3 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.95%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.95%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 91 (43.33%) Finance
2 48 (22.86%) Banking
3 13 (6.19%) Marketing
3 13 (6.19%) Publishing
4 11 (5.24%) Retail
5 7 (3.33%) Advertising
5 7 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.19%) .NET
2 21 (10.00%) HTML
3 19 (9.05%) CSS
4 12 (5.71%) Web Services
5 11 (5.24%) JSON
5 11 (5.24%) XML
6 9 (4.29%) REST
6 9 (4.29%) RESTful
7 8 (3.81%) Middleware
8 7 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (3.33%) J2EE
8 7 (3.33%) Node.js
8 7 (3.33%) SOAP
9 6 (2.86%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.90%) React
10 4 (1.90%) Spring
11 3 (1.43%) Java EE
11 3 (1.43%) JDBC
11 3 (1.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.62%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (15.24%) Management Information System
3 21 (10.00%) Streaming Video
4 20 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 20 (9.52%) PlayStation
4 20 (9.52%) Xbox
5 17 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (6.19%) N-Tier
7 12 (5.71%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.76%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.81%) Client/Server
9 8 (3.81%) Handset
9 8 (3.81%) Smartphone
9 8 (3.81%) User Experience
10 7 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (2.86%) Fintech
12 3 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.95%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.14%) Windows
2 30 (14.29%) Android
2 30 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 20 (9.52%) Windows Phone
4 5 (2.38%) Linux
5 4 (1.90%) CentOS
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Solaris
6 1 (0.48%) Unix
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.05%) Presales
3 57 (27.14%) SOA
4 47 (22.38%) TOGAF
5 45 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (21.43%) UML
6 29 (13.81%) Waterfall
7 27 (12.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 20 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
9 19 (9.05%) Analytics
9 19 (9.05%) IT Strategy
9 19 (9.05%) ITIL
10 18 (8.57%) ArchiMate
10 18 (8.57%) Data Management
11 17 (8.10%) Open Source
12 16 (7.62%) Data Integration
13 15 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
13 15 (7.14%) Migration
14 14 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 78 (37.14%) Java
2 32 (15.24%) JavaScript
3 24 (11.43%) Python
4 20 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 19 (9.05%) C#
6 14 (6.67%) PHP
7 8 (3.81%) SQL
8 4 (1.90%) C
8 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.95%) Scala
10 1 (0.48%) C++
10 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.43%) MCSE
4 2 (0.95%) CCIE
4 2 (0.95%) CCNP
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) GAAP
2 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.90%) Docker
2 4 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
1 4 (1.90%) vCenter Server
2 3 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.95%) Ambari
3 2 (0.95%) Ansible
3 2 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.95%) SCCM
4 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 50 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.00%) Oracle
3 12 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.81%) Cisco
5 7 (3.33%) Adobe
5 7 (3.33%) VMware
6 6 (2.86%) Juniper
7 5 (2.38%) SAP
8 4 (1.90%) Dell
8 4 (1.90%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (1.90%) IBM
8 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.43%) Capita
9 3 (1.43%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.95%) CA
10 2 (0.95%) HP
10 2 (0.95%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.95%) NetApp
10 2 (0.95%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.95%) ServiceNow
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £515 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 -£50,000 + very generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sse Plc
Salary: Up to £74,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Amazon
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
UK
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + 6 mth salary reviews, 5% pension, other bens
Posted: 25 days ago