Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1010 954 1102
Rank change year-on-year -56 +148 -90
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 169 234 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 125 190 140
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,103 171,058 200,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,605 142,472 167,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Solutions Architect in the UK

Senior Solutions Architect
Top 14 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 18 January 2018. 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 -56 164 £75,000 - 39
UK excluding London -43 93 £70,000 -6.67% 20
London -13 74 £90,000 +2.86% 21
South East +44 37 £67,500 -10.00% 10
Midlands +18 28 £70,000 -6.67% 4
West Midlands +18 25 £70,000 -1.75% 4
North of England -32 14 £72,500 -3.33% 3
Yorkshire +22 8 £72,500 -3.33% 1
East of England -14 6 £85,000 +13.33% 1
North West -15 6 £75,000 - 1
South West -15 5 £80,000 +14.29%
East Midlands +12 3 £75,000 -6.25%
Scotland -33 2 £60,000 - 2
Wales +15 1 £41,500 -27.83%

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 83 (49.11%) Finance
2 59 (34.91%) TOGAF
3 57 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (27.22%) Banking
5 45 (26.63%) Presales
6 44 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (18.93%) Java
8 31 (18.34%) Analytics
9 30 (17.75%) Migration
10 29 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (16.57%) Asset Management
11 28 (16.57%) Enterprise Architecture
11 28 (16.57%) UML
12 26 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (15.38%) .NET
12 26 (15.38%) Management Information System
13 24 (14.20%) Oracle
14 23 (13.61%) IT Strategy
15 22 (13.02%) ArchiMate
16 21 (12.43%) Data Migration
16 21 (12.43%) Data Integration
16 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (12.43%) Infrastructure Management
16 21 (12.43%) Data Ingestion
17 20 (11.83%) Telecoms
17 20 (11.83%) Software Engineering
18 19 (11.24%) SOA
18 19 (11.24%) Data Acquisition
18 19 (11.24%) Mentoring

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 9 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.55%) Apache
2 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.78%) JBoss
4 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.37%) Lawson
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.59%) BASE24
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Postilion
3 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (16.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (4.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (3.55%) IaaS
5 6 (3.55%) PaaS
6 3 (1.78%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.59%) Boomi
8 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) LDAP
1 9 (5.33%) VPN
2 8 (4.73%) IPsec
3 7 (4.14%) LTE
4 6 (3.55%) 5G
4 6 (3.55%) Diameter Protocol
4 6 (3.55%) GSM
4 6 (3.55%) RANAP
4 6 (3.55%) UMTS
5 5 (2.96%) Internet
6 4 (2.37%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.37%) Wireless
7 2 (1.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.59%) 3G
8 1 (0.59%) 4G
8 1 (0.59%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.59%) LAN
8 1 (0.59%) SMS
8 1 (0.59%) SSH
8 1 (0.59%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.10%) Big Data
3 8 (4.73%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (4.73%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.73%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.96%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.18%) Spatial Data
8 1 (0.59%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.59%) Bigtable
8 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.59%) GIS
8 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (4.73%) Hudson
1 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (49.11%) Finance
2 46 (27.22%) Banking
3 20 (11.83%) Telecoms
4 18 (10.65%) Retail
5 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Front Office
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.38%) .NET
2 16 (9.47%) Middleware
3 13 (7.69%) Web Services
4 9 (5.33%) JSON
5 7 (4.14%) J2EE
6 6 (3.55%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.55%) Node.js
6 6 (3.55%) React
6 6 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.37%) REST
8 3 (1.78%) RESTful
8 3 (1.78%) SOAP
9 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.18%) CSS
9 2 (1.18%) HTML
9 2 (1.18%) J2SE
9 2 (1.18%) JDBC
9 2 (1.18%) jQuery
10 1 (0.59%) Java EE
10 1 (0.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.33%) Private Cloud
2 9 (5.33%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.73%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.55%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.37%) User Experience
7 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.78%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) Clustering
8 2 (1.18%) DataPower
8 2 (1.18%) Fintech
8 2 (1.18%) FMCG
8 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 2 (1.18%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.51%) Linux
1 11 (6.51%) Unix
2 4 (2.37%) Windows
3 1 (0.59%) Android
3 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.91%) TOGAF
2 57 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.63%) Presales
4 44 (26.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (18.34%) Analytics
6 30 (17.75%) Migration
7 28 (16.57%) Asset Management
7 28 (16.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (16.57%) UML
8 23 (13.61%) IT Strategy
9 22 (13.02%) ArchiMate
10 21 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (12.43%) Data Ingestion
10 21 (12.43%) Data Integration
10 21 (12.43%) Data Migration
10 21 (12.43%) Infrastructure Management
11 20 (11.83%) Software Engineering
12 19 (11.24%) Data Acquisition
12 19 (11.24%) Mentoring
12 19 (11.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.93%) Java
2 14 (8.28%) SQL
3 11 (6.51%) C#
4 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.14%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) C++
5 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (9.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.78%) EMCTA
3 3 (1.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) EMCSA
4 2 (1.18%) NCDA
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) APMP
5 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.18%) GDPR
4 1 (0.59%) COBIT
4 1 (0.59%) GAAP
4 1 (0.59%) GCP
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.33%) Docker
3 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (5.33%) Mesos
2 8 (4.73%) Ansible
2 8 (4.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.73%) Puppet
2 8 (4.73%) rkt
2 8 (4.73%) Terraform
3 1 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.59%) PowerBroker
3 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (14.20%) Oracle
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.92%) IBM
4 9 (5.33%) NetApp
5 7 (4.14%) EMC
6 6 (3.55%) Autodesk
6 6 (3.55%) Dell
6 6 (3.55%) SAP
6 6 (3.55%) VMware
7 5 (2.96%) Cisco
8 4 (2.37%) F5
8 4 (2.37%) Infor
8 4 (2.37%) Splunk
8 4 (2.37%) Workday
9 3 (1.78%) Google
9 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.78%) Veritas
10 2 (1.18%) CA
10 2 (1.18%) hybris
11 1 (0.59%) Tableau