The median annual salary for a Solutions Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Solution Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 803 888 881
Rank change year-on-year +85 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Analyst 55 66 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.063% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.066% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 37 56 76
Median salary £47,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £65,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.87% +14.28%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Solutions Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Analyst in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Solutions Analyst in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Analyst in the UK

Solutions Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England +90 46 £48,750 +14.70% 8
South West +39 14 £50,000 +21.95% 3
East of England +21 11 £47,500 +22.58%
West Midlands - 9 £45,001 -
Wales +13 8 £30,000 -4.00% 3
Bedfordshire +22 6 £48,750 +21.87%
New Quay - 6 - - 3
Ceredigion - 6 - - 3
Cornwall - 6 - - 3
Mid Wales - 6 - - 3
Newquay - 6 - - 3
Cambridgeshire +15 5 £38,500 -
Luton +11 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Peterborough +6 5 £38,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
London +56 4 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Scotland +26 4 £39,000 +13.04%
East Midlands +11 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bristol +6 4 £50,000 -
Glasgow +19 3 £39,000 +13.04%
Nottinghamshire +12 3 - -
South East +46 2 £61,250 +13.95% 2
Gloucestershire +6 2 £52,500 +64.06%
Wiltshire - 2 £45,000 -
Swindon - 2 £45,000 -
Flintshire - 2 £30,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Salford - 2 - -
Holywell - 2 £30,000 -
Coventry - 2 £56,250 -

Solutions Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Solutions Analyst 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 Solutions Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (33.93%) Finance
2 21 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (18.75%) Web Services
2 21 (18.75%) ITIL
3 20 (17.86%) Project Management
4 19 (16.96%) Java
4 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
5 17 (15.18%) Degree
5 17 (15.18%) Retail
5 17 (15.18%) Business Analysis
6 16 (14.29%) SQL
6 16 (14.29%) .NET
6 16 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 15 (13.39%) Change Management
7 15 (13.39%) SAP
8 14 (12.50%) ETL
8 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 13 (11.61%) Data Integration
10 12 (10.71%) REST
10 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
10 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (10.71%) SOAP
10 12 (10.71%) HTML
11 11 (9.82%) C#
11 11 (9.82%) XML
11 11 (9.82%) CRM
11 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (9.82%) Business Process Modelling
11 11 (9.82%) IT Strategy
12 10 (8.93%) Computer Science

Solutions Analyst 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 8 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.68%) SAS
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Confluence
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.89%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) SAP MM
2 7 (6.25%) SAP Retail
2 7 (6.25%) Unit4 Business World
3 6 (5.36%) SAP ERP
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (4.46%) SAP CAR
4 5 (4.46%) SAP SD
5 4 (3.57%) SAP POS DM
6 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.79%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (1.79%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.89%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) LAN
1 8 (7.14%) WAN
2 7 (6.25%) Firewall
3 6 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (5.36%) SAN
3 6 (5.36%) VPN
4 5 (4.46%) Wireless
5 1 (0.89%) DHCP
5 1 (0.89%) DNS
5 1 (0.89%) HTTP
5 1 (0.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.89%) Network Security
5 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.46%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.89%) Big Data
5 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.89%) MS Access
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 38 (33.93%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.57%) French Language
4 4 (3.57%) Front Office
4 4 (3.57%) German Language
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) Web Services
2 16 (14.29%) .NET
3 12 (10.71%) HTML
3 12 (10.71%) REST
3 12 (10.71%) SOAP
4 11 (9.82%) XML
5 3 (2.68%) Middleware
6 2 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.89%) CSS
7 1 (0.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.89%) NHS
7 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) ITIL
2 20 (17.86%) Project Management
3 17 (15.18%) Business Analysis
4 15 (13.39%) Change Management
5 14 (12.50%) ETL
6 13 (11.61%) Data Integration
7 12 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.82%) Business Process Modelling
8 11 (9.82%) CRM
8 11 (9.82%) IT Strategy
9 8 (7.14%) ERP
9 8 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.14%) Validation
10 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.25%) High Availability
10 7 (6.25%) Load Balancing
10 7 (6.25%) Logistics
10 7 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) Java
2 16 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (9.82%) C#
4 8 (7.14%) PHP
4 8 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.57%) C
6 3 (2.68%) VB
7 2 (1.79%) C++
7 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.79%) JCL
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Postgraduate
3 4 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) GxP
1 3 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) SAP
2 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) VMware
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle
5 6 (5.36%) Brocade
6 2 (1.79%) Avaya
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.79%) Juniper
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.79%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe
7 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.89%) Veeam
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