Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 312 310
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Solutions Architect 34 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 8
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £81,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.85% +16.07%
England median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Senior Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Senior Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Birmingham +30 28 £70,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £77,500 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £80,000 +60.00%
Coventry - 1 - -
Senior Solutions Architect
England

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 29 (85.29%) TOGAF
1 29 (85.29%) Data Ingestion
2 28 (82.35%) Data Acquisition
2 28 (82.35%) Analytics
2 28 (82.35%) Presales
2 28 (82.35%) ArchiMate
2 28 (82.35%) Infrastructure Management
2 28 (82.35%) Asset Management
2 28 (82.35%) Data Migration
2 28 (82.35%) Data Integration
2 28 (82.35%) Management Information System
2 28 (82.35%) Finance
2 28 (82.35%) Migration
2 28 (82.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (82.35%) Banking
2 28 (82.35%) UML
2 28 (82.35%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
3 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Zachman Framework

Senior Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 28 (82.35%) Banking
1 28 (82.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (82.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Data Ingestion
1 29 (85.29%) TOGAF
2 28 (82.35%) Analytics
2 28 (82.35%) ArchiMate
2 28 (82.35%) Asset Management
2 28 (82.35%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (82.35%) Data Acquisition
2 28 (82.35%) Data Integration
2 28 (82.35%) Data Migration
2 28 (82.35%) Infrastructure Management
2 28 (82.35%) Migration
2 28 (82.35%) Presales
2 28 (82.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (82.35%) UML
3 4 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
1 1 (2.94%) Software AG
1 1 (2.94%) webMethods