Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Solution Architect
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 62 56
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.87% 0.60% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 0.62% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Worcestershire median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £71,250 £51,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £78,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £67,500 £59,000 £63,308
% change year-on-year +14.41% -6.80% -9.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 477 487 444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.95% 97.99% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 417 467 405
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £22,400 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,750 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Worcestershire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Worcestershire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Worcester - 7 £77,500 -
Malvern -1 5 - -
Redditch +6 1 - -
Solutions Architect
West Midlands

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
1 12 (85.71%) Information Assurance
1 12 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Presales
4 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (35.71%) Pattern Matching
4 5 (35.71%) NIST 800
4 5 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 5 (35.71%) Network Design
4 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 5 (35.71%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (7.14%) PaaS
6 1 (7.14%) IaaS
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) BGP
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (35.71%) MPLS
1 5 (35.71%) Network Security
1 5 (35.71%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
1 12 (85.71%) Information Assurance
2 6 (42.86%) Presales
3 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 5 (35.71%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) Pattern Matching
3 5 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google