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The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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

Solution Architect
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 200 184 141
Rank change year-on-year -16 -43 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 1,434 551 204
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.01% 1.75% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.85% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 812 452 175
10th Percentile £62,500 £51,375 £61,250
25th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.23% -3.13%
75th Percentile £96,250 £87,500 £92,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £102,500
UK median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +9.68% - +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 67,071 29,736 8,874
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 94.49% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 41,347 24,754 7,657
10th Percentile £35,930 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Solutions Architect
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Solutions Architect trend for jobs with a WFH option

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Solutions Architect.

Solutions Architect salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Solutions Architect salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, Solutions Architect job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 520 (36.26%) Finance
2 411 (28.66%) Azure
3 400 (27.89%) Microsoft
4 379 (26.43%) Agile
5 314 (21.90%) AWS
6 303 (21.13%) Social Skills
7 297 (20.71%) Cybersecurity
8 278 (19.39%) Data Centre
9 277 (19.32%) TOGAF
10 271 (18.90%) Microservices
11 244 (17.02%) DevOps
12 243 (16.95%) Presales
13 235 (16.39%) Adobe
14 230 (16.04%) Software Licensing
15 223 (15.55%) Apple
16 190 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
17 183 (12.76%) Public Sector
18 182 (12.69%) CRM
19 176 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 176 (12.27%) Degree
20 175 (12.20%) Customer Engagement
21 162 (11.30%) Security Cleared
21 162 (11.30%) IT Strategy
22 157 (10.95%) SC Cleared
23 144 (10.04%) Enterprise Architecture
24 133 (9.27%) SaaS
25 129 (9.00%) Public Cloud
26 124 (8.65%) Computer Science
27 110 (7.67%) Microsoft 365
27 110 (7.67%) Java

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 24 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.46%) Confluence
3 18 (1.26%) CMS
4 13 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.56%) Kentico
7 7 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.28%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.14%) IIS
11 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.070%) Apache
12 1 (0.070%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.070%) CICS
12 1 (0.070%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.070%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.070%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.070%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 18 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.42%) Magento
4 6 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.14%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.14%) SAP SCM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 411 (28.66%) Azure
2 314 (21.90%) AWS
3 133 (9.27%) SaaS
4 110 (7.67%) Microsoft 365
5 99 (6.90%) GCP
5 99 (6.90%) PaaS
6 86 (6.00%) IaaS
7 57 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (3.00%) Serverless
9 37 (2.58%) Dynamics 365
10 30 (2.09%) Power Platform
11 26 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
11 26 (1.81%) Azure Sentinel
12 22 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 17 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (0.84%) iPaaS
17 11 (0.77%) GitHub
18 10 (0.70%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.37%) WAN
2 30 (2.09%) LAN
3 29 (2.02%) Firewall
4 20 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (1.05%) Broadband
6 13 (0.91%) 5G
6 13 (0.91%) Network Security
6 13 (0.91%) SD-WAN
7 12 (0.84%) Internet
8 10 (0.70%) Wireless
9 8 (0.56%) DNS
9 8 (0.56%) MPLS
10 7 (0.49%) SSL
11 6 (0.42%) BGP
11 6 (0.42%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.42%) IPsec
11 6 (0.42%) OSPF
11 6 (0.42%) Skype
11 6 (0.42%) VPN
12 5 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.14%) Big Data
2 52 (3.63%) NoSQL
3 43 (3.00%) SQL Server
4 42 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.65%) Data Lake
6 20 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (1.39%) Power BI
7 15 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.77%) MySQL
9 9 (0.63%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.63%) Neo4j
9 9 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.63%) Redis
10 8 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.42%) Amazon Athena
12 6 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.42%) Tableau
13 5 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (2.37%) Jenkins
2 28 (1.95%) GitLab
3 20 (1.39%) JIRA
4 10 (0.70%) ERwin
5 9 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.49%) Maven
7 4 (0.28%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.28%) Postman
7 4 (0.28%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.14%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.14%) Gradle
8 2 (0.14%) JUnit
8 2 (0.14%) Selenium
9 1 (0.070%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.070%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.070%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (0.070%) kappa
9 1 (0.070%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.070%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.070%) TeamCity
General
1 520 (36.26%) Finance
2 303 (21.13%) Social Skills
3 183 (12.76%) Public Sector
4 77 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (5.30%) Retail
6 74 (5.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 73 (5.09%) Banking
8 51 (3.56%) Marketing
9 48 (3.35%) Presentation Skills
10 40 (2.79%) Influencing Skills
11 33 (2.30%) Law
12 27 (1.88%) Advertising
13 23 (1.60%) Legal
14 22 (1.53%) Documentation Skills
15 20 (1.39%) Retail Banking
16 19 (1.32%) Telecoms
17 18 (1.26%) Back Office
17 18 (1.26%) Games
17 18 (1.26%) Manufacturing
18 10 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (6.14%) .NET
2 37 (2.58%) React
3 35 (2.44%) .NET Core
4 32 (2.23%) Kafka
5 30 (2.09%) Node.js
6 26 (1.81%) RESTful
6 26 (1.81%) Spring Boot
7 23 (1.60%) Spring
8 17 (1.19%) Middleware
9 15 (1.05%) REST
10 12 (0.84%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (0.63%) AngularJS
12 9 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (0.56%) LINQ
13 8 (0.56%) OAuth
13 8 (0.56%) SOAP
13 8 (0.56%) Swagger
14 7 (0.49%) .NET Framework
14 7 (0.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 278 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 129 (9.00%) Public Cloud
3 77 (5.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 72 (5.02%) Cloud Native
5 51 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.51%) Cyberattack
8 34 (2.37%) Blockchain
9 31 (2.16%) User Experience
10 29 (2.02%) Cyber Defence
11 28 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
12 27 (1.88%) Legacy Systems
13 25 (1.74%) Private Cloud
14 24 (1.67%) IoT
14 24 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
15 15 (1.05%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.91%) Algorithms
16 13 (0.91%) iPhone
16 13 (0.91%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.37%) Linux
2 27 (1.88%) Windows
3 9 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.56%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.42%) HPUX
6 4 (0.28%) Android
7 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.14%) Unix
8 1 (0.070%) VMS
8 1 (0.070%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (26.43%) Agile
2 297 (20.71%) Cybersecurity
3 277 (19.32%) TOGAF
4 271 (18.90%) Microservices
5 244 (17.02%) DevOps
6 243 (16.95%) Presales
7 230 (16.04%) Software Licensing
8 190 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
9 182 (12.69%) CRM
10 176 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 175 (12.20%) Customer Engagement
12 162 (11.30%) IT Strategy
13 144 (10.04%) Enterprise Architecture
14 124 (8.65%) Computer Science
15 107 (7.46%) Coaching
16 105 (7.32%) Analytics
17 97 (6.76%) Migration
18 91 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
19 88 (6.14%) Artificial Intelligence
20 87 (6.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (7.67%) Java
2 101 (7.04%) SQL
3 77 (5.37%) Python
4 64 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 50 (3.49%) C#
6 24 (1.67%) Bash
7 16 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 12 (0.84%) Ruby
9 10 (0.70%) C
9 10 (0.70%) Kotlin
10 9 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 6 (0.42%) Scala
12 5 (0.35%) Clojure
13 4 (0.28%) Go
14 2 (0.14%) Bicep
14 2 (0.14%) ES6
14 2 (0.14%) PHP
14 2 (0.14%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.070%) C++
Qualifications
1 176 (12.27%) Degree
2 162 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 157 (10.95%) SC Cleared
4 76 (5.30%) TOGAF Certification
5 42 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (2.72%) MCSE
7 24 (1.67%) MCP
8 21 (1.46%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (0.77%) CCIE
12 10 (0.70%) CCNP
12 10 (0.70%) PhD
13 9 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.56%) MCSA
15 7 (0.49%) MCTS
15 7 (0.49%) VCAP
15 7 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.42%) CISSP
17 5 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.37%) QA
2 13 (0.91%) COBIT
3 12 (0.84%) GDPR
4 11 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.63%) SLA
6 8 (0.56%) Accessibility
7 7 (0.49%) NCSC
8 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.35%) NIST
10 4 (0.28%) GRC
11 3 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.21%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.14%) HL7
12 2 (0.14%) PMO
13 1 (0.070%) SEPA
System Software
1 89 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (4.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 57 (3.97%) Docker
4 48 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.46%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.63%) vSphere
7 7 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.21%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 93 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 61 (4.25%) Terraform
3 41 (2.86%) Ansible
4 21 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.46%) Rancher
5 11 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (0.56%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.56%) SCCM
8 6 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.14%) Packer
10 2 (0.14%) Puppet
11 1 (0.070%) Fluentd
11 1 (0.070%) Grafana
11 1 (0.070%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.070%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 400 (27.89%) Microsoft
2 235 (16.39%) Adobe
3 223 (15.55%) Apple
4 99 (6.90%) VMware
5 83 (5.79%) Citrix
6 69 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
7 63 (4.39%) Dell
8 60 (4.18%) Oracle
9 56 (3.91%) Cisco
10 47 (3.28%) SAP
11 42 (2.93%) Palo Alto
12 30 (2.09%) ServiceNow
13 28 (1.95%) Google
14 22 (1.53%) Splunk
15 18 (1.26%) Sitecore
16 17 (1.19%) IBM
17 16 (1.12%) Fortinet
17 16 (1.12%) Juniper
18 14 (0.98%) HP
19 13 (0.91%) CheckPoint