The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 51 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.11% 1.77% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.81% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 277 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.65% 97.88% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 256 270 191
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Bedford

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 24 (96.00%) C#
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (84.00%) WinForms
3 21 (84.00%) WCF
4 20 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (80.00%) Product Management
4 20 (80.00%) Business Analysis
4 20 (80.00%) Windows
4 20 (80.00%) SQL
4 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (80.00%) Project Management
5 19 (76.00%) T-SQL
5 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
5 19 (76.00%) Subversion
5 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (76.00%) Multithreading
5 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
6 18 (72.00%) Scrum
6 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
7 16 (64.00%) Technical Architecture
8 12 (48.00%) OO
8 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
8 12 (48.00%) N-Tier
9 11 (44.00%) OOD
9 11 (44.00%) TDD
10 10 (40.00%) SOA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
1 19 (76.00%) Subversion
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) .NET
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (84.00%) WinForms
3 21 (84.00%) WCF
4 19 (76.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET
6 7 (28.00%) WPF
6 7 (28.00%) Silverlight
6 7 (28.00%) LINQ
6 7 (28.00%) HTML
6 7 (28.00%) CSS
6 7 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (24.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Middleware
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 4 (16.00%) jQuery
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 20 (80.00%) Product Management
1 20 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 20 (80.00%) Project Management
2 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) Multithreading
3 18 (72.00%) Scrum
4 16 (64.00%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (48.00%) OO
6 11 (44.00%) OOD
6 11 (44.00%) TDD
7 10 (40.00%) SOA
8 9 (36.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (20.00%) Web Development
10 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (8.00%) E-business
12 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
12 1 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) SQL
3 19 (76.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft