The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 41 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.53% 1.87% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.68% 1.87% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 5
Average salary £43,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.09% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £66,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
278 267 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.86% 99.63% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 240 239 279
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
1 8 (44.44%) QA
1 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) High Availability
2 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (33.33%) Line Management
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) SLA
4 5 (27.78%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Middleware
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
General
1 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 7 (38.89%) High Availability
3 6 (33.33%) Line Management
3 6 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 5 (27.78%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
2 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco