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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 49 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.01% 6.14% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 6.15% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 3
Average salary £60,000 £59,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
317 390 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.48% 99.74% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 293 321 213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £57,500
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 22 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bedford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (50.00%) Project Management
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) SLA
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) High Availability
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (7.14%) OOD
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Moq
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
3 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware