The first table below looks at the demand for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 10 July 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 74 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.60% 1.37% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.44% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 5
Average salary £57,500 £59,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.36% +48.75%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1098 1040 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.15% 95.24% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 964 945 721
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,500 £58,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -12 11 £77,500 +26.01%
Bedford -8 7 £52,500 +2.43% 3
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 50 (58.82%) .NET
2 48 (56.47%) C#
2 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
3 46 (54.12%) SQL Server
4 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET
4 38 (44.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (42.35%) Technical Architecture
6 35 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (41.18%) SOA
7 34 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 32 (37.65%) WCF
8 32 (37.65%) Scrum
9 30 (35.29%) N-Tier
10 29 (34.12%) Project Management
10 29 (34.12%) Windows
10 29 (34.12%) SharePoint
11 28 (32.94%) SQL
11 28 (32.94%) Business Analysis
12 27 (31.76%) Software Engineering
12 27 (31.76%) Product Management
13 26 (30.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (30.59%) Multithreading
13 26 (30.59%) .NET Framework
13 26 (30.59%) Subversion
13 26 (30.59%) T-SQL
14 25 (29.41%) TDD
14 25 (29.41%) WinForms
15 24 (28.24%) Visual Studio
16 23 (27.06%) Web Services
17 22 (25.88%) MS Excel

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 29 (34.12%) SharePoint
2 18 (21.18%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (25.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) SAP CRM
1 6 (7.06%) HFM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) LAN
2 2 (2.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.18%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (54.12%) SQL Server
2 34 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (30.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) SAP HANA
4 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.06%) SAP BW
4 6 (7.06%) SAP BI
5 3 (3.53%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (44.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (30.59%) Subversion
3 24 (28.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (58.82%) .NET
2 38 (44.71%) ASP.NET
3 32 (37.65%) WCF
4 26 (30.59%) .NET Framework
5 25 (29.41%) WinForms
6 23 (27.06%) Web Services
7 18 (21.18%) XML
8 13 (15.29%) ADO.NET
8 13 (15.29%) Silverlight
9 11 (12.94%) LINQ
10 10 (11.76%) LINQ to SQL
11 9 (10.59%) Middleware
12 8 (9.41%) WPF
12 8 (9.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (7.06%) jQuery
13 6 (7.06%) CSS
13 6 (7.06%) HTML
14 4 (4.71%) Ajax
14 4 (4.71%) HTML5
14 4 (4.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.29%) N-Tier
2 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.88%) Open Source
4 3 (3.53%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Technical Architecture
2 35 (41.18%) SOA
2 35 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (37.65%) Scrum
4 29 (34.12%) Project Management
5 28 (32.94%) Business Analysis
6 27 (31.76%) Software Engineering
6 27 (31.76%) Product Management
7 26 (30.59%) Multithreading
8 25 (29.41%) TDD
9 18 (21.18%) Change Management
10 17 (20.00%) OO
11 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
11 16 (18.82%) OOD
12 14 (16.47%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (15.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (14.12%) AOP
14 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
15 10 (11.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) C#
2 28 (32.94%) SQL
3 26 (30.59%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.41%) Java
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) ABAP
6 3 (3.53%) XPath
6 3 (3.53%) Delphi
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) MCSE
1 1 (1.18%) MCSA
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (1.18%) HP AIS
1 1 (1.18%) HP ASE
1 1 (1.18%) NCDA
1 1 (1.18%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 48 (56.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.76%) Oracle
3 8 (9.41%) SAP
4 6 (7.06%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.71%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) NetApp
6 1 (1.18%) ATG
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Cincom
6 1 (1.18%) Veeam
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