The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 72 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 26 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.47% 1.72% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.79% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 16
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Solutions Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1005 1118 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.53% 96.13% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 886 966 903
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Bedford +8 12 £43,000 -18.09%
Luton +13 7 £66,250 -
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (32.65%) SOA
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.57%) QA
4 9 (18.37%) .NET
5 8 (16.33%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
5 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
6 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (14.29%) High Availability
6 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) Marketing
6 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (14.29%) VMware
6 7 (14.29%) Oracle
6 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco
7 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
7 6 (12.24%) Line Management
8 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
8 5 (10.20%) Time Management
8 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
8 5 (10.20%) Web Services
8 5 (10.20%) XML
8 5 (10.20%) LAN
8 5 (10.20%) WAN

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.16%) CMS
2 3 (6.12%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.04%) LiveLink
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) WAN
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
General
1 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.12%) WCF
4 3 (6.12%) jQuery
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.04%) XSLT
6 1 (2.04%) WSDL
6 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) SOA
2 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (16.33%) Project Management
2 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
3 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (14.29%) High Availability
4 6 (12.24%) Line Management
4 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.20%) Time Management
6 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.12%) BPMN
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) MVC
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.04%) XQuery
3 1 (2.04%) XPath
3 1 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CCDE
2 1 (2.04%) CCIE
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Sybase
4 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.08%) webMethods
5 1 (2.04%) OpenText