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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 58 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 29 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.74% 5.20% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 5.39% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 47
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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 1002 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.99% 96.44% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 790 911 1009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Luton -22 5 £65,000 -4.41%
Bedford -6 1 £67,500 +22.72%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) SOA
2 16 (32.00%) QA
3 12 (24.00%) .NET
4 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle
5 8 (16.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) MS Office
7 6 (12.00%) SAP
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.00%) CRM
7 6 (12.00%) ERP
7 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (12.00%) Java
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) SLA
8 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.00%) Web Services
9 4 (8.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
9 4 (8.00%) Windows
9 4 (8.00%) Sybase
9 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (8.00%) Internet
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (8.00%) TIBCO
9 4 (8.00%) webMethods

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.00%) WCF
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) SOA
2 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (16.00%) OO
4 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.00%) CRM
5 6 (12.00%) ERP
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.00%) ETL
7 4 (8.00%) Information Security
7 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (8.00%) High Availability
7 4 (8.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) MVC
9 2 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 5 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (8.00%) webMethods
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Sencha
5 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator