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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 73 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.31% 1.21% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.25% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 20
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,450 £52,500 £54,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,250
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
918 1118 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.33% 96.71% 94.68%
Number of salaries quoted 814 949 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +10 12 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Luton +7 6 £66,250 -5.35%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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%) VMware
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.53%) SOA
3 13 (26.53%) WAN
4 12 (24.49%) High Availability
4 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
5 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (20.41%) Project Management
5 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
6 9 (18.37%) Line Management
6 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (18.37%) QA
7 8 (16.33%) Marketing
7 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
7 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
7 8 (16.33%) iSeries
7 8 (16.33%) Time Management
7 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.29%) Cisco
8 7 (14.29%) .NET
8 7 (14.29%) SAN
8 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (12.24%) Information Management
9 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.24%) UNIX
9 6 (12.24%) C#
9 6 (12.24%) SLA
10 5 (10.20%) LAN
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
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 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
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 13 (26.53%) WAN
2 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (10.20%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (16.33%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Front Office
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) WCF
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
5 1 (2.04%) WSDL
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (16.33%) iSeries
3 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) SOA
2 12 (24.49%) High Availability
3 10 (20.41%) Project Management
3 10 (20.41%) Service Delivery
4 9 (18.37%) Line Management
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
5 8 (16.33%) Time Management
6 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Information Management
7 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.20%) Data Management
8 5 (10.20%) Use Case
8 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.20%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (10.20%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.12%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) 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 9 (18.37%) QA
2 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) VMware
2 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) F5
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.04%) webMethods
5 1 (2.04%) OpenText
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leighton Buzzard
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago