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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 88 67 98
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.95% 2.47% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.61% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 5
Average salary £57,500 £59,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.54% +47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
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
1118 919 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.80% 94.55% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 940 838 902
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Bedford -11 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Luton -20 2 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 23 (42.59%) C#
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
5 18 (33.33%) SOA
6 17 (31.48%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (31.48%) WCF
7 16 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (29.63%) Business Analysis
7 16 (29.63%) Project Management
8 14 (25.93%) WinForms
8 14 (25.93%) Product Management
8 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
9 13 (24.07%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
9 13 (24.07%) Windows
9 13 (24.07%) SQL
9 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
10 12 (22.22%) T-SQL
10 12 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
10 12 (22.22%) Scrum
10 12 (22.22%) Subversion
10 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
10 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (20.37%) N-Tier
12 10 (18.52%) Web Services

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 6 (11.11%) HFM
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) WEP
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) Relational Database
3 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) SAP HANA
4 6 (11.11%) SAP BI
4 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.11%) SAP BW
5 3 (5.56%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 12 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Moq
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET
3 17 (31.48%) WCF
4 14 (25.93%) WinForms
5 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 10 (18.52%) Web Services
7 7 (12.96%) jQuery
7 7 (12.96%) CSS
7 7 (12.96%) HTML
8 6 (11.11%) XML
8 6 (11.11%) ADO.NET
9 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (7.41%) HTML5
9 4 (7.41%) WPF
9 4 (7.41%) Silverlight
9 4 (7.41%) LINQ
9 4 (7.41%) Ajax
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 3 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (5.56%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.56%) Web 2.0
2 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) SOA
2 17 (31.48%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (29.63%) Business Analysis
3 16 (29.63%) Project Management
4 14 (25.93%) Product Management
4 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (24.07%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 12 (22.22%) Scrum
6 12 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 10 (18.52%) Change Management
8 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 8 (14.81%) Line Management
9 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
9 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (14.81%) TDD
10 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.96%) CRM
10 7 (12.96%) OO
10 7 (12.96%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (11.11%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) SAP
3 6 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 5 (9.26%) IBM
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) Cincom
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
Luton, Bedfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £550 - £650 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago