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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 78 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 15 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.28% 1.89% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.99% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 6
Average salary £60,000 £59,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
1135 953 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.68% 94.73% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 969 868 865
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -6 6 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Luton -12 3 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (46.77%) C#
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (33.87%) Technical Architecture
4 21 (33.87%) WCF
4 21 (33.87%) SOA
5 20 (32.26%) SharePoint
5 20 (32.26%) Project Management
5 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (32.26%) Business Analysis
6 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
7 18 (29.03%) Product Management
7 18 (29.03%) WinForms
8 17 (27.42%) Windows
8 17 (27.42%) SQL
8 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
9 16 (25.81%) Subversion
9 16 (25.81%) Multithreading
9 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
9 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
9 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
9 16 (25.81%) Scrum
10 15 (24.19%) Finance
11 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
11 14 (22.58%) N-Tier
12 13 (20.97%) Web Services

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (32.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.29%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP CRM
1 6 (9.68%) HFM
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) WEP
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
3 16 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (9.68%) SAP HANA
4 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.68%) SAP BW
4 6 (9.68%) SAP BI
5 3 (4.84%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 16 (25.81%) Subversion
3 1 (1.61%) Moq
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) .NET
2 23 (37.10%) ASP.NET
3 21 (33.87%) WCF
4 18 (29.03%) WinForms
5 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
6 13 (20.97%) Web Services
7 10 (16.13%) ADO.NET
8 9 (14.52%) XML
9 8 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (12.90%) WPF
9 8 (12.90%) Silverlight
9 8 (12.90%) LINQ
10 7 (11.29%) jQuery
10 7 (11.29%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (11.29%) HTML
10 7 (11.29%) Middleware
10 7 (11.29%) CSS
11 4 (6.45%) Ajax
11 4 (6.45%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 4 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) Web 2.0
3 3 (4.84%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) SOA
1 21 (33.87%) Technical Architecture
2 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (32.26%) Business Analysis
2 20 (32.26%) Project Management
3 18 (29.03%) Product Management
4 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
5 16 (25.81%) Scrum
5 16 (25.81%) Multithreading
6 13 (20.97%) Change Management
7 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.13%) TDD
9 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.90%) Data Modelling
10 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (11.29%) OO
11 7 (11.29%) AOP
12 6 (9.68%) Document Management
12 6 (9.68%) CRM
12 6 (9.68%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.77%) C#
2 17 (27.42%) SQL
3 16 (25.81%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.68%) ABAP
5 6 (9.68%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) SAP
3 6 (9.68%) Hyperion
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle
4 5 (8.06%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Cincom
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