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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 51 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 53 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.26% 5.34% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 5.50% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 43 53
Average salary £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
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
873 963 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.89% 96.98% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 732 861 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -3 6 £63,750 +10.86%
Luton -19 3 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) SOA
3 12 (27.27%) QA
4 11 (25.00%) .NET
5 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
6 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) MS Office
7 6 (13.64%) SAP
7 6 (13.64%) C#
7 6 (13.64%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) CRM
7 6 (13.64%) ERP
7 6 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (13.64%) Java
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) SLA
8 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
8 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.09%) VMware
9 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (9.09%) High Availability
10 3 (6.82%) Line Management
10 3 (6.82%) WCF
10 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
10 3 (6.82%) Information Security
10 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) WCF
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) SOA
2 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) OO
4 6 (13.64%) CRM
4 6 (13.64%) ERP
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.09%) High Availability
7 3 (6.82%) Line Management
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security
7 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
8 2 (4.55%) ETL
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C#
1 6 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) QA
2 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) SAP
2 6 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) TIBCO
5 3 (6.82%) webMethods
6 2 (4.55%) Sybase
7 1 (2.27%) Sencha
7 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago