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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 90 61 96
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.89% 2.48% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.60% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 4
Average salary £52,500 £59,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
1096 883 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.08% 95.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 937 797 866
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 £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -15 3 £70,000 +16.66%
Bedford -20 3 £52,500 -2.32%
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (44.00%) .NET
2 21 (42.00%) C#
3 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (34.00%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (34.00%) WCF
6 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
6 16 (32.00%) Project Management
7 14 (28.00%) WinForms
7 14 (28.00%) Product Management
8 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (26.00%) Windows
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
8 13 (26.00%) SOA
8 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
9 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
9 12 (24.00%) Visual Studio
9 12 (24.00%) Scrum
9 12 (24.00%) Subversion
9 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
9 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (24.00%) Multithreading
9 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (22.00%) Finance
10 11 (22.00%) SAP
10 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (18.00%) CRM
11 9 (18.00%) SharePoint

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) SAP CRM
1 6 (12.00%) HFM
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) WEP
1 1 (2.00%) LAN
1 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (12.00%) SAP BW
4 6 (12.00%) SAP BI
4 6 (12.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Visual Studio
1 12 (24.00%) Subversion
1 12 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Moq
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) .NET
2 19 (38.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.00%) WCF
4 14 (28.00%) WinForms
5 12 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.00%) jQuery
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
6 7 (14.00%) HTML
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET
8 4 (8.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 4 (8.00%) WPF
8 4 (8.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (8.00%) LINQ
8 4 (8.00%) Ajax
9 3 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 3 (6.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.00%) Open Source
2 2 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Technical Architecture
2 16 (32.00%) Business Analysis
2 16 (32.00%) Project Management
3 14 (28.00%) Product Management
4 13 (26.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (26.00%) SOA
4 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (24.00%) Scrum
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (18.00%) CRM
6 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (16.00%) Line Management
7 8 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.00%) OO
8 7 (14.00%) People Management
9 6 (12.00%) OOD
9 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.00%) ABAP
6 4 (8.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) SAP
3 6 (12.00%) Hyperion
4 4 (8.00%) IBM
5 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Cincom