The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 74 75 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.72% 1.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.73% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 5
Average salary £57,500 £59,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.54% +47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1120 985 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.22% 94.62% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 965 891 775
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
East of England

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 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 1 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 -7 6 £52,500 -8.69%
Luton -16 5 - - 1
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (52.11%) .NET
2 36 (50.70%) C#
3 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
4 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
5 31 (43.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (40.85%) SOA
7 28 (39.44%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
8 27 (38.03%) Relational Database
9 25 (35.21%) Project Management
9 25 (35.21%) WCF
9 25 (35.21%) Business Analysis
9 25 (35.21%) Technical Architecture
10 23 (32.39%) Product Management
10 23 (32.39%) WinForms
10 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
11 22 (30.99%) N-Tier
11 22 (30.99%) Windows
11 22 (30.99%) SQL
11 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
12 21 (29.58%) Subversion
12 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
12 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (29.58%) Multithreading
12 21 (29.58%) T-SQL
12 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
12 21 (29.58%) Scrum
13 18 (25.35%) TDD
14 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
15 16 (22.54%) Web Services

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (32.39%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.08%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) HFM
1 6 (8.45%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.89%) SQL Server
2 27 (38.03%) Relational Database
3 21 (29.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) SAP HANA
4 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.45%) SAP BW
4 6 (8.45%) SAP BI
5 3 (4.23%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (43.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (29.58%) Subversion
2 21 (29.58%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Moq
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.11%) .NET
2 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
3 25 (35.21%) WCF
4 23 (32.39%) WinForms
5 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
6 16 (22.54%) Web Services
7 12 (16.90%) XML
8 10 (14.08%) ADO.NET
9 8 (11.27%) Middleware
9 8 (11.27%) WPF
9 8 (11.27%) Silverlight
9 8 (11.27%) LINQ
9 8 (11.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (9.86%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (9.86%) CSS
10 7 (9.86%) HTML
11 6 (8.45%) jQuery
12 4 (5.63%) HTML5
12 4 (5.63%) Ajax
12 4 (5.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.99%) N-Tier
2 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.63%) Open Source
4 3 (4.23%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) SOA
2 28 (39.44%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (35.21%) Project Management
3 25 (35.21%) Business Analysis
3 25 (35.21%) Technical Architecture
4 23 (32.39%) Product Management
5 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
6 21 (29.58%) Multithreading
6 21 (29.58%) Scrum
7 18 (25.35%) TDD
8 16 (22.54%) Change Management
9 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (16.90%) OO
10 11 (15.49%) OOD
11 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
11 10 (14.08%) AOP
12 9 (12.68%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
14 7 (9.86%) Refactoring
14 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.70%) C#
2 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.86%) Java
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) ABAP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) MOM
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) SAP
3 6 (8.45%) Hyperion
4 5 (7.04%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Cincom
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