The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 56 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.93% 2.10% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.19% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 12
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Solutions Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
462 319 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 98.93% 95.51% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 387 262 222
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bradford region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Bradford

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Bradford

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 18 (90.00%) TOGAF
2 14 (70.00%) Banking
2 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (70.00%) Legal
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) WCF
4 4 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (70.00%) Banking
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
1 14 (70.00%) Legal
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
1 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (25.00%) WCF
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware