The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 56 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.48% 3.38% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 3.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 0
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
404 338 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.42% 95.21% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 304 295 363
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Luton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 13 (54.17%) SOA
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (29.17%) Line Management
3 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 7 (29.17%) People Management
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Document Management
4 6 (25.00%) Workflow
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (16.67%) AOP
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 3 (12.50%) Web 2.0
7 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.50%) Web 2.0
2 3 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) SOA
2 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (29.17%) Line Management
3 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 7 (29.17%) People Management
4 6 (25.00%) Document Management
4 6 (25.00%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) AOP
6 3 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £550 - £650 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago