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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 43 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.74% 0.74% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.77% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £66,250 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £70,000 £58,150
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
327 391 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.78% 95.83% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 281 310 293
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) BPMN
3 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) BPMN
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft