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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 52 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.52% 5.74% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 6.31% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 4
Average salary - £75,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
360 412 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.75% 90.95% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 301 342 298
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £24,975
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Sybase
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) IBM