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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 45 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.84% 1.08% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.15% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £66,250 - £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £63,250 - £58,150
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 - £70,000
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
358 435 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.96% 93.75% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 315 354 283
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,595
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 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 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) CMS
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) BPMN
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (30.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (20.00%) Front Office
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) BPMN
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Sybase