The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 59 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 12 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.77% 3.25% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 3.41% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 3
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Solutions Architect
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
646 352 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.42% 95.39% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 597 333 396
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Northampton

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Northampton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 16 (76.19%) Retail
2 15 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) UML
3 13 (61.90%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) JMS
5 3 (14.29%) EAI
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) ATG
6 2 (9.52%) IaaS
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) SaaS
6 2 (9.52%) PaaS
6 2 (9.52%) hybris
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) BPMN
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) Finance
6 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) RUP
6 2 (9.52%) XML

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
1 2 (9.52%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (76.19%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JMS
1 3 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) EPoS
3 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) UML
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) EAI
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) RUP
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) BPMN
5 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) ATG
1 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft