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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 53 60 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.22% 1.24% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.35% 1.31% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 5
Average salary £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £37,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
597 609 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.98% 94.13% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 521 536 331
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Northampton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) Java
3 23 (56.10%) Retail
4 22 (53.66%) UML
5 15 (36.59%) MS Office
6 14 (34.15%) Open Source
7 13 (31.71%) CRM
8 12 (29.27%) hybris
8 12 (29.27%) TOGAF
9 11 (26.83%) Middleware
10 10 (24.39%) RUP
10 10 (24.39%) EPoS
10 10 (24.39%) SOAP
10 10 (24.39%) XML
10 10 (24.39%) ERP
10 10 (24.39%) JMS
10 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
10 10 (24.39%) EAI
10 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
10 10 (24.39%) SOA
10 10 (24.39%) ETL
10 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
10 10 (24.39%) ATG
10 10 (24.39%) IaaS
10 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
10 10 (24.39%) SaaS
10 10 (24.39%) PaaS
10 10 (24.39%) BPMN
10 10 (24.39%) RESTful

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) SaaS
1 10 (24.39%) PaaS
1 10 (24.39%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
1 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (56.10%) Retail
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) Middleware
2 10 (24.39%) SOAP
2 10 (24.39%) XML
2 10 (24.39%) JMS
2 10 (24.39%) RESTful
3 5 (12.20%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 2 (4.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Open Source
2 10 (24.39%) EPoS
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) BYOD
4 1 (2.44%) Blog
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) UML
3 13 (31.71%) CRM
4 12 (29.27%) TOGAF
5 10 (24.39%) RUP
5 10 (24.39%) ERP
5 10 (24.39%) EAI
5 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
5 10 (24.39%) SOA
5 10 (24.39%) ETL
5 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (24.39%) BPMN
6 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.44%) Web Development
9 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Scrum
9 1 (2.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
2 5 (12.20%) C#
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) hybris
2 10 (24.39%) ATG
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft