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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 59 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 22 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.99% 2.17% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.17% 2.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 2
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
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
694 390 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.29% 93.98% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 658 350 429
Average salary £37,500 £38,600 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.84% +4.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Northampton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (62.07%) UML
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) Retail
2 17 (58.62%) Open Source
2 17 (58.62%) Java
3 10 (34.48%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) MS Office
5 4 (13.79%) Windows
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) JMS
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
5 4 (13.79%) EAI
5 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 4 (13.79%) RESTful
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (13.79%) Office 365
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Intune
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) IaaS
6 3 (10.34%) BPMN
6 3 (10.34%) SaaS
6 3 (10.34%) PaaS
6 3 (10.34%) TOGAF

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) IaaS
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (62.07%) Retail
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JMS
1 4 (13.79%) RESTful
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) UML
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) CRM
2 4 (13.79%) ERP
2 4 (13.79%) SOA
2 4 (13.79%) EAI
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) BPMN
3 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) ETL
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) RUP
4 1 (3.45%) Demand Management
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) Web Development
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) hybris
2 3 (10.34%) ATG
3 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) IBM