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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 60 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 18 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.50% 2.76% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.95% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 4
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
682 373 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.59% 93.48% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 645 345 441
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 October 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Northampton

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (74.07%) UML
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (74.07%) Retail
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) Open Source
4 7 (25.93%) MS Office
5 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (14.81%) Office 365
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Intune
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.81%) ERP
6 4 (14.81%) JMS
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (14.81%) EAI
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) EPoS
7 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 3 (11.11%) RUP
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (74.07%) Retail
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) RESTful
1 4 (14.81%) JMS
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) EPoS
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) UML
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) CRM
2 4 (14.81%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) SOA
2 4 (14.81%) EAI
3 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) RUP
3 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 3 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.70%) Web Development
4 1 (3.70%) Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) hybris
2 3 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) IBM