The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 42 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 37 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.93% 1.06% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 1.14% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 6
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £58,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
710 791 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.67% 93.39% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 633 698 473
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £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 Northamptonshire

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +9 21 £57,500 -4.16%
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 29 (36.71%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (34.18%) Retail
4 24 (30.38%) UML
5 22 (27.85%) Finance
6 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
6 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (21.52%) MS Office
8 16 (20.25%) Open Source
9 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
9 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (17.72%) CRM
11 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
12 12 (15.19%) ERP
12 12 (15.19%) SOA
12 12 (15.19%) Middleware
13 11 (13.92%) Degree
13 11 (13.92%) RESTful
14 10 (12.66%) hybris
14 10 (12.66%) Line Management
15 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
15 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
15 9 (11.39%) RDBMS
15 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.13%) JMS
16 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
16 8 (10.13%) EAI
16 8 (10.13%) Data Modelling
16 8 (10.13%) ETL
16 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (5.06%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) MS Office
2 9 (11.39%) MS Excel
3 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.27%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) SaaS
1 8 (10.13%) PaaS
1 8 (10.13%) IaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.06%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) RDBMS
1 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) RequisitePro
General
1 27 (34.18%) Retail
2 22 (27.85%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) Middleware
2 11 (13.92%) RESTful
3 8 (10.13%) XML
3 8 (10.13%) JMS
3 8 (10.13%) SOAP
4 6 (7.59%) .NET
5 4 (5.06%) J2EE
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
6 3 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.80%) REST
7 2 (2.53%) Spring
7 2 (2.53%) Java EE
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (20.25%) Open Source
3 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
4 8 (10.13%) EPoS
5 3 (3.80%) DataPower
5 3 (3.80%) Social Media
6 1 (1.27%) Blog
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) UML
3 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
3 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.72%) CRM
5 13 (16.46%) TOGAF
6 12 (15.19%) SOA
6 12 (15.19%) ERP
7 10 (12.66%) Line Management
8 8 (10.13%) EAI
8 8 (10.13%) Data Modelling
8 8 (10.13%) RUP
8 8 (10.13%) ETL
8 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.13%) BPMN
9 6 (7.59%) Business Transformation
10 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.06%) Migration
12 3 (3.80%) Scrum
12 3 (3.80%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (6.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) hybris
3 8 (10.13%) ATG
3 8 (10.13%) SAP
4 6 (7.59%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.27%) Informatica
6 1 (1.27%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.27%) Teradata
6 1 (1.27%) TSYS