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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 51 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 30 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.84% 0.90% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.05% 0.97% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 7
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £60,000 £59,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £70,250 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
740 822 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.75% 92.36% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 654 715 472
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 27 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 27 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 +17 20 £57,500 -4.16%
Solutions Architect
East Midlands

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 30 (41.10%) Java
2 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.36%) Retail
3 24 (32.88%) UML
4 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (23.29%) CRM
6 16 (21.92%) MS Office
6 16 (21.92%) Open Source
7 15 (20.55%) ERP
7 15 (20.55%) TOGAF
7 15 (20.55%) Finance
7 15 (20.55%) Middleware
7 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (19.18%) SOA
8 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
8 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
8 14 (19.18%) RESTful
9 13 (17.81%) hybris
10 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
10 12 (16.44%) RDBMS
11 11 (15.07%) EPoS
11 11 (15.07%) ETL
11 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (15.07%) JMS
11 11 (15.07%) MS Visio
11 11 (15.07%) EAI
11 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
11 11 (15.07%) RUP
11 11 (15.07%) XML
11 11 (15.07%) SOAP

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (5.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Office
2 11 (15.07%) MS Visio
3 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) SaaS
1 11 (15.07%) PaaS
1 11 (15.07%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) RDBMS
1 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) RequisitePro
General
1 28 (38.36%) Retail
2 15 (20.55%) Finance
3 7 (9.59%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.48%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) Middleware
2 14 (19.18%) RESTful
3 11 (15.07%) XML
3 11 (15.07%) JMS
3 11 (15.07%) SOAP
4 6 (8.22%) .NET
5 4 (5.48%) J2EE
6 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.11%) REST
7 2 (2.74%) Spring
7 2 (2.74%) Java EE
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (21.92%) Open Source
3 11 (15.07%) EPoS
4 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) DataPower
6 2 (2.74%) Social Media
7 1 (1.37%) Blog
7 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) UML
3 17 (23.29%) CRM
4 15 (20.55%) TOGAF
4 15 (20.55%) ERP
4 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (19.18%) E-Commerce
5 14 (19.18%) SOA
6 11 (15.07%) ETL
6 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (15.07%) RUP
6 11 (15.07%) EAI
6 11 (15.07%) Data Modelling
6 11 (15.07%) BPMN
7 10 (13.70%) Line Management
8 6 (8.22%) Business Transformation
9 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.11%) B2B
11 2 (2.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) Java
2 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
2 5 (6.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) hybris
3 11 (15.07%) ATG
4 8 (10.96%) SAP
5 6 (8.22%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.37%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.37%) Teradata
7 1 (1.37%) TSYS