Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £71,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Solution Architect
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 57 85
Rank change year-on-year +8 +28 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 45 66 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.15% 4.11% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.29% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 32 55 46
Bedfordshire median annual salary £71,000 £67,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £64,250 £57,500 £42,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,000 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1049 1537 1935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 95.64% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1345 1721
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Bedfordshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +16 28 £72,500 +7.41% 4
Solutions Architect
East of England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 24 (53.33%) Retail
1 24 (53.33%) TOGAF
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 19 (42.22%) SOA
3 17 (37.78%) Data Integration
4 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (28.89%) Java
6 13 (28.89%) SAP
7 12 (26.67%) Web Services
8 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
8 11 (24.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) EJB
10 9 (20.00%) JDBC
10 9 (20.00%) Servlets
10 9 (20.00%) SQL
10 9 (20.00%) ERP
10 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) Supplier Management
10 9 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (20.00%) JPA
11 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (15.56%) TIBCO
11 7 (15.56%) Finance
11 7 (15.56%) Spring
11 7 (15.56%) CRM

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) CMS
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Infor CloudSuite
2 4 (8.89%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (8.89%) Unica
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (11.11%) Office 365
4 5 (11.11%) SaaS
5 4 (8.89%) Silverpop
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 2 (4.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
General
1 24 (53.33%) Retail
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Front Office
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) EJB
2 9 (20.00%) JDBC
2 9 (20.00%) JPA
2 9 (20.00%) Servlets
3 7 (15.56%) Spring
4 5 (11.11%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) Java EE
5 4 (8.89%) JMS
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Linked Data
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) TOGAF
2 19 (42.22%) SOA
3 17 (37.78%) Data Integration
4 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (20.00%) ERP
6 9 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 7 (15.56%) CRM
8 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.33%) BPR
9 5 (11.11%) B2C
9 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.11%) ETL
9 5 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (11.11%) Network Architecture
9 5 (11.11%) OO
9 5 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) Microservices
10 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) SAP
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.56%) TIBCO
5 6 (13.33%) Infor
5 6 (13.33%) Workday
6 5 (11.11%) Informatica
7 4 (8.89%) hybris
7 4 (8.89%) IBM
7 4 (8.89%) Pega
8 2 (4.44%) Google
8 2 (4.44%) webMethods
9 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com