The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 254 301 309
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 7 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 12
Average salary £55,750 £72,800 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.42% -14.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,625 £72,800 £73,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £104,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Lead Solutions Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Lead Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Banking
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) SOA
3 11 (68.75%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) SDLC
4 10 (62.50%) COBOL
4 10 (62.50%) DB2
4 10 (62.50%) CICS
4 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
4 10 (62.50%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) SEPA
6 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (6.25%) Drupal
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) CentOS
7 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.25%) JIRA
7 1 (6.25%) Retail
7 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (6.25%) QA
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium
7 1 (6.25%) Django

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
2 1 (6.25%) MTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (81.25%) Banking
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Django
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) CentOS
1 1 (6.25%) Gentoo
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) SDLC
1 11 (68.75%) SOA
2 10 (62.50%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) RUP
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SEPA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Varnish
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA LISA
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
1 1 (6.25%) CA
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) VMware