The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 59 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 148 46 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.88% 1.70% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 1.77% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 105 39 44
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,106 £47,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Solutions Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3691 2594 2777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 95.86% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2070 2317
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 Leeds

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 117 (46.43%) Java
2 90 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (34.52%) Oracle
4 85 (33.73%) J2EE
5 82 (32.54%) .NET
6 73 (28.97%) Apache
7 70 (27.78%) Internet
8 65 (25.79%) Linux
9 60 (23.81%) Scrum
10 57 (22.62%) ActiveMQ
11 50 (19.84%) Spring
12 49 (19.44%) Clustering
12 49 (19.44%) XML
13 48 (19.05%) SOA
13 48 (19.05%) Finance
13 48 (19.05%) WebSphere
14 47 (18.65%) Content Management
14 47 (18.65%) HTTP
14 47 (18.65%) PHP
14 47 (18.65%) MySQL
15 45 (17.86%) SQL Server
15 45 (17.86%) LAMP
15 45 (17.86%) Open Source
16 42 (16.67%) Cisco
16 42 (16.67%) EMC
17 41 (16.27%) Technical Architecture
18 38 (15.08%) WAN
18 38 (15.08%) LAN
19 37 (14.68%) Microsoft
20 36 (14.29%) ETL

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 73 (28.97%) Apache
2 48 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 30 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 30 (11.90%) WebLogic
3 30 (11.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 12 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.38%) SAS
8 3 (1.19%) IIS
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (27.78%) Internet
2 47 (18.65%) HTTP
3 38 (15.08%) LAN
3 38 (15.08%) WAN
4 32 (12.70%) AMQP
5 18 (7.14%) PBX
6 12 (4.76%) WAAS
6 12 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.79%) Network Security
7 2 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.65%) MySQL
2 45 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 25 (9.92%) NoSQL
4 19 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 19 (7.54%) RDBMS
5 18 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.38%) QlikView
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (19.05%) Finance
2 24 (9.52%) Retail
3 20 (7.94%) Marketing
4 12 (4.76%) Banking
5 11 (4.37%) Games
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (33.73%) J2EE
2 82 (32.54%) .NET
3 57 (22.62%) ActiveMQ
4 50 (19.84%) Spring
5 49 (19.44%) XML
6 45 (17.86%) LAMP
7 33 (13.10%) Web Services
8 32 (12.70%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (10.32%) Hibernate
10 25 (9.92%) HTML
10 25 (9.92%) HTML5
11 24 (9.52%) Java EE
12 17 (6.75%) SOAP
13 12 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (4.37%) Middleware
15 7 (2.78%) .NET Framework
16 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
17 5 (1.98%) WCF
18 3 (1.19%) REST
18 3 (1.19%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.44%) Clustering
2 45 (17.86%) Open Source
3 30 (11.90%) RIA
3 30 (11.90%) Symmetrix
4 19 (7.54%) N-Tier
5 18 (7.14%) CMDB
6 12 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.76%) CLARiiON
6 12 (4.76%) Celerra
7 8 (3.17%) NHS
7 8 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.38%) iSeries
9 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (25.79%) Linux
2 32 (12.70%) Solaris
3 25 (9.92%) UNIX
4 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (23.81%) Scrum
3 48 (19.05%) SOA
4 47 (18.65%) Content Management
5 41 (16.27%) Technical Architecture
6 36 (14.29%) ETL
7 35 (13.89%) Project Management
8 34 (13.49%) UML
8 34 (13.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 33 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (12.70%) Load Testing
11 31 (12.30%) CRM
12 30 (11.90%) Network Load Balancing
12 30 (11.90%) High Availability
12 30 (11.90%) Test Planning
13 26 (10.32%) Analytics
14 24 (9.52%) Software Architecture
15 22 (8.73%) OO
16 20 (7.94%) E-Commerce
17 19 (7.54%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.43%) Java
2 47 (18.65%) PHP
3 30 (11.90%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.71%) C#
5 19 (7.54%) Perl
5 19 (7.54%) Ruby
6 11 (4.37%) C++
7 8 (3.17%) Python
8 7 (2.78%) SQL
9 6 (2.38%) R
10 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (13.89%) Degree
2 12 (4.76%) NCDA
2 12 (4.76%) NCIE
2 12 (4.76%) VCAP
2 12 (4.76%) VTSP
2 12 (4.76%) CCIA
2 12 (4.76%) MCSE
2 12 (4.76%) CCA
2 12 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (4.76%) CCEA
2 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (4.76%) MCTS
2 12 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.90%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 12 (4.76%) XenDesktop
2 12 (4.76%) vSphere
2 12 (4.76%) vCloud
2 12 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 87 (34.52%) Oracle
2 42 (16.67%) Cisco
2 42 (16.67%) EMC
3 37 (14.68%) Microsoft
4 30 (11.90%) F5
5 18 (7.14%) Informatica
6 14 (5.56%) Citrix
6 14 (5.56%) VMware
7 12 (4.76%) 3PAR
7 12 (4.76%) NetApp
8 6 (2.38%) Intel
9 1 (0.40%) Sun
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