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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 85 99 114
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 98 76 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.88% 2.31% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 2.40% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61 62 41
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
3312 3164 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.33% 95.97% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 2464 2419
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 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 23 January 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 121 (51.93%) Java
2 114 (48.93%) .NET
3 111 (47.64%) Oracle
4 82 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (27.90%) J2EE
6 58 (24.89%) Spring
7 55 (23.61%) Retail
8 53 (22.75%) SOA
9 51 (21.89%) Finance
10 48 (20.60%) Scrum
11 46 (19.74%) LAMP
12 45 (19.31%) Linux
13 43 (18.45%) XML
14 40 (17.17%) Apache
15 38 (16.31%) HTTP
15 38 (16.31%) Enterprise Architecture
16 37 (15.88%) SOAP
17 36 (15.45%) Internet
18 33 (14.16%) ETL
19 32 (13.73%) Hibernate
20 31 (13.30%) ActiveMQ
20 31 (13.30%) HTML
20 31 (13.30%) HTML5
20 31 (13.30%) NoSQL
21 30 (12.88%) Java EE
21 30 (12.88%) Software Engineering
22 29 (12.45%) Banking
23 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
24 27 (11.59%) Games
24 27 (11.59%) Software Architecture

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 40 (17.17%) Apache
2 25 (10.73%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (7.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (5.58%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (3.43%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.00%) SAS
7 6 (2.58%) nginx
8 4 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.86%) IIS
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.30%) Office 365
2 6 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.31%) HTTP
2 36 (15.45%) Internet
3 25 (10.73%) LAN
3 25 (10.73%) WAN
4 19 (8.15%) PBX
5 8 (3.43%) WAAS
5 8 (3.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.30%) NoSQL
2 25 (10.73%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.58%) RDBMS
3 13 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (5.58%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.00%) QlikView
5 7 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.29%) Big Data
7 2 (0.86%) Riak
7 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.86%) MySQL
8 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (23.61%) Retail
2 51 (21.89%) Finance
3 29 (12.45%) Banking
4 27 (11.59%) Games
5 10 (4.29%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (48.93%) .NET
2 65 (27.90%) J2EE
3 58 (24.89%) Spring
4 46 (19.74%) LAMP
5 43 (18.45%) XML
6 37 (15.88%) SOAP
7 32 (13.73%) Hibernate
8 31 (13.30%) ActiveMQ
8 31 (13.30%) HTML
8 31 (13.30%) HTML5
9 30 (12.88%) Java EE
10 11 (4.72%) REST
11 7 (3.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.58%) Middleware
13 5 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (1.72%) Web Services
15 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET
15 3 (1.29%) JSON
16 2 (0.86%) Itk
16 2 (0.86%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.15%) CMDB
2 13 (5.58%) N-Tier
2 13 (5.58%) Clustering
3 8 (3.43%) CLARiiON
3 8 (3.43%) Celerra
4 7 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.72%) NHS
6 3 (1.29%) Open Source
6 3 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.31%) Linux
2 20 (8.58%) UNIX
3 2 (0.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.43%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.75%) SOA
3 48 (20.60%) Scrum
4 38 (16.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 33 (14.16%) ETL
6 30 (12.88%) Software Engineering
7 28 (12.02%) E-Commerce
8 27 (11.59%) Software Architecture
9 23 (9.87%) OO
10 22 (9.44%) CRM
11 19 (8.15%) ITIL
11 19 (8.15%) EAI
11 19 (8.15%) Contact Management
11 19 (8.15%) Migration
11 19 (8.15%) Asset Management
11 19 (8.15%) Content Management
11 19 (8.15%) WFM
12 18 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.44%) Analytics
14 13 (5.58%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 121 (51.93%) Java
2 19 (8.15%) C#
3 15 (6.44%) PHP
4 9 (3.86%) R
5 8 (3.43%) SQL
6 5 (2.15%) Python
7 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (3.43%) MCTS
1 8 (3.43%) MCITP
1 8 (3.43%) CCA
1 8 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (3.43%) CCEA
1 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (3.43%) MCSE
1 8 (3.43%) VCAP
1 8 (3.43%) VTSP
1 8 (3.43%) NCDA
1 8 (3.43%) NCIE
1 8 (3.43%) CCIA
2 6 (2.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.43%) XenDesktop
2 8 (3.43%) vSphere
2 8 (3.43%) Hyper-V
2 8 (3.43%) vCloud
3 6 (2.58%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.58%) Puppet
1 6 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 111 (47.64%) Oracle
2 26 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.58%) Informatica
4 10 (4.29%) VMware
4 10 (4.29%) Citrix
5 8 (3.43%) EMC
5 8 (3.43%) Cisco
5 8 (3.43%) NetApp
5 8 (3.43%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.43%) ICL
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Siebel
6 1 (0.43%) Fujitsu
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