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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 72 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 129 43 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.42% 1.65% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 1.73% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 99 39 43
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,821 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
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
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 104 (45.61%) Java
2 81 (35.53%) J2EE
3 77 (33.77%) Apache
4 69 (30.26%) .NET
4 69 (30.26%) Oracle
5 66 (28.95%) Linux
5 66 (28.95%) Internet
6 59 (25.88%) Scrum
7 58 (25.44%) ActiveMQ
8 56 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (23.68%) PHP
10 53 (23.25%) Clustering
11 52 (22.81%) MySQL
12 50 (21.93%) Content Management
12 50 (21.93%) Open Source
13 46 (20.18%) WebSphere
13 46 (20.18%) XML
14 44 (19.30%) HTTP
14 44 (19.30%) Finance
15 43 (18.86%) LAMP
15 43 (18.86%) Spring
16 42 (18.42%) SOA
17 41 (17.98%) EMC
17 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
17 41 (17.98%) Technical Architecture
18 40 (17.54%) Cisco
19 38 (16.67%) UML
19 38 (16.67%) Degree
20 37 (16.23%) LAN
20 37 (16.23%) WAN

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (33.77%) Apache
2 46 (20.18%) WebSphere
3 32 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 32 (14.04%) WebLogic
3 32 (14.04%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.32%) IIS
7 3 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.51%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.32%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 66 (28.95%) Internet
2 44 (19.30%) HTTP
3 37 (16.23%) LAN
3 37 (16.23%) WAN
4 34 (14.91%) AMQP
5 16 (7.02%) PBX
6 8 (3.51%) WAAS
6 8 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.88%) Network Security
7 2 (0.88%) FTP
8 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (22.81%) MySQL
2 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
3 25 (10.96%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.58%) RDBMS
5 14 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.32%) QlikView
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (19.30%) Finance
2 20 (8.77%) Marketing
3 13 (5.70%) Retail
4 7 (3.07%) Games
5 6 (2.63%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (35.53%) J2EE
2 69 (30.26%) .NET
3 58 (25.44%) ActiveMQ
4 46 (20.18%) XML
5 43 (18.86%) Spring
5 43 (18.86%) LAMP
6 35 (15.35%) Web Services
7 34 (14.91%) RabbitMQ
8 24 (10.53%) HTML5
8 24 (10.53%) HTML
8 24 (10.53%) Hibernate
9 19 (8.33%) Java EE
10 12 (5.26%) SOAP
10 12 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (4.82%) Middleware
12 8 (3.51%) ASP.NET
13 7 (3.07%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.63%) WCF
15 3 (1.32%) JSON
15 3 (1.32%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.25%) Clustering
2 50 (21.93%) Open Source
3 32 (14.04%) RIA
3 32 (14.04%) Symmetrix
4 17 (7.46%) N-Tier
5 16 (7.02%) CMDB
6 13 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.51%) CLARiiON
7 8 (3.51%) Celerra
8 7 (3.07%) NHS
9 6 (2.63%) iSeries
10 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.95%) Linux
2 34 (14.91%) Solaris
3 22 (9.65%) UNIX
4 2 (0.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.88%) Scrum
2 56 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (21.93%) Content Management
4 42 (18.42%) SOA
5 41 (17.98%) Technical Architecture
6 38 (16.67%) UML
7 36 (15.79%) Project Management
8 34 (14.91%) Load Testing
9 32 (14.04%) Network Load Balancing
9 32 (14.04%) High Availability
9 32 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (13.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 30 (13.16%) ETL
12 28 (12.28%) CRM
13 25 (10.96%) Analytics
14 21 (9.21%) Web Development
14 21 (9.21%) Load Balancing
15 20 (8.77%) OO
16 19 (8.33%) ITIL
16 19 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.61%) Java
2 54 (23.68%) PHP
3 32 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 26 (11.40%) C#
5 19 (8.33%) Perl
5 19 (8.33%) Ruby
6 11 (4.82%) C++
7 7 (3.07%) Python
8 5 (2.19%) SQL
9 4 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.32%) R
11 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (16.67%) Degree
2 9 (3.95%) NCIE
2 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (3.95%) MCTS
2 9 (3.95%) MCITP
3 8 (3.51%) MCSE
3 8 (3.51%) CCA
3 8 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (3.51%) CCEA
3 8 (3.51%) VCAP
3 8 (3.51%) VTSP
3 8 (3.51%) CCIA
3 8 (3.51%) NCDA
4 2 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.88%) ISEB
4 2 (0.88%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.04%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) HL7
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.88%) TickIT
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.95%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.95%) vSphere
3 8 (3.51%) vCloud
3 8 (3.51%) XenDesktop
3 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) SCCM
1 1 (0.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (30.26%) Oracle
2 41 (17.98%) EMC
3 40 (17.54%) Cisco
4 32 (14.04%) F5
5 30 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 14 (6.14%) Informatica
7 12 (5.26%) VMware
8 11 (4.82%) Citrix
9 9 (3.95%) 3PAR
9 9 (3.95%) NetApp
10 6 (2.63%) Intel
11 1 (0.44%) CommVault
11 1 (0.44%) Sun
11 1 (0.44%) SAP
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.44%) Symantec
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