The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 107 89 126
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 77 75 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.03% 2.69% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.81% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 66 71 15
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -6.53%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3667 2673 2368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.65% 96.01% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2952 2178 2037
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Solutions Architect
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (37.25%) Scrum
2 53 (34.64%) Java
3 50 (32.68%) Linux
4 44 (28.76%) SOA
5 35 (22.88%) J2EE
5 35 (22.88%) MySQL
6 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (20.26%) PHP
8 29 (18.95%) Web Services
9 24 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (15.69%) LAN
9 24 (15.69%) WAN
10 23 (15.03%) Oracle
11 22 (14.38%) Apache
11 22 (14.38%) Cisco
11 22 (14.38%) .NET
12 21 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (13.07%) WebSphere
13 20 (13.07%) Node.js
13 20 (13.07%) B2C
14 19 (12.42%) UNIX
15 17 (11.11%) Finance
15 17 (11.11%) Project Management
15 17 (11.11%) Internet
16 16 (10.46%) Clustering
16 16 (10.46%) ITIL
16 16 (10.46%) EMC
16 16 (10.46%) CRM
16 16 (10.46%) TOGAF
17 15 (9.80%) ActiveMQ

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (14.38%) Apache
2 20 (13.07%) WebSphere
2 20 (13.07%) Node.js
3 10 (6.54%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.23%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (5.23%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.58%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.96%) Lync
8 3 (1.96%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) IaaS
2 3 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.69%) LAN
1 24 (15.69%) WAN
2 17 (11.11%) Internet
3 13 (8.50%) HTTP
4 12 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.84%) PBX
5 8 (5.23%) AMQP
6 7 (4.58%) VPN
6 7 (4.58%) MPLS
6 7 (4.58%) SAN
6 7 (4.58%) Firewall
7 6 (3.92%) OSPF
7 6 (3.92%) BGP
7 6 (3.92%) VLAN
7 6 (3.92%) HSRP
8 4 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.61%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.96%) VPLS
9 3 (1.96%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.88%) MySQL
2 15 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.15%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.84%) RDBMS
4 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
5 11 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.31%) Big Data
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.65%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Subversion
1 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (1.31%) Retail
2 2 (1.31%) Games
2 2 (1.31%) Marketing
3 1 (0.65%) Local Government
3 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.65%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.88%) J2EE
2 29 (18.95%) Web Services
3 22 (14.38%) .NET
4 15 (9.80%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (7.19%) LAMP
5 11 (7.19%) Middleware
6 10 (6.54%) XML
7 8 (5.23%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.23%) HTML
7 8 (5.23%) Spring
7 8 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (4.58%) HTML5
9 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.61%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.65%) MDX
10 1 (0.65%) JSTL
10 1 (0.65%) WCF
10 1 (0.65%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.65%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.46%) Clustering
2 14 (9.15%) Open Source
3 12 (7.84%) CMDB
4 11 (7.19%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.23%) Symmetrix
5 8 (5.23%) RIA
5 8 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.58%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.31%) NHS
7 2 (1.31%) iSeries
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.68%) Linux
2 19 (12.42%) UNIX
3 15 (9.80%) Solaris
4 13 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.25%) Scrum
2 44 (28.76%) SOA
3 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 21 (13.73%) Technical Architecture
6 20 (13.07%) B2C
7 17 (11.11%) Project Management
8 16 (10.46%) ITIL
8 16 (10.46%) CRM
8 16 (10.46%) TOGAF
9 15 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (9.15%) Content Management
11 13 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (8.50%) ETL
11 13 (8.50%) EAI
12 12 (7.84%) Contact Management
12 12 (7.84%) WFM
13 11 (7.19%) Load Balancing
14 10 (6.54%) UML
14 10 (6.54%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.64%) Java
2 31 (20.26%) PHP
3 12 (7.84%) C#
4 9 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.58%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.96%) Ruby
6 3 (1.96%) Perl
7 2 (1.31%) SQL
8 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (7.84%) Degree
2 7 (4.58%) CCIE
2 7 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.31%) ISEB
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.31%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.31%) MCITP
3 2 (1.31%) MBCS
4 1 (0.65%) NCIE
4 1 (0.65%) MCTS
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.31%) TickIT
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (15.03%) Oracle
2 22 (14.38%) Cisco
3 16 (10.46%) EMC
4 13 (8.50%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.88%) VMware
6 8 (5.23%) Symantec
6 8 (5.23%) IBM
6 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.23%) F5
7 7 (4.58%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.31%) Intel
8 2 (1.31%) Citrix
8 2 (1.31%) SAP
9 1 (0.65%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.65%) Unica
9 1 (0.65%) Sony
9 1 (0.65%) CommVault
9 1 (0.65%) NetApp
9 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, healthcare + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky
Posted: 15 days ago