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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 133 77 108
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 47 111 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.46% 3.14% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 3.21% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 85 67
Average salary £62,500 £62,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% +7.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £52,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
3125 3453 3635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.11% 97.79% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2735 2922
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 33 (41.25%) Finance
2 27 (33.75%) TOGAF
3 26 (32.50%) .NET
4 23 (28.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (22.50%) SOA
6 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.50%) Oracle
7 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
8 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.00%) C#
10 11 (13.75%) Java
10 11 (13.75%) Retail
10 11 (13.75%) High Availability
10 11 (13.75%) Software Delivery
11 10 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (12.50%) Big Data
11 10 (12.50%) Smart Meter
11 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.50%) Scrum
11 10 (12.50%) Supplier Management
11 10 (12.50%) SAP
11 10 (12.50%) Internet
12 9 (11.25%) Web Services
12 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
12 9 (11.25%) Degree
12 9 (11.25%) SAP IS-U
12 9 (11.25%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (11.25%) Open Source

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (7.50%) Node.js
2 5 (6.25%) Apache
2 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.50%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) Moodle
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.25%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Internet
2 5 (6.25%) BGP
2 5 (6.25%) DNS
2 5 (6.25%) HTTP
2 5 (6.25%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (1.25%) ATM
4 1 (1.25%) Extranet
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) Big Data
3 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.50%) MySQL
5 5 (6.25%) Informix
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.50%) GIS
8 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.25%) HBase
9 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.25%) Sqoop
General
1 33 (41.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.50%) iGaming
5 1 (1.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
2 9 (11.25%) Web Services
3 8 (10.00%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.50%) LAMP
5 5 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (6.25%) WCF
6 3 (3.75%) JSON
6 3 (3.75%) RESTful
6 3 (3.75%) SOAP
6 3 (3.75%) WPF
7 2 (2.50%) J2EE
7 2 (2.50%) Middleware
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.25%) HTML
8 1 (1.25%) HTML5
8 1 (1.25%) JRules
8 1 (1.25%) Kafka
8 1 (1.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Smart Meter
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) RIA
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.25%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.25%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.75%) TOGAF
2 23 (28.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 18 (22.50%) SOA
4 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.75%) High Availability
6 11 (13.75%) Software Delivery
7 10 (12.50%) Scrum
7 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.50%) Supplier Management
7 10 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (11.25%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (11.25%) Open Source
9 7 (8.75%) ETL
9 7 (8.75%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.50%) CRM
10 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.25%) Load Testing
11 5 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
11 5 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) C#
2 11 (13.75%) Java
3 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.75%) PHP
3 7 (8.75%) VB
4 6 (7.50%) VB6
5 5 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.75%) SQL
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) MBA
3 1 (1.25%) NCDA
3 1 (1.25%) NCIE
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.50%) SAP
4 5 (6.25%) F5
5 4 (5.00%) VMware
6 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco
7 2 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (1.25%) BEA
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix
8 1 (1.25%) Facebook
8 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) ILOG
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.25%) Twitter
8 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
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