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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 68 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 140 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.69% 1.64% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.81% 1.71% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 103 37 44
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,284 £45,000 £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
3672 2520 2740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 96.04% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 1987 2272
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,000 £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 18 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 111 (45.49%) Java
2 90 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (34.43%) J2EE
4 82 (33.61%) Oracle
5 76 (31.15%) .NET
6 74 (30.33%) Apache
7 69 (28.28%) Internet
8 64 (26.23%) Linux
9 60 (24.59%) Scrum
10 58 (23.77%) ActiveMQ
11 52 (21.31%) Clustering
12 49 (20.08%) PHP
12 49 (20.08%) MySQL
13 48 (19.67%) XML
13 48 (19.67%) Finance
13 48 (19.67%) Content Management
14 47 (19.26%) Spring
14 47 (19.26%) WebSphere
14 47 (19.26%) Open Source
15 46 (18.85%) HTTP
16 45 (18.44%) SOA
17 44 (18.03%) LAMP
18 42 (17.21%) SQL Server
19 41 (16.80%) EMC
19 41 (16.80%) Cisco
19 41 (16.80%) Technical Architecture
20 38 (15.57%) LAN
20 38 (15.57%) WAN
21 36 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
21 36 (14.75%) Degree

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 74 (30.33%) Apache
2 47 (19.26%) WebSphere
3 31 (12.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 31 (12.70%) Tomcat
3 31 (12.70%) WebLogic
4 10 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (4.10%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.46%) SAS
8 3 (1.23%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (28.28%) Internet
2 46 (18.85%) HTTP
3 38 (15.57%) LAN
3 38 (15.57%) WAN
4 33 (13.52%) AMQP
5 17 (6.97%) PBX
6 10 (4.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (4.10%) WAAS
7 2 (0.82%) Network Security
7 2 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.08%) MySQL
2 42 (17.21%) SQL Server
3 26 (10.66%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.97%) RDBMS
4 17 (6.97%) Relational Database
5 16 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.46%) QlikView
7 6 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (19.67%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Marketing
3 19 (7.79%) Retail
4 10 (4.10%) Banking
5 8 (3.28%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.43%) J2EE
2 76 (31.15%) .NET
3 58 (23.77%) ActiveMQ
4 48 (19.67%) XML
5 47 (19.26%) Spring
6 44 (18.03%) LAMP
7 34 (13.93%) Web Services
8 33 (13.52%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (10.25%) HTML
9 25 (10.25%) Hibernate
9 25 (10.25%) HTML5
10 22 (9.02%) Java EE
11 15 (6.15%) SOAP
12 12 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (4.51%) Middleware
14 7 (2.87%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET
15 5 (2.05%) WCF
16 3 (1.23%) Itk
16 3 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.31%) Clustering
2 47 (19.26%) Open Source
3 31 (12.70%) RIA
3 31 (12.70%) Symmetrix
4 17 (6.97%) N-Tier
4 17 (6.97%) CMDB
5 13 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.10%) Celerra
6 10 (4.10%) CLARiiON
7 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.87%) NHS
9 6 (2.46%) iSeries
10 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.23%) Linux
2 33 (13.52%) Solaris
3 23 (9.43%) UNIX
4 2 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.59%) Scrum
3 48 (19.67%) Content Management
4 45 (18.44%) SOA
5 41 (16.80%) Technical Architecture
6 36 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (14.34%) UML
7 35 (14.34%) Project Management
8 33 (13.52%) ETL
8 33 (13.52%) Load Testing
9 31 (12.70%) High Availability
9 31 (12.70%) Network Load Balancing
9 31 (12.70%) Test Planning
9 31 (12.70%) CRM
9 31 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 29 (11.89%) Analytics
11 22 (9.02%) Software Architecture
12 21 (8.61%) Load Balancing
12 21 (8.61%) OO
13 18 (7.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 111 (45.49%) Java
2 49 (20.08%) PHP
3 31 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 26 (10.66%) C#
5 19 (7.79%) Ruby
5 19 (7.79%) Perl
6 11 (4.51%) C++
7 8 (3.28%) Python
8 7 (2.87%) SQL
9 6 (2.46%) R
10 4 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (14.75%) Degree
2 10 (4.10%) CCIA
2 10 (4.10%) VCAP
2 10 (4.10%) VTSP
2 10 (4.10%) NCDA
2 10 (4.10%) NCIE
2 10 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (4.10%) MCTS
2 10 (4.10%) MCITP
2 10 (4.10%) MCSE
2 10 (4.10%) CCA
2 10 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (4.10%) CCEA
2 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.70%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) HL7
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.10%) vCloud
2 10 (4.10%) Hyper-V
2 10 (4.10%) XenDesktop
2 10 (4.10%) vSphere
2 10 (4.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 82 (33.61%) Oracle
2 41 (16.80%) EMC
2 41 (16.80%) Cisco
3 33 (13.52%) Microsoft
4 31 (12.70%) F5
5 16 (6.56%) Informatica
6 12 (4.92%) VMware
6 12 (4.92%) Citrix
7 10 (4.10%) 3PAR
7 10 (4.10%) NetApp
8 6 (2.46%) Intel
9 1 (0.41%) Sun
9 1 (0.41%) SAP
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