The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 53 46 81
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.50% 2.54% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 2.54% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £110,000 £52,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.53% -9.56%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Solutions Architect
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 393 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.24% 100.00% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 348 328 458
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Leicester region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Leicester

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) DOM
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) GigaSpaces
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) KDB
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Clojure
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Google App Engine
1 2 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Hazelcast
1 2 (66.67%) KDB
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Akka
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) DOM
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Swagger
1 2 (66.67%) Ultra Messaging
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Development
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile First
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Clojure
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) GigaSpaces
1 2 (66.67%) Google
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Rackspace
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Solace
1 2 (66.67%) StreamBase