The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 757 825 779
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 126 82 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.070% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.074% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 100 69 92
Average salary £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,850 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,500 £99,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £76,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the UK.

Lead Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Lead Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 125 £87,500 +6.06% 6
London +97 88 £87,500 +2.94% 3
South East +8 20 £75,000 - 2
Berkshire +17 15 £75,000 +50.00% 1
City of London +35 7 £80,000 -5.88% 2
North West +4 6 - -
Cheshire +2 6 - -
Warrington - 6 - -
Yorkshire +8 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
West Yorkshire +18 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Leeds +11 3 £52,500 -4.54%
East of England +11 3 £70,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -4 3 £70,000 -8.19%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £85,000 +17.24% 1
West Midlands -8 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £80,000 -
Scotland +21 1 £60,000 +2.56%
Glasgow - 1 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £95,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £70,000 - 1
Kent - 1 - -

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 175 (67.57%) Finance
2 86 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (32.82%) Oracle
4 71 (27.41%) WebSphere
5 61 (23.55%) Middleware
6 57 (22.01%) IBM
6 57 (22.01%) Banking
7 56 (21.62%) Windows
8 55 (21.24%) LAN
8 55 (21.24%) WAN
8 55 (21.24%) SAN
9 53 (20.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (20.08%) Linux
11 50 (19.31%) Tomcat
11 50 (19.31%) Solaris
12 48 (18.53%) IIS
12 48 (18.53%) HTTP
12 48 (18.53%) Cisco
13 47 (18.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 47 (18.15%) NFS
13 47 (18.15%) Apache
13 47 (18.15%) DB2
13 47 (18.15%) EMC
13 47 (18.15%) Intel
13 47 (18.15%) NetApp
13 47 (18.15%) Benchmarking
13 47 (18.15%) Oracle Coherence
13 47 (18.15%) NAS
13 47 (18.15%) SRDF
13 47 (18.15%) FCoE

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (27.41%) WebSphere
2 50 (19.31%) Tomcat
3 48 (18.53%) IIS
4 47 (18.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 47 (18.15%) Apache
4 47 (18.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (6.56%) WebSphere Process Server
5 17 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.77%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.77%) CICS
7 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.77%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (10.81%) SAP CO
1 28 (10.81%) SAP FI/CO
1 28 (10.81%) SAP FI
2 23 (8.88%) RMDS
3 11 (4.25%) SAP HR
3 11 (4.25%) SAP SCM
3 11 (4.25%) SAP LE
4 4 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.39%) Endur
6 1 (0.39%) Findur
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) IaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Office 365
3 2 (0.77%) Route 53
3 2 (0.77%) PaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.24%) LAN
1 55 (21.24%) WAN
1 55 (21.24%) SAN
2 48 (18.53%) HTTP
3 47 (18.15%) NAS
3 47 (18.15%) FCoE
3 47 (18.15%) Fibre Channel
3 47 (18.15%) Multicast
4 30 (11.58%) Internet
5 24 (9.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.15%) DB2
2 45 (17.37%) SQL Server
3 27 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (8.88%) HBase
4 23 (8.88%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.09%) Big Data
6 7 (2.70%) OLTP
6 7 (2.70%) OLAP
6 7 (2.70%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.93%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.93%) Riak
8 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.77%) MySQL
8 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.16%) JUnit
2 2 (0.77%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Ant
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) Maven
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
General
1 175 (67.57%) Finance
2 57 (22.01%) Banking
3 18 (6.95%) Retail
4 16 (6.18%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 12 (4.63%) Automotive
7 10 (3.86%) Retail Banking
8 8 (3.09%) Marketing
9 7 (2.70%) Back Office
10 5 (1.93%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.54%) Electronics
11 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.77%) Local Government
13 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (23.55%) Middleware
2 32 (12.36%) XML
3 29 (11.20%) HTML
4 23 (8.88%) Ultra Messaging
4 23 (8.88%) XSLT
4 23 (8.88%) Rendezvous
5 22 (8.49%) Web Services
6 20 (7.72%) .NET
7 17 (6.56%) BAPI
8 12 (4.63%) J2EE
9 11 (4.25%) WCF
10 8 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.93%) LAMP
13 4 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (1.54%) Spring
13 4 (1.54%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.54%) CSS
13 4 (1.54%) SOAP
14 3 (1.16%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.20%) Mainframe
1 29 (11.20%) Online Banking
2 22 (8.49%) Mobile Banking
3 17 (6.56%) DataPower
3 17 (6.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.86%) Open Source
4 10 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.47%) Clustering
6 7 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.54%) DTV
9 3 (1.16%) FMCG
9 3 (1.16%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.77%) Telematics
10 2 (0.77%) Replication
10 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.39%) GIS
11 1 (0.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.62%) Windows
2 52 (20.08%) Linux
3 50 (19.31%) Solaris
4 4 (1.54%) VME
4 4 (1.54%) UNIX
5 2 (0.77%) Android
5 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (20.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (18.15%) Benchmarking
3 47 (18.15%) Performance Tuning
4 44 (16.99%) Mentoring
5 42 (16.22%) TOGAF
6 35 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (11.97%) Zachman Framework
8 30 (11.58%) E-Commerce
9 28 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
10 24 (9.27%) SOA
11 21 (8.11%) Risk Management
11 21 (8.11%) Logistics
12 16 (6.18%) Web Development
13 15 (5.79%) Coaching
14 14 (5.41%) Line Management
14 14 (5.41%) Migration
14 14 (5.41%) TDD
15 13 (5.02%) Project Planning
15 13 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.99%) SQL
2 42 (16.22%) Java
3 27 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.11%) C#
5 7 (2.70%) ABAP
6 6 (2.32%) COBOL
7 5 (1.93%) Python
8 2 (0.77%) PHP
8 2 (0.77%) R
9 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (1.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.16%) CISSP
2 3 (1.16%) CISM
3 1 (0.39%) MCSE
3 1 (0.39%) CCNP
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.16%) COBIT
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 47 (18.15%) NFS
1 47 (18.15%) SRDF
2 26 (10.04%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (9.27%) Xen
4 24 (9.27%) Hyper-V
4 24 (9.27%) KVM
5 7 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (6.56%) Tivoli
1 17 (6.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 17 (6.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 85 (32.82%) Oracle
2 57 (22.01%) IBM
3 48 (18.53%) Cisco
4 47 (18.15%) EMC
4 47 (18.15%) Intel
4 47 (18.15%) NetApp
5 36 (13.90%) SAP
6 33 (12.74%) Microsoft
7 25 (9.65%) VMware
8 23 (8.88%) Sybase
8 23 (8.88%) TIBCO
8 23 (8.88%) DataSynapse
9 17 (6.56%) HP
9 17 (6.56%) LogLogic
10 15 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (3.86%) Citrix
12 7 (2.70%) CA
13 4 (1.54%) Fujitsu
13 4 (1.54%) ICL
14 2 (0.77%) Lotus
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