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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 862 790 874
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +84
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 89 151 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.15% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 84 133 63
Average salary £78,000 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,215 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £99,250 £96,000 £92,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Lead Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 21 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 5 February 2016. 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 -52 84 £77,500 -0.32% 10
London -33 59 £80,000 -6.97% 2
South East -4 20 £72,500 -3.33% 3
Oxfordshire - 14 £72,500 - 3
Banbury - 9 £72,500 -
City of London +47 7 £55,750 -23.42%
Edinburgh - 4 £78,000 -
Scotland - 4 £78,000 -
Reading +8 3 £85,000 +17.24%
Berkshire +3 3 £85,000 +17.24%
West Midlands -22 2 £90,000 +9.09% 1
Birmingham - 2 £90,000 - 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £65,000 +6.18% 1
Hampshire +3 1 £90,000 +20.00%
West Yorkshire +2 1 £65,000 +6.18% 1
South West -17 1 £46,000 -38.66% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £46,000 -
Oxford - 1 £72,500 -
Bradford - 1 £65,000 -
Trowbridge - 1 £46,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £90,000 -

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 90 (37.34%) TOGAF
2 81 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (31.54%) Finance
4 63 (26.14%) Banking
5 59 (24.48%) Java
6 51 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (19.92%) Scrum
8 46 (19.09%) TDD
9 39 (16.18%) Oracle
10 38 (15.77%) Kanban
11 37 (15.35%) Telecoms
12 35 (14.52%) CITP
13 34 (14.11%) SOA
14 33 (13.69%) Data Centre
15 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
16 27 (11.20%) Degree
17 26 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
17 26 (10.79%) Marketing
17 26 (10.79%) Migration
17 26 (10.79%) Line Management
18 25 (10.37%) .NET
19 24 (9.96%) Zachman Framework
19 24 (9.96%) Analytics
20 23 (9.54%) Open Source
20 23 (9.54%) Service Management
21 22 (9.13%) Data Analytics
21 22 (9.13%) Presales
22 21 (8.71%) C#
23 20 (8.30%) IBM
23 20 (8.30%) SFIA

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (5.39%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.56%) CICS
3 7 (2.90%) Documentum
3 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.66%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.66%) CMS
4 4 (1.66%) nginx
4 4 (1.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.83%) IIS
5 2 (0.83%) JBoss
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) MTS
6 1 (0.41%) Mule
6 1 (0.41%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.83%) Magento
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.41%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.56%) SaaS
3 10 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.90%) IaaS
4 7 (2.90%) Oracle CX
4 7 (2.90%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) HTTP
2 3 (1.24%) Firewall
2 3 (1.24%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.56%) DB2
3 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.07%) Big Data
6 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.66%) MySQL
6 4 (1.66%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Power View
7 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.24%) OLTP
7 3 (1.24%) Power BI
7 3 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.83%) Impala
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.66%) Subversion
3 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) git-flow
4 1 (0.41%) JIRA
4 1 (0.41%) Maven
4 1 (0.41%) Moq
4 1 (0.41%) MSTest
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (31.54%) Finance
2 63 (26.14%) Banking
3 37 (15.35%) Telecoms
4 26 (10.79%) Marketing
5 11 (4.56%) Retail
6 8 (3.32%) Retail Banking
7 7 (2.90%) Advertising
8 4 (1.66%) Publishing
9 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.83%) Back Office
10 2 (0.83%) Front Office
10 2 (0.83%) Legal
10 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.37%) .NET
2 19 (7.88%) Web Services
3 14 (5.81%) RESTful
4 12 (4.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 11 (4.56%) HTML
5 11 (4.56%) Middleware
6 10 (4.15%) REST
6 10 (4.15%) SOAP
7 9 (3.73%) HTML5
7 9 (3.73%) J2EE
8 8 (3.32%) CSS
9 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.07%) Ajax
10 5 (2.07%) CSS3
10 5 (2.07%) Java EE
10 5 (2.07%) jQuery
11 4 (1.66%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.66%) Play Framework
11 4 (1.66%) SAP Basis
11 4 (1.66%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.69%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.98%) Mainframe
3 9 (3.73%) User Experience
4 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.32%) EMV
5 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.07%) CESG
7 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.07%) IPTV
7 5 (2.07%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (2.07%) Video on Demand
8 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.66%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.24%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.83%) Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.15%) Unix
2 6 (2.49%) Windows
3 5 (2.07%) Linux
4 4 (1.66%) SUSE
5 2 (0.83%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
6 1 (0.41%) Gentoo
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.34%) TOGAF
2 81 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (21.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (19.92%) Scrum
5 46 (19.09%) TDD
6 38 (15.77%) Kanban
7 34 (14.11%) SOA
8 26 (10.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 26 (10.79%) Line Management
8 26 (10.79%) Migration
9 24 (9.96%) Analytics
9 24 (9.96%) Zachman Framework
10 23 (9.54%) Open Source
10 23 (9.54%) Service Management
11 22 (9.13%) Data Analytics
11 22 (9.13%) Presales
12 20 (8.30%) SFIA
13 19 (7.88%) Data Migration
13 19 (7.88%) SDLC
13 19 (7.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.48%) Java
2 21 (8.71%) C#
3 14 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.56%) COBOL
5 4 (1.66%) Scala
6 3 (1.24%) C++
6 3 (1.24%) PHP
6 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.24%) SQL
7 2 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.41%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.41%) Python
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby
8 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (14.52%) CITP
2 27 (11.20%) Degree
3 6 (2.49%) DV Cleared
3 6 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (2.07%) CISSP
4 5 (2.07%) IISP
4 5 (2.07%) MBCS
5 4 (1.66%) CCIE
5 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.66%) MCP
6 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCSD
7 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) COBIT
2 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.24%) QA
2 3 (1.24%) SEPA
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (3.32%) vCloud
2 5 (2.07%) Docker
3 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) Varnish
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Puppet
2 1 (0.41%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (16.18%) Oracle
2 30 (12.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.30%) IBM
4 10 (4.15%) SAP
5 9 (3.73%) hybris
6 8 (3.32%) Siebel
6 8 (3.32%) VMware
7 7 (2.90%) Pega
8 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.66%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.66%) Splunk
10 3 (1.24%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.83%) ATG
11 2 (0.83%) Cisco
11 2 (0.83%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.41%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.41%) EMC
12 1 (0.41%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.41%) HP
12 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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