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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 732 849 765
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 140 75 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 63 102
Average salary £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,500 £65,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Lead Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 29 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 6 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 +97 138 £87,500 +6.06% 5
London +89 98 £87,500 +4.47% 2
South East +20 20 £75,000 - 1
Berkshire - 14 £75,000 - 1
City of London +28 11 £90,000 +9.09% 2
Cheshire +13 8 £61,215 -31.98%
Yorkshire +10 8 £52,500 -4.54% 1
North West +10 8 £61,215 -31.98%
Warrington - 8 £61,215 -
West Yorkshire +12 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Leeds +8 7 £52,500 -4.54%
East of England +17 4 £70,000 +1.81%
Hertfordshire -12 4 £70,000 -20.00%
Scotland +17 2 £60,000 +2.56%
High Wycombe -7 2 £80,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £80,000 +10.34%
West Midlands -22 2 £82,500 -2.94%
Lancashire - 2 £61,215 -
North East - 2 £61,215 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £61,215 -
Glasgow - 2 £60,000 -
Blackpool - 2 £61,215 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £61,215 -
Surrey +23 1 £85,000 -10.52%
Hampshire -2 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £70,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 170 (64.15%) Finance
2 87 (32.83%) Oracle
3 83 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (25.28%) WebSphere
5 66 (24.91%) Banking
6 56 (21.13%) TOGAF
7 55 (20.75%) Middleware
8 54 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 51 (19.25%) IBM
10 50 (18.87%) Windows
11 49 (18.49%) LAN
11 49 (18.49%) WAN
11 49 (18.49%) SAN
12 48 (18.11%) DB2
13 47 (17.74%) Linux
14 46 (17.36%) Tomcat
15 45 (16.98%) Solaris
15 45 (16.98%) Mentoring
16 42 (15.85%) IIS
16 42 (15.85%) SQL Server
16 42 (15.85%) SQL
16 42 (15.85%) Apache
16 42 (15.85%) HTTP
16 42 (15.85%) Cisco
17 41 (15.47%) EMC
17 41 (15.47%) Intel
17 41 (15.47%) NetApp
17 41 (15.47%) Benchmarking
17 41 (15.47%) NFS
17 41 (15.47%) Oracle HTTP Server

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 67 (25.28%) WebSphere
2 46 (17.36%) Tomcat
3 42 (15.85%) Apache
3 42 (15.85%) IIS
4 41 (15.47%) Oracle Coherence
4 41 (15.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 19 (7.17%) WebSphere Process Server
5 19 (7.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.13%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.13%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.75%) CICS
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (9.81%) SAP FI
1 26 (9.81%) SAP FI/CO
1 26 (9.81%) SAP CO
2 20 (7.55%) RMDS
3 9 (3.40%) SAP HR
3 9 (3.40%) SAP SCM
3 9 (3.40%) SAP LE
4 8 (3.02%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.75%) Endur
6 2 (0.75%) Findur
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.51%) PaaS
1 4 (1.51%) Office 365
1 4 (1.51%) IaaS
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (0.75%) Route 53
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (18.49%) LAN
1 49 (18.49%) WAN
1 49 (18.49%) SAN
2 42 (15.85%) HTTP
3 41 (15.47%) NAS
3 41 (15.47%) FCoE
3 41 (15.47%) Fibre Channel
3 41 (15.47%) Multicast
4 34 (12.83%) Internet
5 21 (7.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.11%) DB2
2 42 (15.85%) SQL Server
3 24 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 20 (7.55%) HBase
5 9 (3.40%) Big Data
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (2.26%) OLTP
6 6 (2.26%) OLAP
7 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.89%) Riak
8 2 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.75%) MySQL
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) JUnit
2 2 (0.75%) Subversion
3 1 (0.38%) Maven
3 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.38%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 170 (64.15%) Finance
2 66 (24.91%) Banking
3 20 (7.55%) Retail
4 19 (7.17%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.77%) Automotive
6 10 (3.77%) Retail Banking
6 10 (3.77%) Back Office
7 9 (3.40%) Marketing
8 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.89%) Electronics
10 4 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.75%) Front Office
11 2 (0.75%) Local Government
12 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.75%) Middleware
2 30 (11.32%) XML
3 26 (9.81%) HTML
4 23 (8.68%) Web Services
5 20 (7.55%) XSLT
5 20 (7.55%) Ultra Messaging
5 20 (7.55%) Rendezvous
6 19 (7.17%) BAPI
6 19 (7.17%) .NET
7 14 (5.28%) J2EE
8 10 (3.77%) WCF
9 8 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (1.89%) Spring
11 5 (1.89%) SOAP
11 5 (1.89%) CSS
11 5 (1.89%) LAMP
12 4 (1.51%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.51%) XHTML
12 4 (1.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) Online Banking
2 26 (9.81%) Mainframe
3 24 (9.06%) Mobile Banking
4 19 (7.17%) DataPower
5 11 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.77%) Clustering
7 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.40%) Open Source
8 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.89%) DTV
9 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.13%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.13%) FMCG
11 2 (0.75%) Derivative
11 2 (0.75%) Replication
11 2 (0.75%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) Telematics
11 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.87%) Windows
2 47 (17.74%) Linux
3 45 (16.98%) Solaris
4 5 (1.89%) UNIX
5 4 (1.51%) VME
6 2 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.32%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.13%) TOGAF
3 54 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (16.98%) Mentoring
5 41 (15.47%) Performance Tuning
5 41 (15.47%) Benchmarking
6 36 (13.58%) Zachman Framework
7 35 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
7 35 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (12.45%) E-Commerce
9 26 (9.81%) SOA
10 19 (7.17%) Risk Management
10 19 (7.17%) Logistics
11 18 (6.79%) Web Development
12 16 (6.04%) Project Planning
12 16 (6.04%) Coaching
12 16 (6.04%) Business Transformation
13 15 (5.66%) Migration
13 15 (5.66%) TDD
14 12 (4.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.85%) SQL
2 40 (15.09%) Java
3 25 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.17%) C#
5 7 (2.64%) ABAP
6 6 (2.26%) COBOL
7 5 (1.89%) Python
8 2 (0.75%) R
9 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (2.26%) Degree
2 3 (1.13%) CISSP
2 3 (1.13%) CISM
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.38%) MCSE
3 1 (0.38%) CCNP
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.13%) COBIT
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (15.47%) NFS
1 41 (15.47%) SRDF
2 23 (8.68%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (8.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (7.92%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.92%) KVM
4 21 (7.92%) Xen
5 8 (3.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (7.55%) Tivoli
2 19 (7.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 19 (7.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 87 (32.83%) Oracle
2 51 (19.25%) IBM
3 42 (15.85%) Cisco
4 41 (15.47%) EMC
4 41 (15.47%) Intel
4 41 (15.47%) NetApp
5 38 (14.34%) SAP
6 34 (12.83%) Microsoft
7 22 (8.30%) VMware
8 21 (7.92%) Sybase
9 20 (7.55%) TIBCO
9 20 (7.55%) DataSynapse
10 19 (7.17%) LogLogic
10 19 (7.17%) HP
11 13 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (4.15%) Citrix
13 7 (2.64%) CA
14 4 (1.51%) ICL
14 4 (1.51%) Fujitsu
15 3 (1.13%) Lotus
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