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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 781 773 710
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 122 91 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.088% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 86 81 139
Average salary £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £67,500 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Lead Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 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 20 August 2014. 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 +14 119 £85,000 - 14
London -9 65 £85,000 - 5
South East +12 28 £76,500 +5.51% 4
East of England +15 18 £66,000 +46.66% 1
Hampshire +7 17 £76,000 +28.81% 2
Hertfordshire - 17 £66,000 - 1
Reading +3 7 £90,000 +5.88% 1
Berkshire -7 7 £90,000 +5.88% 1
Havant - 7 £77,000 -
Basingstoke - 5 £100,000 -
Birmingham -1 3 £90,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -1 3 £90,000 +7.46% 2
City of London -10 3 £78,750 -7.35% 1
South West - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 £80,000 +45.45%
East Midlands - 2 £100,000 -
Farnborough - 2 £75,000 - 2
Southampton +7 1 £75,000 -
Hook -1 1 £70,000 -
Bedford -7 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Bedfordshire -8 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Milton Keynes -10 1 £90,000 +63.63%
Nottingham - 1 £120,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £120,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £75,000 - 1
Crawley - 1 £75,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £61,500 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 70 (33.98%) Finance
2 51 (24.76%) Oracle
3 45 (21.84%) Java
3 45 (21.84%) Banking
4 41 (19.90%) TOGAF
4 41 (19.90%) SOA
5 39 (18.93%) .NET
6 26 (12.62%) Retail
7 25 (12.14%) Zachman Framework
7 25 (12.14%) SQL Server
7 25 (12.14%) Telecoms
8 24 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 23 (11.17%) SQL
10 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
10 22 (10.68%) Windows
10 22 (10.68%) Middleware
10 22 (10.68%) WebSphere
11 21 (10.19%) Manufacturing
11 21 (10.19%) C#
12 20 (9.71%) SAP
12 20 (9.71%) IBM
13 19 (9.22%) LAN
13 19 (9.22%) WAN
13 19 (9.22%) Linux
13 19 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (9.22%) SAN
14 18 (8.74%) XML
14 18 (8.74%) HTML
14 18 (8.74%) Tomcat
15 17 (8.25%) Solaris

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (10.68%) WebSphere
2 18 (8.74%) Tomcat
3 17 (8.25%) Apache
4 16 (7.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 16 (7.77%) IIS
4 16 (7.77%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.46%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (7.77%) RMDS
2 9 (4.37%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (3.40%) SAP PP
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle SCM
4 5 (2.43%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.97%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.97%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.97%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.49%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.49%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.49%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.22%) SAN
1 19 (9.22%) LAN
1 19 (9.22%) WAN
2 17 (8.25%) HTTP
2 17 (8.25%) NAS
3 16 (7.77%) FCoE
3 16 (7.77%) Fibre Channel
3 16 (7.77%) Multicast
4 6 (2.91%) Internet
5 3 (1.46%) RTP
6 1 (0.49%) RFID
6 1 (0.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.77%) Hadoop
2 16 (7.77%) HBase
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.97%) Big Data
4 2 (0.97%) DB2
4 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Subversion
1 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.49%) Moq
2 1 (0.49%) Mockito
2 1 (0.49%) Ant
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Selenium
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (33.98%) Finance
2 45 (21.84%) Banking
3 26 (12.62%) Retail
4 25 (12.14%) Telecoms
5 21 (10.19%) Manufacturing
6 14 (6.80%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Billing
7 3 (1.46%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.97%) Back Office
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.93%) .NET
2 22 (10.68%) Middleware
3 18 (8.74%) XML
3 18 (8.74%) HTML
4 17 (8.25%) XSLT
5 16 (7.77%) Rendezvous
6 8 (3.88%) .NET Framework
7 7 (3.40%) CSS
7 7 (3.40%) Web Services
8 6 (2.91%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.91%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (2.43%) J2EE
10 4 (1.94%) WCF
11 2 (0.97%) Java EE
11 2 (0.97%) WinForms
11 2 (0.97%) Spring
11 2 (0.97%) SOAP
11 2 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.97%) XHTML
12 1 (0.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
1 7 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.43%) Credit Risk
2 5 (2.43%) Open Source
2 5 (2.43%) EMV
2 5 (2.43%) Online Banking
3 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.97%) DTV
4 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
4 2 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.49%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.68%) Windows
2 19 (9.22%) Linux
3 17 (8.25%) Solaris
4 5 (2.43%) Android
5 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.90%) SOA
1 41 (19.90%) TOGAF
2 25 (12.14%) Zachman Framework
3 24 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (7.77%) Benchmarking
5 16 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (5.34%) E-Commerce
8 10 (4.85%) ERP
8 10 (4.85%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (4.85%) Logistics
9 9 (4.37%) SAP Implementation
9 9 (4.37%) CRM
9 9 (4.37%) TDD
9 9 (4.37%) Business Transformation
10 8 (3.88%) Analytics
10 8 (3.88%) Project Planning
11 7 (3.40%) Product Management
11 7 (3.40%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.84%) Java
2 23 (11.17%) SQL
3 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.19%) C#
5 3 (1.46%) Python
6 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.34%) Degree
2 7 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.49%) MBCS
4 1 (0.49%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.49%) VCDX
4 1 (0.49%) NCDA
4 1 (0.49%) NCIE
4 1 (0.49%) VCAP
4 1 (0.49%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) COBIT
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.49%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (7.77%) NFS
1 16 (7.77%) Oracle RAC
1 16 (7.77%) SRDF
2 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) MOM
Vendors
1 51 (24.76%) Oracle
2 20 (9.71%) SAP
2 20 (9.71%) IBM
3 17 (8.25%) Sybase
3 17 (8.25%) EMC
4 16 (7.77%) Intel
4 16 (7.77%) Cisco
4 16 (7.77%) NetApp
4 16 (7.77%) TIBCO
4 16 (7.77%) DataSynapse
4 16 (7.77%) 29West
5 15 (7.28%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.34%) JDA
7 7 (3.40%) VMware
8 3 (1.46%) Citrix
9 2 (0.97%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.97%) Siebel
10 1 (0.49%) CA
10 1 (0.49%) SunGard
10 1 (0.49%) webMethods
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