The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 762 769 753
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 119 101 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.099% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 96 89 122
Average salary £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £59,000 £70,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £90,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £67,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 1 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 1 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 -44 116 £85,000 - 12
London -30 65 £90,000 +5.88% 6
South East +5 27 £76,000 +28.81% 5
East of England -3 17 £66,000 -12.00%
Hertfordshire -6 15 £66,000 -12.00%
Hampshire -4 11 £76,000 +28.81% 3
Berkshire +7 8 £88,750 +7.57% 1
Reading +4 7 £90,000 +5.88% 1
City of London -12 6 £85,000 +4.61% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Havant - 5 £76,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £100,000 -
Birmingham +10 3 £90,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands +3 3 £90,000 +14.28% 1
South West - 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 £77,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £100,000 -
Crawley - 2 £77,500 -
Bedfordshire -3 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Hook -4 1 £70,000 -
Surrey -5 1 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes -7 1 £90,000 +63.63% 1
Bedford -9 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £120,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £61,500 -
Essex - 1 £90,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £120,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £90,000 -
Wales - 1 £85,000 -

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 73 (38.62%) Finance
2 46 (24.34%) Banking
3 45 (23.81%) Oracle
4 41 (21.69%) Java
5 37 (19.58%) TOGAF
6 36 (19.05%) .NET
7 35 (18.52%) SOA
8 25 (13.23%) Telecoms
9 24 (12.70%) Middleware
10 23 (12.17%) Zachman Framework
10 23 (12.17%) WebSphere
10 23 (12.17%) SQL Server
11 22 (11.64%) Windows
11 22 (11.64%) IBM
12 21 (11.11%) SQL
13 20 (10.58%) JavaScript
13 20 (10.58%) C#
13 20 (10.58%) Linux
13 20 (10.58%) Manufacturing
13 20 (10.58%) Retail
14 18 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (8.99%) SAN
15 17 (8.99%) XML
15 17 (8.99%) HTML
15 17 (8.99%) LAN
15 17 (8.99%) WAN
15 17 (8.99%) Tomcat
16 16 (8.47%) Apache
16 16 (8.47%) HTTP
16 16 (8.47%) Sybase

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (12.17%) WebSphere
2 17 (8.99%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.47%) Apache
4 15 (7.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 15 (7.94%) IIS
4 15 (7.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (4.23%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) CMS
8 1 (0.53%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.53%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (2.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (7.94%) RMDS
2 7 (3.70%) SAP PP
2 7 (3.70%) Oracle SCM
3 6 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (2.65%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (1.06%) SAP CO
6 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
6 2 (1.06%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.53%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.99%) SAN
1 17 (8.99%) LAN
1 17 (8.99%) WAN
2 16 (8.47%) HTTP
2 16 (8.47%) NAS
3 15 (7.94%) FCoE
3 15 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
3 15 (7.94%) Multicast
4 5 (2.65%) Internet
5 3 (1.59%) RTP
6 1 (0.53%) RFID
6 1 (0.53%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.94%) Hadoop
2 15 (7.94%) HBase
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.12%) DB2
4 2 (1.06%) Big Data
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Subversion
1 2 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Ant
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Moq
2 1 (0.53%) Mockito
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 73 (38.62%) Finance
2 46 (24.34%) Banking
3 25 (13.23%) Telecoms
4 20 (10.58%) Manufacturing
4 20 (10.58%) Retail
5 12 (6.35%) Marketing
6 7 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
6 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Games
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (19.05%) .NET
2 24 (12.70%) Middleware
3 17 (8.99%) XML
3 17 (8.99%) HTML
4 16 (8.47%) XSLT
5 15 (7.94%) Rendezvous
6 8 (4.23%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.17%) CSS
8 5 (2.65%) Web Services
8 5 (2.65%) J2EE
8 5 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (2.12%) WCF
10 3 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.06%) Spring
11 2 (1.06%) Java EE
11 2 (1.06%) WinForms
11 2 (1.06%) SOAP
11 2 (1.06%) XHTML
12 1 (0.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.70%) Hedge funds
1 7 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 7 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.65%) EMV
2 5 (2.65%) Credit Risk
2 5 (2.65%) Open Source
3 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.06%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.06%) DTV
4 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.53%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.64%) Windows
2 20 (10.58%) Linux
3 16 (8.47%) Solaris
4 4 (2.12%) Android
4 4 (2.12%) UNIX
5 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.58%) TOGAF
2 35 (18.52%) SOA
3 23 (12.17%) Zachman Framework
4 18 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.94%) Benchmarking
5 15 (7.94%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (6.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (5.29%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (4.76%) TDD
10 8 (4.23%) Logistics
10 8 (4.23%) Business Development
10 8 (4.23%) E-Commerce
10 8 (4.23%) ERP
11 7 (3.70%) OO
11 7 (3.70%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
11 7 (3.70%) Wealth Management
11 7 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
11 7 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.69%) Java
2 21 (11.11%) SQL
3 20 (10.58%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.58%) C#
4 2 (1.06%) C
4 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Degree
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) ISEB
3 1 (0.53%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.53%) VCDX
3 1 (0.53%) NCDA
3 1 (0.53%) NCIE
3 1 (0.53%) VCAP
3 1 (0.53%) VTSP
3 1 (0.53%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) TickIT
2 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (7.94%) SRDF
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
1 15 (7.94%) NFS
2 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) MOM
Vendors
1 45 (23.81%) Oracle
2 22 (11.64%) IBM
3 16 (8.47%) Sybase
3 16 (8.47%) EMC
4 15 (7.94%) 29West
4 15 (7.94%) DataSynapse
4 15 (7.94%) Intel
4 15 (7.94%) NetApp
4 15 (7.94%) TIBCO
4 15 (7.94%) SAP
4 15 (7.94%) Cisco
5 11 (5.82%) JDA
5 11 (5.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.70%) VMware
7 3 (1.59%) Pega
7 3 (1.59%) Actimize
8 2 (1.06%) Citrix
9 1 (0.53%) Siebel
9 1 (0.53%) SunGard
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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