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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Solution Architect
Rank 766 798 774
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 120 74 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.075% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 107 63 79
Average salary £75,500 £80,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £67,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
100150 98294 103682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83451 79476 89033
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 23 January 2015 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 23 January 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 +59 118 £75,500 -8.48% 8
London +20 80 £82,500 -2.94% 3
South East -21 18 £75,000 - 2
City of London -4 14 £72,800 -14.35%
Hampshire -5 11 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £82,500 -
East of England -11 5 £70,000 -22.22%
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -13 4 £70,000 -22.22%
Surbiton - 4 £55,000 -
High Wycombe +4 3 £75,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 1
North West - 3 £61,215 - 1
Reading +8 2 £72,500 -21.62%
Berkshire +4 2 £72,500 -21.62%
Havant - 2 £73,750 -
Cheshire - 2 £61,215 - 1
South West -7 1 £75,000 +7.14%
Portsmouth -18 1 £72,500 -
Warrington - 1 £61,215 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £75,000 -
Essex - 1 £66,000 -
Leeds - 1 £61,215 -
Blackpool - 1 £61,215 -
Coventry - 1 £75,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £61,215 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £55,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £75,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £61,215 - 1

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 112 (44.27%) Finance
2 87 (34.39%) TOGAF
3 81 (32.02%) Banking
4 76 (30.04%) Oracle
5 61 (24.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 58 (22.92%) Mentoring
7 52 (20.55%) Zachman Framework
8 49 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (17.79%) Java
11 44 (17.39%) SOA
12 39 (15.42%) SAP
12 39 (15.42%) WebSphere
13 36 (14.23%) Online Banking
13 36 (14.23%) Internet
14 34 (13.44%) E-Commerce
14 34 (13.44%) Coaching
15 33 (13.04%) WAN
15 33 (13.04%) Windows
15 33 (13.04%) SAN
16 32 (12.65%) LAN
17 31 (12.25%) Middleware
17 31 (12.25%) Linux
17 31 (12.25%) Tomcat
17 31 (12.25%) Investment Banking
18 29 (11.46%) SQL
19 28 (11.07%) Retail
20 27 (10.67%) JavaScript
20 27 (10.67%) Solaris
21 26 (10.28%) DB2

Lead Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 39 (15.42%) WebSphere
2 31 (12.25%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.30%) Apache
4 19 (7.51%) IIS
4 19 (7.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 19 (7.51%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (6.72%) TeamSite
5 17 (6.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (6.72%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.37%) CMS
7 4 (1.58%) JBoss
8 3 (1.19%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (4.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (4.74%) SAP CO
2 12 (4.74%) RMDS
2 12 (4.74%) SAP FI
3 9 (3.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (2.37%) SAP HR
4 6 (2.37%) SAP SCM
4 6 (2.37%) SAP LE
5 2 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.79%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.40%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.40%) Maximo
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.40%) Endur
6 1 (0.40%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) IaaS
1 5 (1.98%) PaaS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Route 53
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.23%) Internet
2 33 (13.04%) WAN
2 33 (13.04%) SAN
3 32 (12.65%) LAN
4 19 (7.51%) HTTP
4 19 (7.51%) NAS
4 19 (7.51%) FCoE
4 19 (7.51%) Fibre Channel
4 19 (7.51%) Multicast
5 7 (2.77%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.40%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.28%) DB2
2 24 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.74%) Hadoop
3 12 (4.74%) HBase
4 8 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.98%) Big Data
6 4 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (1.19%) OLAP
7 3 (1.19%) OLTP
7 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
8 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.79%) JUnit
1 2 (0.79%) Lombardi
General
1 112 (44.27%) Finance
2 81 (32.02%) Banking
3 31 (12.25%) Investment Banking
4 28 (11.07%) Retail
5 21 (8.30%) Manufacturing
5 21 (8.30%) Back Office
6 17 (6.72%) Marketing
7 16 (6.32%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.77%) Automotive
9 6 (2.37%) Electronics
10 5 (1.98%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.58%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.79%) Publishing
13 2 (0.79%) Billing
13 2 (0.79%) Local Government
14 1 (0.40%) Legal
14 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.25%) Middleware
2 20 (7.91%) HTML
2 20 (7.91%) Web Services
2 20 (7.91%) XML
3 17 (6.72%) BAPI
4 15 (5.93%) CSS
5 12 (4.74%) XSLT
5 12 (4.74%) Rendezvous
6 10 (3.95%) .NET
6 10 (3.95%) J2EE
6 10 (3.95%) Spring
7 9 (3.56%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.16%) SOAP
8 8 (3.16%) XHTML
8 8 (3.16%) RESTful
8 8 (3.16%) Java EE
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.58%) JSP
10 4 (1.58%) Servlets
11 2 (0.79%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.23%) Online Banking
2 25 (9.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (6.72%) DataPower
3 17 (6.72%) Mobile Banking
4 13 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.56%) User Experience
6 7 (2.77%) Derivative
7 6 (2.37%) DTV
7 6 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.98%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.98%) EMV
9 4 (1.58%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.19%) Clustering
11 2 (0.79%) FMCG
11 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.40%) Social Media
12 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.04%) Windows
2 31 (12.25%) Linux
3 27 (10.67%) Solaris
4 11 (4.35%) UNIX
5 8 (3.16%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.39%) TOGAF
2 61 (24.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 58 (22.92%) Mentoring
4 52 (20.55%) Zachman Framework
5 49 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (17.39%) SOA
8 34 (13.44%) E-Commerce
8 34 (13.44%) Coaching
9 26 (10.28%) Business Transformation
10 23 (9.09%) Project Planning
11 19 (7.51%) Benchmarking
11 19 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (6.72%) Migration
13 15 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.93%) Web Development
14 14 (5.53%) Programme Management
15 13 (5.14%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (5.14%) Product Management
16 12 (4.74%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.79%) Java
2 29 (11.46%) SQL
3 27 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.77%) Python
5 2 (0.79%) ABAP
6 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.16%) Degree
2 4 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) CISSP
3 2 (0.79%) CISM
3 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) QA
2 4 (1.58%) COBIT
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.51%) NFS
1 19 (7.51%) SRDF
2 15 (5.93%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.77%) KVM
5 7 (2.77%) Xen
6 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (7.11%) Tivoli
2 17 (6.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.40%) nmon
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Cacti
Vendors
1 76 (30.04%) Oracle
2 39 (15.42%) SAP
3 24 (9.49%) IBM
3 24 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 21 (8.30%) Cisco
5 20 (7.91%) NetApp
6 19 (7.51%) EMC
6 19 (7.51%) Intel
7 17 (6.72%) HP
7 17 (6.72%) LogLogic
8 15 (5.93%) Citrix
8 15 (5.93%) TIBCO
9 13 (5.14%) Sybase
10 12 (4.74%) DataSynapse
10 12 (4.74%) 29West
11 9 (3.56%) VMware
12 4 (1.58%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.19%) Informatica
13 3 (1.19%) Lotus
13 3 (1.19%) Siebel
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