Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £57,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Solution Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 - 181
Rank change year-on-year - +181 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% - 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% - 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Birmingham median annual salary £57,250 - £80,000
10th Percentile £48,925 - £77,500
90th Percentile £66,575 - £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £63,299
% change year-on-year +3.70% +6.64% -29.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3727 4589 3799
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.41% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2977 3426 3179
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Lead Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in Birmingham

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in Birmingham

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in Birmingham

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Lead Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) Gantt Chart

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Gantt Chart
1 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) BMC
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Intel