Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1018 1049 1025
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 130 140 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 88 121 218
England median annual salary £80,000 £72,000 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £58,613 £57,500 £58,375
90th Percentile £100,750 £112,500 £106,250
UK median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +6.90% -6.45% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 48 £87,500 +9.38% 1
North of England -24 24 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +5 23 £70,000 -
Midlands +44 20 £70,000 +12.85% 1
South East +66 18 £85,000 +25.93% 2
South West +43 17 £65,000 +8.33% 1
West Midlands +22 12 £70,000 +9.38%
East Midlands +40 8 £74,500 - 1
East of England +8 4 £83,750 +21.82% 3
North West -8 1 £85,000 +30.77%
Lead Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 44 (33.85%) SOA
2 35 (26.92%) TOGAF
3 32 (24.62%) Java
3 32 (24.62%) .NET
4 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 27 (20.77%) Microsoft
5 27 (20.77%) Microservices
6 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (18.46%) Web Services
8 23 (17.69%) Finance
9 22 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (16.92%) Analytics
9 22 (16.92%) IT Strategy
10 21 (16.15%) SQL
11 20 (15.38%) Project Management
12 19 (14.62%) Presales
13 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
14 17 (13.08%) C#
15 15 (11.54%) Open Source
15 15 (11.54%) Retail
16 14 (10.77%) Customer Engagement
16 14 (10.77%) ITIL
16 14 (10.77%) Mentoring
17 13 (10.00%) Line Management
17 13 (10.00%) Data Modelling
17 13 (10.00%) XML
17 13 (10.00%) Data Architecture
17 13 (10.00%) Degree
17 13 (10.00%) Banking

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.69%) SAS
2 7 (5.38%) Apache
3 6 (4.62%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.08%) IIS
5 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.08%) WordPress
6 3 (2.31%) Apache Geronimo
6 3 (2.31%) CMS
6 3 (2.31%) JBoss
6 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.31%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) SPSS
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.92%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.38%) Amazon EMR
6 6 (4.62%) IaaS
6 6 (4.62%) PaaS
7 5 (3.85%) Office 365
7 5 (3.85%) SaaS
8 4 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (3.08%) Serverless
9 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.77%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) AMQP
1 5 (3.85%) Extranet
1 5 (3.85%) HTTP
1 5 (3.85%) Internet
1 5 (3.85%) Intranet
1 5 (3.85%) SMTP
1 5 (3.85%) SSL
2 2 (1.54%) Firewall
2 2 (1.54%) LAN
2 2 (1.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) Big Data
3 9 (6.92%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.62%) Apache Hive
4 6 (4.62%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.62%) HBase
4 6 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.62%) Sqoop
4 6 (4.62%) Triplestore
5 5 (3.85%) OLAP
5 5 (3.85%) OLTP
6 4 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.31%) DB2
7 3 (2.31%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.54%) MySQL
8 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.31%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.77%) CocoaPods
4 1 (0.77%) Gradle
4 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) Mockito
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (17.69%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Retail
3 13 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 4 (3.08%) Publishing
6 2 (1.54%) Automotive
6 2 (1.54%) Back Office
6 2 (1.54%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (24.62%) .NET
2 24 (18.46%) Web Services
3 13 (10.00%) XML
4 10 (7.69%) JSON
5 8 (6.15%) CSS
5 8 (6.15%) HTML
5 8 (6.15%) HTML5
6 6 (4.62%) CSS3
6 6 (4.62%) Middleware
6 6 (4.62%) REST
6 6 (4.62%) RESTful
6 6 (4.62%) SOAP
7 5 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.85%) EDI
7 5 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (3.85%) XSLT
8 4 (3.08%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.08%) J2EE
8 4 (3.08%) LAMP
8 4 (3.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.08%) Reinsurance
4 4 (3.08%) User Experience
5 3 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.54%) CMDB
6 2 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.54%) Fintech
6 2 (1.54%) SCADA
7 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.77%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Linux
1 10 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Windows 10
2 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 5 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.31%) Unix
4 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.77%) Android
5 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.85%) SOA
2 35 (26.92%) TOGAF
3 30 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 27 (20.77%) Microservices
5 22 (16.92%) Analytics
5 22 (16.92%) IT Strategy
6 20 (15.38%) Project Management
7 19 (14.62%) Presales
8 15 (11.54%) Open Source
9 14 (10.77%) Customer Engagement
9 14 (10.77%) ITIL
9 14 (10.77%) Mentoring
10 13 (10.00%) Data Architecture
10 13 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 13 (10.00%) Line Management
11 11 (8.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (8.46%) SDLC
11 11 (8.46%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.62%) Java
2 21 (16.15%) SQL
3 17 (13.08%) C#
4 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.46%) Python
5 7 (5.38%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.62%) Perl
6 6 (4.62%) PHP
6 6 (4.62%) R
7 5 (3.85%) C
7 5 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.85%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.08%) Scala
8 4 (3.08%) XPath
9 2 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.77%) C++
10 1 (0.77%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 9 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.31%) ISEB
6 2 (1.54%) CCIE
6 2 (1.54%) CCNP
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) GDPR
2 4 (3.08%) QA
3 3 (2.31%) COBIT
4 2 (1.54%) PMO
5 1 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.77%) EMIR
5 1 (0.77%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (5.38%) Docker
2 6 (4.62%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.23%) Oracle
3 5 (3.85%) SAP
4 4 (3.08%) Alteryx
4 4 (3.08%) IBM
4 4 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.08%) SnapLogic
4 4 (3.08%) Unisys
5 3 (2.31%) Casewise
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco
5 3 (2.31%) Tableau
6 2 (1.54%) Apple
6 2 (1.54%) BMC
6 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.54%) Citrix
6 2 (1.54%) EMC
6 2 (1.54%) HP
6 2 (1.54%) Juniper
6 2 (1.54%) NetApp
6 2 (1.54%) VMware