Period
to 24 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 768 891 1002
Rank change year-on-year +123 +111 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 108 186 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 81 149 116
Median annual salary £100,000 £87,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £68,828 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £142,500 £110,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £100,000 £85,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +3.03%

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 81,390 129,108 155,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 96.03% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 65,881 103,466 127,428
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in England.

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in England

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +90 79 £100,000 +11.11% 1
South East +103 18 £95,000 +11.76%
North of England +102 5 £71,526 -20.53%
North West +75 4 £70,763 -5.65%
Midlands +71 4 £80,000 -3.03%
West Midlands +65 3 £70,000 -15.15%
South West +74 2 £72,500 -3.33%
East Midlands +48 1 £80,000 -
North East +13 1 £85,000 -
Lead Solutions Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, Lead Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.44%) Finance
2 48 (44.44%) Analytics
3 43 (39.81%) Azure
4 42 (38.89%) AWS
5 35 (32.41%) Microservices
5 35 (32.41%) Java
6 33 (30.56%) GCP
6 33 (30.56%) Public Cloud
7 32 (29.63%) Wealth Management
8 28 (25.93%) Migration
8 28 (25.93%) .NET
9 26 (24.07%) Scrum
10 25 (23.15%) Asset Management
11 24 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
11 24 (22.22%) Data Analytics
12 23 (21.30%) AngularJS
12 23 (21.30%) Open Source
12 23 (21.30%) Blog
12 23 (21.30%) React
12 23 (21.30%) Derivative
12 23 (21.30%) SQL
13 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
13 22 (20.37%) Python
13 22 (20.37%) Node.js
13 22 (20.37%) Portfolio Management
14 21 (19.44%) NoSQL
14 21 (19.44%) Hedge funds
14 21 (19.44%) R
14 21 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager

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 21 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.85%) CMS
2 2 (1.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (39.81%) Azure
2 42 (38.89%) AWS
3 33 (30.56%) GCP
4 21 (19.44%) OpenShift
5 9 (8.33%) PaaS
6 8 (7.41%) IaaS
7 4 (3.70%) SaaS
8 3 (2.78%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.85%) Office 365
10 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.93%) Serverless
10 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (1.85%) Intranet
2 2 (1.85%) Skype
3 1 (0.93%) Broadband
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) MQTT
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.63%) Big Data
4 3 (2.78%) Power BI
5 2 (1.85%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.93%) Flink
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (19.44%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (44.44%) Finance
2 21 (19.44%) Front Office
3 9 (8.33%) Banking
4 8 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.41%) Publishing
5 6 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (2.78%) Back Office
7 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) .NET
2 23 (21.30%) AngularJS
2 23 (21.30%) React
3 22 (20.37%) Node.js
4 21 (19.44%) Web Services
5 6 (5.56%) RESTful
6 3 (2.78%) Kafka
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.93%) J2EE
7 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.93%) OAuth
7 1 (0.93%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.93%) OpenID
7 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.93%) SAML
7 1 (0.93%) Samza
7 1 (0.93%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.93%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.56%) Public Cloud
2 24 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (21.30%) Blog
3 23 (21.30%) Derivative
4 21 (19.44%) Equities
4 21 (19.44%) Equity Derivative
4 21 (19.44%) Fixed Income
4 21 (19.44%) Hedge funds
5 20 (18.52%) Virtual Team
6 9 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (8.33%) User Experience
7 8 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (4.63%) PKI
9 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.93%) AS400
11 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.93%) PMI
11 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.44%) Analytics
3 35 (32.41%) Microservices
4 32 (29.63%) Wealth Management
5 28 (25.93%) Migration
6 26 (24.07%) Scrum
7 25 (23.15%) Asset Management
8 24 (22.22%) Data Analytics
9 23 (21.30%) Open Source
10 22 (20.37%) Portfolio Management
11 21 (19.44%) Decision-Making
11 21 (19.44%) Investment Management
11 21 (19.44%) Use Case
12 20 (18.52%) IT Strategy
12 20 (18.52%) Presales
13 16 (14.81%) DevOps
14 15 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (11.11%) Architecture Roadmap
15 12 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (11.11%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) Java
2 23 (21.30%) SQL
3 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.37%) Python
4 21 (19.44%) C++
4 21 (19.44%) R
5 3 (2.78%) C#
6 2 (1.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.93%) ES6
7 1 (0.93%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) RPG
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) Degree
3 2 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CCDP
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) HNC
4 1 (0.93%) HND
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) RACF
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (19.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (19.44%) Adobe
2 17 (15.74%) Google
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) SAP
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.70%) Guidewire
6 4 (3.70%) Pega
7 2 (1.85%) Concur
7 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 2 (1.85%) Workday
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
8 1 (0.93%) Meraki
8 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.93%) VMware