Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Solution Architect
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 124 163
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 45 108 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.10% 2.21% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.28% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 93 56
Leeds median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £46,375
90th Percentile £93,750 £78,500 £80,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 3,976 4,745 5,397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.98% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,330 3,990 4,518
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Leeds

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 Leeds region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 21 (46.67%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (28.89%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (22.22%) Presales
5 10 (22.22%) SOA
5 10 (22.22%) Finance
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) XML
7 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle
8 7 (15.56%) SDLC
9 6 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (13.33%) Fintech
9 6 (13.33%) Microservices
9 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (13.33%) .NET
9 6 (13.33%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (13.33%) PaaS
9 6 (13.33%) Big Data
10 5 (11.11%) SaaS
10 5 (11.11%) RESTful
10 5 (11.11%) Banking
10 5 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
10 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 5 (11.11%) Information Management

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 4 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
2 5 (11.11%) SaaS
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (4.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Big Data
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (8.89%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (8.89%) PowerPivot
3 4 (8.89%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) .NET
3 5 (11.11%) JMS
3 5 (11.11%) RESTful
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) WSDL
4 4 (8.89%) MDX
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
7 1 (2.22%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) Dropwizard
7 1 (2.22%) Express
7 1 (2.22%) J2SE
7 1 (2.22%) Kafka
7 1 (2.22%) Middleware
7 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
7 1 (2.22%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (13.33%) Fintech
2 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (28.89%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (22.22%) Presales
4 10 (22.22%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) SDLC
6 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.33%) Microservices
7 6 (13.33%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) DSDM
8 5 (11.11%) RUP
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.11%) UML
8 5 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CCNA
2 1 (2.22%) CCNP
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Nintex
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.22%) VMware