Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 138 159
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 49 82 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.33% 1.68% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.72% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 60 51
Leeds median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% -6.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £51,750 £51,125 £52,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £73,875 £77,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +8.33%

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 3,559 4,755 5,244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.18% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,996 4,035 4,521
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,813 £27,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 16 (32.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 15 (30.61%) SaaS
3 12 (24.49%) Presales
3 12 (24.49%) TOGAF
4 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (16.33%) PaaS
5 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (16.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (14.29%) SAP
6 7 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (12.24%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (12.24%) PowerPivot
7 6 (12.24%) PerformancePoint
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (12.24%) IT Governance
7 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
7 6 (12.24%) MDX
7 6 (12.24%) Data Management
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.24%) Banking
7 6 (12.24%) Java
7 6 (12.24%) SQL

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 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) SaaS
2 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.33%) PaaS
4 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (4.08%) IaaS
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) PerformancePoint
1 6 (12.24%) PowerPivot
1 6 (12.24%) SAP Data Services
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (12.24%) Banking
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) MDX
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (24.49%) Presales
2 12 (24.49%) TOGAF
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Data Modelling
4 8 (16.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (12.24%) Data Management
6 6 (12.24%) IT Governance
6 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
6 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (12.24%) SOA
6 6 (12.24%) SSADM
6 6 (12.24%) Technical Debt
6 6 (12.24%) UML
7 5 (10.20%) User Stories
8 4 (8.16%) Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 6 (12.24%) Java
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (12.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) SAP
2 6 (12.24%) IBM
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Nintex
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Sitecore