Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £60,750 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 164 171
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 88 72 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.77% 1.32% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.35% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 70 52 89
Leeds median annual salary £60,750 £65,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.25% +9.17% -2.28%
10th Percentile £49,625 £51,150 £39,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,250 £68,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 23 (26.14%) TOGAF
2 22 (25.00%) Finance
3 20 (22.73%) Java
4 18 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (19.32%) Retail
6 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.77%) SOA
7 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
7 13 (14.77%) Presales
8 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.64%) VMware
9 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 11 (12.50%) React
9 11 (12.50%) High Availability
9 11 (12.50%) IT Strategy
10 10 (11.36%) Microservices
10 10 (11.36%) .NET
10 10 (11.36%) SAP
10 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
11 9 (10.23%) Windows
11 9 (10.23%) Linux
11 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (9.09%) Project Management
12 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.09%) JMS
12 8 (9.09%) XML
12 8 (9.09%) Workflow
12 8 (9.09%) Docker
12 8 (9.09%) Puppet

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 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
2 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) IaaS
2 3 (3.41%) PaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) iSCSI
1 2 (2.27%) NAS
1 2 (2.27%) SAN
1 2 (2.27%) SMS
1 2 (2.27%) VLAN
1 2 (2.27%) WAN
1 2 (2.27%) Wireless
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) MPLS
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) ERwin
General
1 22 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (19.32%) Retail
3 7 (7.95%) Banking
4 6 (6.82%) Advertising
5 5 (5.68%) Back Office
5 5 (5.68%) Games
6 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) React
2 10 (11.36%) .NET
3 8 (9.09%) JMS
3 8 (9.09%) Node.js
3 8 (9.09%) XML
4 7 (7.95%) JSP
4 7 (7.95%) RESTful
4 7 (7.95%) SOAP
4 7 (7.95%) XSD
4 7 (7.95%) XSLT
5 6 (6.82%) J2EE
5 6 (6.82%) Servlets
6 2 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.14%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.14%) MDX
7 1 (1.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.95%) AS400
2 7 (7.95%) User Experience
3 6 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.27%) Fintech
6 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Linux
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
1 9 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (7.95%) AIX
2 7 (7.95%) Solaris
3 3 (3.41%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Unix
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) TOGAF
2 18 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (14.77%) Presales
3 13 (14.77%) SOA
4 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.50%) High Availability
5 11 (12.50%) IT Strategy
6 10 (11.36%) Microservices
6 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.09%) Project Management
7 8 (9.09%) Workflow
8 7 (7.95%) Complex Event Processing
8 7 (7.95%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.95%) Metadata Management
8 7 (7.95%) Network Design
8 7 (7.95%) UML
8 7 (7.95%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (6.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.73%) Java
2 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.68%) C#
4 5 (5.68%) SQL
5 3 (3.41%) Go
5 3 (3.41%) PHP
5 3 (3.41%) Scala
6 1 (1.14%) C++
6 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.14%) CCNA
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) MCSE
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.14%) PSD2
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Docker
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.64%) VMware
3 10 (11.36%) SAP
4 5 (5.68%) Cisco
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle
5 3 (3.41%) Apple
5 3 (3.41%) HP
5 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.41%) Siebel
6 2 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (1.14%) Apigee
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix
7 1 (1.14%) Google
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) JDA
7 1 (1.14%) Nintex
7 1 (1.14%) QAD
7 1 (1.14%) RedPrairie