Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 782 776
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 49 57 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.065% 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.078% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 125
London median annual salary £87,500 £80,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £67,500 £60,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £72,000 £78,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.57% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 71111 73142 84412
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.99% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56006 63190 71627
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in London

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London +17 6 £90,000 - 2
West London +5 2 £100,000 +48.15%
Lead Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (32.65%) TOGAF
2 15 (30.61%) Java
2 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) Analytics
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) Banking
4 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) Web Services
5 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (20.41%) SOA
7 9 (18.37%) Retail
7 9 (18.37%) Open Source
7 9 (18.37%) Big Data
7 9 (18.37%) IT Strategy
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (16.33%) Linux
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.29%) Apache
9 7 (14.29%) Microservices
10 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (12.24%) Docker
10 6 (12.24%) DevOps
10 6 (12.24%) Apache Pig
10 6 (12.24%) Sqoop
10 6 (12.24%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (12.24%) Triplestore
10 6 (12.24%) Apache Hive
10 6 (12.24%) MongoDB

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (14.29%) Apache
2 6 (12.24%) Apache Pig
2 6 (12.24%) SAS
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 4 (8.16%) WordPress
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Geronimo
5 3 (6.12%) CMS
5 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.12%) WildFly
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (12.24%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (12.24%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (8.16%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (8.16%) IaaS
4 4 (8.16%) PaaS
4 4 (8.16%) SaaS
4 4 (8.16%) Serverless
5 1 (2.04%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Big Data
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (12.24%) Apache Hive
3 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.24%) HBase
3 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.24%) Sqoop
3 6 (12.24%) Triplestore
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (6.12%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.04%) Flink
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) CocoaPods
2 1 (2.04%) Gradle
2 1 (2.04%) Mockito
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (24.49%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Publishing
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) LAMP
4 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.12%) J2EE
4 3 (6.12%) J2SE
4 3 (6.12%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Dagger
5 1 (2.04%) Kafka
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) React
5 1 (2.04%) RxJava
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.16%) Reinsurance
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (4.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) TOGAF
2 15 (30.61%) Analytics
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (20.41%) SOA
6 9 (18.37%) IT Strategy
6 9 (18.37%) Open Source
7 7 (14.29%) Microservices
8 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.24%) Content Management
8 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.24%) Data Architecture
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
8 6 (12.24%) MapReduce
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.20%) BPEL
9 5 (10.20%) ETL
9 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (10.20%) UML
9 5 (10.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
3 6 (12.24%) PHP
3 6 (12.24%) Python
3 6 (12.24%) R
4 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.04%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.04%) EMIR
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Apache Flume
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Alteryx
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Sitecore
3 4 (8.16%) SnapLogic
4 3 (6.12%) Unisys
5 2 (4.08%) Apple
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (4.08%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee
6 1 (2.04%) Solace
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) TIBCO