Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £59,649 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 > South West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 336 341
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 16 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.038% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.039% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
South West median annual salary £59,649 £62,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.56% +30.21% -36.00%
10th Percentile £50,416 £43,500 £42,650
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £59,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £78,275 £75,000
% change year-on-year +8.59% +4.37% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,827 10,153 11,234
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.09% 96.75% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,122 8,545 9,506
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the South West

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the South West

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in the South West

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Bristol -13 13 £58,250 -10.38% 1
Devon - 2 £54,297 -
Somerset -4 1 £85,000 +112.50%
Lead Solutions Architect
England

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 South West region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (56.25%) Presales
2 9 (56.25%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (56.25%) Line Management
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) ITSM
4 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) SAS
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) DHTML
2 1 (6.25%) EJB
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (56.25%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (56.25%) Line Management
2 9 (56.25%) Presales
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) ITSM
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) DoDAF
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) SIEM
7 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle