The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 882 810
Rank change year-on-year +128 -72  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 104 72 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.069% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.072% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 82 64 147
Median salary £82,500 £75,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,215
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +131 98 £82,500 +10.00% 8
London +82 37 £91,250 +14.06% 4
South East +46 15 £80,750 +11.37%
East of England +29 15 £95,000 +26.66% 1
Hertfordshire +32 14 £95,000 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +38 12 £82,500 +57.14%
West Yorkshire +34 12 £82,500 +57.14%
West Midlands +42 9 £64,000 -28.88% 2
Bradford - 9 £82,500 -
South West - 6 £56,250 -
Scotland - 6 £71,250 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £72,500 - 1
Watford - 5 - -
Solihull - 4 £66,250 -
Hampshire - 4 £80,000 -
Kent - 4 £60,000 -
Berkshire +39 3 £81,500 +1.87%
Halifax - 3 £55,000 -
Bristol - 3 £60,000 -
Somerset - 3 £52,500 -
Southampton - 3 £80,000 -
Taunton - 3 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 2 £51,500 -
Warwick - 2 £60,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £51,500 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £61,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £60,750 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 66 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.32%) TOGAF
3 51 (28.02%) Finance
4 47 (25.82%) SOA
5 37 (20.33%) Java
6 32 (17.58%) Presales
7 31 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (14.84%) Telecoms
8 27 (14.84%) Zachman Framework
8 27 (14.84%) Mentoring
9 22 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 22 (12.09%) Middleware
9 22 (12.09%) C#
10 21 (11.54%) Banking
10 21 (11.54%) IT Strategy
11 20 (10.99%) E-Commerce
11 20 (10.99%) REST
12 19 (10.44%) JavaScript
12 19 (10.44%) Web Services
12 19 (10.44%) Line Management
13 18 (9.89%) SAP
13 18 (9.89%) .NET
14 17 (9.34%) Retail
15 16 (8.79%) Microservices
16 15 (8.24%) Analytics
16 15 (8.24%) Waterfall
16 15 (8.24%) Scrum
17 14 (7.69%) SDLC
18 13 (7.14%) CRM
18 13 (7.14%) Degree

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (0.55%) CMS
2 1 (0.55%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.55%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.49%) Internet
2 5 (2.75%) WAN
3 3 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.65%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (1.65%) HTTP
3 3 (1.65%) MPLS
3 3 (1.65%) VPLS
3 3 (1.65%) VPN
3 3 (1.65%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) Extranet
4 2 (1.10%) Intranet
4 2 (1.10%) LAN
4 2 (1.10%) SMTP
4 2 (1.10%) SSL
4 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) Big Data
3 5 (2.75%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.10%) DTS
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) OLAP
6 2 (1.10%) OLTP
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.55%) DB2
7 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.10%) Fiddler
2 2 (1.10%) gulp
2 2 (1.10%) ReSharper
2 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (28.02%) Finance
2 27 (14.84%) Telecoms
3 21 (11.54%) Banking
4 17 (9.34%) Retail
5 6 (3.30%) Legal
6 3 (1.65%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.09%) Middleware
2 20 (10.99%) REST
3 19 (10.44%) Web Services
4 18 (9.89%) .NET
5 11 (6.04%) XML
6 9 (4.95%) HTML
6 9 (4.95%) WCF
7 8 (4.40%) CSS
8 7 (3.85%) EDI
9 6 (3.30%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.30%) SOAP
10 5 (2.75%) HTML5
10 5 (2.75%) JMS
11 4 (2.20%) JSON
11 4 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.65%) WF
12 3 (1.65%) WPF
13 2 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (1.10%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (4.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.40%) Fintech
2 8 (4.40%) Online Banking
3 5 (2.75%) iPad
4 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.20%) EPoS
5 3 (1.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.55%) SCADA
7 1 (0.55%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.40%) Linux
2 4 (2.20%) Windows
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.32%) TOGAF
3 47 (25.82%) SOA
4 32 (17.58%) Presales
5 31 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (14.84%) Mentoring
6 27 (14.84%) Zachman Framework
7 22 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 21 (11.54%) IT Strategy
9 20 (10.99%) E-Commerce
10 19 (10.44%) Line Management
11 16 (8.79%) Microservices
12 15 (8.24%) Analytics
12 15 (8.24%) Scrum
12 15 (8.24%) Waterfall
13 14 (7.69%) SDLC
14 13 (7.14%) CRM
15 12 (6.59%) Business Development
15 12 (6.59%) Open Source
15 12 (6.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.33%) Java
2 22 (12.09%) C#
3 19 (10.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.95%) SQL
5 5 (2.75%) C
5 5 (2.75%) Perl
5 5 (2.75%) Python
5 5 (2.75%) Ruby
5 5 (2.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.65%) PHP
7 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) ISEB
3 5 (2.75%) CITP
4 3 (1.65%) CCIE
4 3 (1.65%) CCNP
4 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.55%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) SEPA
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) Nagios
2 5 (2.75%) Ansible
2 5 (2.75%) Cacti
2 5 (2.75%) Graphite
2 5 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.75%) Puppet
2 5 (2.75%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.55%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) SAP
2 12 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.85%) Oracle
4 5 (2.75%) New Relic
4 5 (2.75%) SaltStack
5 4 (2.20%) Casewise
5 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco
6 3 (1.65%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.65%) VocaLink
7 2 (1.10%) Pega
7 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.10%) VMware
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) Facebook
8 1 (0.55%) IBM
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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