Lead Solutions Architect Jobs

Lead Solution Architect
UK

The median Lead Solution Architect salary in the UK is £85,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 754 921 981
Rank change year-on-year +167 +60 -207
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 84 112 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 114
10th Percentile £68,750 £74,650 £70,000
25th Percentile £72,493 £78,580 £76,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £90,000 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £111,250 £107,500 £107,500
90th Percentile £140,000 £116,750 £127,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £78,126 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -8.09% +3.03% +3.13%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,554 103,852 135,878
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.39% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57,948 64,849 84,215
10th Percentile £28,600 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,772 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.25% +5.54% +5.26%

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect.

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Solutions Architect over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Salary histogram for Lead Solutions Architect in the UK

Lead Solutions Architect
Top 13 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 6 months to 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
England +168 84 £85,000 -5.56% 13
UK excluding London +99 57 £78,126 -8.09% 9
Work from Home +138 47 £78,126 -13.19% 10
North of England +122 43 £78,126 -13.19% 4
London +147 27 £130,000 +44.44% 5
Yorkshire +115 26 £82,500 +1.23% 3
North West +46 10 £78,126 -25.59% 1
North East +11 7 £78,126 -2.34%
Midlands +60 5 £78,126 -2.34%
West Midlands +54 5 £78,126 -5.30%
East of England +45 5 £70,000 -26.32%
South East +66 2 £100,000 +17.65% 4
South West +27 2 £80,000 +28.00%

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 4 March 2024, Lead Solutions Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 49 (58.33%) Roadmaps
2 39 (46.43%) Mentoring
3 27 (32.14%) Azure
4 25 (29.76%) Coaching
5 24 (28.57%) Decision-Making
6 23 (27.38%) AWS
7 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 20 (23.81%) SQL
9 20 (23.81%) Oracle
9 20 (23.81%) Legal
9 20 (23.81%) Google
9 20 (23.81%) Microservices
9 20 (23.81%) GCP
9 20 (23.81%) Public Cloud
9 20 (23.81%) Architectural Patterns
10 19 (22.62%) Design Patterns
10 19 (22.62%) Thought Leadership
10 19 (22.62%) Product Roadmap
10 19 (22.62%) Technology Roadmap
10 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
10 19 (22.62%) IBM
10 19 (22.62%) ERP
10 19 (22.62%) DB2
11 16 (19.05%) Data Strategy
12 15 (17.86%) Creative Thinking
12 15 (17.86%) Product Requirements
12 15 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (15.48%) Degree
14 12 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.19%) Appian
1 1 (1.19%) Drupal
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Exchange
1 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.14%) Azure
2 23 (27.38%) AWS
3 20 (23.81%) GCP
4 3 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.38%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.38%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.19%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (1.19%) IaaS
6 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.19%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) DHCP
1 1 (1.19%) DNS
1 1 (1.19%) HTTP
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.62%) DB2
2 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.76%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.19%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 20 (23.81%) Legal
2 11 (13.10%) Social Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Finance
4 4 (4.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.19%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) German Language
6 1 (1.19%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) Node.js
2 3 (3.57%) React
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.19%) FIXML
3 1 (1.19%) Kafka
3 1 (1.19%) OpenID
3 1 (1.19%) SAML
3 1 (1.19%) Spring
3 1 (1.19%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.19%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.14%) IoT
2 6 (7.14%) Robotics
3 3 (3.57%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.38%) Product Ownership
5 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.19%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.19%) SWIFT Messaging Network
5 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) Roadmaps
2 39 (46.43%) Mentoring
3 25 (29.76%) Coaching
4 24 (28.57%) Decision-Making
5 20 (23.81%) Architectural Patterns
5 20 (23.81%) Microservices
6 19 (22.62%) Design Patterns
6 19 (22.62%) ERP
6 19 (22.62%) Product Roadmap
6 19 (22.62%) Technology Roadmap
6 19 (22.62%) Thought Leadership
7 16 (19.05%) Data Strategy
8 15 (17.86%) Creative Thinking
8 15 (17.86%) Customer Requirements
8 15 (17.86%) Product Requirements
9 12 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (10.71%) IT Strategy
10 9 (10.71%) Technology Strategy
11 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) C#
3 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.19%) Java
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) CISSP
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.19%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.19%) MCSA
4 1 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Docker
1 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) Google
2 20 (23.81%) Oracle
3 19 (22.62%) IBM
4 2 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.19%) Databricks
5 1 (1.19%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.19%) Reuters