The median annual salary for a Lead Solutions Architect was £64,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Solution Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 201 230 212
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Solutions Architect 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Median salary £64,000 £90,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.88% +9.09%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4568 5904 4865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.86% 96.34% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3763 4801 4148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Lead Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Solutions Architect in the West Midlands

Lead Solutions Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Solihull - 4 £66,250 -
Coventry - 2 £61,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £60,750 -
Lead Solutions Architect
England

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Lead Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Analytics
3 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 9 (56.25%) Prototyping
5 5 (31.25%) IT Strategy
5 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) Line Management
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) CITP
5 5 (31.25%) Business Development
6 4 (25.00%) Casewise
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Middleware
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) Rational Rose
6 4 (25.00%) Microservices
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) API Design
7 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
8 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer

Lead Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TOGAF
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Analytics
3 11 (68.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (56.25%) Prototyping
4 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 9 (56.25%) Waterfall
5 5 (31.25%) Business Development
5 5 (31.25%) Data Architecture
5 5 (31.25%) IT Strategy
5 5 (31.25%) Line Management
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) API Design
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Microservices
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) SOA
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CITP
2 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) IIBA
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Casewise
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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