Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Solution Architect
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 131 171
Rank change year-on-year -11 +40 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 128 165 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.90% 2.15% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.19% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 110 127 136
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.12% +2.08%
10th Percentile £52,000 £51,250 £41,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,000 £68,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6547 7529 9094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5520 6499 7352
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,275 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in West Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds +36 88 £61,500 -6.82% 3
Bradford -22 26 £70,000 +3.70%
Halifax +28 6 £70,000 +21.74%
Huddersfield +1 1 £70,000 -
Pudsey - 1 - -
Solutions Architect
Yorkshire

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 35 (27.34%) SOA
2 33 (25.78%) Java
3 32 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 31 (24.22%) Finance
5 29 (22.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
7 23 (17.97%) .NET
8 22 (17.19%) Retail
9 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (14.06%) Microservices
11 17 (13.28%) IT Strategy
12 15 (11.72%) Presales
13 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
14 13 (10.16%) C#
15 12 (9.38%) SAP
16 11 (8.59%) High Availability
16 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
16 11 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
16 11 (8.59%) VMware
16 11 (8.59%) Data Modelling
17 10 (7.81%) JMS
17 10 (7.81%) XML
17 10 (7.81%) Windows
17 10 (7.81%) React
17 10 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
18 9 (7.03%) Coaching
18 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
18 9 (7.03%) Open Source

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (5.47%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.78%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) SaaS
4 2 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Office 365
4 2 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) Extranet
1 6 (4.69%) Intranet
2 2 (1.56%) Firewall
2 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.56%) NAS
2 2 (1.56%) SAN
2 2 (1.56%) SMS
2 2 (1.56%) VLAN
2 2 (1.56%) WAN
2 2 (1.56%) Wireless
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) MPLS
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (4.69%) OLAP
2 6 (4.69%) OLTP
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) ERwin
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Retail
3 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 6 (4.69%) Advertising
5 5 (3.91%) Back Office
5 5 (3.91%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.97%) .NET
2 10 (7.81%) JMS
2 10 (7.81%) React
2 10 (7.81%) XML
3 7 (5.47%) JSP
3 7 (5.47%) Node.js
3 7 (5.47%) RESTful
3 7 (5.47%) SOAP
3 7 (5.47%) XSD
3 7 (5.47%) XSLT
4 6 (4.69%) J2EE
4 6 (4.69%) REST
4 6 (4.69%) Servlets
5 4 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) AS400
2 7 (5.47%) User Experience
3 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) Fintech
6 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.56%) Clustering
7 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.81%) Windows
2 9 (7.03%) Linux
2 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (5.47%) AIX
3 7 (5.47%) Solaris
4 2 (1.56%) Android
4 2 (1.56%) Unix
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) SOA
2 32 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 29 (22.66%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.06%) Microservices
4 18 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.28%) IT Strategy
6 15 (11.72%) Presales
7 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.59%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.59%) High Availability
8 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (7.03%) Coaching
10 9 (7.03%) Open Source
11 8 (6.25%) Workflow
12 7 (5.47%) Data Management
12 7 (5.47%) Migration
12 7 (5.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.78%) Java
2 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.16%) C#
4 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.91%) SQL
6 3 (2.34%) Go
6 3 (2.34%) PHP
6 3 (2.34%) Scala
7 2 (1.56%) C
8 1 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 5 (3.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) CCNA
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.78%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) MCSE
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) GDPR
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.78%) PSD2
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Docker
2 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.38%) SAP
3 11 (8.59%) VMware
4 9 (7.03%) Oracle
5 5 (3.91%) Cisco
6 3 (2.34%) Google
6 3 (2.34%) HP
6 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.34%) Siebel
7 2 (1.56%) Apple
8 1 (0.78%) Apigee
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix
8 1 (0.78%) IBM
8 1 (0.78%) JDA
8 1 (0.78%) Nintex
8 1 (0.78%) QAD
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.78%) Remedy