Period
to 23 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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

Solution Architect
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 99 126 211
Rank change year-on-year +27 +85 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 178 34 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.75% 1.29% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 1.33% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 124 27 64
10th Percentile £52,038 £59,000 £49,875
25th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% +5.06%
75th Percentile £78,125 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,125 £77,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,153 2,549 7,196
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 96.74% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,822 2,231 5,828
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,500 £23,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Yorkshire

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -5 119 £70,000 +7.69% 19
North Yorkshire +30 36 £75,000 +25.00% 5
South Yorkshire - 12 £62,500 -
East Yorkshire - 10 £68,750 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 72 (40.45%) Azure
2 55 (30.90%) Microsoft
3 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (23.60%) DevOps
5 39 (21.91%) Microservices
6 36 (20.22%) Social Skills
7 35 (19.66%) Retail
8 33 (18.54%) SQL
9 31 (17.42%) Finance
10 29 (16.29%) Data Modelling
11 28 (15.73%) Presales
12 27 (15.17%) AWS
13 26 (14.61%) Public Cloud
13 26 (14.61%) Java
14 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
14 24 (13.48%) SOA
15 23 (12.92%) .NET
15 23 (12.92%) Analytics
16 20 (11.24%) Serverless
16 20 (11.24%) Architectural Design
17 19 (10.67%) Customer Engagement
17 19 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (10.11%) Broadband
18 18 (10.11%) TOGAF
18 18 (10.11%) API Design
19 17 (9.55%) Windows
19 17 (9.55%) Technical Leadership
20 16 (8.99%) Software Engineering
21 15 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
21 15 (8.43%) Technical Architecture

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.93%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.25%) SAS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 72 (40.45%) Azure
2 27 (15.17%) AWS
3 20 (11.24%) Serverless
4 12 (6.74%) PaaS
4 12 (6.74%) SaaS
5 10 (5.62%) IaaS
6 9 (5.06%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (4.49%) GCP
8 7 (3.93%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 7 (3.93%) Power Platform
9 5 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (2.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (2.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (1.69%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.56%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.11%) Broadband
2 4 (2.25%) Firewall
3 3 (1.69%) LAN
3 3 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) CTI
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.49%) Data Lake
5 7 (3.93%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.81%) Big Data
6 5 (2.81%) Metadata
6 5 (2.81%) Power BI
6 5 (2.81%) Spark SQL
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.25%) Essbase
7 4 (2.25%) OLAP
7 4 (2.25%) OLTP
7 4 (2.25%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) Informix
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) RStudio
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (20.22%) Social Skills
2 35 (19.66%) Retail
3 31 (17.42%) Finance
4 12 (6.74%) Public Sector
5 8 (4.49%) Games
6 7 (3.93%) Banking
6 7 (3.93%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (3.37%) Automotive
7 6 (3.37%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.81%) Marketing
8 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (1.69%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.69%) Legal
10 2 (1.12%) Law
11 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.92%) .NET
2 14 (7.87%) Web Services
3 10 (5.62%) REST
4 9 (5.06%) JSON
5 5 (2.81%) HTML
5 5 (2.81%) Node.js
5 5 (2.81%) PySpark
6 2 (1.12%) Kafka
6 2 (1.12%) React
7 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.56%) COM
7 1 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) Middleware
7 1 (0.56%) OAuth
7 1 (0.56%) OpenID
7 1 (0.56%) SAML
7 1 (0.56%) Spring
7 1 (0.56%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.61%) Public Cloud
2 11 (6.18%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.06%) Social Media
4 8 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.37%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.81%) Reference Data
6 5 (2.81%) Taxonomies
7 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.25%) New Media
7 4 (2.25%) NHS
7 4 (2.25%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (2.25%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
10 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.55%) Windows
2 7 (3.93%) Android
2 7 (3.93%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.60%) DevOps
3 39 (21.91%) Microservices
4 29 (16.29%) Data Modelling
5 28 (15.73%) Presales
6 24 (13.48%) SOA
7 23 (12.92%) Analytics
8 20 (11.24%) Architectural Design
9 19 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (10.67%) Customer Engagement
10 18 (10.11%) API Design
10 18 (10.11%) TOGAF
11 17 (9.55%) Technical Leadership
12 16 (8.99%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.43%) Architecture Roadmap
13 15 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
13 15 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (8.43%) IT Strategy
13 15 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.54%) SQL
2 26 (14.61%) Java
3 11 (6.18%) Python
4 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.81%) Scala
5 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.25%) C#
5 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.25%) Ruby
5 4 (2.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (6.18%) Degree
3 6 (3.37%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.25%) DBS Check
5 3 (1.69%) MCP
5 3 (1.69%) MCSE
6 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) GDPR
2 6 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.93%) Docker
4 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Grafana
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (30.90%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (5.06%) Citrix
3 9 (5.06%) VMware
4 8 (4.49%) Databricks
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle
6 5 (2.81%) StreamSets
7 4 (2.25%) Adobe
7 4 (2.25%) Alteryx
7 4 (2.25%) Apple
7 4 (2.25%) Cadence
7 4 (2.25%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.25%) Pardot
8 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.12%) Facebook
9 2 (1.12%) Google
9 2 (1.12%) MapR
10 1 (0.56%) Red Box
10 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.56%) Verint