The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 59 29 67
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 15 43 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.78% 6.56% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 6.77% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 41 3
Average salary £77,500 £52,579 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.39% +50.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £45,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
818 635 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.27% 96.95% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 590 538 640
Average salary £33,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Architect
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the North East region.

Architect Salary Trend in the North East

Architect
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in the North East

Architect
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -26 11 £78,750 +43.18%
Durham +8 4 £57,500 +9.36%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 6 (20.69%) Information Architecture
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
4 5 (17.24%) C
4 5 (17.24%) C++
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Business Development
5 4 (13.79%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Google
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) MySQL
6 3 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
1 3 (10.34%) Ajax
1 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (10.34%) JSON
1 3 (10.34%) Django
1 3 (10.34%) Guice
1 3 (10.34%) RESTful
1 3 (10.34%) HTML5
1 3 (10.34%) REST
1 3 (10.34%) CSS3
1 3 (10.34%) Play Framework
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) DTV
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) Information Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Business Development
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.34%) Kanban
3 3 (10.34%) OWASP
3 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
4 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.90%) Document Management
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) C
2 5 (17.24%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) Python
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) IIBA
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCDP
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) Juniper
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya