The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 68 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 12 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.56% 1.56% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.61% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £47,218 £60,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.30% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions 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
739 620 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.35% 97.03% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 634 544 528
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in the North East

Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 November 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 -15 11 £47,218 -21.30% 1
Durham - 1 £45,000 -
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Spring
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Web Development
2 9 (75.00%) JSON
2 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) Django
2 9 (75.00%) Kanban
2 9 (75.00%) RESTful
2 9 (75.00%) Scala
2 9 (75.00%) Open Source
2 9 (75.00%) Confluence
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
2 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) JIRA
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Spring
1 9 (75.00%) JSON
1 9 (75.00%) Django
1 9 (75.00%) RESTful
1 9 (75.00%) HTML5
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 9 (75.00%) Web Development
2 9 (75.00%) Kanban
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Python
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
1 9 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual bonus plus benefits
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