The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 71 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £46,983 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.94% -7.05%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
714 731 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 96.49% 96.95% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 606 625 666
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Solutions Architect
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +6 4 £46,983 +18.94%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) WSDL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) IIBA
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) OCMJEA
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WSDL
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) IIBA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 1 (12.50%) OCMJEA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Sun
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper