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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 46 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 32 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 4.43% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 0.34% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 4
Average salary £70,000 £46,983 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.99% -21.69%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
694 594 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.99% 96.90% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 590 485 592
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram 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 26 March 2015. 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 +11 28 £70,000 +48.99%
Durham - 4 £52,500 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Migration
3 20 (47.62%) Scrum
4 18 (42.86%) Java
5 17 (40.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (33.33%) HTML
6 14 (33.33%) HTML5
7 13 (30.95%) .NET
7 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
7 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
7 13 (30.95%) Content Management
7 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (30.95%) Office 365
7 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (19.05%) Big Data
8 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
9 7 (16.67%) CSS
9 7 (16.67%) XSLT
9 7 (16.67%) Linux
9 7 (16.67%) Python
9 7 (16.67%) EFT
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (16.67%) TDD
9 7 (16.67%) Spring
9 7 (16.67%) Ruby
9 7 (16.67%) InfoPath
9 7 (16.67%) Web Development
9 7 (16.67%) JSON
9 7 (16.67%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
1 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2010
1 13 (30.95%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.67%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) HTML
1 14 (33.33%) HTML5
2 13 (30.95%) .NET
3 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 7 (16.67%) XSLT
3 7 (16.67%) Spring
3 7 (16.67%) JSON
3 7 (16.67%) Django
3 7 (16.67%) RESTful
4 4 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) EFT
1 7 (16.67%) Open Source
2 4 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Migration
3 20 (47.62%) Scrum
4 17 (40.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (30.95%) Content Management
6 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 7 (16.67%) Web Development
7 7 (16.67%) Kanban
7 7 (16.67%) TDD
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) UML
8 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL
10 1 (2.38%) CRM
10 1 (2.38%) SOA
10 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) Ruby
2 7 (16.67%) Scala
3 4 (9.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
1 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
1 4 (9.52%) Siebel
1 4 (9.52%) ICL
1 4 (9.52%) Fujitsu
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
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