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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 55 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 28 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.92% 1.02% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 1.06% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 1
Average salary £60,000 £46,983 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.70% -10.50%
UK excluding London average salary £63,200 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-2.76% +8.33%
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
680 758 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.24% 96.68% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 574 625 564
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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
Durham - 15 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear +2 13 £75,000 +59.63%
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (50.94%) Migration
2 23 (43.40%) Java
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Scrum
5 20 (37.74%) .NET
6 19 (35.85%) Visual Studio
6 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
6 19 (35.85%) Content Management
6 19 (35.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (35.85%) Office 365
6 19 (35.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (30.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (28.30%) HTML5
8 15 (28.30%) HTML
9 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.53%) CSS
9 13 (24.53%) XSLT
9 13 (24.53%) InfoPath
9 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
10 12 (22.64%) UML
11 9 (16.98%) Business Development
11 9 (16.98%) Degree
11 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
12 8 (15.09%) Big Data
13 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (13.21%) EFT
13 7 (13.21%) Finance
14 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (35.85%) SharePoint
1 19 (35.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 19 (35.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 15 (28.30%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) HTML5
3 13 (24.53%) CSS
3 13 (24.53%) XSLT
4 4 (7.55%) Middleware
5 2 (3.77%) Spring
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) Django
5 2 (3.77%) RESTful
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) EFT
3 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) VME
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Migration
2 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) Scrum
4 19 (35.85%) Content Management
5 16 (30.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (22.64%) UML
7 9 (16.98%) Business Development
8 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 2 (3.77%) Kanban
11 2 (3.77%) Open Source
11 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.77%) Web Development
11 2 (3.77%) TDD
12 1 (1.89%) Zachman Framework
12 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) COBOL
3 2 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) Ruby
3 2 (3.77%) Scala
4 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) ICL
2 4 (7.55%) Fujitsu
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Siebel