The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 60 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.79% 1.35% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.39% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £47,218 £53,750 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.15% -4.86%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Solutions Architect
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
587 431 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 95.60% 97.07% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 491 374 432
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,010 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 Tyne and Wear

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Solutions Architect
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Solutions Architect within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 11 £47,218 -12.15%
Solutions Architect
North East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 10 (76.92%) Python
3 10 (76.92%) Ruby
3 10 (76.92%) Scala
3 10 (76.92%) HTML
3 10 (76.92%) Spring
3 10 (76.92%) JSON
3 10 (76.92%) Django
3 10 (76.92%) RESTful
3 10 (76.92%) HTML5
3 10 (76.92%) Confluence
3 10 (76.92%) JIRA
3 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (76.92%) Open Source
3 10 (76.92%) Puppet
3 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
3 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (76.92%) NoSQL
3 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (76.92%) Web Development
3 10 (76.92%) Kanban
3 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
3 10 (76.92%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 10 (76.92%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
1 10 (76.92%) NoSQL
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) JIRA
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) Spring
1 10 (76.92%) JSON
1 10 (76.92%) Django
1 10 (76.92%) RESTful
1 10 (76.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) Web Development
2 10 (76.92%) Kanban
2 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) Ruby
2 10 (76.92%) Scala
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
1 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef