The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 62 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.73% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £46,983 £39,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 600 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.61% 96.77% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 474 520 429
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Solutions Architect
North East

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 17 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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 4 £46,983 +18.94%
Solutions Architect
North East

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 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 Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 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%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) WSDL
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%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
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%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (12.50%) OCMJEA
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