The median annual salary for a Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Durham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Architect
North East / Durham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Durham 2.92% 1.75% 4.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 1.75% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Median salary £55,000 £120,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.16% +128.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Durham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Durham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 132 114 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 96.35% 100.00% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122 82 71
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Durham

Architect
Salary Trend in Durham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Durham.

Salary trend for Architect in Durham

Architect Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Durham region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) NHS
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (71.43%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) BDD
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft