Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Solution Architect
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 19 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.13% 2.48% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.55% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 14
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +52.38% -8.70%
10th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £64,413
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +52.38% -8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 853 823 827
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 97.05% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 717 715 689
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,350 £21,950
90th Percentile £68,923 £65,000 £59,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £39,315 £37,062
% change year-on-year +8.10% +6.08% +2.95%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Solutions Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (94.74%) Technical Leadership
2 16 (84.21%) Mentoring
3 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
3 14 (73.68%) Presales
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco Wireless
3 14 (73.68%) Network Security
3 14 (73.68%) Wireless Security
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Wireless
3 14 (73.68%) LAN
3 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) CCNP
3 14 (73.68%) CCDP
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (10.53%) MVVM
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Serverless
6 2 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (10.53%) Value Proposition
6 2 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (10.53%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) C++

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (10.53%) Serverless
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Wireless
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
1 14 (73.68%) Network Security
1 14 (73.68%) WAN
1 14 (73.68%) Wireless
1 14 (73.68%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (94.74%) Technical Leadership
2 16 (84.21%) Mentoring
3 14 (73.68%) Presales
4 2 (10.53%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) MVVM
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CCDP
1 14 (73.68%) CCNP
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft