Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 71 54
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.34% 2.01% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.13% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 39
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £75,000 £55,100 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.12% -4.17% +21.78%
10th Percentile £52,000 £51,250 £49,681
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +22.73% -4.35% +21.78%

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 722 937 795
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 94.08% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 622 783 681
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £38,959 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,800 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,131 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -0.94% +5.33% +7.14%

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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 November 2017, Solutions 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) Pega
4 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Documentum
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) SFIA
4 3 (30.00%) Case Management
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Fintech
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (30.00%) Case Management
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) SFIA
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Pega
2 1 (10.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft