Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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

Architect
England > North East
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 56 55
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 104 52 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.50% 3.90% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 4.07% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 96 40 52
North East median annual salary £65,000 £51,500 £65,399
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.21% -21.25% +6.84%
10th Percentile £48,500 £38,799 £49,681
90th Percentile £90,000 £69,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £73,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,856 1,279 1,287
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.10% 95.95% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,588 1,122 1,124
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £22,575
90th Percentile £62,725 £52,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the North East

Architect
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Architect in the North East

Architect
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the North East over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in the North East

Architect
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +14 97 £65,000 +29.35% 7
Durham -12 3 £85,000 +54.55% 2
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 North East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (45.19%) Degree
3 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
4 37 (35.58%) Mentoring
5 35 (33.65%) Manufacturing
6 30 (28.85%) Java
7 28 (26.92%) C#
7 28 (26.92%) HTML
8 27 (25.96%) JavaScript
8 27 (25.96%) SOA
9 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
10 25 (24.04%) Migration
11 24 (23.08%) SQL
11 24 (23.08%) Web Services
11 24 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (22.12%) T-SQL
12 23 (22.12%) C++
12 23 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (22.12%) MVC
13 22 (21.15%) XSLT
13 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
13 22 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (19.23%) Scrum
15 19 (18.27%) Dynamics CRM
15 19 (18.27%) CRM
16 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (13.46%) Process Improvement
17 11 (10.58%) TOGAF
18 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.96%) JBoss
2 1 (0.96%) MTS
2 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.81%) IaaS
4 4 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Boomi
5 1 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) LAN
2 1 (0.96%) SMS
2 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) Big Data
1 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.92%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.92%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.96%) DTS
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (33.65%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.73%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.92%) HTML
2 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
3 24 (23.08%) Web Services
4 22 (21.15%) XSLT
5 9 (8.65%) .NET
6 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.85%) HTML5
6 4 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (3.85%) Node.js
6 4 (3.85%) React
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.92%) Ajax
8 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.92%) Django
8 2 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 2 (1.92%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.88%) Social Media
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.96%) Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) Linux
1 1 (0.96%) Windows
1 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.58%) Mentoring
3 27 (25.96%) SOA
4 25 (24.04%) Migration
5 23 (22.12%) MVC
5 23 (22.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (19.23%) Scrum
8 19 (18.27%) CRM
9 14 (13.46%) Process Improvement
10 11 (10.58%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.65%) Business Transformation
12 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (7.69%) Microservices
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.77%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.81%) Security Architecture
14 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (4.81%) Zachman Framework
15 4 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) Java
2 28 (26.92%) C#
3 27 (25.96%) JavaScript
4 24 (23.08%) SQL
5 23 (22.12%) C++
5 23 (22.12%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.77%) Scala
7 3 (2.88%) C
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) Python
9 1 (0.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 47 (45.19%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (3.85%) CISMP
3 4 (3.85%) CISSP
4 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) COBIT
1 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.96%) XenApp
1 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) Cisco
3 3 (2.88%) Meraki
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) VMware
4 2 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.96%) Capita
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix
5 1 (0.96%) Google
5 1 (0.96%) IBM
5 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.96%) TIBCO