Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Architect was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 38 51
Rank change year-on-year -27 +13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 48 49 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.58% 5.13% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 5.28% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 40 35
10th Percentile £49,875 £43,175 £41,676
25th Percentile £54,500 £46,438 £51,228
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £55,000 £57,275
Median % change year-on-year +15.91% -3.97% -11.88%
75th Percentile £76,250 £68,125 £68,125
90th Percentile £84,250 £74,125 £78,800
England median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +9.68% - -

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 1,225 928 1,241
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.49% 97.17% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 902 788 907
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,563 £33,750 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in the North East.

Salary trend for Architect in the North East

Architect
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in the North East over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -18 44 £66,250 +20.45% 18
Durham -17 4 £56,250 +29.68% 4
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Microservices
3 20 (41.67%) Public Sector
3 20 (41.67%) Data Architecture
4 19 (39.58%) Finance
4 19 (39.58%) Law
4 19 (39.58%) Social Skills
4 19 (39.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 16 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (31.25%) ETL
6 15 (31.25%) Banking
6 15 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 15 (31.25%) SDLC
7 14 (29.17%) Business Case
7 14 (29.17%) Thought Leadership
7 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
8 13 (27.08%) eTOM
8 13 (27.08%) Middleware
8 13 (27.08%) SAS
8 13 (27.08%) ATM
8 13 (27.08%) SWIFT
8 13 (27.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 13 (27.08%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (27.08%) Project Delivery
8 13 (27.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 10 (20.83%) Azure
9 10 (20.83%) AWS
10 9 (18.75%) Java
10 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.67%) Spring Boot

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 13 (27.08%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) AWS
1 10 (20.83%) Azure
2 5 (10.42%) Boomi
2 5 (10.42%) PaaS
2 5 (10.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 5 (10.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (6.25%) SaaS
5 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (4.17%) GCP
6 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.08%) IaaS
6 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) ATM
2 2 (4.17%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.08%) Softphone
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
3 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
1 3 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (4.17%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Postman
2 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.08%) GitLab
General
1 20 (41.67%) Public Sector
2 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 19 (39.58%) Law
2 19 (39.58%) Social Skills
3 15 (31.25%) Banking
4 13 (27.08%) Influencing Skills
5 6 (12.50%) Retail
6 5 (10.42%) Back Office
6 5 (10.42%) Marketing
7 4 (8.33%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Middleware
2 8 (16.67%) Spring
2 8 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 7 (14.58%) Kafka
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (4.17%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) Java EE
5 2 (4.17%) JPA
5 2 (4.17%) OAuth
5 2 (4.17%) OpenID
5 2 (4.17%) React
5 2 (4.17%) RESTful
5 2 (4.17%) SAML
5 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.17%) Spring Security
5 2 (4.17%) Swagger
5 2 (4.17%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Android
1 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) Microservices
3 20 (41.67%) Data Architecture
4 15 (31.25%) ETL
4 15 (31.25%) SDLC
4 15 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 14 (29.17%) Business Case
5 14 (29.17%) Thought Leadership
5 14 (29.17%) TOGAF
6 13 (27.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 13 (27.08%) eTOM
6 13 (27.08%) Project Delivery
6 13 (27.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
8 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (14.58%) Use Case
9 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (12.50%) Software Architecture
10 5 (10.42%) Order Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Java 8
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCNP
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (10.42%) Dell
3 5 (10.42%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) Databricks
5 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Veeam