Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £64,007 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 65 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 50 52 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.71% 3.46% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 3.66% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 55 74
North East median annual salary £64,007 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.01% -13.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £42,000 £46,250 £49,681
90th Percentile £80,125 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £72,750 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +0.34% +3.57% -

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 1305 1420 1512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 94.48% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1222 1304
North East median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +3.31% +7.15%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +9 46 £68,014 +32.71% 6
Durham -18 1 - -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North East region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) TOGAF
2 22 (44.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (38.00%) Business Analysis
3 19 (38.00%) Oracle
4 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.00%) Case Management
5 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (32.00%) Selenium
6 15 (30.00%) Pega
6 15 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (30.00%) Middleware
6 15 (30.00%) Documentum
6 15 (30.00%) Puppet
6 15 (30.00%) Build Automation
7 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (28.00%) ZABBIX
7 14 (28.00%) GitHub
7 14 (28.00%) Web Services
7 14 (28.00%) SOA
7 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (26.00%) Data Management
9 12 (24.00%) BPEL
9 12 (24.00%) Document Management
9 12 (24.00%) Validation
9 12 (24.00%) QMS
9 12 (24.00%) BPMN
9 12 (24.00%) EMC
9 12 (24.00%) Quality Management
9 12 (24.00%) Risk Management

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 15 (30.00%) Documentum
2 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (22.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) GitHub
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) VLAN
2 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) DAB
3 2 (4.00%) SMS
3 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) DTS
5 1 (2.00%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Jenkins
1 16 (32.00%) Selenium
2 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.00%) JUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Maven
4 1 (2.00%) Protractor
4 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Middleware
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 12 (24.00%) REST
3 12 (24.00%) SOAP
4 8 (16.00%) .NET
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.00%) Ajax
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (12.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) Django
7 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (44.00%) TOGAF
3 19 (38.00%) Business Analysis
4 17 (34.00%) Case Management
5 15 (30.00%) Build Automation
5 15 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (28.00%) SOA
7 13 (26.00%) Data Management
8 12 (24.00%) BPEL
8 12 (24.00%) BPMN
8 12 (24.00%) DevOps
8 12 (24.00%) Document Management
8 12 (24.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 12 (24.00%) QMS
8 12 (24.00%) Quality Management
8 12 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 12 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (24.00%) Validation
9 7 (14.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) Scala
4 1 (2.00%) Groovy
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (6.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) CISMP
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CITP
5 1 (2.00%) IISP
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.00%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) COBIT
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 15 (30.00%) Puppet
2 14 (28.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Pega
4 12 (24.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Juniper
6 2 (4.00%) Brocade
7 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.00%) SAP