Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 48 45
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 52 59 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.55% 4.64% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 4.75% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 105
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,275 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.97% -18.18% +1.45%
10th Percentile £43,338 £40,293 £58,750
90th Percentile £74,875 £77,600 £82,658
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 912 1,243 1,259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.72% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 773 901 1,004
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £65,700
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,502
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +12 43 £56,250 -1.79% 10
Durham +11 8 £44,250 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 13 (25.00%) AWS
2 11 (21.15%) Azure
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) Technology Roadmap
5 8 (15.38%) Firewall
5 8 (15.38%) Degree
6 7 (13.46%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Migration
6 7 (13.46%) SQL
6 7 (13.46%) Public Sector
6 7 (13.46%) Public Cloud
7 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) Cisco
8 5 (9.62%) Finance
8 5 (9.62%) Java
8 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
8 5 (9.62%) SCCM
8 5 (9.62%) SaaS
8 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.62%) Business Case
9 4 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
9 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
9 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
9 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture

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 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) AWS
2 11 (21.15%) Azure
3 5 (9.62%) SaaS
4 3 (5.77%) AWS IoT
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.85%) PaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Serverless
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.92%) GCP
6 1 (1.92%) Office 365
6 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.92%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.92%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) MPLS
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) VLAN
3 2 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.85%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) Redis
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) Power BI
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Appium
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (13.46%) Public Sector
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.77%) HTML
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
1 3 (5.77%) XSLT
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) Flutter
3 1 (1.92%) COM
3 1 (1.92%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Public Cloud
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Augmented Reality
4 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Technology Roadmap
3 7 (13.46%) Migration
3 7 (13.46%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Business Case
5 5 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
6 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) Network Design
6 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.69%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.77%) Data Governance
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.77%) SOA
7 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) C++
4 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) CCIE
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.69%) JNCIE
3 1 (1.92%) CCSA
3 1 (1.92%) CFA
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 4 (7.69%) Juniper
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) CloudEndure
4 2 (3.85%) Databricks
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Pega