Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 66 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 75 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.33% 3.47% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 3.58% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 88 34 54
North East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £51,459
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +16.60% -12.69%
10th Percentile £58,375 £44,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +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 1,351 1,116 1,400
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.71% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,080 956 1,228
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £23,838
90th Percentile £62,625 £58,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +2 70 £65,000 +2.36% 6
Durham - 3 £52,500 - 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 31 (41.33%) Mentoring
4 30 (40.00%) C++
4 30 (40.00%) SQL
5 29 (38.67%) Java
6 28 (37.33%) AngularJS
6 28 (37.33%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (36.00%) C#
8 26 (34.67%) Web Services
8 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
8 26 (34.67%) Manufacturing
8 26 (34.67%) Migration
8 26 (34.67%) Degree
9 25 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (33.33%) MVC
9 25 (33.33%) SOA
9 25 (33.33%) XSLT
9 25 (33.33%) HTML
9 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 17 (22.67%) Analytics
11 16 (21.33%) DevOps
11 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (20.00%) IaaS
12 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (18.67%) Presales
14 12 (16.00%) PaaS
14 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
14 12 (16.00%) Ansible

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 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (20.00%) IaaS
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.00%) PaaS
4 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.00%) Office 365
5 2 (2.67%) G Suite
5 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.67%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
1 6 (8.00%) Network Security
1 6 (8.00%) Wireless
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (5.33%) LAN
2 4 (5.33%) SAN
2 4 (5.33%) WAN
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) NAS
3 2 (2.67%) VSAN
3 2 (2.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.67%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 25 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.33%) Maven
5 4 (5.33%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) Ant
6 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.67%) Gatling
6 2 (2.67%) GitLab
6 2 (2.67%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (34.67%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Local Government
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) AngularJS
2 26 (34.67%) Web Services
3 25 (33.33%) HTML
3 25 (33.33%) XSLT
4 3 (4.00%) Kafka
4 3 (4.00%) Middleware
4 3 (4.00%) Node.js
4 3 (4.00%) React
4 3 (4.00%) TensorFlow
5 2 (2.67%) .NET
5 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Windows
1 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.33%) Mentoring
3 28 (37.33%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (34.67%) Migration
5 25 (33.33%) MVC
5 25 (33.33%) SOA
6 17 (22.67%) Analytics
7 16 (21.33%) DevOps
8 14 (18.67%) Presales
9 11 (14.67%) Data Analytics
10 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.00%) Coaching
11 9 (12.00%) IT Strategy
12 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.33%) TOGAF
14 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
15 5 (6.67%) Business Transformation
15 5 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
15 5 (6.67%) Microservices
16 4 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) C++
1 30 (40.00%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) Java
3 27 (36.00%) C#
4 26 (34.67%) JavaScript
5 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) C
7 1 (1.33%) Scala
7 1 (1.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) CCDP
2 4 (5.33%) CCNP
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) XenApp
3 2 (2.67%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Ansible
2 10 (13.33%) Puppet
3 8 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.00%) Consul
5 3 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (4.00%) SCCM
6 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.67%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.67%) Grafana
6 2 (2.67%) Kibana
6 2 (2.67%) logstash
6 2 (2.67%) Mesos
6 2 (2.67%) Rancher
6 2 (2.67%) SCOM
6 2 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.67%) Terraform
6 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Cisco
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) Google
5 3 (4.00%) Citrix
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Adaptive Insights
6 2 (2.67%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.67%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.67%) Juniper
6 2 (2.67%) Nokia
6 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.67%) Veritas
7 1 (1.33%) ABBYY
7 1 (1.33%) Kofax
7 1 (1.33%) Lagan
7 1 (1.33%) Northgate