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The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £50,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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

Solution Architect
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 98 94 72
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 9 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.20% 0.77% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.83% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 3
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,650 £62,250
25th Percentile £48,125 £50,000 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,250 £62,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -19.60% -7.41% -3.57%
75th Percentile £81,875 £70,000 £79,375
90th Percentile £99,000 £70,200 £85,750
England median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +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 1,573 1,081 896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 92.95% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 836 707
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £24,150
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,563 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the North East

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in the North East

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Solutions Architect in the North East over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in the North East

Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the North East region over the 6 months to 3 July 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 +3 19 £52,625 -15.80% 4
Northumberland - 1 £50,250 -
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Solutions Architect job roles required the following 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (50.00%) QA
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) AWS
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Architectural Design
6 3 (15.00%) Business Case
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
7 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (10.00%) Contract Negotiation
7 2 (10.00%) Azure
7 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (10.00%) Presales
7 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.00%) Google
7 2 (10.00%) IaaS
7 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Finance

Solutions 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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DynamoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) GitLab
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 12 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) Architectural Design
4 3 (15.00%) Business Case
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.00%) Contract Negotiation
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Presales
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Pega
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow