The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
England / North East
Rank 67 75 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 6 3 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.94% 0.46% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.48% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 29
Median salary £52,500 - £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 - £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 610 626 691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.46% 96.75% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 559 532 583
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in the North East

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the North East.

Salary trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +13 6 £52,500 - 1
Solutions Architect
England

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
1 12 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
4 7 (31.82%) People Management
5 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
6 3 (13.64%) Office Automation
7 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Content Management
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) Documentum
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.55%) C#
8 1 (4.55%) Java
8 1 (4.55%) .NET
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) Big Data
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Pega

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (40.91%) Portfolio Management
2 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL V3
4 7 (31.82%) People Management
4 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Office Automation
7 2 (9.09%) IT Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Content Management
8 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) ERP
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (4.55%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Pega
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago