Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 85 73
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 24 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.56% 1.78% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.86% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 44
North East median annual salary £76,250 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.24% -8.70% -17.86%
10th Percentile £47,040 £46,000 £49,681
90th Percentile £87,500 £61,450 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 1,501 1,287 1,307
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 95.69% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,310 1,082 1,137
North East median annual salary £39,065 £37,062 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.41% -1.17% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,488 £21,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £57,800
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Solutions Architect in the job title as a percentage 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

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the North East over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 -7 22 £78,750 +50.00% 4
Solutions Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (37.50%) CRM
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (20.83%) IT Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) Documentum
7 3 (12.50%) C
7 3 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) RUP
7 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.50%) Selenium
7 3 (12.50%) Pega

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 3 (12.50%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) MTS
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Boomi
2 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.17%) EJB
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) JSF
2 1 (4.17%) OpenID
2 1 (4.17%) RESTful
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.17%) SAML
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Fintech
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) IT Strategy
4 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) RUP
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) C
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Pega
3 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO