Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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

Architect
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 41 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 76 59 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.70% 5.65% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 5.80% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 89 56 49
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £70,000 £64,007 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.36% +21.92% -8.70%
10th Percentile £59,750 £42,450 £42,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £87,500 £80,000
North East median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,059 1,018 1,073
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 97.42% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 860 892 890
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £21,588
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,400 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,513 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +3.98% +1.33%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Architect in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Tyne and Wear

Architect
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 65 £70,000 +1.45% 17
Sunderland - 11 £65,000 -
Architect
North East

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) Mentoring
3 32 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 28 (36.84%) SQL
5 26 (34.21%) Java
5 26 (34.21%) AngularJS
6 24 (31.58%) C++
7 23 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (30.26%) Presales
8 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (28.95%) C#
8 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 22 (28.95%) MVC
8 22 (28.95%) Migration
9 21 (27.63%) Manufacturing
9 21 (27.63%) SOA
9 21 (27.63%) Cisco
9 21 (27.63%) HTML
9 21 (27.63%) T-SQL
9 21 (27.63%) Web Services
9 21 (27.63%) XSLT
9 21 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (27.63%) Degree
9 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (23.68%) DevOps
12 17 (22.37%) IaaS
12 17 (22.37%) Technical Leadership
13 16 (21.05%) Network Security

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (6.58%) Apache Spark
1 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (22.37%) IaaS
4 11 (14.47%) PaaS
5 6 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.63%) Serverless
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.32%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) Network Security
2 15 (19.74%) Wireless
3 13 (17.11%) Firewall
3 13 (17.11%) LAN
3 13 (17.11%) WAN
4 10 (13.16%) Cisco Wireless
4 10 (13.16%) Wireless Security
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.95%) Telepresence
5 3 (3.95%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.63%) DNS
6 2 (2.63%) NAS
6 2 (2.63%) SAN
6 2 (2.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (6.58%) Big Data
3 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.63%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 21 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.26%) Maven
5 4 (5.26%) Selenium
6 2 (2.63%) Ant
6 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.63%) Gatling
6 2 (2.63%) GitLab
6 2 (2.63%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.32%) Subversion
7 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (27.63%) Manufacturing
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) AngularJS
2 21 (27.63%) HTML
2 21 (27.63%) Web Services
2 21 (27.63%) XSLT
3 5 (6.58%) Kafka
3 5 (6.58%) Middleware
3 5 (6.58%) Node.js
3 5 (6.58%) React
3 5 (6.58%) TensorFlow
4 2 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) Mentoring
3 23 (30.26%) Presales
4 22 (28.95%) Migration
4 22 (28.95%) MVC
5 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (27.63%) SOA
6 18 (23.68%) DevOps
7 17 (22.37%) Technical Leadership
8 16 (21.05%) Analytics
9 13 (17.11%) Data Analytics
10 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (11.84%) Coaching
12 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.21%) IT Strategy
13 7 (9.21%) Microservices
13 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.89%) Business Transformation
14 6 (7.89%) Innovative Thinking
14 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) Java
3 24 (31.58%) C++
4 22 (28.95%) C#
4 22 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 21 (27.63%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.26%) C
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 13 (17.11%) CCNP
2 13 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (13.16%) CCDP
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) CRISC
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Ansible
2 10 (13.16%) Puppet
3 8 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.95%) Consul
7 2 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (2.63%) Grafana
7 2 (2.63%) Kibana
7 2 (2.63%) logstash
7 2 (2.63%) Mesos
7 2 (2.63%) Rancher
7 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.63%) Terraform
7 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.63%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.32%) Packer
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Cisco
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) VMware
3 2 (2.63%) Adaptive Insights
3 2 (2.63%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.63%) Dynatrace
3 2 (2.63%) Google
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
3 2 (2.63%) SAP