Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 41 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 70 38 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.22% 4.99% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 5.11% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 84 32 53
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £51,459
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% +23.40% -
10th Percentile £60,000 £44,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,250 £80,000
North East median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £51,459
% change year-on-year +8.33% +16.60% -12.69%

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 1,078 744 1,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 97.64% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 884 642 923
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £38,959 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.19% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%

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 16 October 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 61 £65,000 -5.80% 7
Sunderland - 9 £65,000 - 1
Architect
North East

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

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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 31 (44.29%) Mentoring
4 30 (42.86%) SQL
5 29 (41.43%) Java
6 28 (40.00%) C++
6 28 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 26 (37.14%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (37.14%) Manufacturing
7 26 (37.14%) Migration
7 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
7 26 (37.14%) Web Services
7 26 (37.14%) Degree
8 25 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (35.71%) XSLT
8 25 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 25 (35.71%) HTML
8 25 (35.71%) C#
8 25 (35.71%) SOA
8 25 (35.71%) MVC
8 25 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (24.29%) Analytics
10 16 (22.86%) DevOps
11 15 (21.43%) IaaS
11 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (20.00%) Presales
13 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
13 12 (17.14%) Ansible
13 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (17.14%) PaaS

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 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (21.43%) IaaS
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.14%) PaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.29%) Office 365
4 2 (2.86%) G Suite
4 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
1 6 (8.57%) Network Security
1 6 (8.57%) Wireless
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 4 (5.71%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) NAS
3 2 (2.86%) VSAN
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.29%) Big Data
3 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.86%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 25 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (11.43%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.71%) Maven
5 4 (5.71%) Selenium
6 2 (2.86%) Ant
6 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.86%) Gatling
6 2 (2.86%) GitLab
6 2 (2.86%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (37.14%) Manufacturing
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 26 (37.14%) Web Services
3 25 (35.71%) HTML
3 25 (35.71%) XSLT
4 3 (4.29%) Kafka
4 3 (4.29%) Middleware
4 3 (4.29%) Node.js
4 3 (4.29%) React
4 3 (4.29%) TensorFlow
5 2 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.43%) J2EE
6 1 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.29%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
1 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Mentoring
3 26 (37.14%) Migration
3 26 (37.14%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (35.71%) MVC
4 25 (35.71%) SOA
5 17 (24.29%) Analytics
6 16 (22.86%) DevOps
7 14 (20.00%) Presales
8 11 (15.71%) Data Analytics
9 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.86%) Coaching
11 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.43%) IT Strategy
12 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
13 5 (7.14%) Business Transformation
13 5 (7.14%) Innovative Thinking
13 5 (7.14%) Microservices
14 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 4 (5.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 29 (41.43%) Java
3 28 (40.00%) C++
4 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 25 (35.71%) C#
5 25 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.29%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) CCDP
2 4 (5.71%) CCNP
2 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.29%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Ansible
2 10 (14.29%) Puppet
3 8 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.29%) Consul
5 3 (4.29%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (4.29%) SCCM
6 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (2.86%) Grafana
6 2 (2.86%) Kibana
6 2 (2.86%) logstash
6 2 (2.86%) Mesos
6 2 (2.86%) Rancher
6 2 (2.86%) SCOM
6 2 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.86%) Terraform
6 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.43%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Cisco
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) VMware
3 4 (5.71%) Google
4 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Adaptive Insights
5 2 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) Dynatrace
5 2 (2.86%) Juniper
5 2 (2.86%) Nokia
5 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 2 (2.86%) Veritas
6 1 (1.43%) Lagan
6 1 (1.43%) Northgate