Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Solution Architect
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 81 76
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 17 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.50% 1.50% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.53% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 16
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +39.53% -6.52%
10th Percentile £66,500 £49,000 £45,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £73,688
North East median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +42.86% -8.70%

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 1,060 1,043 1,056
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 97.48% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 858 912 876
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,291 £40,000 £37,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% +5.54% +1.07%
10th Percentile £24,338 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,626 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.67% -

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Tyne and Wear

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Tyne and Wear

Solutions 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 Solutions Architect within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 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 -12 15 £70,000 -9.68% 3
Sunderland - 2 £67,500 -
Solutions Architect
North East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
1 12 (70.59%) Technical Leadership
2 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (58.82%) Presales
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco Wireless
2 10 (58.82%) Network Security
2 10 (58.82%) Wireless Security
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) Wireless
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
2 10 (58.82%) CCDP
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (5.88%) Adaptive Insights
6 1 (5.88%) Serverless

Solutions 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Wireless
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
1 10 (58.82%) Network Security
1 10 (58.82%) WAN
1 10 (58.82%) Wireless
1 10 (58.82%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) Mentoring
1 12 (70.59%) Technical Leadership
2 10 (58.82%) Presales
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) MVVM
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCDP
1 10 (58.82%) CCNP
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Adaptive Insights
3 1 (5.88%) SAP