The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 51 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 27 36 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.90% 4.19% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.06% 4.41% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 46
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £46,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.62%
Architect
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
665 816 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.96% 94.99% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 590 724 828
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Architect
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Southampton region.

Architect Salary Trend in Southampton

Architect
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Southampton

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 21 (33.33%) C#
2 21 (33.33%) .NET
3 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
4 17 (26.98%) Network Security
5 16 (25.40%) HTML
5 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET
6 15 (23.81%) Visual Studio
6 15 (23.81%) Windows
6 15 (23.81%) HTML5
7 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.63%) MVC
8 13 (20.63%) Java
9 12 (19.05%) WAN
10 11 (17.46%) Cisco
10 11 (17.46%) Degree
10 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
11 9 (14.29%) RIA
11 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (14.29%) Product Management
11 9 (14.29%) RESTful
11 9 (14.29%) Firewall
11 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 9 (14.29%) Linux
11 9 (14.29%) XML
11 9 (14.29%) ITIL
11 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.70%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) Network Security
2 12 (19.05%) WAN
3 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.29%) Firewall
4 8 (12.70%) SAN
5 6 (9.52%) CTI
5 6 (9.52%) VPN
5 6 (9.52%) LAN
5 6 (9.52%) MPLS
5 6 (9.52%) OSPF
5 6 (9.52%) BGP
5 6 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (7.94%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.94%) VoIP
7 3 (4.76%) DNS
8 2 (3.17%) NAS
8 2 (3.17%) Internet
9 1 (1.59%) Extranet
9 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.59%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) Ant
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) German Language
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET
2 16 (25.40%) HTML
3 15 (23.81%) HTML5
4 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (14.29%) RESTful
5 9 (14.29%) XML
6 6 (9.52%) REST
6 6 (9.52%) SOAP
6 6 (9.52%) WCF
6 6 (9.52%) WPF
7 3 (4.76%) J2EE
8 1 (1.59%) CSS
8 1 (1.59%) Middleware
8 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.59%) Java EE
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.59%) Web Services
8 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) RIA
2 6 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Kindle
4 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) UNIX
4 2 (3.17%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) MVC
3 9 (14.29%) ITIL
3 9 (14.29%) Product Management
4 8 (12.70%) TOGAF
5 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.52%) TDD
5 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.52%) OO
5 6 (9.52%) OOD
5 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 6 (9.52%) Analytics
6 5 (7.94%) SOA
6 5 (7.94%) Service Management
6 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.94%) Data Management
7 4 (6.35%) Test Management
7 4 (6.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) C#
2 13 (20.63%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) C++
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
5 3 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) CCIE
3 1 (1.59%) CCNP
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Cisco
3 7 (11.11%) Intel
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 6 (9.52%) SAP
4 6 (9.52%) Juniper
5 5 (7.94%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.94%) Citrix
5 5 (7.94%) F5
6 2 (3.17%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.59%) Ariba