The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architect
Rank 76 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.91% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -15.38%
Software 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
736 815 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.83% 94.44% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 588 732 794
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) C++
4 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) OO
4 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
4 7 (63.64%) OOD
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) CTI
4 7 (63.64%) REST
4 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) WPF
4 7 (63.64%) Analytics
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) RIA

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (63.64%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 7 (63.64%) WPF
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) OO
1 7 (63.64%) OOD
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
1 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
1 7 (63.64%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago