The median annual salary for a Architect was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South West / Dorset
Rank 37 40 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 17 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.44% 6.22% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 6.29% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 35
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +39.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 370 699 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.61% 98.87% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 335 530 668
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Dorset

Architect
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Architect in Dorset

Architect
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Dorset over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Dorset

Architect
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +4 14 £48,000 -4.00%
Wimborne - 1 £40,000 -
Architect
South West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (30.00%) IT Strategy
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Electronics
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) Presales
4 5 (16.67%) Big Data
4 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) SAP
5 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.33%) Finance
5 4 (13.33%) Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
6 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) AutoCAD
2 2 (6.67%) CATIA
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) NFC
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (6.67%) AccuRev
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) EDI
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Contactless
3 2 (6.67%) EMV
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) CPLD
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) IT Strategy
1 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.67%) Analytics
2 5 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 5 (16.67%) Presales
2 5 (16.67%) UML
3 4 (13.33%) SDLC
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) ArchiMate
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (10.00%) ETL
4 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Pega