The median annual salary for an Architect was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Architect
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 7 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.48% 7.96% 7.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 7.98% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 13
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £67,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £84,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +0.76%  

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 470 514 589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 99.37% 99.81% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 418 464 466
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 0 5 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Bournemouth -6 1 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Architect
South West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 5 (20.83%) Presales
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (20.83%) UML
4 5 (20.83%) Electronics
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) EMV
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
5 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (16.67%) NFC
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.67%) ArchiMate
5 4 (16.67%) Contactless
6 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Pega PRPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) NFC
2 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Contactless
2 4 (16.67%) EMV
2 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.33%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.17%) CPLD
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Presales
2 5 (20.83%) SDLC
2 5 (20.83%) UML
3 4 (16.67%) ArchiMate
3 4 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 2 (8.33%) OWASP
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) MikroTik
3 1 (4.17%) Pega
3 1 (4.17%) Ubiquiti
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