Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £68,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Software Architect
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 244 251
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 36 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.56% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 22
Hampshire median annual salary £68,500 £72,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.52% +26.09% -
10th Percentile £62,500 £47,750 £53,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,750 £63,625
South East median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +16.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 6192 6675 6992
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 97.06% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5354 5726 5884
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Software Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Hampshire

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in Hampshire

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architect in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architect in Hampshire

Software Architect
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architect within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke +14 17 £68,500 +37.00%
Portsmouth -14 4 £63,750 -20.31%
Southampton -1 2 - -
Fleet +29 1 £72,500 -4.92%
Fareham - 1 - -
Software Architect
South East

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Software 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 Hampshire region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 31 (86.11%) Java
1 31 (86.11%) MySQL
1 31 (86.11%) Python
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) Ruby
2 27 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (75.00%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 27 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 27 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (75.00%) Docker
2 27 (75.00%) Apache Spark
3 23 (63.89%) Scrum
4 20 (55.56%) C++
5 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (52.78%) Domain-Driven Design
6 18 (50.00%) SaaS
6 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (38.89%) Windows
7 14 (38.89%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) Microservices
9 10 (27.78%) API Design
9 10 (27.78%) SOLID
9 10 (27.78%) REST
9 10 (27.78%) Refactoring
9 10 (27.78%) Marketing
9 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
9 10 (27.78%) Kanban

Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 27 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 27 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (86.11%) MySQL
2 27 (75.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (25.00%) Big Data
3 9 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (27.78%) Electronics
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
1 10 (27.78%) Manufacturing
1 10 (27.78%) Marketing
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (27.78%) REST
3 9 (25.00%) Kafka
4 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) Java EE
4 4 (11.11%) JPA
4 4 (11.11%) jQuery
4 4 (11.11%) XHTML
4 4 (11.11%) XML
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) Scrum
3 19 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (52.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 18 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (30.56%) Microservices
6 10 (27.78%) API Design
6 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (27.78%) Kanban
6 10 (27.78%) OO
6 10 (27.78%) OOP
6 10 (27.78%) Pair Programming
6 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 10 (27.78%) Refactoring
6 10 (27.78%) SOLID
6 10 (27.78%) TDD
7 9 (25.00%) Open Source
7 9 (25.00%) SOA
7 9 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
1 31 (86.11%) Python
2 27 (75.00%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) Ruby
3 20 (55.56%) C++
4 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) DO-178B
System Software
1 27 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft