Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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

Architect
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 91 86
Rank change year-on-year +38 -5 -41
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 68 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.10% 2.65% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 2.75% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 30
Southampton median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £43,625
90th Percentile £75,875 £78,000 £81,250
Hampshire median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,274 1,527 1,288
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 96.52% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 1,390 1,135
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +5.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -5.88%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Architect in Southampton

Architect
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Southampton over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Southampton region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (30.88%) Technical Leadership
3 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (27.94%) Big Data
4 15 (22.06%) Linux
4 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
4 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
5 14 (20.59%) Cloud Native
5 14 (20.59%) Geospatial Data
5 14 (20.59%) Oracle
5 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.59%) Internet
6 13 (19.12%) TOGAF
6 13 (19.12%) Internet of Things
6 13 (19.12%) Public Cloud
6 13 (19.12%) Remote Sensing
6 13 (19.12%) Machine Learning
7 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
7 11 (16.18%) Information Security
7 11 (16.18%) Windows
7 11 (16.18%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (13.24%) Retail
8 9 (13.24%) Finance
9 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
9 8 (11.76%) Security Architecture
9 8 (11.76%) Apache Spark
9 8 (11.76%) DevOps
10 7 (10.29%) Threat Modelling

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 8 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.41%) Confluence
6 1 (1.47%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (27.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) Office 365
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) Internet
2 7 (10.29%) SCCP
3 6 (8.82%) Firewall
4 3 (4.41%) VoIP
5 2 (2.94%) CTI
5 2 (2.94%) DHCP
5 2 (2.94%) DNS
5 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) BGP
6 1 (1.47%) IPsec
6 1 (1.47%) IPv4
6 1 (1.47%) IPv6
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) OSPF
6 1 (1.47%) Q.931
6 1 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (1.47%) SMS
6 1 (1.47%) SNMP
6 1 (1.47%) SS7
6 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) Big Data
2 14 (20.59%) Geospatial Data
3 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.29%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (10.29%) Data Lake
5 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.35%) GIS
5 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
5 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.35%) Spatial Data
6 4 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.88%) Neo4j
7 3 (4.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.94%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
1 9 (13.24%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 5 (7.35%) Electronics
3 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Kafka
2 2 (2.94%) RESTful
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
3 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Cloud Native
2 13 (19.12%) Internet of Things
2 13 (19.12%) Public Cloud
3 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.88%) CESG
5 4 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.41%) FMCG
7 2 (2.94%) CMDB
8 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.47%) PMI
8 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Unix
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Technical Leadership
3 13 (19.12%) Machine Learning
3 13 (19.12%) Remote Sensing
3 13 (19.12%) TOGAF
4 11 (16.18%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (16.18%) Information Security
5 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.76%) DevOps
5 8 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 7 (10.29%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (10.29%) SABSA
6 7 (10.29%) Threat Modelling
6 7 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (8.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (8.82%) SDLC
7 6 (8.82%) Security Hardening
8 5 (7.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) C#
3 4 (5.88%) C++
3 4 (5.88%) Python
4 3 (4.41%) C
5 2 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.47%) Go
6 1 (1.47%) Korn
6 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
1 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) CISM
2 7 (10.29%) CISSP
3 6 (8.82%) SSCP
4 4 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Kibana
1 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.41%) Terraform
3 1 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) SAP
3 5 (7.35%) ESRI
4 3 (4.41%) Avaya
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) Databricks
4 3 (4.41%) Motorola
5 2 (2.94%) BMC
5 2 (2.94%) CA
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.94%) Intel
6 1 (1.47%) ATG
6 1 (1.47%) Google