Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 83 47
Rank change year-on-year -2 -36 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 47 25 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.65% 2.04% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.12% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 79
Southampton median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £55,000 £39,537 £46,250
90th Percentile £78,525 £81,250 £85,000
Hampshire median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -3.85%

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 1,707 1,180 1,389
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.09% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,544 1,041 1,277
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
2 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) Degree
4 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) Military
5 9 (19.15%) MODAF
5 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
5 9 (19.15%) Data Visualisation
6 8 (17.02%) ArchiMate
6 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (17.02%) Cloud Native
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
7 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (12.77%) C
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 6 (12.77%) IT Strategy
9 5 (10.64%) Analytical Thinking
9 5 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (10.64%) Business Process Modelling
9 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.64%) Swim Lanes
9 5 (10.64%) Finance
9 5 (10.64%) Windows
9 5 (10.64%) Middleware
10 4 (8.51%) UML

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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) IaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) PaaS
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
3 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Skype
2 2 (4.26%) PSTN
2 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (21.28%) Military
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Cloud Native
2 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.26%) Blog
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Social Media
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
2 13 (27.66%) TOGAF
3 9 (19.15%) Data Visualisation
3 9 (19.15%) MODAF
3 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
4 8 (17.02%) ArchiMate
4 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
5 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (12.77%) IT Strategy
6 6 (12.77%) TDD
7 5 (10.64%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (10.64%) Business Process Modelling
7 5 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (10.64%) Swim Lanes
8 4 (8.51%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) C
2 3 (6.38%) C++
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) Ruby
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) RHCE
3 2 (4.26%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.13%) CISA
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.26%) GCP
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Citrix
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
1 3 (6.38%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Blue Prism
3 1 (2.13%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Wind River