Period
to 26 February 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £61,250 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 61 91
Rank change year-on-year +29 +30 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 114 57 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.60% 4.23% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.72% 4.38% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 50 35
Southampton median annual salary £61,250 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.77% - -
10th Percentile £49,534 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £80,525 £80,750 £85,000
Hampshire median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 1,476 1,302 1,796
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 96.66% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,272 1,119 1,629
Southampton median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.46%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.44%) Finance
3 29 (25.44%) C#
3 29 (25.44%) .NET
4 28 (24.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 26 (22.81%) Azure
6 25 (21.93%) RESTful
6 25 (21.93%) SOLID
7 24 (21.05%) .NET Core
8 23 (20.18%) AngularJS
9 22 (19.30%) IT Strategy
9 22 (19.30%) Technical Leadership
9 22 (19.30%) AWS
9 22 (19.30%) Unit Testing
9 22 (19.30%) Project Management
9 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
10 21 (18.42%) Node.js
11 20 (17.54%) Systems Analysis
12 19 (16.67%) Analytics
12 19 (16.67%) Public Cloud
13 18 (15.79%) Wealth Management
14 17 (14.91%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (14.91%) TOGAF
14 17 (14.91%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (14.91%) Inversion of Control
14 17 (14.91%) Architectural Design
15 16 (14.04%) SaaS
15 16 (14.04%) Security Architecture
16 15 (13.16%) .NET Framework

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 5 (4.39%) Apache
1 5 (4.39%) IIS
1 5 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.81%) Azure
2 22 (19.30%) AWS
3 16 (14.04%) SaaS
4 14 (12.28%) Serverless
5 10 (8.77%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (8.77%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (7.89%) PaaS
7 7 (6.14%) IaaS
8 4 (3.51%) Office 365
9 3 (2.63%) GCP
10 2 (1.75%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.75%) Heroku
11 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) DNS
1 7 (6.14%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) WAAS
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.88%) JSUnit
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Electronics
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
4 3 (2.63%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.44%) .NET
2 25 (21.93%) RESTful
3 24 (21.05%) .NET Core
4 23 (20.18%) AngularJS
5 21 (18.42%) Node.js
6 15 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 12 (10.53%) Web Services
8 2 (1.75%) Apache NiFi
8 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.75%) LDAP
9 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 12 (10.53%) User Experience
3 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.39%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) EPoS
6 2 (1.75%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.75%) CMDB
6 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Linux
1 13 (11.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Unix
3 2 (1.75%) Android
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.75%) Solaris
3 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 25 (21.93%) SOLID
4 22 (19.30%) IT Strategy
4 22 (19.30%) Project Management
4 22 (19.30%) Technical Leadership
4 22 (19.30%) Unit Testing
5 20 (17.54%) Systems Analysis
6 19 (16.67%) Analytics
7 18 (15.79%) Wealth Management
8 17 (14.91%) Architectural Design
8 17 (14.91%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (14.91%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (14.91%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (14.91%) TOGAF
9 16 (14.04%) Security Architecture
10 15 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (13.16%) Machine Learning
11 14 (12.28%) Technology Roadmap
12 12 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) C#
2 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.65%) Python
4 10 (8.77%) Java
5 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 9 (7.89%) Perl
5 9 (7.89%) PHP
6 5 (4.39%) Korn
7 2 (1.75%) C
8 1 (0.88%) C++
8 1 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) TOGAF Certification
2 6 (5.26%) Degree
3 5 (4.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.63%) Master's Degree
4 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) GDPR
1 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.63%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (32.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.14%) VMware
3 5 (4.39%) Citrix
3 5 (4.39%) Dell
3 5 (4.39%) Veeam
3 5 (4.39%) Zerto
4 3 (2.63%) SAP
5 2 (1.75%) Apple
5 2 (1.75%) BMC
5 2 (1.75%) CA
5 2 (1.75%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.75%) IBM
5 2 (1.75%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.88%) Google