Period
to 18 March 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 94 78
Rank change year-on-year +24 -16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 53 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.99% 2.40% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 2.48% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 26
Southampton median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £39,537
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,625
Hampshire median annual salary £70,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.46% - -

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 1,293 1,816 1,198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.80% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 1,647 1,047
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%

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 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 18 (33.96%) TOGAF
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (28.30%) Linux
4 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (26.42%) Retail
5 13 (24.53%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (22.64%) Big Data
6 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
6 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
6 12 (22.64%) SAP
6 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
6 12 (22.64%) Information Security
7 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.09%) Oracle
9 8 (15.09%) Windows
9 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
9 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
9 8 (15.09%) MODAF
9 8 (15.09%) Public Cloud
10 7 (13.21%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (13.21%) Systems Engineering
10 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (13.21%) CESG
10 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
10 7 (13.21%) Unix
10 7 (13.21%) VoIP
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco

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 (9.43%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) VoIP
2 6 (11.32%) SCCP
3 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 5 (9.43%) Internet
4 4 (7.55%) Converged Networks
5 2 (3.77%) CTI
5 2 (3.77%) Network Security
5 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) BGP
6 1 (1.89%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (1.89%) IPsec
6 1 (1.89%) IPv4
6 1 (1.89%) IPv6
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) OSPF
6 1 (1.89%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) SS7
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Big Data
2 6 (11.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.32%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (7.55%) Data Lake
4 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.55%) Neo4j
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (26.42%) Retail
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Marketing
4 5 (9.43%) Electronics
4 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) RESTful
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.09%) Public Cloud
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.21%) CESG
4 6 (11.32%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (7.55%) CCTV
5 4 (7.55%) IPTV
6 3 (5.66%) Cloud Native
6 3 (5.66%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.89%) FMCG
8 1 (1.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) Unix
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) TOGAF
2 13 (24.53%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Information Security
4 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.09%) MODAF
5 8 (15.09%) Visualisation
6 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.21%) Security Architecture
6 7 (13.21%) Systems Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Cryptography
7 6 (11.32%) ERP
7 6 (11.32%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (11.32%) Information Assurance
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (11.32%) SABSA
7 6 (11.32%) Threat Modelling
7 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (9.43%) Project Management
8 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) C#
1 5 (9.43%) C++
2 4 (7.55%) Python
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) C
3 3 (5.66%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (11.32%) CISM
4 6 (11.32%) CISSP
5 5 (9.43%) Degree
5 5 (9.43%) SSCP
6 1 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Kibana
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) SAP
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
5 4 (7.55%) Aruba
5 4 (7.55%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.55%) VMware
6 3 (5.66%) Avaya
6 3 (5.66%) Motorola
7 1 (1.89%) ATG
7 1 (1.89%) Google