The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 73 82 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.16% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 601 786 935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.47% 98.37% 99.15%
Number of salaries quoted 553 751 718
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton that featured Software Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Southampton

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in Southampton

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Southampton region featuring Software Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) CQRS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CQRS
2 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft