Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Architect was - in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Software Architect
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 112 106
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 2 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.14% 0.37% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 11
Southampton median annual salary - £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
Hampshire median annual salary £68,500 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -5.52% +26.09% -

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 1395 1314 1332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.19% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1171 1191
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +1.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,800 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B