The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Solution Architect
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 82 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 8 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.29% 1.00% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.01% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 16
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £55,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 595 790 950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.28% 98.38% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 547 754 729
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 £26,000 £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%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Solutions Architect in Southampton

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Solutions Architect in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) IT Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Cloud Native
4 3 (20.00%) API Integration
4 3 (20.00%) SaaS
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (6.67%) MCSM
6 1 (6.67%) Field Research
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Solutions 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) IT Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Business Transformation
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) API Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Field Research
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle