Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Solutions Architect was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 107 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.91% 0.38% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.39% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 22
Southampton median annual salary £63,750 £77,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.74% +37.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £55,000 £68,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,250 £70,000
Hampshire median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year -3.70% +10.20% -9.93%

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 1378 1292 1350
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.22% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1154 1206
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,900 £58,525 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Cloud Native
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
3 3 (23.08%) Skype
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 3 (23.08%) IaaS
3 3 (23.08%) SaaS
3 3 (23.08%) PaaS
3 3 (23.08%) SCCM
3 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
3 3 (23.08%) Contact Management
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (23.08%) IaaS
2 3 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) PaaS
2 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Native
2 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Contact Management
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft