The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 21 36 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 322 160 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 8.54% 6.15% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.84% 6.44% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 205 103 96
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,595 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Leeds region.

Architect Salary Trend in Leeds

Architect
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 214 (36.77%) Java
2 192 (32.99%) Oracle
3 161 (27.66%) Linux
4 152 (26.12%) Scrum
5 147 (25.26%) Apache
6 137 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
7 129 (22.16%) ActiveMQ
8 127 (21.82%) Spring
9 115 (19.76%) E-Commerce
10 108 (18.56%) Hibernate
11 105 (18.04%) J2EE
12 104 (17.87%) Cisco
13 103 (17.70%) NoSQL
14 98 (16.84%) HTML
15 96 (16.49%) TOGAF
16 95 (16.32%) HTML5
17 91 (15.64%) .NET
18 82 (14.09%) SOA
18 82 (14.09%) ITIL
19 81 (13.92%) EMC
20 80 (13.75%) VMware
21 67 (11.51%) Internet
21 67 (11.51%) Load Balancing
22 66 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
22 66 (11.34%) F5
23 63 (10.82%) Enterprise Architecture
24 61 (10.48%) XML
25 60 (10.31%) PHP
25 60 (10.31%) Finance
26 59 (10.14%) Clustering

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 147 (25.26%) Apache
2 47 (8.08%) WebSphere
3 34 (5.84%) Tomcat
3 34 (5.84%) WebLogic
4 32 (5.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 18 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.92%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.89%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.86%) Node.js
10 5 (0.86%) Drupal
11 4 (0.69%) Lync
12 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.52%) IIS
12 3 (0.52%) SAS
13 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.51%) Internet
2 59 (10.14%) LAN
2 59 (10.14%) WAN
3 44 (7.56%) HTTP
4 38 (6.53%) NAS
5 34 (5.84%) AMQP
6 25 (4.30%) OSPF
7 24 (4.12%) BGP
8 21 (3.61%) MPLS
9 20 (3.44%) PBX
10 17 (2.92%) Firewall
11 13 (2.23%) Network Security
11 13 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (1.89%) EIGRP
13 9 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (1.55%) TCP/IP
14 8 (1.37%) VPN
14 8 (1.37%) RIP
14 8 (1.37%) WAAS
14 8 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (17.70%) NoSQL
2 56 (9.62%) MySQL
3 54 (9.28%) SQL Server
4 22 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.26%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.06%) Big Data
8 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.52%) QlikView
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.34%) DTS
14 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.69%) CA Gen
3 4 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (0.69%) NetBeans
4 3 (0.52%) NUnit
4 3 (0.52%) Maven
4 3 (0.52%) Selenium
4 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.52%) JBehave
4 3 (0.52%) MSTest
4 3 (0.52%) Moq
5 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.34%) JUnit
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) JMeter
General
1 60 (10.31%) Finance
2 27 (4.64%) Retail
3 25 (4.30%) Marketing
4 23 (3.95%) Banking
5 18 (3.09%) Legal
6 8 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.20%) Games
8 3 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.16%) ActiveMQ
2 127 (21.82%) Spring
3 108 (18.56%) Hibernate
4 105 (18.04%) J2EE
5 98 (16.84%) HTML
6 95 (16.32%) HTML5
7 91 (15.64%) .NET
8 61 (10.48%) XML
9 58 (9.97%) Web Services
10 56 (9.62%) LAMP
11 34 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
12 27 (4.64%) Middleware
13 19 (3.26%) Java EE
14 18 (3.09%) SOAP
15 16 (2.75%) ASP.NET
16 15 (2.58%) CSS
17 12 (2.06%) WCF
17 12 (2.06%) JSF
17 12 (2.06%) .NET Framework
17 12 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.14%) Clustering
2 52 (8.93%) Open Source
3 32 (5.50%) RIA
3 32 (5.50%) Symmetrix
4 28 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.09%) N-Tier
6 17 (2.92%) CMDB
7 10 (1.72%) NHS
8 8 (1.37%) CLARiiON
8 8 (1.37%) Celerra
9 6 (1.03%) iSeries
10 4 (0.69%) W3C
10 4 (0.69%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.17%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 161 (27.66%) Linux
2 34 (5.84%) Solaris
3 29 (4.98%) UNIX
4 24 (4.12%) Windows
5 8 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (26.12%) Scrum
2 137 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (19.76%) E-Commerce
4 96 (16.49%) TOGAF
5 82 (14.09%) SOA
5 82 (14.09%) ITIL
6 67 (11.51%) Load Balancing
7 63 (10.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 56 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
9 51 (8.76%) Content Management
9 51 (8.76%) UML
10 44 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.04%) Project Management
12 34 (5.84%) ETL
12 34 (5.84%) Load Testing
13 33 (5.67%) Network Load Balancing
14 32 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (5.50%) High Availability
15 31 (5.33%) OO
16 30 (5.15%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 214 (36.77%) Java
2 60 (10.31%) PHP
3 45 (7.73%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.01%) SQL
5 33 (5.67%) C#
6 21 (3.61%) Ruby
7 19 (3.26%) Perl
8 12 (2.06%) C++
9 10 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.20%) Python
11 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.52%) R
14 2 (0.34%) Scala
14 2 (0.34%) VB
15 1 (0.17%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (6.70%) Degree
2 21 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (3.44%) CCNP
4 12 (2.06%) CCIE
5 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.89%) MCITP
6 10 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (1.72%) MCSE
7 9 (1.55%) CCA
7 9 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (1.55%) MCTS
7 9 (1.55%) NCIE
7 9 (1.55%) CCIA
8 8 (1.37%) VCAP
8 8 (1.37%) VTSP
8 8 (1.37%) NCDA
8 8 (1.37%) CCEA
9 7 (1.20%) CCNA
10 4 (0.69%) CCDP
10 4 (0.69%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.67%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) HL7
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) TickIT
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (8.76%) Active Directory
3 40 (6.87%) VMware ESX
4 10 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.72%) vSphere
5 9 (1.55%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.37%) vCloud
7 5 (0.86%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.52%) XenApp
9 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
10 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) Puppet
1 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.69%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.17%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 192 (32.99%) Oracle
2 104 (17.87%) Cisco
3 81 (13.92%) EMC
4 80 (13.75%) VMware
5 66 (11.34%) F5
6 51 (8.76%) HP
7 49 (8.42%) NetApp
8 48 (8.25%) Microsoft
9 40 (6.87%) IBM
10 19 (3.26%) Citrix
11 16 (2.75%) Informatica
12 11 (1.89%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.55%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.20%) JBoss
16 6 (1.03%) Juniper
16 6 (1.03%) Intel
17 5 (0.86%) Zend
17 5 (0.86%) Rackspace
18 4 (0.69%) Redback
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £57000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£65k
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum c£70k + 30% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £56000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £highly negotiable +bonus+full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago