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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 32 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 255 225 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.89% 6.11% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 6.34% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 186 163 110
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +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
3606 3550 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.49% 96.39% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2900 2844 2178
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 160 (40.71%) Java
2 159 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (37.15%) Oracle
4 137 (34.86%) .NET
5 129 (32.82%) Linux
6 93 (23.66%) Scrum
7 86 (21.88%) Spring
8 73 (18.58%) Apache
9 67 (17.05%) J2EE
9 67 (17.05%) HTML
9 67 (17.05%) HTML5
10 65 (16.54%) Hibernate
11 64 (16.28%) NoSQL
12 63 (16.03%) ActiveMQ
13 61 (15.52%) E-Commerce
14 55 (13.99%) Migration
14 55 (13.99%) LAMP
15 54 (13.74%) Enterprise Architecture
15 54 (13.74%) XML
15 54 (13.74%) Cisco
16 53 (13.49%) SOA
17 52 (13.23%) Retail
18 44 (11.20%) Finance
18 44 (11.20%) Microsoft
19 43 (10.94%) Load Balancing
20 42 (10.69%) TOGAF
21 41 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
21 41 (10.43%) VMware
22 40 (10.18%) Windows
22 40 (10.18%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 73 (18.58%) Apache
2 39 (9.92%) SharePoint
3 26 (6.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (6.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (3.56%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.54%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.29%) nginx
8 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.78%) Documentum
9 7 (1.78%) Alfresco
10 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.51%) Lync
12 2 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.04%) InfoPath
3 7 (1.78%) MS Office
4 6 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.76%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.76%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.51%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.25%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.62%) Office 365
2 8 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.41%) HTTP
2 34 (8.65%) Firewall
3 32 (8.14%) WAN
4 31 (7.89%) Internet
5 28 (7.12%) LAN
6 16 (4.07%) SAN
7 13 (3.31%) VoIP
7 13 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (3.05%) PBX
9 11 (2.80%) NAS
10 10 (2.54%) Wireless Security
10 10 (2.54%) Wireless
10 10 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (2.29%) FWSM
11 9 (2.29%) DNS
11 9 (2.29%) MPLS
12 7 (1.78%) VPN
13 6 (1.53%) OSPF
13 6 (1.53%) BGP
14 5 (1.27%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.28%) NoSQL
2 40 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.36%) Big Data
4 12 (3.05%) Riak
4 12 (3.05%) MySQL
5 11 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.25%) Moq
5 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (13.23%) Retail
2 44 (11.20%) Finance
3 34 (8.65%) Games
4 29 (7.38%) Banking
5 7 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.78%) Marketing
6 3 (0.76%) Automotive
6 3 (0.76%) Legal
7 2 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (34.86%) .NET
2 86 (21.88%) Spring
3 67 (17.05%) HTML
3 67 (17.05%) J2EE
3 67 (17.05%) HTML5
4 65 (16.54%) Hibernate
5 63 (16.03%) ActiveMQ
6 55 (13.99%) LAMP
7 54 (13.74%) XML
8 33 (8.40%) SOAP
9 22 (5.60%) Java EE
10 17 (4.33%) Middleware
11 15 (3.82%) RESTful
12 14 (3.56%) REST
13 13 (3.31%) Web Services
14 11 (2.80%) ASP.NET
15 9 (2.29%) CSS
15 9 (2.29%) .NET Framework
16 8 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.11%) Open Source
2 20 (5.09%) Clustering
3 15 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.05%) CMDB
5 9 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.02%) Tandem
8 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.51%) RIA
10 2 (0.51%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.51%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 129 (32.82%) Linux
2 40 (10.18%) Windows
3 31 (7.89%) UNIX
4 18 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.53%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.53%) Solaris
5 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.02%) VME
7 2 (0.51%) Android
7 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (23.66%) Scrum
3 61 (15.52%) E-Commerce
4 55 (13.99%) Migration
5 54 (13.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 53 (13.49%) SOA
7 43 (10.94%) Load Balancing
8 42 (10.69%) TOGAF
9 41 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (9.92%) Content Management
11 36 (9.16%) ITIL
12 34 (8.65%) Software Architecture
13 30 (7.63%) Software Engineering
14 27 (6.87%) Project Management
15 21 (5.34%) Technical Architecture
16 20 (5.09%) OO
17 18 (4.58%) Network Design
18 17 (4.33%) ETL
19 16 (4.07%) Network Architecture
20 15 (3.82%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 160 (40.71%) Java
2 31 (7.89%) PHP
3 27 (6.87%) C#
4 13 (3.31%) Python
5 10 (2.54%) SQL
6 5 (1.27%) VB
6 5 (1.27%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.27%) VB6
7 4 (1.02%) COBOL
8 3 (0.76%) R
9 2 (0.51%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.25%) Ruby
10 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (3.82%) SC Cleared
2 15 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.05%) HP ASE
5 10 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.78%) CCNP
6 7 (1.78%) Degree
7 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.53%) MCSE
8 5 (1.27%) CCNA
9 4 (1.02%) CCDA
9 4 (1.02%) CCDP
9 4 (1.02%) ISEB
9 4 (1.02%) CISSP
9 4 (1.02%) MCSA
9 4 (1.02%) CCSA
9 4 (1.02%) CCSE
9 4 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.02%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.51%) SLA
1 2 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.38%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.04%) Squid
4 6 (1.53%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.53%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.27%) XenApp
5 5 (1.27%) XenServer
5 5 (1.27%) vSphere
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.25%) Docker
7 1 (0.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 19 (4.83%) Puppet
2 11 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.78%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.51%) MOM
5 1 (0.25%) Cacti
5 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 146 (37.15%) Oracle
2 54 (13.74%) Cisco
3 44 (11.20%) Microsoft
4 41 (10.43%) VMware
5 37 (9.41%) CheckPoint
6 33 (8.40%) F5
7 22 (5.60%) HP
8 19 (4.83%) EMC
9 18 (4.58%) IBM
10 14 (3.56%) NetApp
11 13 (3.31%) Riverbed
12 12 (3.05%) Huawei
13 10 (2.54%) Citrix
14 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.78%) OpenText
16 5 (1.27%) AppSense
16 5 (1.27%) CommVault
17 4 (1.02%) Siebel
17 4 (1.02%) ICL
17 4 (1.02%) Fujitsu
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £62,000 per annum c£62k + Excellent Benefits/ Superb Holiday and Work/
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Salary: TO £65K
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum £45,000 + Share Options
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The Bridge Ltd
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
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