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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 34 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 217 264 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.64% 7.13% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.88% 7.34% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 151 193 94
Average salary £62,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.82% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,900 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,350
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
3154 3597 2499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.54% 97.16% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2479 2929 2014
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 149 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (31.63%) .NET
3 129 (30.00%) Java
4 126 (29.30%) Oracle
5 125 (29.07%) Linux
6 82 (19.07%) Cisco
7 73 (16.98%) Scrum
8 69 (16.05%) Load Balancing
9 68 (15.81%) TOGAF
10 66 (15.35%) E-Commerce
11 65 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 62 (14.42%) VMware
13 60 (13.95%) Migration
14 57 (13.26%) Spring
14 57 (13.26%) HTML
14 57 (13.26%) HTML5
14 57 (13.26%) NoSQL
15 55 (12.79%) Apache
16 52 (12.09%) Microsoft
16 52 (12.09%) CheckPoint
16 52 (12.09%) F5
17 50 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 50 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
17 50 (11.63%) LAMP
18 49 (11.40%) J2EE
19 47 (10.93%) Firewall
19 47 (10.93%) XML
19 47 (10.93%) SOA
20 46 (10.70%) SharePoint
21 45 (10.47%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 55 (12.79%) Apache
2 46 (10.70%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (5.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (3.02%) Alfresco
5 13 (3.02%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.02%) Documentum
6 10 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.86%) nginx
8 7 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.47%) CMS
11 2 (0.47%) Confluence
11 2 (0.47%) Lync
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.26%) InfoPath
3 10 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) SAP HR
1 5 (1.16%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (1.16%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.70%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.70%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.70%) SAP LE
3 3 (0.70%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.70%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.47%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.81%) Office 365
2 8 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) PaaS
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.93%) Firewall
2 33 (7.67%) WAN
3 27 (6.28%) HTTP
4 25 (5.81%) LAN
4 25 (5.81%) Internet
5 20 (4.65%) VoIP
6 18 (4.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (3.95%) NAS
8 15 (3.49%) Wireless
8 15 (3.49%) Wireless Security
8 15 (3.49%) SAN
9 13 (3.02%) DNS
9 13 (3.02%) MPLS
9 13 (3.02%) FWSM
10 12 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (2.56%) VPN
12 8 (1.86%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.86%) IP Telephony
13 7 (1.63%) OSPF
13 7 (1.63%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.26%) NoSQL
2 39 (9.07%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.28%) Big Data
4 19 (4.42%) MySQL
5 15 (3.49%) Riak
6 11 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.70%) SAP BI
12 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.47%) HBase
13 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.47%) Maven
3 2 (0.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
4 1 (0.23%) Moq
4 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (10.47%) Finance
2 40 (9.30%) Retail
3 29 (6.74%) Games
4 23 (5.35%) Banking
5 10 (2.33%) Marketing
6 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.16%) Legal
8 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (31.63%) .NET
2 57 (13.26%) HTML
2 57 (13.26%) Spring
2 57 (13.26%) HTML5
3 50 (11.63%) LAMP
4 49 (11.40%) J2EE
5 47 (10.93%) XML
6 44 (10.23%) Hibernate
6 44 (10.23%) ActiveMQ
7 25 (5.81%) SOAP
8 23 (5.35%) Java EE
9 19 (4.42%) RESTful
10 18 (4.19%) Middleware
11 14 (3.26%) XSLT
11 14 (3.26%) CSS
11 14 (3.26%) REST
12 13 (3.02%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.02%) Web Services
13 9 (2.09%) .NET Framework
14 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.58%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.02%) Public Cloud
3 13 (3.02%) Clustering
4 8 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.93%) Tandem
8 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.47%) Informatics
10 2 (0.47%) Health Informatics
10 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.47%) IVR
10 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 125 (29.07%) Linux
2 42 (9.77%) Windows
3 30 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (4.42%) UNIX
5 6 (1.40%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.93%) VME
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (16.98%) Scrum
3 69 (16.05%) Load Balancing
4 68 (15.81%) TOGAF
5 66 (15.35%) E-Commerce
6 65 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (13.95%) Migration
8 50 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 47 (10.93%) SOA
10 45 (10.47%) ITIL
11 41 (9.53%) Content Management
12 31 (7.21%) Project Management
12 31 (7.21%) Open Source
12 31 (7.21%) Software Architecture
13 24 (5.58%) Software Engineering
14 23 (5.35%) Network Design
14 23 (5.35%) Technical Architecture
15 21 (4.88%) Network Architecture
16 15 (3.49%) OO
16 15 (3.49%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 129 (30.00%) Java
2 35 (8.14%) PHP
3 32 (7.44%) C#
4 14 (3.26%) SQL
5 9 (2.09%) Python
6 6 (1.40%) COBOL
7 5 (1.16%) VB6
7 5 (1.16%) VB
7 5 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.47%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.23%) C++
9 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (6.28%) SC Cleared
1 27 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.12%) DV Cleared
3 21 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.95%) HP ASE
6 9 (2.09%) Degree
7 8 (1.86%) ISEB
8 5 (1.16%) MCSE
8 5 (1.16%) CCNP
8 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.70%) CCSA
9 3 (0.70%) CCSE
9 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.70%) CCNA
9 3 (0.70%) CCDA
9 3 (0.70%) CCDP
9 3 (0.70%) MCSA
9 3 (0.70%) CISSP
9 3 (0.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.47%) HL7
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 50 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.42%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.86%) Squid
5 7 (1.63%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (1.40%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (5.35%) Puppet
2 12 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.56%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.47%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.47%) Cacti
Vendors
1 126 (29.30%) Oracle
2 82 (19.07%) Cisco
3 62 (14.42%) VMware
4 52 (12.09%) F5
4 52 (12.09%) Microsoft
4 52 (12.09%) CheckPoint
5 38 (8.84%) HP
5 38 (8.84%) EMC
5 38 (8.84%) IBM
6 24 (5.58%) NetApp
7 18 (4.19%) Riverbed
8 17 (3.95%) Huawei
9 13 (3.02%) OpenText
10 12 (2.79%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.09%) Citrix
12 7 (1.63%) Cloudera
13 6 (1.40%) Infoblox
13 6 (1.40%) SAP
14 4 (0.93%) Siebel
14 4 (0.93%) Fujitsu
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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