Period
to 23 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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

Architect
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 56 48
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 180 179 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.10% 4.59% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 4.74% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 157 167 196
Leeds median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £52,100 £50,625
90th Percentile £84,850 £82,500 £83,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,880 3,776 4,647
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.63% 96.72% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,468 3,156 3,948
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.24% +4.94%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Leeds

Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Architect in Leeds

Architect
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leeds

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 86 (47.78%) Azure
2 67 (37.22%) AWS
3 60 (33.33%) Finance
4 53 (29.44%) Microsoft
5 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (22.78%) Active Directory
7 37 (20.56%) TOGAF
8 36 (20.00%) SQL
8 36 (20.00%) Windows
9 34 (18.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 34 (18.89%) DevOps
10 32 (17.78%) SQL Server
11 30 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 30 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 30 (16.67%) IT Strategy
12 26 (14.44%) Data Centre
13 24 (13.33%) Microservices
14 23 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (12.78%) MCSE
15 22 (12.22%) Migration
15 22 (12.22%) Technology Roadmap
16 21 (11.67%) VMware
16 21 (11.67%) CRM
17 20 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (10.56%) Middleware
18 19 (10.56%) Configuration Management
19 17 (9.44%) CCNA
19 17 (9.44%) Service Management
19 17 (9.44%) Web Services

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 30 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.11%) Apache
5 2 (1.11%) CMS
5 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) assyst
2 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 86 (47.78%) Azure
2 67 (37.22%) AWS
3 17 (9.44%) Azure Active Directory
3 17 (9.44%) GCP
4 13 (7.22%) Office 365
4 13 (7.22%) SaaS
5 10 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (4.44%) IaaS
7 7 (3.89%) PaaS
8 6 (3.33%) Serverless
9 2 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.11%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.67%) Firewall
2 6 (3.33%) SAN
3 5 (2.78%) VPN
4 4 (2.22%) NetScaler
5 3 (1.67%) WAN
6 2 (1.11%) HTTP
6 2 (1.11%) IPsec
6 2 (1.11%) Skype
6 2 (1.11%) SSL
6 2 (1.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) BGP
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) MPLS
7 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.33%) Big Data
5 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.22%) MySQL
6 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.11%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.11%) DB2
8 2 (1.11%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (1.11%) HDInsight
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.11%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 8 (4.44%) Local Government
3 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.44%) Retail
4 4 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.56%) Middleware
2 17 (9.44%) Web Services
3 10 (5.56%) .NET
4 8 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.78%) React
6 4 (2.22%) .NET Core
6 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.22%) Dropwizard
6 4 (2.22%) Node.js
6 4 (2.22%) RESTful
6 4 (2.22%) Spring
6 4 (2.22%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.67%) HTML
7 3 (1.67%) REST
8 2 (1.11%) JSON
8 2 (1.11%) Keras
8 2 (1.11%) SAML
8 2 (1.11%) TensorFlow
8 2 (1.11%) Theano
8 2 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.44%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.78%) Public Cloud
4 12 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.11%) Clustering
6 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (3.33%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.78%) NHS
10 4 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.11%) Blog
12 2 (1.11%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.11%) CUDA
13 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.56%) New Media
13 1 (0.56%) User Experience
13 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.33%) Linux
3 6 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.22%) Unix
5 2 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.56%) TOGAF
3 34 (18.89%) DevOps
3 34 (18.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 30 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 24 (13.33%) Microservices
6 23 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (12.22%) Migration
7 22 (12.22%) Technology Roadmap
8 21 (11.67%) CRM
9 19 (10.56%) Configuration Management
10 17 (9.44%) PRINCE2
10 17 (9.44%) Service Management
11 16 (8.89%) Coaching
11 16 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (8.33%) Information Security
12 15 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
13 14 (7.78%) Project Management
13 14 (7.78%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.00%) SQL
2 13 (7.22%) Java
3 10 (5.56%) Python
4 6 (3.33%) C#
4 6 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.78%) C
5 5 (2.78%) Scala
6 3 (1.67%) Perl
6 3 (1.67%) PHP
6 3 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.56%) ABAP
7 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) MCSE
1 23 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (9.44%) CCNA
4 8 (4.44%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (3.89%) Degree
6 6 (3.33%) CISSP
6 6 (3.33%) MCP
6 6 (3.33%) MCSA
7 5 (2.78%) CISA
7 5 (2.78%) CISM
8 3 (1.67%) CEH
8 3 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.67%) CSSLP
8 3 (1.67%) GIAC
8 3 (1.67%) SANS
8 3 (1.67%) SSCP
9 2 (1.11%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.11%) CCIE
9 2 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) GDPR
1 6 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 41 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (5.56%) VMware NSX
5 9 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (3.89%) XenApp
8 2 (1.11%) HDFS
9 1 (0.56%) Docker
9 1 (0.56%) IAG
9 1 (0.56%) RACF
9 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (1.11%) Ansible
3 2 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.11%) Terraform
4 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (29.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.67%) VMware
3 11 (6.11%) Citrix
3 11 (6.11%) Google
4 8 (4.44%) Rackspace
5 7 (3.89%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.33%) HP
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle
8 4 (2.22%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.22%) Cisco
8 4 (2.22%) F5
9 3 (1.67%) IBM
9 3 (1.67%) SAP
10 2 (1.11%) Adobe
10 2 (1.11%) hybris
10 2 (1.11%) ThinPrint
11 1 (0.56%) Dell
11 1 (0.56%) Meraki
11 1 (0.56%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.56%) Veeam