Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 48 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 177 251 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.53% 5.04% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 5.19% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 161 209 198
Leeds median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £50,750 £49,975 £48,350
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,250 £83,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%

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 3,777 4,836 5,350
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 97.09% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,157 4,080 4,606
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +1.20%
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,750 £25,563
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.38%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (19.77%) Java
5 30 (16.95%) TOGAF
6 28 (15.82%) Test Automation
7 26 (14.69%) Presales
8 25 (14.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
10 23 (12.99%) SOA
11 21 (11.86%) Finance
11 21 (11.86%) DevOps
12 19 (10.73%) Coaching
12 19 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (10.73%) C#
12 19 (10.73%) SQL
13 18 (10.17%) UML
14 17 (9.60%) Oracle
14 17 (9.60%) E-Commerce
14 17 (9.60%) Scrum
14 17 (9.60%) Middleware
14 17 (9.60%) PaaS
14 17 (9.60%) Git (software)
14 17 (9.60%) Jenkins
14 17 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (8.47%) Retail
15 15 (8.47%) Validation
15 15 (8.47%) Linux
16 14 (7.91%) Windows

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 8 (4.52%) MS Exchange
1 8 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.13%) Apache
5 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.56%) Marvel
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.56%) InVision
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (29.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.60%) PaaS
4 14 (7.91%) IaaS
5 13 (7.34%) SaaS
6 11 (6.21%) Serverless
7 9 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (5.08%) Office 365
8 8 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.13%) Akamai
11 2 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Firewall
1 4 (2.26%) WAN
2 3 (1.69%) DHCP
2 3 (1.69%) DNS
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
2 3 (1.69%) LAN
2 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.13%) BGP
3 2 (1.13%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.13%) OSPF
4 1 (0.56%) Broadband
4 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.56%) VLAN
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.39%) MySQL
5 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.82%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (2.82%) PowerPivot
6 5 (2.82%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.69%) Big Data
8 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.13%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (9.60%) Git (software)
1 17 (9.60%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.34%) Selenium
2 13 (7.34%) WebDriver
3 8 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (4.52%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.52%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.39%) Gradle
4 6 (3.39%) Maven
5 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (11.86%) Finance
2 15 (8.47%) Retail
3 8 (4.52%) Legal
4 7 (3.95%) Banking
5 5 (2.82%) Local Government
5 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.26%) Marketing
7 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Advertising
8 2 (1.13%) Billing
8 2 (1.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.60%) Middleware
2 13 (7.34%) .NET
3 11 (6.21%) HTML
3 11 (6.21%) Web Services
4 8 (4.52%) XML
5 6 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.39%) CSS
6 5 (2.82%) MDX
7 4 (2.26%) Express
7 4 (2.26%) HTML5
7 4 (2.26%) Kafka
7 4 (2.26%) Node.js
7 4 (2.26%) React
8 3 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.69%) JSON
8 3 (1.69%) REST
9 2 (1.13%) J2EE
9 2 (1.13%) Java EE
9 2 (1.13%) RESTful
9 2 (1.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.82%) Fintech
6 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.26%) NHS
7 3 (1.69%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.56%) PMI
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.47%) Linux
2 14 (7.91%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.95%) TOGAF
3 28 (15.82%) Test Automation
4 26 (14.69%) Presales
5 25 (14.12%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (12.99%) SOA
7 21 (11.86%) DevOps
8 19 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (10.73%) Coaching
8 19 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.17%) UML
10 17 (9.60%) E-Commerce
10 17 (9.60%) Scrum
11 15 (8.47%) Validation
12 14 (7.91%) Analytics
12 14 (7.91%) IT Strategy
13 13 (7.34%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (6.78%) Data Modelling
14 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
15 11 (6.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.77%) Java
2 19 (10.73%) C#
2 19 (10.73%) SQL
3 10 (5.65%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.65%) Python
4 6 (3.39%) Ruby
5 5 (2.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (1.69%) PHP
6 3 (1.69%) X++
7 2 (1.13%) Groovy
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) Go
8 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 11 (6.21%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) CISSP
3 7 (3.95%) AWS Certification
3 7 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.82%) CISM
5 5 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.13%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) CEH
7 1 (0.56%) CISA
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.56%) GIAC
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) SANS
7 1 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.82%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (7.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.65%) Docker
3 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.21%) Puppet
2 10 (5.65%) Ansible
3 9 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.69%) Terraform
5 2 (1.13%) Mesos
6 1 (0.56%) CASB
6 1 (0.56%) Kibana
6 1 (0.56%) logstash
6 1 (0.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.60%) Oracle
3 9 (5.08%) Google
4 8 (4.52%) VMware
5 6 (3.39%) IBM
6 5 (2.82%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.82%) SAP
7 4 (2.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.26%) Nintex
7 4 (2.26%) Pega
8 3 (1.69%) Informatica
8 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.13%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.13%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.13%) Citrix
9 2 (1.13%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.13%) F5
9 2 (1.13%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.13%) Tableau