Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 37 47
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 159 265 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.73% 5.55% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.87% 5.70% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 144 195 212
Leeds median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £50,900 £51,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £81,250
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 3,264 4,653 5,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.11% 97.51% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,778 3,953 4,488
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,136 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% +1.19% +2.44%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 48 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (19.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 30 (18.87%) SOA
6 26 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (13.84%) DevOps
8 21 (13.21%) TOGAF
9 20 (12.58%) Presales
9 20 (12.58%) IT Strategy
10 19 (11.95%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (11.95%) PaaS
10 19 (11.95%) Java
10 19 (11.95%) SQL
10 19 (11.95%) Data Modelling
11 18 (11.32%) IaaS
11 18 (11.32%) SaaS
12 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
13 16 (10.06%) Finance
13 16 (10.06%) Test Automation
13 16 (10.06%) Relational Database
13 16 (10.06%) Coaching
14 15 (9.43%) Retail
14 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
15 14 (8.81%) Windows
15 14 (8.81%) Linux
16 13 (8.18%) MVC
16 13 (8.18%) Migration
16 13 (8.18%) Scrum

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 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (23.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.95%) PaaS
4 18 (11.32%) IaaS
4 18 (11.32%) SaaS
5 12 (7.55%) Serverless
6 11 (6.92%) Office 365
7 8 (5.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.26%) Akamai
9 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.63%) Fastly
10 1 (0.63%) Route 53
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) HTTP
2 4 (2.52%) BGP
2 4 (2.52%) Firewall
2 4 (2.52%) OSPF
2 4 (2.52%) VLAN
3 3 (1.89%) Broadband
3 3 (1.89%) DNS
3 3 (1.89%) HSRP
3 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) VPN
3 3 (1.89%) WAN
4 2 (1.26%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.26%) IPv6
4 2 (1.26%) Junos
4 2 (1.26%) LAN
4 2 (1.26%) MPLS
4 2 (1.26%) MRTG
4 2 (1.26%) SNMP
4 2 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.06%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.40%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.89%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (1.89%) PowerPivot
7 3 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.26%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.26%) MySQL
8 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Big Data
9 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.03%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (4.40%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.77%) Selenium
4 6 (3.77%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (10.06%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Retail
3 8 (5.03%) Legal
4 7 (4.40%) Banking
4 7 (4.40%) Local Government
4 7 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.77%) Marketing
6 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) Web Services
2 8 (5.03%) .NET
2 8 (5.03%) HTML
2 8 (5.03%) Middleware
2 8 (5.03%) Spring
3 7 (4.40%) XML
4 6 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.77%) CSS
5 5 (3.14%) REST
6 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.52%) Express
6 4 (2.52%) Node.js
6 4 (2.52%) React
7 3 (1.89%) JSON
7 3 (1.89%) MDX
8 2 (1.26%) Dropwizard
8 2 (1.26%) jQuery
8 2 (1.26%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (6.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.14%) Fintech
5 4 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.52%) NHS
6 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.26%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.63%) Clustering
8 1 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.63%) PMI
8 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Linux
1 14 (8.81%) Windows
2 3 (1.89%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 30 (18.87%) SOA
4 26 (16.35%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (13.84%) DevOps
6 21 (13.21%) TOGAF
7 20 (12.58%) IT Strategy
7 20 (12.58%) Presales
8 19 (11.95%) Data Modelling
9 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (10.06%) Coaching
10 16 (10.06%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.18%) Migration
11 13 (8.18%) MVC
11 13 (8.18%) Scrum
12 12 (7.55%) Business Process Modelling
12 12 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (7.55%) Information Architecture
12 12 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (6.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.95%) Java
1 19 (11.95%) SQL
2 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.66%) C#
4 8 (5.03%) Python
5 7 (4.40%) Ruby
6 3 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (5.03%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) AWS Certification
2 6 (3.77%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.52%) CISSP
5 2 (1.26%) CCNA
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.26%) CISM
5 2 (1.26%) CRISC
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) CCSA
6 1 (0.63%) CISA
6 1 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.63%) GIAC
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.63%) SANS
6 1 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.89%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (0.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) Docker
3 2 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Ansible
1 8 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (5.03%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.26%) Cacti
3 2 (1.26%) Nagios
3 2 (1.26%) OpenNMS
3 2 (1.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Kibana
4 1 (0.63%) logstash
4 1 (0.63%) Mesos
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.66%) VMware
3 8 (5.03%) Google
3 8 (5.03%) Oracle
4 6 (3.77%) Rackspace
5 5 (3.14%) Pega
6 4 (2.52%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.52%) SAP
7 3 (1.89%) Cisco
7 3 (1.89%) IBM
7 3 (1.89%) Informatica
7 3 (1.89%) Juniper
7 3 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.26%) AlienVault
8 2 (1.26%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.26%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.26%) F5
8 2 (1.26%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.26%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.26%) Tableau