Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 46 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 196 260 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.81% 5.29% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.97% 5.45% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 187 201 224
Leeds median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +0.81%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,000 £47,650
90th Percentile £83,000 £83,750 £82,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +8.87%

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 3,941 4,767 5,434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.97% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,298 4,010 4,546
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 84 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.08%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (27.04%) Java
4 44 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (18.37%) Test Automation
6 33 (16.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
7 32 (16.33%) Presales
8 31 (15.82%) Finance
8 31 (15.82%) TOGAF
9 30 (15.31%) C#
10 29 (14.80%) UML
11 27 (13.78%) .NET
11 27 (13.78%) SOA
12 25 (12.76%) Middleware
13 24 (12.24%) Linux
13 24 (12.24%) Oracle
14 23 (11.73%) Git (software)
15 22 (11.22%) Jenkins
15 22 (11.22%) DevOps
15 22 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (10.71%) TDD
17 20 (10.20%) Retail
17 20 (10.20%) Scrum
17 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
17 20 (10.20%) Coaching
17 20 (10.20%) Analytics
17 20 (10.20%) BDD
18 19 (9.69%) Python
18 19 (9.69%) Validation

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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.53%) CMS
6 2 (1.02%) Apache
6 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.51%) Marvel
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.51%) InVision
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (29.08%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.65%) PaaS
4 12 (6.12%) IaaS
5 10 (5.10%) Serverless
6 9 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (4.59%) Office 365
7 7 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (3.57%) SaaS
8 5 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.51%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.53%) DHCP
2 3 (1.53%) DNS
3 2 (1.02%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) Broadband
4 1 (0.51%) LAN
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) VLAN
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.63%) Big Data
2 12 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (5.61%) MySQL
4 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.04%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.04%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.04%) HBase
7 4 (2.04%) Impala
7 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.04%) OLAP
7 4 (2.04%) PerformancePoint
7 4 (2.04%) PowerPivot
7 4 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.04%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (11.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.63%) Selenium
3 13 (6.63%) WebDriver
4 11 (5.61%) Gradle
4 11 (5.61%) Maven
5 8 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.08%) SoapUI
5 8 (4.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.02%) JIRA
7 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
General
1 31 (15.82%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Retail
3 8 (4.08%) Banking
4 7 (3.57%) Local Government
4 7 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.06%) Legal
6 5 (2.55%) Marketing
7 3 (1.53%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 2 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.78%) .NET
2 25 (12.76%) Middleware
3 17 (8.67%) Web Services
4 13 (6.63%) XML
5 12 (6.12%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.10%) HTML
6 10 (5.10%) Node.js
7 8 (4.08%) Kafka
8 7 (3.57%) RESTful
9 6 (3.06%) J2EE
9 6 (3.06%) WSDL
10 5 (2.55%) CSS
10 5 (2.55%) JMS
11 4 (2.04%) HTML5
11 4 (2.04%) JSON
11 4 (2.04%) MDX
11 4 (2.04%) REST
11 4 (2.04%) SOAP
11 4 (2.04%) XSD
12 3 (1.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.61%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.10%) Fintech
5 6 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.04%) Replication
7 4 (2.04%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.53%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.53%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.24%) Linux
2 12 (6.12%) Windows
3 3 (1.53%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (18.37%) Test Automation
3 33 (16.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 32 (16.33%) Presales
5 31 (15.82%) TOGAF
6 29 (14.80%) UML
7 27 (13.78%) SOA
8 22 (11.22%) DevOps
8 22 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.71%) TDD
10 20 (10.20%) Analytics
10 20 (10.20%) BDD
10 20 (10.20%) Coaching
10 20 (10.20%) Scrum
10 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
11 19 (9.69%) Validation
12 18 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (8.67%) E-Commerce
13 17 (8.67%) Waterfall
14 16 (8.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.04%) Java
2 30 (15.31%) C#
3 19 (9.69%) Python
4 17 (8.67%) SQL
5 15 (7.65%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.12%) Ruby
7 8 (4.08%) C++
8 7 (3.57%) C
8 7 (3.57%) Perl
9 6 (3.06%) PHP
10 4 (2.04%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (2.04%) R
10 4 (2.04%) Scala
11 3 (1.53%) X++
12 2 (1.02%) Groovy
13 1 (0.51%) Go
13 1 (0.51%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 11 (5.61%) Degree
2 9 (4.59%) CISSP
3 7 (3.57%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.06%) CISM
4 6 (3.06%) ISEB
4 6 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.53%) CEH
6 3 (1.53%) CISA
6 3 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (1.53%) CSSLP
6 3 (1.53%) GIAC
6 3 (1.53%) SANS
6 3 (1.53%) SSCP
6 3 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.06%) QA
3 4 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (7.65%) Docker
2 12 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.04%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.04%) HDFS
3 4 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.12%) Puppet
2 10 (5.10%) Ansible
3 9 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.04%) Oozie
5 3 (1.53%) Terraform
6 2 (1.02%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.02%) Mesos
7 1 (0.51%) CASB
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
7 1 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.51%) Rancher
7 1 (0.51%) SCCM
7 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.51%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.24%) Oracle
3 17 (8.67%) Google
4 11 (5.61%) VMware
5 7 (3.57%) Rackspace
6 5 (2.55%) IBM
6 5 (2.55%) SAP
7 4 (2.04%) Nintex
7 4 (2.04%) Pega
8 3 (1.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.02%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.02%) Citrix
9 2 (1.02%) McAfee
9 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.51%) Apple
10 1 (0.51%) HP
10 1 (0.51%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica
10 1 (0.51%) Juniper