Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 49 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 254 277 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.09% 5.09% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 5.19% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 211 197 312
Leeds median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £49,873 £49,100 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £83,750 £82,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
% 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 4849 5340 6703
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 98.04% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4095 4608 5385
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,850 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 81 (31.89%) Finance
2 62 (24.41%) TOGAF
3 54 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (19.69%) VMware
5 48 (18.90%) Microsoft
6 46 (18.11%) Java
7 44 (17.32%) SOA
8 43 (16.93%) IT Strategy
9 42 (16.54%) Retail
10 40 (15.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 38 (14.96%) Linux
12 34 (13.39%) Windows
12 34 (13.39%) .NET
13 30 (11.81%) Web Services
13 30 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
14 29 (11.42%) SQL Server
14 29 (11.42%) Migration
15 28 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (10.63%) Management Information System
16 27 (10.63%) Oracle
17 26 (10.24%) Technical Architecture
18 25 (9.84%) Cisco
18 25 (9.84%) DevOps
18 25 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 24 (9.45%) High Availability
19 24 (9.45%) Data Modelling
20 23 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (9.06%) Presales
21 22 (8.66%) Project Management

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 (3.15%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.76%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.76%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Jetty
6 1 (0.39%) Mule
6 1 (0.39%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.79%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.72%) Office 365
3 9 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (3.54%) SaaS
4 8 (3.15%) IaaS
5 7 (2.76%) PaaS
6 3 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.69%) Firewall
1 17 (6.69%) MPLS
1 17 (6.69%) WAN
2 14 (5.51%) LAN
3 12 (4.72%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.94%) DNS
4 10 (3.94%) SAN
4 10 (3.94%) VPN
5 9 (3.54%) Wireless
6 8 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.36%) BGP
8 5 (1.97%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.97%) Network Security
8 5 (1.97%) OSPF
8 5 (1.97%) WLAN
9 4 (1.57%) Internet
9 4 (1.57%) IPsec
9 4 (1.57%) SSL
10 3 (1.18%) DMVPN
10 3 (1.18%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.76%) Big Data
3 7 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.76%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.76%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.57%) DataStage
6 4 (1.57%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.79%) MySQL
9 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.36%) ERwin
3 4 (1.57%) Selenium
3 4 (1.57%) TestNG
4 3 (1.18%) Ant
4 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.18%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.18%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.18%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.18%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.79%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) JUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Mockito
General
1 81 (31.89%) Finance
2 42 (16.54%) Retail
3 12 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.94%) Banking
5 9 (3.54%) Local Government
6 7 (2.76%) Games
6 7 (2.76%) Marketing
7 6 (2.36%) Advertising
7 6 (2.36%) Legal
8 5 (1.97%) Back Office
8 5 (1.97%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.39%) .NET
2 30 (11.81%) Web Services
3 18 (7.09%) J2EE
4 16 (6.30%) XML
5 14 (5.51%) RESTful
6 11 (4.33%) React
7 10 (3.94%) Middleware
8 8 (3.15%) JMS
8 8 (3.15%) Node.js
9 7 (2.76%) JSP
9 7 (2.76%) SOAP
9 7 (2.76%) XSD
9 7 (2.76%) XSLT
10 6 (2.36%) Servlets
11 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.97%) HTML
11 5 (1.97%) Spring
11 5 (1.97%) WCF
11 5 (1.97%) WF
11 5 (1.97%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (10.63%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.33%) User Experience
4 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.54%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.76%) AS400
7 5 (1.97%) PKI
8 3 (1.18%) Clustering
8 3 (1.18%) Fintech
9 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) BYOD
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.96%) Linux
2 34 (13.39%) Windows
3 18 (7.09%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.72%) Unix
4 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.15%) Solaris
5 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.76%) AIX
7 5 (1.97%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.57%) Android
8 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.41%) TOGAF
2 54 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.32%) SOA
4 43 (16.93%) IT Strategy
5 40 (15.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 29 (11.42%) Migration
7 26 (10.24%) Technical Architecture
8 25 (9.84%) DevOps
9 24 (9.45%) Data Modelling
9 24 (9.45%) High Availability
10 23 (9.06%) Presales
10 23 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.66%) Project Management
12 21 (8.27%) UML
13 19 (7.48%) Microservices
13 19 (7.48%) Network Design
13 19 (7.48%) Zachman Framework
14 16 (6.30%) Information Security
14 16 (6.30%) Load Balancing
15 14 (5.51%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.11%) Java
2 21 (8.27%) JavaScript
3 20 (7.87%) SQL
4 12 (4.72%) C#
5 11 (4.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.97%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.97%) VB
7 4 (1.57%) PHP
7 4 (1.57%) Python
7 4 (1.57%) Scala
8 3 (1.18%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.18%) C++
8 3 (1.18%) F#
8 3 (1.18%) Go
8 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.79%) C
9 2 (0.79%) Java 9
9 2 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 12 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (4.72%) Degree
2 8 (3.15%) MCSE
2 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.76%) CCNA
4 5 (1.97%) CCIE
5 4 (1.57%) CCNP
5 4 (1.57%) ISEB
5 4 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (1.18%) CEH
6 3 (1.18%) CISA
6 3 (1.18%) CISM
6 3 (1.18%) CISMP
6 3 (1.18%) CISSP
6 3 (1.18%) MCSA
6 3 (1.18%) SANS
7 2 (0.79%) CCIP
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.79%) JNCIE
7 2 (0.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.72%) GDPR
2 8 (3.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.76%) QA
4 6 (2.36%) SLA
5 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.39%) PMO
6 1 (0.39%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.51%) Docker
4 6 (2.36%) vSphere
5 4 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (8.27%) Puppet
2 6 (2.36%) SCCM
3 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (19.69%) VMware
2 48 (18.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.63%) Oracle
4 25 (9.84%) Cisco
5 14 (5.51%) Google
5 14 (5.51%) Rackspace
6 13 (5.12%) SAP
7 8 (3.15%) Citrix
7 8 (3.15%) HP
8 7 (2.76%) IBM
9 6 (2.36%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.36%) F5
10 5 (1.97%) Brocade
10 5 (1.97%) Juniper
10 5 (1.97%) NetApp
11 4 (1.57%) Apigee
11 4 (1.57%) Capita
11 4 (1.57%) CommVault
11 4 (1.57%) Netezza
11 4 (1.57%) Red Hat