Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 263 297 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.53% 5.82% 6.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 5.99% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 209 250 290
Leeds median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% -0.35%
10th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £81,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +2.10%

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 4,610 4,960 6,034
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.20% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,873 4,246 4,984
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 109 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (29.66%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (28.90%) Java
4 67 (25.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 59 (22.43%) Finance
6 47 (17.87%) Enterprise Architecture
7 46 (17.49%) Test Automation
8 43 (16.35%) Microsoft
8 43 (16.35%) UML
8 43 (16.35%) TOGAF
9 39 (14.83%) Middleware
9 39 (14.83%) Waterfall
10 38 (14.45%) Linux
11 36 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (13.31%) Retail
12 35 (13.31%) Google
12 35 (13.31%) .NET
13 34 (12.93%) Oracle
14 33 (12.55%) Analytics
15 32 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (11.79%) DevOps
16 31 (11.79%) Presales
16 31 (11.79%) Software Engineering
16 31 (11.79%) Validation
17 30 (11.41%) C#
18 29 (11.03%) SQL
18 29 (11.03%) SOA
18 29 (11.03%) TDD
18 29 (11.03%) Git (software)
19 28 (10.65%) Big Data

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 13 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.42%) Apache
3 7 (2.66%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.52%) CMS
4 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.38%) Marvel
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) InVision
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 78 (29.66%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (25.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.46%) PaaS
4 12 (4.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.56%) IaaS
5 9 (3.42%) SaaS
6 5 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.14%) Office 365
8 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.56%) WAN
2 11 (4.18%) LAN
3 9 (3.42%) Internet
4 8 (3.04%) Firewall
4 8 (3.04%) SAN
5 7 (2.66%) Network Security
6 6 (2.28%) MPLS
6 6 (2.28%) Wireless
7 5 (1.90%) WLAN
8 3 (1.14%) NAS
8 3 (1.14%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.14%) VoIP
9 2 (0.76%) DHCP
9 2 (0.76%) DNS
9 2 (0.76%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.38%) IPv4
10 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.38%) VPN
10 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.65%) Big Data
2 22 (8.37%) Hadoop
3 21 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.60%) MySQL
5 17 (6.46%) SQL Server
6 16 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.80%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.42%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.04%) Data Lake
10 7 (2.66%) Relational Database
11 6 (2.28%) HBase
11 6 (2.28%) Impala
11 6 (2.28%) MOLAP
11 6 (2.28%) OLAP
11 6 (2.28%) ROLAP
11 6 (2.28%) Sqoop
12 5 (1.90%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.98%) Jenkins
3 20 (7.60%) Gradle
3 20 (7.60%) Maven
4 11 (4.18%) JIRA
5 6 (2.28%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.14%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.14%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.14%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.38%) Gatling
7 1 (0.38%) JMeter
7 1 (0.38%) Mockito
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
7 1 (0.38%) Spock
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) TestNG
7 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (22.43%) Finance
2 35 (13.31%) Retail
3 10 (3.80%) Banking
3 10 (3.80%) Local Government
3 10 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.66%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.28%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) French Language
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.83%) Middleware
2 35 (13.31%) .NET
3 24 (9.13%) Web Services
4 19 (7.22%) XML
5 13 (4.94%) RESTful
6 12 (4.56%) AngularJS
6 12 (4.56%) J2EE
6 12 (4.56%) Node.js
7 11 (4.18%) WSDL
8 8 (3.04%) Kafka
9 7 (2.66%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.66%) HTML
9 7 (2.66%) JSON
9 7 (2.66%) REST
9 7 (2.66%) SOAP
9 7 (2.66%) Spring
10 6 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.28%) JMS
10 6 (2.28%) XSD
11 4 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (8.37%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.28%) Fintech
5 6 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.28%) Replication
5 6 (2.28%) Taxonomies
6 5 (1.90%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.52%) User Experience
8 3 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.14%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.14%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.45%) Linux
2 9 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.04%) Windows
4 4 (1.52%) Unix
5 3 (1.14%) Android
6 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.87%) Enterprise Architecture
3 46 (17.49%) Test Automation
4 43 (16.35%) TOGAF
4 43 (16.35%) UML
5 39 (14.83%) Waterfall
6 36 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (12.55%) Analytics
8 32 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (11.79%) DevOps
9 31 (11.79%) Presales
9 31 (11.79%) Software Engineering
9 31 (11.79%) Validation
10 29 (11.03%) SOA
10 29 (11.03%) TDD
11 27 (10.27%) BDD
11 27 (10.27%) SDLC
12 26 (9.89%) Data Management
13 25 (9.51%) Project Management
14 24 (9.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.90%) Java
2 30 (11.41%) C#
3 29 (11.03%) SQL
4 22 (8.37%) Python
5 17 (6.46%) JavaScript
6 13 (4.94%) C
6 13 (4.94%) C++
6 13 (4.94%) Ruby
7 11 (4.18%) Perl
7 11 (4.18%) PHP
8 8 (3.04%) Scala
9 6 (2.28%) R
10 4 (1.52%) Go
10 4 (1.52%) X++
11 3 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.76%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 17 (6.46%) Degree
2 16 (6.08%) CISSP
3 15 (5.70%) CISM
4 12 (4.56%) CEH
4 12 (4.56%) CISA
4 12 (4.56%) CompTIA Security+
4 12 (4.56%) CSSLP
4 12 (4.56%) GIAC
4 12 (4.56%) SANS
4 12 (4.56%) SSCP
5 6 (2.28%) ISEB
6 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.14%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.76%) CCA
8 2 (0.76%) CCAA
8 2 (0.76%) CCEA
8 2 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) GDPR
1 6 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.52%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (8.37%) Docker
2 6 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.28%) Apache Flume
2 6 (2.28%) HDFS
3 5 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) XenApp
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (4.18%) SmoothWall
2 6 (2.28%) Oozie
3 4 (1.52%) Terraform
4 3 (1.14%) Ansible
4 3 (1.14%) Puppet
4 3 (1.14%) SCCM
5 2 (0.76%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.38%) CASB
6 1 (0.38%) Packer
6 1 (0.38%) Rancher
6 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 43 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.31%) Google
3 34 (12.93%) Oracle
4 19 (7.22%) VMware
5 10 (3.80%) Citrix
5 10 (3.80%) Rackspace
5 10 (3.80%) SAP
6 9 (3.42%) Cisco
6 9 (3.42%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.52%) Avaya
8 4 (1.52%) IBM
8 4 (1.52%) Remedy
8 4 (1.52%) Siebel
9 3 (1.14%) NetApp
9 3 (1.14%) Nintex
9 3 (1.14%) Verint
10 2 (0.76%) Adobe
10 2 (0.76%) Apigee
10 2 (0.76%) TIBCO