The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Architect
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 167 160
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.038% 0.33% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 19
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% -  
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.30% +1.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2534 3200 3614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.46% 96.79% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2244 2624 2912
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Leeds

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Leeds.

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Leeds

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing

Lead 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) React
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware