Period
to 22 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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

Lead Architect
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 216 229
Rank change year-on-year +44 +13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 9 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.28% 0.020% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.021% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 8
Leeds median annual salary £65,000 - £58,750
10th Percentile £44,550 - £49,400
90th Percentile £74,750 - £90,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £64,000 £50,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +28.00% -39.39% -8.33%

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 3,110 4,818 5,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.43% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,668 4,102 4,527
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,490 £28,525 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Lead Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Pega
3 2 (22.22%) Serverless
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 2 (22.22%) React
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Node.js
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Express
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) CRM

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (22.22%) Serverless
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Express
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) React
2 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) VMware