The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
Rank 155 158 176
Rank change year-on-year +3 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 1 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.039% 0.64% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.66% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 9
Median salary £80,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

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 2504 3162 3580
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.36% 96.55% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2207 2606 2883
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 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in Leeds

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in Leeds

Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Software 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) Swagger
3 1 (25.00%) OpenID
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) OpenID
3 1 (25.00%) Swagger
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) API Development
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) CQRS
2 1 (25.00%) DSDM
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Apiary
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago