Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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

Architect
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 51 60
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 11 33 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.88% 5.16% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 5.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 2
Leicester median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +48.15% +16.34%
10th Percentile £54,250 £56,250 £44,050
90th Percentile £77,000 £100,000 £57,950
Leicestershire median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +28.21% +6.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Permanent vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 574 627 533
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.97% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 522 547 498
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -9.64%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Leicester

Architect
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Architect in Leicester

Architect
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Leicester over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 Leicester region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Azure
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Express
4 4 (36.36%) Vue.js
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Aurelia
4 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team Management
4 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Core
5 3 (27.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Core
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) Aurelia
2 4 (36.36%) Express
2 4 (36.36%) Vue.js
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (27.27%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Presales
6 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CSSLP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Google