Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 17 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 62 67
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 20 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.07% 1.05% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.07% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 20
Leicester median annual salary £90,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.52% - -17.86%
10th Percentile £56,250 £34,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £64,750 £95,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £75,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +57.89% -9.52% -25.00%

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 649 562 803
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.54% 98.60% 99.01%
Number of salaries quoted 494 512 746
Leicester median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -7.41% +1.25%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 12 (60.00%) SAP
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Retail
4 9 (45.00%) User Experience
4 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (40.00%) Open Source
5 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (30.00%) Coaching
7 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) PCI DSS
7 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
7 6 (30.00%) REST
7 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) CISSP
7 6 (30.00%) Internet
7 6 (30.00%) SSCP
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (30.00%) Wireless
7 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (30.00%) Information Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
1 4 (20.00%) PaaS
2 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) SaaS
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
1 6 (30.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) JSON
2 6 (30.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 5 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Sass
5 2 (10.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) SOAP
6 1 (5.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
2 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (15.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) Open Source
3 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) Coaching
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 6 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) User Stories
6 4 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) Presales
7 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
1 6 (30.00%) SSCP
2 3 (15.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (30.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft