Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Architect
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 48 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.16% 1.40% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 1.43% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 31
Leicestershire median annual salary £75,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% +6.36% -12.00%
10th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £64,200 £63,000
East Midlands median annual salary £77,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +29.17% -4.00% +8.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 909 910 1,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 97.95% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 809 776 1,200
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Leicestershire

Architect
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Architect in Leicestershire

Architect
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Architect in Leicestershire

Architect
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +15 37 £78,750 +57.50% 3
Hinckley - 1 £54,500 -
Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Leicestershire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 14 (29.17%) CRM
4 14 (29.17%) SAP
4 14 (29.17%) Retail
4 14 (29.17%) MVC
5 13 (27.08%) Finance
6 12 (25.00%) HTML
7 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 11 (22.92%) Information Security
7 11 (22.92%) jQuery
7 11 (22.92%) WCF
7 11 (22.92%) Security Architecture
7 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 10 (20.83%) Internet
9 9 (18.75%) CISSP
9 9 (18.75%) CSS
9 9 (18.75%) Firewall
9 9 (18.75%) Wireless
9 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
9 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
10 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (16.67%) User Experience

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (4.17%) CMS
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.25%) SAP SD
3 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (16.67%) Office 365
3 7 (14.58%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (14.58%) IaaS
3 7 (14.58%) PaaS
4 6 (12.50%) SaaS
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Internet
2 9 (18.75%) Firewall
2 9 (18.75%) Wireless
3 2 (4.17%) MPLS
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SAP HANA
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
1 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) JUnit
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
1 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
1 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (29.17%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Automotive
4 6 (12.50%) Advertising
5 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
3 11 (22.92%) jQuery
3 11 (22.92%) WCF
4 9 (18.75%) CSS
5 8 (16.67%) Ajax
5 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Core
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.50%) Sass
7 6 (12.50%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) JSON
8 4 (8.33%) REST
9 3 (6.25%) HTML5
9 3 (6.25%) XML
10 1 (2.08%) SOAP
10 1 (2.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 8 (16.67%) User Experience
4 6 (12.50%) Internet of Things
4 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.08%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 14 (29.17%) CRM
3 14 (29.17%) MVC
4 11 (22.92%) Information Security
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) Security Architecture
5 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
6 8 (16.67%) Kanban
6 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Microservices
7 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Analytics
8 6 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 6 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (12.50%) Software Architecture
8 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) C#
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) SSCP
3 5 (10.42%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter