Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 76 86
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 36 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.91% 1.25% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 1.27% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 23
Leicestershire median annual salary £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.11% -13.64% -21.43%
10th Percentile £53,750 £37,875 £39,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £66,825 £94,750
East Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £64,000 £66,750
% change year-on-year +17.19% -4.12% +2.69%

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 902 945 1,398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.04% 98.13% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 697 838 1,211
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -8.54% +3.80%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +7 30 £85,000 +64.25% 5
Lutterworth 0 1 £67,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £54,500 -
Architect
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
2 15 (41.67%) SAP
3 14 (38.89%) Retail
4 13 (36.11%) HTML
4 13 (36.11%) Mentoring
5 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
6 10 (27.78%) User Experience
6 10 (27.78%) jQuery
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (27.78%) C#
6 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
7 9 (25.00%) Wireless
7 9 (25.00%) Firewall
7 9 (25.00%) Scrum
7 9 (25.00%) Information Security
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) CISSP
7 9 (25.00%) Internet
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 8 (22.22%) Open Source
8 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
8 8 (22.22%) CSS
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) IaaS
2 5 (13.89%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) PaaS
2 5 (13.89%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
1 9 (25.00%) Internet
1 9 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ant
1 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) JUnit
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (38.89%) Retail
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 7 (19.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) jQuery
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (22.22%) Ajax
4 8 (22.22%) CSS
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
5 7 (19.44%) WCF
6 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
6 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (16.67%) JSON
6 6 (16.67%) REST
6 6 (16.67%) Sass
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) HTML5
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) JPA
8 1 (2.78%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 10 (27.78%) User Experience
3 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (13.89%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 13 (36.11%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.78%) TOGAF
5 9 (25.00%) Information Security
5 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (22.22%) Open Source
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (19.44%) Microservices
7 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
8 6 (16.67%) CRM
8 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.67%) Kanban
8 6 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 6 (16.67%) SOA
8 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) CISSP
2 6 (16.67%) SSCP
3 5 (13.89%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) SAP
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft