Period
to 24 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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

Architect
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 56 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 -18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 214 307 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.69% 4.61% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 4.73% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 179 237 346
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £81,050 £82,500 £85,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,447 6,490 6,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.46% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,807 5,553 5,946
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. 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
Leeds -1 168 £67,500 -3.57% 46
Bradford +15 19 £63,750 -8.93% 7
Halifax -13 8 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Wakefield - 4 £53,750 - 1
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 71 (33.18%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (31.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (27.10%) DevOps
5 57 (26.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (18.22%) SQL
7 37 (17.29%) SOA
7 37 (17.29%) Finance
8 34 (15.89%) Migration
9 32 (14.95%) Microsoft
9 32 (14.95%) Retail
10 31 (14.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 31 (14.49%) IT Strategy
11 29 (13.55%) TOGAF
12 28 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (12.15%) UML
14 25 (11.68%) Middleware
14 25 (11.68%) Web Services
14 25 (11.68%) SaaS
15 24 (11.21%) Enterprise Software
16 23 (10.75%) VMware
16 23 (10.75%) Management Information System
17 22 (10.28%) JavaScript
17 22 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
18 21 (9.81%) Open Source
19 20 (9.35%) .NET
19 20 (9.35%) Manufacturing
19 20 (9.35%) NoSQL
20 19 (8.88%) Microservices
20 19 (8.88%) Presales

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 9 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.80%) IIS
3 4 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.47%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.47%) SAP IBP
2 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.47%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 71 (33.18%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (31.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (11.68%) SaaS
4 18 (8.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (7.48%) IaaS
6 15 (7.01%) PaaS
7 11 (5.14%) Office 365
8 8 (3.74%) Serverless
9 7 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.80%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.93%) Route 53
12 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) Broadband
2 8 (3.74%) Internet
3 4 (1.87%) HSRP
3 4 (1.87%) VLAN
3 4 (1.87%) VPN
4 3 (1.40%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.40%) WAN
5 2 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (0.93%) BGP
5 2 (0.93%) DNS
5 2 (0.93%) HTTP
5 2 (0.93%) IPv6
5 2 (0.93%) Junos
5 2 (0.93%) LLU
5 2 (0.93%) MPLS
5 2 (0.93%) MRTG
5 2 (0.93%) OSPF
5 2 (0.93%) SAN
5 2 (0.93%) SNMP
5 2 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.35%) NoSQL
2 18 (8.41%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 12 (5.61%) RDBMS
5 10 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.21%) MySQL
7 8 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.27%) Big Data
9 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.40%) DB2
10 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.93%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.47%) DTS
12 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.47%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (17.29%) Finance
2 32 (14.95%) Retail
3 20 (9.35%) Manufacturing
4 19 (8.88%) Local Government
5 6 (2.80%) Marketing
6 5 (2.34%) Legal
7 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.40%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.68%) Middleware
1 25 (11.68%) Web Services
2 20 (9.35%) .NET
3 16 (7.48%) Spring
4 14 (6.54%) ASP.NET
5 11 (5.14%) HTML
6 10 (4.67%) CSS
7 9 (4.21%) Dropwizard
7 9 (4.21%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.34%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.34%) Node.js
8 5 (2.34%) REST
9 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.40%) Express
9 3 (1.40%) React
10 2 (0.93%) HTML5
10 2 (0.93%) XML
11 1 (0.47%) LDAP
11 1 (0.47%) ODBC
11 1 (0.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.21%) Enterprise Software
2 23 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.21%) NHS
6 8 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.87%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.40%) User Experience
10 2 (0.93%) Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.47%) Fintech
11 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.21%) Linux
2 8 (3.74%) Windows
3 3 (1.40%) AIX
3 3 (1.40%) Unix
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.44%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (27.10%) DevOps
3 57 (26.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (17.29%) SOA
5 34 (15.89%) Migration
6 31 (14.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 31 (14.49%) IT Strategy
7 29 (13.55%) TOGAF
8 28 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (12.15%) UML
10 22 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (9.81%) Open Source
12 19 (8.88%) Microservices
12 19 (8.88%) Presales
12 19 (8.88%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (8.88%) Use Case
13 18 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (8.41%) SDLC
14 16 (7.48%) CRM
15 15 (7.01%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.22%) SQL
2 22 (10.28%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.41%) Java
4 14 (6.54%) C#
5 8 (3.74%) Python
6 4 (1.87%) Ruby
6 4 (1.87%) Scala
7 3 (1.40%) C
8 2 (0.93%) Perl
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) C++
9 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) R
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (5.14%) CISSP
2 10 (4.67%) Degree
3 9 (4.21%) GIAC
4 8 (3.74%) CEH
4 8 (3.74%) CISA
4 8 (3.74%) CISM
4 8 (3.74%) CSSLP
4 8 (3.74%) SANS
4 8 (3.74%) SSCP
5 7 (3.27%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (1.40%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CRISC
8 1 (0.47%) GCIH
8 1 (0.47%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.47%) OSCE
8 1 (0.47%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.93%) GDPR
2 2 (0.93%) PMO
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) Docker
3 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.93%) Cacti
2 2 (0.93%) Nagios
2 2 (0.93%) OpenNMS
2 2 (0.93%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) SCOM
2 2 (0.93%) WSUS
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Nessus
3 1 (0.47%) Nmap
3 1 (0.47%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) QRadar
3 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (14.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.75%) VMware
3 16 (7.48%) Google
3 16 (7.48%) Rackspace
4 10 (4.67%) Oracle
5 9 (4.21%) SAP
6 7 (3.27%) Pega
7 3 (1.40%) Citrix
7 3 (1.40%) IBM
8 2 (0.93%) Cisco
8 2 (0.93%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.93%) Huawei
8 2 (0.93%) Juniper
8 2 (0.93%) OutSystems
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.47%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.47%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.47%) Qualys
9 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow