Period
to 17 February 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 59 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 196 198 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.88% 4.30% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.07% 4.42% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 157 173 231
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £51,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £84,050 £77,500 £80,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 3,865 4,483 6,698
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 97.25% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,262 3,794 5,735
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 +8 151 £61,000 -6.15% 33
Bradford 0 21 £72,500 +20.83% 7
Wakefield +14 6 £130,000 +116.67%
Huddersfield - 2 £55,000 -
Ilkley - 2 £70,000 -
Halifax +8 1 £72,500 -
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 76 (38.78%) AWS
2 62 (31.63%) Azure
3 54 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (27.04%) Finance
5 51 (26.02%) TOGAF
6 45 (22.96%) Windows
7 42 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
8 37 (18.88%) Data Centre
9 36 (18.37%) Migration
10 35 (17.86%) Active Directory
11 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
12 32 (16.33%) Java
13 31 (15.82%) DevOps
14 27 (13.78%) Project Delivery
15 26 (13.27%) Technology Roadmap
16 25 (12.76%) SQL
17 24 (12.24%) Linux
18 23 (11.73%) Microservices
19 22 (11.22%) GCP
19 22 (11.22%) Retail
20 21 (10.71%) Web Services
20 21 (10.71%) Configuration Management
21 20 (10.20%) CRM
21 20 (10.20%) Mentoring
21 20 (10.20%) Jenkins
21 20 (10.20%) IT Strategy
22 19 (9.69%) Collaborative Working
22 19 (9.69%) Docker
22 19 (9.69%) Project Management

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 15 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.10%) Confluence
3 5 (2.55%) CMS
4 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.02%) Apache
6 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.04%) assyst
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 76 (38.78%) AWS
2 62 (31.63%) Azure
3 22 (11.22%) GCP
4 16 (8.16%) SaaS
5 11 (5.61%) Office 365
6 10 (5.10%) Amazon S3
7 9 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (4.59%) PaaS
7 9 (4.59%) Route 53
8 8 (4.08%) Serverless
9 7 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (3.57%) IaaS
10 6 (3.06%) Amazon Cognito
10 6 (3.06%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (3.06%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (3.06%) AWS CodeCommit
10 6 (3.06%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 6 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.67%) Firewall
2 9 (4.59%) DNS
3 8 (4.08%) WAN
4 7 (3.57%) SAN
5 6 (3.06%) DHCP
5 6 (3.06%) HTTP
6 5 (2.55%) VPN
7 4 (2.04%) CTI
7 4 (2.04%) HSRP
7 4 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
7 4 (2.04%) VLAN
8 3 (1.53%) BGP
8 3 (1.53%) Internet
8 3 (1.53%) SMTP
8 3 (1.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.02%) Intranet
9 2 (1.02%) IPsec
9 2 (1.02%) MPLS
9 2 (1.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (4.08%) DB2
3 8 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) Flink
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) HBase
9 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (10.20%) Jenkins
2 17 (8.67%) JIRA
3 14 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.14%) Maven
4 8 (4.08%) Android Studio
4 8 (4.08%) Ant
4 8 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.08%) IntelliJ
4 8 (4.08%) JUnit
4 8 (4.08%) Subversion
4 8 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (3.06%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.53%) GitLab
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (27.04%) Finance
2 22 (11.22%) Retail
3 14 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 12 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.08%) Banking
6 4 (2.04%) Local Government
7 3 (1.53%) Advertising
7 3 (1.53%) Publishing
8 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.71%) Web Services
2 16 (8.16%) Middleware
3 11 (5.61%) REST
3 11 (5.61%) XML
4 10 (5.10%) JSON
5 8 (4.08%) Ajax
5 8 (4.08%) CSS
5 8 (4.08%) CSS3
5 8 (4.08%) Dropwizard
5 8 (4.08%) Hibernate
5 8 (4.08%) HTML
5 8 (4.08%) HTML5
5 8 (4.08%) J2EE
5 8 (4.08%) JAXB
5 8 (4.08%) JDBC
5 8 (4.08%) JPA
5 8 (4.08%) jQuery
5 8 (4.08%) Spring
5 8 (4.08%) Spring Boot
5 8 (4.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.88%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.65%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.06%) Clustering
6 6 (3.06%) Learning Management System
7 5 (2.55%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (2.04%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.02%) Blog
10 2 (1.02%) CUDA
10 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.96%) Windows
2 24 (12.24%) Linux
3 16 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.59%) Android
5 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.08%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.06%) Unix
6 6 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.02%) TOGAF
3 42 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 36 (18.37%) Migration
5 31 (15.82%) DevOps
6 27 (13.78%) Project Delivery
7 26 (13.27%) Technology Roadmap
8 23 (11.73%) Microservices
9 21 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 20 (10.20%) CRM
10 20 (10.20%) IT Strategy
10 20 (10.20%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.69%) Collaborative Working
11 19 (9.69%) Project Management
11 19 (9.69%) Scrum
12 17 (8.67%) Architecture Roadmap
12 17 (8.67%) Translating Business Requirements
13 16 (8.16%) ITIL
14 15 (7.65%) SOA
14 15 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.33%) Java
2 25 (12.76%) SQL
3 16 (8.16%) Python
4 15 (7.65%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.08%) C#
5 8 (4.08%) Java 8
6 6 (3.06%) C
7 5 (2.55%) PHP
8 4 (2.04%) Perl
9 3 (1.53%) Ruby
9 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.02%) C++
10 2 (1.02%) COBOL
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.51%) Go
11 1 (0.51%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (7.65%) Degree
2 14 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.12%) MCSE
3 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.10%) TOGAF Certification
5 8 (4.08%) CCNA
6 5 (2.55%) CCIE
7 4 (2.04%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.04%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.04%) MCP
7 4 (2.04%) MCSA
8 3 (1.53%) CCNP
8 3 (1.53%) CITP
9 1 (0.51%) CCDA
9 1 (0.51%) CCDP
9 1 (0.51%) CISA
9 1 (0.51%) CISSP
9 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.59%) GDPR
1 9 (4.59%) QA
2 7 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.53%) COBIT
3 3 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.02%) SLA
5 1 (0.51%) GLBA
5 1 (0.51%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.51%) NCSC
System Software
1 35 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.69%) Docker
3 14 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.57%) VMware NSX
6 5 (2.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.51%) HDFS
7 1 (0.51%) IAG
7 1 (0.51%) RACF
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (6.12%) Ansible
1 12 (6.12%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.57%) SCCM
4 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.53%) Puppet
4 3 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.53%) Terraform
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.18%) VMware
3 14 (7.14%) Cisco
3 14 (7.14%) Citrix
4 12 (6.12%) Oracle
5 6 (3.06%) Google
6 4 (2.04%) Aruba
6 4 (2.04%) HP
6 4 (2.04%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.53%) 3PAR
7 3 (1.53%) Avaya
7 3 (1.53%) CloudEndure
7 3 (1.53%) Dell
7 3 (1.53%) F5
7 3 (1.53%) Meraki
8 2 (1.02%) Brocade
8 2 (1.02%) Genesys
8 2 (1.02%) Mitel
8 2 (1.02%) Siebel