Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 53 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 230 316 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.47% 4.70% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.61% 4.82% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 203 251 409
West Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £51,700 £51,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,750 £83,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%

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 4,993 6,561 7,324
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 97.50% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,161 5,559 6,294
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 December 2018.

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 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
Leeds -10 168 £65,000 - 29
Bradford +26 40 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Halifax -6 8 £75,000 -11.76% 1
Wakefield -2 2 £60,000 - 1
Keighley - 1 £57,500 - 1
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 67 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (19.57%) TOGAF
5 42 (18.26%) SOA
6 40 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 38 (16.52%) Finance
8 32 (13.91%) Presales
9 29 (12.61%) Microsoft
9 29 (12.61%) Java
10 28 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (12.17%) DevOps
11 27 (11.74%) Test Automation
12 23 (10.00%) IT Strategy
12 23 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 23 (10.00%) Retail
13 22 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (9.13%) Relational Database
14 21 (9.13%) Coaching
14 21 (9.13%) Microservices
14 21 (9.13%) Oracle
14 21 (9.13%) Migration
14 21 (9.13%) Scrum
15 19 (8.26%) SQL
15 19 (8.26%) C#
15 19 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (7.83%) UML

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 10 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.30%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.87%) CMS
6 2 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) Marvel
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.39%) PaaS
4 15 (6.52%) IaaS
4 15 (6.52%) SaaS
5 14 (6.09%) Office 365
5 14 (6.09%) Serverless
6 12 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.87%) Akamai
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.43%) Fastly
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.17%) Firewall
2 4 (1.74%) HTTP
2 4 (1.74%) SAN
2 4 (1.74%) WAN
3 3 (1.30%) BGP
3 3 (1.30%) Broadband
3 3 (1.30%) DNS
3 3 (1.30%) OSPF
3 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) VLAN
4 2 (0.87%) DHCP
4 2 (0.87%) EIGRP
4 2 (0.87%) HSRP
4 2 (0.87%) LAN
4 2 (0.87%) SMS
4 2 (0.87%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) Junos
5 1 (0.43%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (9.13%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.65%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.04%) MySQL
5 7 (3.04%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.61%) Big Data
6 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.17%) Redis
8 4 (1.74%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (1.74%) PowerPivot
8 4 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.87%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.65%) Selenium
2 13 (5.65%) WebDriver
3 8 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.48%) SoapUI
3 8 (3.48%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.04%) Maven
5 5 (2.17%) JIRA
6 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.87%) Gradle
7 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
General
1 38 (16.52%) Finance
2 23 (10.00%) Retail
3 7 (3.04%) Legal
3 7 (3.04%) Marketing
4 6 (2.61%) Banking
5 4 (1.74%) Local Government
5 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.74%) Publishing
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Billing
6 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.39%) Middleware
2 16 (6.96%) Web Services
2 16 (6.96%) XML
3 12 (5.22%) .NET
4 11 (4.78%) AngularJS
5 9 (3.91%) HTML
5 9 (3.91%) Node.js
6 8 (3.48%) Kafka
7 7 (3.04%) CSS
7 7 (3.04%) JSON
7 7 (3.04%) REST
8 6 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (2.17%) Memcached
10 4 (1.74%) Express
10 4 (1.74%) MDX
10 4 (1.74%) React
11 3 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.87%) jQuery
12 2 (0.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.17%) Fintech
6 5 (2.17%) NHS
7 4 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.87%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.39%) Windows
2 15 (6.52%) Linux
3 3 (1.30%) Unix
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.57%) TOGAF
3 42 (18.26%) SOA
4 40 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 32 (13.91%) Presales
6 28 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (12.17%) DevOps
7 27 (11.74%) Test Automation
8 23 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 23 (10.00%) IT Strategy
9 22 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (9.13%) Coaching
10 21 (9.13%) Microservices
10 21 (9.13%) Migration
10 21 (9.13%) Scrum
11 19 (8.26%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (7.83%) Data Integration
12 18 (7.83%) UML
13 17 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (6.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.61%) Java
2 19 (8.26%) C#
2 19 (8.26%) SQL
3 13 (5.65%) Python
4 11 (4.78%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.61%) Ruby
6 5 (2.17%) Java 8
7 4 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (1.30%) X++
9 2 (0.87%) C
9 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (6.09%) Degree
2 11 (4.78%) CISSP
3 9 (3.91%) TOGAF Certification
4 8 (3.48%) AWS Certification
5 7 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.04%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.30%) CISM
7 2 (0.87%) CCNA
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.87%) CRISC
7 2 (0.87%) ISEB
7 2 (0.87%) MCSA
7 2 (0.87%) MCSE
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CCNP
8 1 (0.43%) CISA
8 1 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.43%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.30%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.87%) PMO
5 2 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.61%) Docker
3 4 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.35%) Puppet
2 9 (3.91%) Ansible
2 9 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.74%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.30%) SCCM
5 2 (0.87%) Mesos
6 1 (0.43%) Cacti
6 1 (0.43%) CASB
6 1 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.43%) logstash
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.43%) SCOM
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.13%) Oracle
3 11 (4.78%) Google
3 11 (4.78%) MuleSoft
4 8 (3.48%) IBM
4 8 (3.48%) VMware
5 6 (2.61%) SAP
6 5 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.74%) Pega
7 4 (1.74%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.30%) Citrix
8 3 (1.30%) Informatica
8 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.87%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (0.87%) Cisco
9 2 (0.87%) Cognos
9 2 (0.87%) F5
9 2 (0.87%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.87%) Juniper
9 2 (0.87%) Teradata