Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 53 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 296 358 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.76% 5.18% 6.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 5.31% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 265 294 423
West Yorkshire median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.84%
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,825 £48,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £87,500 £82,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £69,750 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.85% +4.84%

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 6,034 6,742 7,889
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 97.57% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,090 5,718 6,617
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 August 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 August 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 -4 236 £70,000 +7.69% 33
Bradford +12 40 £70,000 -9.68% 8
Halifax +11 15 £70,000 - 1
Pudsey - 1 £52,000 -
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 121 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (26.01%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (23.65%) Java
5 61 (20.61%) Microsoft
6 56 (18.92%) Finance
7 51 (17.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 45 (15.20%) Test Automation
9 43 (14.53%) SOA
9 43 (14.53%) TOGAF
10 37 (12.50%) Linux
11 36 (12.16%) C#
11 36 (12.16%) SQL
11 36 (12.16%) .NET
11 36 (12.16%) Presales
12 35 (11.82%) Data Modelling
12 35 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (11.15%) UML
13 33 (11.15%) Analytics
14 32 (10.81%) Waterfall
15 30 (10.14%) Oracle
15 30 (10.14%) Middleware
15 30 (10.14%) Google
15 30 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (9.80%) Web Services
16 29 (9.80%) Big Data
16 29 (9.80%) DevOps
17 27 (9.12%) Data Integration
17 27 (9.12%) Scrum
17 27 (9.12%) TDD

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 11 (3.72%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.70%) Apache
3 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.35%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.01%) CMS
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.68%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.34%) Marvel
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.01%) InVision
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.34%) SAP EHS
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 85 (28.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (26.01%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.42%) PaaS
4 13 (4.39%) IaaS
5 11 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.36%) SaaS
7 6 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.03%) Office 365
7 6 (2.03%) Serverless
8 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.34%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.04%) Internet
2 6 (2.03%) SAN
2 6 (2.03%) WAN
3 5 (1.69%) LAN
4 3 (1.01%) DHCP
4 3 (1.01%) DNS
4 3 (1.01%) Firewall
4 3 (1.01%) NAS
4 3 (1.01%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) Broadband
5 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.34%) IPv4
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.80%) Big Data
2 22 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.42%) Hadoop
3 19 (6.42%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (5.07%) MySQL
6 13 (4.39%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.03%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.69%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.35%) MOLAP
11 4 (1.35%) OLAP
11 4 (1.35%) ROLAP
11 4 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 26 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.43%) Jenkins
3 15 (5.07%) Maven
4 14 (4.73%) Gradle
5 10 (3.38%) Selenium
5 10 (3.38%) WebDriver
6 9 (3.04%) JIRA
7 8 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.01%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 56 (18.92%) Finance
2 22 (7.43%) Retail
3 10 (3.38%) Legal
4 9 (3.04%) Banking
5 7 (2.36%) Local Government
5 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.35%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 2 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.16%) .NET
2 30 (10.14%) Middleware
3 29 (9.80%) Web Services
4 21 (7.09%) XML
5 11 (3.72%) AngularJS
5 11 (3.72%) Node.js
6 10 (3.38%) REST
6 10 (3.38%) RESTful
7 9 (3.04%) JSON
7 9 (3.04%) Kafka
7 9 (3.04%) WSDL
8 8 (2.70%) HTML
8 8 (2.70%) J2EE
9 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.03%) Spring
10 5 (1.69%) CSS
10 5 (1.69%) JMS
11 4 (1.35%) SOAP
11 4 (1.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.36%) Fintech
4 7 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.35%) Replication
6 4 (1.35%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.35%) User Experience
7 3 (1.01%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.50%) Linux
2 12 (4.05%) Windows
3 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.69%) Android
5 4 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.35%) Unix
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (40.88%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 45 (15.20%) Test Automation
4 43 (14.53%) SOA
4 43 (14.53%) TOGAF
5 36 (12.16%) Presales
6 35 (11.82%) Data Modelling
6 35 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (11.15%) Analytics
7 33 (11.15%) UML
8 32 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 30 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (9.80%) DevOps
11 27 (9.12%) Data Integration
11 27 (9.12%) Scrum
11 27 (9.12%) TDD
12 26 (8.78%) SDLC
13 25 (8.45%) BDD
13 25 (8.45%) Software Engineering
13 25 (8.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.65%) Java
2 36 (12.16%) C#
2 36 (12.16%) SQL
3 22 (7.43%) Python
4 14 (4.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.38%) Ruby
6 9 (3.04%) C++
7 8 (2.70%) C
7 8 (2.70%) Perl
7 8 (2.70%) PHP
8 4 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (1.35%) R
8 4 (1.35%) Scala
8 4 (1.35%) X++
9 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.68%) Groovy
11 1 (0.34%) Go
11 1 (0.34%) Java 8
11 1 (0.34%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 21 (7.09%) Degree
2 15 (5.07%) CISSP
3 12 (4.05%) CISM
4 9 (3.04%) CEH
4 9 (3.04%) CISA
4 9 (3.04%) CompTIA Security+
4 9 (3.04%) CSSLP
4 9 (3.04%) GIAC
4 9 (3.04%) SANS
4 9 (3.04%) SSCP
5 6 (2.03%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.69%) ISEB
6 5 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.35%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.01%) MCSA
8 3 (1.01%) MCSE
8 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.03%) QA
3 5 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.01%) GDPR
5 3 (1.01%) SLA
6 2 (0.68%) GCP
7 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (5.74%) Docker
2 9 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.35%) Apache Flume
4 4 (1.35%) HDFS
5 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.70%) Puppet
2 7 (2.36%) Ansible
3 6 (2.03%) SmoothWall
4 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.35%) Oozie
6 3 (1.01%) SCCM
6 3 (1.01%) Terraform
7 2 (0.68%) Mesos
8 1 (0.34%) CASB
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.34%) Kibana
8 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.34%) logstash
8 1 (0.34%) Rancher
8 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 61 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.14%) Google
2 30 (10.14%) Oracle
3 15 (5.07%) VMware
4 11 (3.72%) SAP
5 8 (2.70%) IBM
6 7 (2.36%) Citrix
6 7 (2.36%) Rackspace
6 7 (2.36%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.69%) Cisco
7 5 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.35%) Avaya
8 4 (1.35%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.35%) Nintex
8 4 (1.35%) Pega
9 3 (1.01%) NetApp
9 3 (1.01%) Verint
10 2 (0.68%) Adobe
10 2 (0.68%) Ariba
10 2 (0.68%) TIBCO