Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 10 July 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 56 53
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 105 206 316
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.05% 4.52% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 4.65% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 87 179 263
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £81,250 £82,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £67,500 £65,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% -6.43% +3.70%

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 2,478 4,429 6,441
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 97.23% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,116 3,745 5,461
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Architect in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Architect in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 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 10 July 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 -11 70 £70,000 +3.70% 12
Wakefield +20 7 £130,000 +116.67%
Bradford -2 7 £63,500 -2.68% 2
Bingley - 3 £65,000 - 1
Halifax +16 2 £80,000 +6.67%
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 35 (33.33%) AWS
2 29 (27.62%) TOGAF
3 26 (24.76%) Java
4 25 (23.81%) Azure
4 25 (23.81%) DevOps
5 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 19 (18.10%) Data Centre
8 17 (16.19%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (16.19%) Finance
9 16 (15.24%) Migration
9 16 (15.24%) PaaS
9 16 (15.24%) IaaS
9 16 (15.24%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 13 (12.38%) Windows
12 12 (11.43%) SQL
12 12 (11.43%) Cisco
12 12 (11.43%) Scrum
12 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (11.43%) Requirements Gathering
13 10 (9.52%) WAN
13 10 (9.52%) SOA
13 10 (9.52%) ETL
13 10 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (8.57%) Analytics
14 9 (8.57%) Open Source
14 9 (8.57%) Visualisation

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 4 (3.81%) SAS
2 2 (1.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Appian
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.33%) AWS
2 25 (23.81%) Azure
3 16 (15.24%) IaaS
3 16 (15.24%) PaaS
4 7 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 7 (6.67%) Azure Stack
4 7 (6.67%) Power Platform
5 6 (5.71%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.71%) CloudFront
5 6 (5.71%) GCP
5 6 (5.71%) Route 53
5 6 (5.71%) SaaS
6 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.86%) Serverless
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.90%) Apigee
7 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.52%) WAN
2 7 (6.67%) BGP
2 7 (6.67%) Firewall
2 7 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 4 (3.81%) BIG-IP
3 4 (3.81%) HSRP
3 4 (3.81%) IPv4
3 4 (3.81%) IPv6
3 4 (3.81%) OSPF
3 4 (3.81%) SAN
3 4 (3.81%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (3.81%) VLAN
4 3 (2.86%) LAN
4 3 (2.86%) MPLS
4 3 (2.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) CTI
5 2 (1.90%) HTTP
5 2 (1.90%) IPsec
5 2 (1.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (6.67%) Power BI
3 6 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (5.71%) Big Data
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.86%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.90%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.90%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.90%) MySQL
6 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.95%) QlikView
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.95%) GitLab
3 1 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) NUnit
3 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Retail
3 6 (5.71%) Publishing
4 4 (3.81%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) .NET
1 5 (4.76%) Node.js
1 5 (4.76%) Swagger
2 4 (3.81%) Laravel
2 4 (3.81%) Web Services
3 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.86%) Kafka
4 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.90%) gRPC
4 2 (1.90%) React
4 2 (1.90%) REST
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) CSS3
5 1 (0.95%) Middleware
5 1 (0.95%) RESTful
5 1 (0.95%) SAML
5 1 (0.95%) SignalR
5 1 (0.95%) Velocity
5 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.67%) Clustering
4 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 9 (8.57%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) TOGAF
2 25 (23.81%) DevOps
3 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (15.24%) Migration
5 16 (15.24%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (11.43%) Requirements Gathering
7 12 (11.43%) Scrum
8 10 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (9.52%) ETL
8 10 (9.52%) SOA
9 9 (8.57%) Analytics
9 9 (8.57%) Architectural Design
9 9 (8.57%) Open Source
9 9 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
9 9 (8.57%) Visualisation
10 8 (7.62%) Data Analytics
11 7 (6.67%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) Java
2 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.43%) SQL
4 8 (7.62%) Python
5 6 (5.71%) PHP
6 5 (4.76%) C#
7 4 (3.81%) Ruby
8 2 (1.90%) COBOL
8 2 (1.90%) ES6
9 1 (0.95%) C
9 1 (0.95%) Perl
9 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) AWS Certification
2 6 (5.71%) CCIE
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.76%) CISSP
4 4 (3.81%) GIAC
4 4 (3.81%) SANS
5 3 (2.86%) CITP
5 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) CEH
6 2 (1.90%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.90%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCDP
7 1 (0.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) CISA
7 1 (0.95%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.86%) GDPR
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.95%) GLBA
4 1 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.95%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.95%) NCSC
4 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 7 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.71%) Docker
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 6 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.71%) Terraform
3 4 (3.81%) Ansible
3 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) Cisco
3 7 (6.67%) Aruba
3 7 (6.67%) Databricks
3 7 (6.67%) PlateSpin
3 7 (6.67%) Tableau
3 7 (6.67%) VirtaMove
4 5 (4.76%) Avaya
4 5 (4.76%) Dell
4 5 (4.76%) VMware
5 4 (3.81%) Brocade
5 4 (3.81%) D-Link
5 4 (3.81%) Ericsson
5 4 (3.81%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.81%) HP
5 4 (3.81%) Juniper
5 4 (3.81%) NETGEAR
5 4 (3.81%) Nokia
5 4 (3.81%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (1.90%) Pega