The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 169 201 204
Rank change year-on-year +32 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 18 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.51% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.26% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 19
Median salary £82,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -  
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £70,000 £67,750
% change year-on-year +10.71% +3.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3479 4300 4923
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.78% 96.85% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3082 3563 3939
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in West Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in West Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in West Yorkshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford - 9 £82,500 -
Leeds +8 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Halifax - 1 - -
Lead Architect
Yorkshire

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 20 (47.62%) SOA
2 16 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
3 14 (33.33%) Docker
3 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
4 13 (30.95%) Cisco
4 13 (30.95%) OpenStack
4 13 (30.95%) OpenDaylight
4 13 (30.95%) Presales
4 13 (30.95%) Application Virtualisation
4 13 (30.95%) Ansible
5 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Retail
6 11 (26.19%) Microservices
6 11 (26.19%) REST
7 10 (23.81%) C#
8 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.52%) XML
10 4 (9.52%) Coaching
11 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
11 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
11 3 (7.14%) WCF
11 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
11 3 (7.14%) Application Rationalisation
11 3 (7.14%) SOAP
11 3 (7.14%) .NET

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (30.95%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
1 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) Extranet
2 2 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) SMTP
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) OLAP
2 2 (4.76%) OLTP
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
1 1 (2.38%) gulp
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.19%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) OpenDaylight
2 11 (26.19%) REST
3 4 (9.52%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) EDI
4 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 3 (7.14%) WCF
5 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.76%) WF
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.38%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) React
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Unix
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) SOA
2 16 (38.10%) Data Modelling
3 13 (30.95%) Application Virtualisation
3 13 (30.95%) Presales
4 11 (26.19%) Microservices
5 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.52%) Coaching
8 3 (7.14%) Application Rationalisation
8 3 (7.14%) Data Management
8 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
9 2 (4.76%) B2B
9 2 (4.76%) B2C
9 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
9 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Docker
1 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft