Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Lead Architect
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 194 295
Rank change year-on-year -35 +101 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 23 90 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.34% 1.17% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21 80 13
West Yorkshire median annual salary £70,000 £70,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.06% +8.85% +28.71%
10th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £90,000 £90,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +20.00%

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 6669 7533 8926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 98.09% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 6507 7212
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,725 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bradford -31 11 £70,000 -1.06%
Leeds +6 6 £60,000 +14.29%
Lead Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 17 (73.91%) SOA
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Microservices
3 8 (34.78%) IT Strategy
4 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 7 (30.43%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
6 5 (21.74%) Retail
6 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) OLAP
6 5 (21.74%) OLTP
6 5 (21.74%) Intranet
6 5 (21.74%) Extranet
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) GDPR
7 4 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (17.39%) Coaching
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) B2B
7 4 (17.39%) B2C
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
8 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
9 2 (8.70%) C

Lead 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Extranet
1 5 (21.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) OLAP
1 5 (21.74%) OLTP
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) SOA
2 8 (34.78%) IT Strategy
2 8 (34.78%) Microservices
3 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
5 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
6 4 (17.39%) B2B
6 4 (17.39%) B2C
6 4 (17.39%) Coaching
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security
8 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft