The median annual salary for a Software Architect was £58,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architect
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 178 192 211
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 4 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.51% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 10
Median salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,400 £61,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

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 3524 4301 4892
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.78% 96.87% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 3561 3904
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 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Architect in West Yorkshire

Software Architect
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Architect in West Yorkshire

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architect in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Architect in West Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 - 2 £58,000 -
Leeds 0 1 £80,000 +45.45% 3
Halifax - 1 £57,500 -
Software Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Software 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 Software Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow

Software 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 2 (25.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) OAuth
5 1 (12.50%) OpenID
5 1 (12.50%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) API Development
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Apiary
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago