The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 206 213 225
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 11 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.23% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 3
Average salary £69,250 £75,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £70,750 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -7.14%
Lead Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4642 5237 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.27% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3854 3948
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 4 £69,250 -
Reading +26 3 £56,000 -20.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £75,000 -
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 16 (39.02%) SOA
3 14 (34.15%) Oracle
4 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
4 13 (31.71%) SDLC
5 12 (29.27%) SOAP
5 12 (29.27%) TDD
5 12 (29.27%) Spring
5 12 (29.27%) JSON
6 11 (26.83%) Sitecore
6 11 (26.83%) Logistics
6 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
7 9 (21.95%) QA
8 8 (19.51%) BPEL
8 8 (19.51%) Java EE
8 8 (19.51%) RESTful
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (19.51%) SQL
8 8 (19.51%) HTML
8 8 (19.51%) CSS
8 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
8 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
8 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
9 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
9 7 (17.07%) Contingency Planning
9 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
9 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) CMS
3 3 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (9.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
1 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) JSON
1 12 (29.27%) SOAP
1 12 (29.27%) Spring
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) Java EE
2 8 (19.51%) RESTful
3 7 (17.07%) Ajax
3 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 5 (12.20%) J2EE
5 4 (9.76%) OAuth
5 4 (9.76%) Play Framework
5 4 (9.76%) REST
5 4 (9.76%) SAML
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware
7 2 (4.88%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.88%) MDX
8 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Cryptography
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) FMCG
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) SOA
2 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
2 13 (31.71%) SDLC
3 12 (29.27%) TDD
4 11 (26.83%) Logistics
4 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) BPEL
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) Contingency Planning
6 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
6 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
7 6 (14.63%) CRM
7 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (14.63%) Information Security
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) X++
5 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) CISSP
2 4 (9.76%) IISP
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 11 (26.83%) Sitecore
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) VMware