The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Lead Architect
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 198 202
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.091% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 21
Median salary £82,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £62,875 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3133 4380 4832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.88% 96.58% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 17782 18282
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect 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 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Berkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
4 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) KVM
5 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (11.11%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mart
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Line Management
2 4 (44.44%) Process Management
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere