The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £92,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
South East / Berkshire
Rank 179 198 219
Rank change year-on-year +19 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 6 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 10
Median salary £92,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £71,500 £68,500
% change year-on-year +11.88% +4.37%  

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 3163 4668 5083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.57% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2572 3813 3770
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 Berkshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Slough +23 3 £100,000 +42.85%
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 3 (20.00%) SOA
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (20.00%) Microservices
1 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Metadata Management
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mart
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) VMware

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mart
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (6.67%) Mocha
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) LESS
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) React
2 1 (6.67%) Redux
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
1 3 (20.00%) Microservices
1 3 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Metadata Management
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) ES6
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) KVM
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware