Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 225 283
Rank change year-on-year +29 +58 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 58 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 0.51% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.54% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 19
Berkshire median annual salary £82,500 £97,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +39.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £58,750 £67,875 £63,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £85,500
South East median annual salary £72,500 £68,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year +5.84% -11.61% +8.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,706 6,146 8,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.55% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,546 4,945 6,358
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Bracknell -4 23 - - 1
Reading +14 18 £77,500 -3.13%
Newbury - 4 £85,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £110,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £105,000 -
Windsor - 1 £80,000 -
Lead Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 42 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (68.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 35 (60.34%) Web Services
4 34 (58.62%) SQL
5 33 (56.90%) Presales
5 33 (56.90%) Thought Leadership
5 33 (56.90%) MCSE
5 33 (56.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (56.90%) Network Security
6 32 (55.17%) Vendor Relationship Management
7 30 (51.72%) Java
8 29 (50.00%) RDBMS
8 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 29 (50.00%) Relational Database
9 28 (48.28%) Amazon Redshift
9 28 (48.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 28 (48.28%) Amazon EMR
9 28 (48.28%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (48.28%) Office 365
9 28 (48.28%) AWS Lambda
9 28 (48.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (48.28%) Identity Access Management
9 28 (48.28%) Cosmos DB
9 28 (48.28%) Serverless
9 28 (48.28%) MCSA
9 28 (48.28%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (48.28%) Amazon S3
9 28 (48.28%) Security Cleared
9 28 (48.28%) Amazon SQS

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 7 (12.07%) Anypoint
1 7 (12.07%) Confluence
1 7 (12.07%) Mule
1 7 (12.07%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.72%) Ethereum
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 42 (72.41%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (68.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (48.28%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (48.28%) Amazon EMR
3 28 (48.28%) Amazon Kinesis
3 28 (48.28%) Amazon S3
3 28 (48.28%) Amazon SQS
3 28 (48.28%) AWS Lambda
3 28 (48.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 28 (48.28%) Office 365
3 28 (48.28%) Serverless
4 5 (8.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) Network Security
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) FCoE
3 1 (1.72%) IPFS
3 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.72%) Skype
3 1 (1.72%) SNMP
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 29 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 28 (48.28%) Amazon RDS
2 28 (48.28%) Amazon Redshift
2 28 (48.28%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) JIRA
2 7 (12.07%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) IntelliJ
2 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.07%) JUnit
2 7 (12.07%) Maven
2 7 (12.07%) Mockito
2 7 (12.07%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.72%) Redmine
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (60.34%) Web Services
2 24 (41.38%) .NET
2 24 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 23 (39.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (13.79%) REST
5 7 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (12.07%) RAML
5 7 (12.07%) RESTful
5 7 (12.07%) SOAP
5 7 (12.07%) Spring
5 7 (12.07%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) Redux
6 1 (1.72%) Truffle
6 1 (1.72%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.72%) Bitcoin
1 1 (1.72%) Blog
1 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
1 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
1 1 (1.72%) Fintech
1 1 (1.72%) Robotics
1 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Presales
1 33 (56.90%) Thought Leadership
2 32 (55.17%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 28 (48.28%) Identity Access Management
4 27 (46.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 27 (46.55%) Project Management
5 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.79%) Data Protection
6 8 (13.79%) DevOps
7 7 (12.07%) Post-Production
8 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
9 5 (8.62%) SABSA
9 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
10 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (6.90%) Data Management
10 4 (6.90%) ETL
10 4 (6.90%) Time Management
11 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) Java
3 24 (41.38%) Python
4 23 (39.66%) PL/SQL
4 23 (39.66%) Scala
4 23 (39.66%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.07%) Java 8
5 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.17%) C
7 2 (3.45%) C#
8 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Go
8 1 (1.72%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.72%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) MCSE
1 33 (56.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (48.28%) MCSA
2 28 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (6.90%) MCP
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) GIAC
5 1 (1.72%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SANS
5 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) GDPR
2 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 29 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.07%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) NFS
3 1 (1.72%) Samba
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) CloudHub
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Consul
2 1 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 7 (12.07%) MuleSoft
3 7 (12.07%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.62%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.17%) Teradata
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) EMC
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) NetApp
6 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.72%) VMware