Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 256 283
Rank change year-on-year +8 +27 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 23 17 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 49
Berkshire median annual salary £100,000 £80,750 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.84% +7.67% -
10th Percentile £71,000 £67,500 £62,875
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £87,500
South East median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +5.84%

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 6,711 6,796 9,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 95.88% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,396 5,431 8,101
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Reading +15 7 £80,000 -
Bracknell - 6 £100,000 - 4
Windsor - 5 £100,000 -
Slough +3 1 £120,000 +20.00%
Lead Architect
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 8 (34.78%) SQL
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
4 5 (21.74%) JDBC
4 5 (21.74%) ODBC
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) J2EE
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Sybase
4 5 (21.74%) DB2
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) JBoss
4 5 (21.74%) RAD
4 5 (21.74%) Informix
4 5 (21.74%) RUP
4 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
4 5 (21.74%) DSDM
4 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
4 5 (21.74%) PowerShell

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 5 (21.74%) JBoss
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
1 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
4 2 (8.70%) SaaS
5 1 (4.35%) IaaS
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) BIG-IP
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
1 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
1 5 (21.74%) DB2 UDB
1 5 (21.74%) Informix
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
2 3 (13.04%) Neo4j
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) JUnit
1 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.04%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
1 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
1 5 (21.74%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
1 5 (21.74%) JDBC
1 5 (21.74%) ODBC
2 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
2 3 (13.04%) JPA
2 3 (13.04%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) CentOS
3 3 (13.04%) Kali Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) DSDM
3 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
3 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (21.74%) RAD
3 5 (21.74%) RUP
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 4 (17.39%) Presales
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.04%) Java 8
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) AWS Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Ansible
1 3 (13.04%) Backup Exec
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (13.04%) Nagios
1 3 (13.04%) Nessus
1 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
1 3 (13.04%) Nmap
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) Sybase
2 3 (13.04%) Brocade
2 3 (13.04%) CA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) CommVault
2 3 (13.04%) Dell
2 3 (13.04%) EMC
2 3 (13.04%) Juniper
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) NetApp
2 3 (13.04%) Qualys
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
2 3 (13.04%) Sophos
2 3 (13.04%) Veeam
2 3 (13.04%) Veritas
2 3 (13.04%) VMware