Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 November 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 173 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +173
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 24 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.63% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Bristol median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% - -
South West median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3733 3077 3676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.94% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3104 2636 3182
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,450
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Bristol

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Bristol

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Bristol region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 11 (45.83%) Line Management
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Customer Engagement
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (41.67%) Presales
2 10 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (29.17%) Service Management
4 7 (29.17%) .NET
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) ITSM
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Unix
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.67%) NHibernate

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (16.67%) Office 365
3 4 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) PostCSS
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 4 (16.67%) Node.js
4 4 (16.67%) React
4 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (12.50%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Line Management
2 10 (41.67%) Customer Engagement
2 10 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (41.67%) Presales
2 10 (41.67%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) SOA
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) ITSM
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) High Availability
8 3 (12.50%) Prototyping
8 3 (12.50%) SOLID
9 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore