Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Lead Architect
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 142 145
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 31 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 2 3
Edinburgh median annual salary £85,000 £81,250 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +28.30%
10th Percentile £60,000 £67,125 £75,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £96,375 £92,500
Scotland median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +20.83% -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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2371 2407 2731
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.26% 94.47% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1489 1720
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (54.84%) TOGAF
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
3 13 (41.94%) Banking
3 13 (41.94%) Mobile Banking
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
6 9 (29.03%) Online Banking
6 9 (29.03%) SOA
6 9 (29.03%) Internet
6 9 (29.03%) UML
7 8 (25.81%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) ISEB
7 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Velocity
8 6 (19.35%) Retail
9 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.90%) IT Strategy
9 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (12.90%) Ansible
9 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
9 4 (12.90%) Puppet
9 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Google
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (12.90%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (41.94%) Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (19.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) Velocity
3 1 (3.23%) Apache OpenJPA
3 1 (3.23%) CGI
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) JPA
3 1 (3.23%) JSF
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) React
3 1 (3.23%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Mobile Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Online Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (54.84%) TOGAF
2 13 (41.94%) E-Commerce
3 9 (29.03%) SOA
3 9 (29.03%) UML
4 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) IT Strategy
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) BPMN
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) ETL
7 1 (3.23%) MVC
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.90%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Ansible
1 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco
1 4 (12.90%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) CA
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec
2 2 (6.45%) Varonis
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat