Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 118 143
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 12 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.89% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.94% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £92,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% -21.62% +8.82%
10th Percentile £66,250 £60,370 £86,250
90th Percentile £89,500 £90,000 £98,750
Scotland median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -23.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,601 2,237 2,404
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 95.15% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,687 1,409 1,501
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 June 2018.

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 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) React
6 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
6 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) UML
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) JBoss
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum

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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) React
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) Sequence Diagram
2 3 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle