Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 131 150
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.22% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Glasgow median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% - -
Scotland median annual salary £85,000 £71,250 £76,250
% change year-on-year +19.30% -6.56% +7.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2197 2074 2473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.47% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1154 1595
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Glasgow

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Glasgow

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Glasgow region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) ERwin
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) MagicDraw
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (40.00%) Metadata Management
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Equities
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 20022
2 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Reference Data Management

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
1 2 (40.00%) MagicDraw
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (40.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (40.00%) Metadata Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Reference Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Packer
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware