The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was - in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 139 142
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £64,750 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.51%  
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £71,500 £69,000
% change year-on-year +10.13% +3.62%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1823 2241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.73% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1472 1534
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Reading

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Reading

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Reading region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) VMware