Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 195 209
Rank change year-on-year +52 +14 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 12 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.50% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Reading median annual salary £80,000 £66,250 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.75% -22.06% -5.56%
10th Percentile £63,750 £60,625 £66,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £69,875 £92,000
Berkshire median annual salary £100,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -15.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2290 3358 4424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.16% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 2516 3518
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,325 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Reading

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

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 Reading region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) E-Procurement
3 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Django
3 6 (50.00%) SaaS
3 6 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (50.00%) iPad
3 6 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (50.00%) Celery
3 6 (50.00%) User Experience
3 6 (50.00%) Multichannel Retail
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Celery
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) Django
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
1 6 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) iPad
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) CentOS
3 2 (16.67%) Kali Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (50.00%) E-Procurement
1 6 (50.00%) Multichannel Retail
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Nessus
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (16.67%) Nmap
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Brocade
2 2 (16.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) CommVault
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) F5
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Qualys
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) Sophos
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) Veeam
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas
2 2 (16.67%) VMware