The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Lead Architect
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 410 410
Rank change year-on-year +68 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 51 44 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 38
Median salary £85,000 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £50,000 £59,250
10% offered a salary of more than £98,500 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,750 £69,000
% change year-on-year +11.30% +2.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in the South East

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in the South East

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in the South East

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +61 15 £67,500 +51.68% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £87,000 - 1
Berkshire +29 6 £92,000 +22.66%
Hampshire +25 6 £82,500 -
West Sussex +8 5 £87,500 +52.17%
Kent +24 4 £60,000 -35.13% 1
East Sussex - 4 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £110,000 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 22 (27.50%) SAP
2 20 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 17 (21.25%) Migration
3 17 (21.25%) HTML
3 17 (21.25%) Translating Business Requirements
4 16 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 16 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 16 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 15 (18.75%) HTML5
6 14 (17.50%) NoSQL
7 13 (16.25%) SQL
8 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (15.00%) CSS
8 12 (15.00%) JSON
9 11 (13.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 10 (12.50%) Microservices
10 10 (12.50%) Big Data
10 10 (12.50%) CSS3
10 10 (12.50%) Data Governance
10 10 (12.50%) Data Architecture
11 9 (11.25%) Data Quality
11 9 (11.25%) REST
11 9 (11.25%) Apache Hive
11 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
11 9 (11.25%) Analytics

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (6.25%) Apache
1 5 (6.25%) JBoss
1 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) IaaS
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) Network Security
2 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) SMTP
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) NoSQL
2 11 (13.75%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (12.50%) Big Data
3 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.25%) Apache Hive
4 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (10.00%) OLAP
6 5 (6.25%) Data Lake
6 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.00%) MySQL
8 2 (2.50%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.25%) DataStage
9 1 (1.25%) DB2
9 1 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.25%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.25%) IntelliJ
1 5 (6.25%) JUnit
1 5 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.25%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.25%) gulp
3 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.25%) Mocha
3 1 (1.25%) NUnit
3 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.25%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Dutch Language
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) French Language
3 4 (5.00%) German Language
3 4 (5.00%) Italian Language
3 4 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) HTML
2 15 (18.75%) HTML5
3 12 (15.00%) CSS
3 12 (15.00%) JSON
4 11 (13.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (12.50%) CSS3
6 9 (11.25%) .NET
6 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
6 9 (11.25%) REST
7 8 (10.00%) jQuery
7 8 (10.00%) SOAP
7 8 (10.00%) XML
8 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 6 (7.50%) Web Services
10 5 (6.25%) EJB
10 5 (6.25%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.25%) J2EE
10 5 (6.25%) J2SE
10 5 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Unix
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 17 (21.25%) Migration
2 17 (21.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 16 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 16 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 16 (20.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 10 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 10 (12.50%) Microservices
6 9 (11.25%) Analytics
6 9 (11.25%) ETL
7 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.00%) ITIL
7 8 (10.00%) SOA
8 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.25%) C#
4 7 (8.75%) Java
5 5 (6.25%) Scala
6 4 (5.00%) C
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) PHP 5
6 4 (5.00%) PHP 7
6 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.00%) VB
6 4 (5.00%) VB6
6 4 (5.00%) VBScript
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.25%) ES6
8 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) CCIE
2 2 (2.50%) CCNP
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.50%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) KVM
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) SAP
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) webMethods
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco
5 3 (3.75%) Juniper
6 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (1.25%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) Netezza
7 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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