Period
to 17 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 441 471 430
Rank change year-on-year +30 -41 +78
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 70 78 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 75
South East median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,250 £53,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £97,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 25,233 29,085 28,318
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.99% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20,592 24,334 23,627
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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 6 months to 17 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +43 34 £74,500 -0.67% 5
Berkshire +32 24 £70,000 -20.00% 3
Hampshire +9 24 £75,000 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +37 5 £75,000 +17.65% 2
Surrey +9 5 £60,000 -22.58%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £82,500 -
East Sussex +7 3 £92,500 +8.82% 1
West Sussex -15 1 £72,500 -
Sussex - 1 £92,500 -
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 South East region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) .NET
3 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.71%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) SQL
4 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 18 (25.71%) DevOps
5 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
7 14 (20.00%) C#
7 14 (20.00%) PaaS
7 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (20.00%) Presales
8 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (18.57%) SAP
8 13 (18.57%) Python
8 13 (18.57%) ERP
9 12 (17.14%) Microservices
9 12 (17.14%) Thought Leadership
10 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
11 10 (14.29%) Service Delivery
11 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (14.29%) Oracle
11 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 10 (14.29%) Project Management
11 10 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 10 (14.29%) Scala

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 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (24.29%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (20.00%) PaaS
4 10 (14.29%) Office 365
4 10 (14.29%) Serverless
5 8 (11.43%) IaaS
5 8 (11.43%) SaaS
6 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (5.71%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (5.71%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (5.71%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.43%) Apigee
9 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
2 5 (7.14%) MPLS
3 4 (5.71%) Network Security
4 3 (4.29%) BGP
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 3 (4.29%) GPON
4 3 (4.29%) OSPF
5 2 (2.86%) FCoE
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) SNMP
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.43%) SAN
6 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.14%) Big Data
4 4 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (5.71%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.43%) MySQL
7 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Moq
1 5 (7.14%) MSTest
1 5 (7.14%) Ranorex
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) Redmine
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Games
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Military
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (10.00%) Kafka
5 6 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (7.14%) Vue.js
6 5 (7.14%) Web Services
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.71%) React
8 3 (4.29%) Node.js
9 2 (2.86%) HTML
9 2 (2.86%) KML
9 2 (2.86%) REST
9 2 (2.86%) SOAP
9 2 (2.86%) WSDL
9 2 (2.86%) XML
9 2 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Linux
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) DevOps
3 14 (20.00%) Presales
4 13 (18.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (18.57%) ERP
5 12 (17.14%) Microservices
5 12 (17.14%) Thought Leadership
6 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 10 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (14.29%) Project Management
6 10 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 10 (14.29%) Technology Roadmap
6 10 (14.29%) Vendor Relationship Management
7 9 (12.86%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.00%) CRM
8 7 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Java
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) C#
3 13 (18.57%) Python
4 10 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.29%) Scala
4 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.29%) C++
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) AWS Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.57%) MCSE
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.71%) CCIE
3 4 (5.71%) CCNP
3 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) JNCIE
3 4 (5.71%) JNCIP
3 4 (5.71%) MCSA
4 3 (4.29%) CCIE Service Provider
4 3 (4.29%) CCNA
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) CISSP
5 2 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.86%) GIAC
5 2 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.86%) SANS
5 2 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) GDPR
2 5 (7.14%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.86%) NFS
3 2 (2.86%) Samba
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.71%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.86%) Nagios
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) SAP
3 10 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) Google
4 7 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (8.57%) Workday
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) Juniper
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) Xamarin
8 3 (4.29%) IBM
9 2 (2.86%) EMC
9 2 (2.86%) NetApp
9 2 (2.86%) Pega
9 2 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.43%) CA
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.43%) F5
10 1 (1.43%) Teradata