The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 399 421
Rank change year-on-year +43 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 38 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 44
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,400 £92,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  

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 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +43 11 £80,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire - 10 £83,500 - 1
Hampshire +36 9 £61,250 -25.75%
Kent - 4 £67,500 -
Berkshire +16 3 £82,500 +10.00%
West Sussex +9 1 £80,000 -
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 27 (30.00%) SAP
2 26 (28.89%) Business Transformation
3 23 (25.56%) Migration
3 23 (25.56%) Data Migration
3 23 (25.56%) Machine Learning
3 23 (25.56%) Translating Business Requirements
3 23 (25.56%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
4 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (21.11%) HTML
5 19 (21.11%) SQL
6 18 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 17 (18.89%) Big Data
7 17 (18.89%) .NET
8 16 (17.78%) C#
8 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (17.78%) Analytics
8 16 (17.78%) HTML5
9 15 (16.67%) REST
9 15 (16.67%) Data Architecture
9 15 (16.67%) Hadoop
9 15 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (15.56%) CSS
10 14 (15.56%) Apache Hive
10 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
11 13 (14.44%) Data Quality
11 13 (14.44%) SDLC
11 13 (14.44%) OLAP
11 13 (14.44%) ETL
12 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 12 (13.33%) JSON

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 5 (5.56%) JBoss
1 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Firewall
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) SMTP
1 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 17 (18.89%) Big Data
3 15 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 14 (15.56%) Apache Hive
4 14 (15.56%) Relational Database
5 13 (14.44%) OLAP
6 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.78%) Data Lake
8 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.22%) Data Mart
10 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.11%) MySQL
11 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Selenium
2 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) IntelliJ
2 5 (5.56%) JUnit
3 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.11%) Appium
4 1 (1.11%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.11%) gulp
4 1 (1.11%) NUnit
4 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.11%) TestNG
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Dutch Language
2 4 (4.44%) French Language
2 4 (4.44%) German Language
2 4 (4.44%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.44%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) HTML
2 17 (18.89%) .NET
3 16 (17.78%) HTML5
4 15 (16.67%) REST
5 14 (15.56%) CSS
6 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (13.33%) JSON
7 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
8 10 (11.11%) SOAP
8 10 (11.11%) Web Services
8 10 (11.11%) XML
9 8 (8.89%) WCF
10 7 (7.78%) ASP.NET
10 7 (7.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (5.56%) .NET Framework
11 5 (5.56%) CSS3
11 5 (5.56%) EJB
11 5 (5.56%) J2EE
11 5 (5.56%) J2SE
11 5 (5.56%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Unix
2 3 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Business Transformation
2 23 (25.56%) Data Migration
2 23 (25.56%) Machine Learning
2 23 (25.56%) Migration
2 23 (25.56%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
2 23 (25.56%) Translating Business Requirements
3 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.78%) Analytics
4 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 13 (14.44%) ETL
6 13 (14.44%) SDLC
7 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (11.11%) Data Governance
8 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 10 (11.11%) ITIL
9 9 (10.00%) IT Strategy
9 9 (10.00%) SOA
10 8 (8.89%) Change Control
10 8 (8.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) SQL
2 16 (17.78%) C#
3 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.78%) Java
4 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.56%) Scala
7 4 (4.44%) VB
7 4 (4.44%) VB6
7 4 (4.44%) VBScript
8 3 (3.33%) C
9 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 2 (2.22%) CCIE
3 2 (2.22%) CCNP
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.11%) MBA
4 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) KVM
2 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) SAP
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) webMethods
4 2 (2.22%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) Unisys
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
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