Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 402 428 514
Rank change year-on-year +26 +86 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 140 120 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.42% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 101 75 78
South East median annual salary £70,000 £68,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% -14.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £45,000 £55,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,300 £92,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £80,000

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 27,880 27,909 34,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.70% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,161 23,274 28,828
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 +24 52 £77,500 -4.91% 5
Berkshire +6 44 £77,500 -6.06% 3
Surrey +40 32 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +16 25 £70,000 - 4
Hampshire -23 24 £65,000 -5.11% 2
East Sussex -15 7 £85,000 +41.67%
Oxfordshire 0 5 £65,000 -13.33%
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 75 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 59 (42.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (37.86%) .NET
4 45 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (30.71%) C#
6 39 (27.86%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (24.29%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
9 31 (22.14%) Project Management
9 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET
10 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 28 (20.00%) Presales
11 28 (20.00%) Office 365
12 27 (19.29%) MCSE
12 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (19.29%) Network Security
13 26 (18.57%) QA
13 26 (18.57%) Web Services
13 26 (18.57%) SQL
13 26 (18.57%) Vendor Relationship Management
14 25 (17.86%) Relational Database
14 25 (17.86%) Java
15 24 (17.14%) RDBMS
16 23 (16.43%) Active Directory
16 23 (16.43%) Software Engineering
17 22 (15.71%) Scrum
18 21 (15.00%) Visual Studio
18 21 (15.00%) Amazon S3
18 21 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
18 21 (15.00%) Cosmos DB

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 7 (5.00%) Confluence
2 6 (4.29%) Anypoint
2 6 (4.29%) Mule
2 6 (4.29%) Mule ESB
3 4 (2.86%) Apache
3 4 (2.86%) JBoss
4 2 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (42.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (27.86%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (20.00%) Office 365
4 21 (15.00%) Amazon S3
4 21 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
5 20 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 20 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 20 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (14.29%) Serverless
6 10 (7.14%) IaaS
7 6 (4.29%) SaaS
8 4 (2.86%) PaaS
9 2 (1.43%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.71%) Force.com
10 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.29%) Network Security
2 9 (6.43%) Firewall
3 8 (5.71%) VPN
4 7 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.29%) LAN
5 6 (4.29%) WAN
6 5 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (3.57%) IPsec
7 4 (2.86%) SAN
7 4 (2.86%) SMS
7 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.14%) DHCP
8 3 (2.14%) DNS
8 3 (2.14%) Wireless
9 2 (1.43%) DAB
9 2 (1.43%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.43%) SNMP
9 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.71%) FCoE
10 1 (0.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 24 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 21 (15.00%) Cosmos DB
4 20 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.29%) GIS
6 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.71%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.57%) Moq
2 19 (13.57%) MSTest
2 19 (13.57%) Ranorex
3 10 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.71%) IntelliJ
4 8 (5.71%) JIRA
4 8 (5.71%) JUnit
5 6 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.29%) Maven
5 6 (4.29%) Mockito
5 6 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Redmine
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (13.57%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Retail
2 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.14%) Advertising
4 3 (2.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.86%) .NET
2 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET
3 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (18.57%) Web Services
5 16 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 12 (8.57%) REST
7 11 (7.86%) SOAP
8 10 (7.14%) Middleware
9 9 (6.43%) XML
10 8 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (5.71%) Spring
11 6 (4.29%) RAML
11 6 (4.29%) RESTful
12 3 (2.14%) HTML
12 3 (2.14%) J2EE
13 2 (1.43%) EJB
13 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.43%) J2SE
13 2 (1.43%) JSON
13 2 (1.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.14%) Blog
3 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.14%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.14%) Robotics
3 3 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.43%) Social Media
4 2 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Bitcoin
5 1 (0.71%) Fintech
5 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.14%) Unix
1 3 (2.14%) Windows
2 2 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) CentOS
3 1 (0.71%) Kali Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (24.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 31 (22.14%) Project Management
4 28 (20.00%) Presales
5 26 (18.57%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 23 (16.43%) Software Engineering
7 22 (15.71%) Scrum
8 20 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
9 19 (13.57%) Defect Management
9 19 (13.57%) Test Automation
9 19 (13.57%) Unit Testing
10 18 (12.86%) IT Strategy
11 16 (11.43%) DevOps
11 16 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.71%) MVC
13 14 (10.00%) TOGAF
14 11 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (7.14%) SOA
16 9 (6.43%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) C#
2 26 (18.57%) SQL
3 25 (17.86%) Java
4 18 (12.86%) Python
5 17 (12.14%) Scala
6 15 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 15 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.29%) Java 8
7 6 (4.29%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.57%) C
9 2 (1.43%) C++
9 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) Go
10 1 (0.71%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.29%) MCSE
2 27 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (14.29%) MCSA
4 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.43%) Degree
6 6 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.29%) MCP
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.14%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.43%) CCNA
9 1 (0.71%) CCIE
9 1 (0.71%) CCNP
9 1 (0.71%) CISSP
9 1 (0.71%) GIAC
9 1 (0.71%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.57%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (16.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.71%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) Samba
4 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.29%) CloudHub
3 4 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (1.43%) Ansible
4 2 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.43%) Nagios
4 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.71%) Consul
5 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.71%) Kibana
5 1 (0.71%) logstash
5 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.71%) Nessus
5 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.71%) Nmap
5 1 (0.71%) SCCM
5 1 (0.71%) SCOM
5 1 (0.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 75 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Cisco
3 11 (7.86%) Oracle
4 9 (6.43%) Juniper
5 7 (5.00%) F5
5 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.29%) MuleSoft
6 6 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.14%) EMC
7 3 (2.14%) Splunk
8 2 (1.43%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.43%) Brocade
8 2 (1.43%) Citrix
8 2 (1.43%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.43%) NetApp
8 2 (1.43%) Teradata
8 2 (1.43%) VMware
8 2 (1.43%) webMethods
9 1 (0.71%) Qualys
9 1 (0.71%) Veeam