The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / South West
Rank 213 - 239
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 18 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% - 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 10
Median salary £77,500 - £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £68,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 - £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in the South West

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in the South West

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in the South West

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol - 12 £77,500 -
Somerset - 4 £76,250 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £80,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 10 (35.71%) Coaching
4 7 (25.00%) CQRS
4 7 (25.00%) SOLID
4 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (25.00%) MVVM
4 7 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) OOP
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 6 (21.43%) SAP
6 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
6 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (14.29%) EPoS
6 4 (14.29%) SAP CRM
6 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 4 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.71%) Java
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (10.71%) NoSQL

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MarkLogic
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (14.29%) EPoS
2 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) CentOS
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Coaching
1 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (25.00%) CQRS
2 7 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (25.00%) MVVM
2 7 (25.00%) OOP
2 7 (25.00%) SOLID
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Microservices
4 3 (10.71%) Presales
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat