The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 230 241
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 7 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% 0.095% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 9
Median salary £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £71,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.39% +10.00%  

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 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 4337 4867
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 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
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 28 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
Somerset - 5 £77,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £75,000 -
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
1 13 (52.00%) Coaching
2 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (32.00%) Presales
3 8 (32.00%) Line Management
3 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.00%) MVVM
5 5 (20.00%) CQRS
5 5 (20.00%) SOLID
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) Java
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) SAP
7 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (12.00%) MarkLogic
7 3 (12.00%) Microservices
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
8 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MarkLogic
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.00%) EPoS
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Coaching
1 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (36.00%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (32.00%) Line Management
3 8 (32.00%) Presales
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) CQRS
4 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (20.00%) MVVM
4 5 (20.00%) OOP
4 5 (20.00%) SOLID
5 3 (12.00%) Microservices
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP