Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Lead Architect
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 90 82
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.23% 0.40% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.41% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Watford median annual salary £75,000 £87,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +34.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £61,500 £86,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £86,500 £88,750 £90,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £65,000 £87,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -25.71% +52.17% -12.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 839 964 999
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 95.35% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 742 808 862
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +8.51% +4.44%
10th Percentile £29,466 £26,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Watford

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Watford

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Watford over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Watford

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Watford region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Erlang
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (50.00%) SEPA
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Erlang
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle