Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 91 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.72% 0.098% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Watford median annual salary £87,500 £44,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.63% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £93,750 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +17.19% +14.29% +6.06%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1075 995 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 96.33% 97.36% 99.36%
Number of salaries quoted 887 853 825
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,100 £26,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Watford region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Java SE
2 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (50.00%) HornetQ
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (50.00%) Master's Degree
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (50.00%) JMS
2 4 (50.00%) SOA

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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (50.00%) EJB
1 4 (50.00%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (50.00%) HornetQ
1 4 (50.00%) Java EE
1 4 (50.00%) Java SE
1 4 (50.00%) JMS
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) AWK
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) AWS Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
1 4 (50.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM