The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 20 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.97% 1.83% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 2.39% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
Lead Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89 209 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 86.41% 76.56% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 79 195 301
Average salary £55,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Lead Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft