The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 272 289 287
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 30 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.35% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 38
Average salary £76,250 £97,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.79% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £78,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £104,500 £156,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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 City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8947 10964 11174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 92.73% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7741 9223 9898
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 58 (61.70%) Banking
2 56 (59.57%) Finance
3 47 (50.00%) Retail
4 42 (44.68%) SOA
5 38 (40.43%) TOGAF
6 37 (39.36%) Java
7 34 (36.17%) Middleware
8 32 (34.04%) Oracle
9 27 (28.72%) Zachman Framework
10 25 (26.60%) Data Integration
10 25 (26.60%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (11.70%) .NET
13 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
14 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
15 9 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
16 8 (8.51%) C#
16 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
17 7 (7.45%) CRM
17 7 (7.45%) Legal
18 6 (6.38%) MVC
18 6 (6.38%) TDD
18 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
18 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
18 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
18 6 (6.38%) QA
18 6 (6.38%) Degree

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (4.26%) CMS
1 4 (4.26%) Node.js
2 3 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.19%) Apache
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.13%) Magnolia
3 2 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Lync
4 1 (1.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) AWD
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.06%) WPA
2 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.06%) LAN
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) VPN
2 1 (1.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) DB2
4 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.13%) Big Data
4 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.06%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (61.70%) Banking
2 56 (59.57%) Finance
3 47 (50.00%) Retail
4 7 (7.45%) Legal
5 5 (5.32%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.32%) Back Office
5 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.32%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) Middleware
2 25 (26.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (11.70%) .NET
4 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (4.26%) REST
7 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.19%) RESTful
7 3 (3.19%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.19%) SOAP
7 3 (3.19%) Spring
7 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.19%) WCF
8 2 (2.13%) JSON
8 2 (2.13%) jQuery
8 2 (2.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.13%) XML
8 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Data Integration
2 9 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.26%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) Bitcoin
6 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.06%) EMV
6 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.19%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) SOA
2 38 (40.43%) TOGAF
3 27 (28.72%) Zachman Framework
4 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.45%) CRM
9 6 (6.38%) MVC
9 6 (6.38%) TDD
9 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.38%) Analytics
10 5 (5.32%) Open Source
10 5 (5.32%) SDLC
10 5 (5.32%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.32%) Six Sigma
10 5 (5.32%) Process Management
11 4 (4.26%) Project Management
11 4 (4.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 37 (39.36%) Java
2 8 (8.51%) C#
3 5 (5.32%) SQL
4 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.19%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) XPath
7 1 (1.06%) Groovy
7 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.13%) MCITP
3 2 (2.13%) CCNP
3 2 (2.13%) CCDA
3 2 (2.13%) CCDP
3 2 (2.13%) CISSP
4 1 (1.06%) CCVP
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) XenApp
1 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (34.04%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) Chordiant
3 5 (5.32%) Pega
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco
5 3 (3.19%) VMware
5 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.13%) Tufin
6 2 (2.13%) hybris
6 2 (2.13%) Demandware
6 2 (2.13%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.13%) Juniper
6 2 (2.13%) NetApp
6 2 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) Avaya
7 1 (1.06%) Adobe
7 1 (1.06%) Siebel
7 1 (1.06%) IBM