The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 224 223 245
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 39 18 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 31
Average salary £66,000 £80,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,300 £85,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
Lead Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7441 6715 8931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.40% 95.75% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6049 5669 7619
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the East of England

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the East of England

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -3 22 £62,500 -21.87%
Hertfordshire - 13 £66,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 3 £60,000 -14.28%
Essex -4 1 £66,000 -30.52%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 54 (73.97%) .NET
2 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
3 35 (47.95%) C#
4 25 (34.25%) Visual Studio
5 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (30.14%) SOA
7 21 (28.77%) Scrum
8 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
9 18 (24.66%) Java
10 17 (23.29%) Oracle
11 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
12 15 (20.55%) Finance
12 15 (20.55%) WCF
13 14 (19.18%) TDD
14 12 (16.44%) WPF
14 12 (16.44%) Silverlight
15 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (15.07%) Matrix Management
15 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (15.07%) Windows
15 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
16 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
17 9 (12.33%) LAN
17 9 (12.33%) WAN
17 9 (12.33%) Citrix
17 9 (12.33%) SAN
17 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (12.33%) MVC
17 9 (12.33%) Business Transformation
17 9 (12.33%) Project Planning

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) LAN
1 9 (12.33%) WAN
1 9 (12.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (34.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Moq
4 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Front Office
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (73.97%) .NET
2 15 (20.55%) WCF
3 12 (16.44%) WPF
3 12 (16.44%) Silverlight
4 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.11%) SOAP
7 3 (4.11%) Web Services
7 3 (4.11%) XML
7 3 (4.11%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.37%) WinForms
8 1 (1.37%) MDX
8 1 (1.37%) LINQ
8 1 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Open Source
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) SOA
3 21 (28.77%) Scrum
4 14 (19.18%) TDD
5 11 (15.07%) Matrix Management
6 10 (13.70%) Mentoring
7 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (12.33%) MVC
7 9 (12.33%) Business Transformation
7 9 (12.33%) Project Planning
8 8 (10.96%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Migration
9 7 (9.59%) TOGAF
9 7 (9.59%) Coaching
10 6 (8.22%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.85%) User Stories
12 4 (5.48%) ETL
12 4 (5.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) C#
2 18 (24.66%) Java
3 7 (9.59%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) C
4 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.11%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
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