The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 498 546 528
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 391 340 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 333 299 291
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £69,250 £71,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +10.38%
Lead Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94349 93880 96743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.44% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78390 76321 82592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in England

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in England

Lead Architect
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
London +16 219 £82,500 +10.00% 23
South East -27 54 £68,500 -8.66% 3
East of England +13 28 £65,000 +10.16% 3
Yorkshire -6 23 £61,215 -15.56% 3
North West -11 21 £61,215 +11.30% 2
West Midlands -21 13 £82,500 +11.86% 5
South West -15 9 £75,000 +15.38% 4
East Midlands +30 7 £90,000 +33.33% 4
North East - 5 £61,215 -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 254 (34.60%) Finance
2 232 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (20.44%) Oracle
4 144 (19.62%) Banking
5 139 (18.94%) Microsoft
6 133 (18.12%) TOGAF
7 132 (17.98%) .NET
8 120 (16.35%) SQL
8 120 (16.35%) Java
8 120 (16.35%) Scrum
9 119 (16.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 115 (15.67%) JavaScript
11 114 (15.53%) SQL Server
12 110 (14.99%) C#
13 105 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 101 (13.76%) HTML
15 97 (13.22%) Mentoring
16 94 (12.81%) Windows
17 93 (12.67%) TDD
18 85 (11.58%) Retail
19 82 (11.17%) SOA
20 81 (11.04%) E-Commerce
20 81 (11.04%) Middleware
21 78 (10.63%) Web Services
22 77 (10.49%) Zachman Framework
23 76 (10.35%) SAP
24 70 (9.54%) CSS
24 70 (9.54%) XML
24 70 (9.54%) IBM
25 63 (8.58%) Internet

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 63 (8.58%) WebSphere
2 53 (7.22%) Apache
2 53 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 43 (5.86%) IIS
4 32 (4.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 32 (4.36%) Oracle Coherence
5 21 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
5 21 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (2.59%) TeamSite
7 18 (2.45%) JBoss
8 16 (2.18%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.77%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.63%) Node.js
11 11 (1.50%) MS Exchange
12 10 (1.36%) CMS
13 9 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
15 4 (0.54%) SAS
16 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 59 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (3.00%) SAP FI
1 22 (3.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 22 (3.00%) SAP CO
2 20 (2.72%) RMDS
3 15 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (1.50%) SAP PP
5 11 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (1.09%) SAP SCM
6 8 (1.09%) SAP LE
6 8 (1.09%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.95%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.54%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.41%) SAP MDM
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
10 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.27%) Endur
10 2 (0.27%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.63%) SaaS
3 10 (1.36%) IaaS
4 8 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.82%) PaaS
6 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.27%) Route 53
7 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.58%) Internet
2 60 (8.17%) SAN
3 49 (6.68%) LAN
4 48 (6.54%) WAN
5 37 (5.04%) NAS
6 34 (4.63%) Fibre Channel
7 33 (4.50%) HTTP
8 32 (4.36%) Multicast
8 32 (4.36%) FCoE
9 19 (2.59%) iSCSI
9 19 (2.59%) Firewall
10 5 (0.68%) MPLS
10 5 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (0.54%) DNS
11 4 (0.54%) DHCP
12 2 (0.27%) WLAN
12 2 (0.27%) Wireless
12 2 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (6.54%) Big Data
4 41 (5.59%) DB2
5 36 (4.90%) MySQL
6 33 (4.50%) Hadoop
7 27 (3.68%) NoSQL
8 24 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (3.13%) HBase
10 17 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
13 14 (1.91%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.91%) QlikView
14 12 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
14 12 (1.63%) Relational Database
15 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (3.27%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
4 14 (1.91%) ReSharper
5 10 (1.36%) Subversion
6 7 (0.95%) MSI
7 3 (0.41%) JUnit
7 3 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.41%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.27%) NUnit
8 2 (0.27%) Maven
8 2 (0.27%) Lombardi
8 2 (0.27%) MSTest
9 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.14%) JIRA
9 1 (0.14%) Ant
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 254 (34.60%) Finance
2 144 (19.62%) Banking
3 85 (11.58%) Retail
4 45 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 38 (5.18%) Marketing
6 35 (4.77%) Manufacturing
7 28 (3.81%) Back Office
8 27 (3.68%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.77%) Legal
10 11 (1.50%) Electronics
11 10 (1.36%) Aerospace
12 9 (1.23%) Automotive
13 8 (1.09%) Publishing
13 8 (1.09%) Local Government
13 8 (1.09%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.41%) Front Office
16 2 (0.27%) Games
16 2 (0.27%) Billing
16 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (17.98%) .NET
2 101 (13.76%) HTML
3 81 (11.04%) Middleware
4 78 (10.63%) Web Services
5 70 (9.54%) XML
5 70 (9.54%) CSS
6 60 (8.17%) ASP.NET
7 41 (5.59%) jQuery
8 40 (5.45%) WCF
9 37 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (4.09%) HTML5
10 30 (4.09%) REST
10 30 (4.09%) J2EE
11 28 (3.81%) AngularJS
11 28 (3.81%) RESTful
12 24 (3.27%) Spring
13 23 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (3.00%) Hibernate
15 20 (2.72%) Rendezvous
15 20 (2.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.31%) User Experience
3 37 (5.04%) Mainframe
3 37 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (4.63%) Online Banking
6 25 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (3.27%) Open Source
8 22 (3.00%) Mobile Banking
9 19 (2.59%) DataPower
10 14 (1.91%) Data Integration
11 13 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (1.77%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.36%) DTV
13 8 (1.09%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
13 8 (1.09%) Replication
13 8 (1.09%) Clustering
13 8 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.81%) Windows
2 62 (8.45%) Linux
3 45 (6.13%) Solaris
4 29 (3.95%) UNIX
5 11 (1.50%) Android
5 11 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.68%) AIX
8 4 (0.54%) VME
8 4 (0.54%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (18.12%) TOGAF
3 120 (16.35%) Scrum
4 119 (16.21%) Enterprise Architecture
5 105 (14.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (13.22%) Mentoring
7 93 (12.67%) TDD
8 82 (11.17%) SOA
9 81 (11.04%) E-Commerce
10 77 (10.49%) Zachman Framework
11 62 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (7.22%) Line Management
13 50 (6.81%) Analytics
14 48 (6.54%) MVC
15 42 (5.72%) Kanban
16 40 (5.45%) Project Management
17 39 (5.31%) Coaching
18 37 (5.04%) Data Modelling
19 35 (4.77%) Web Development
20 34 (4.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 120 (16.35%) Java
1 120 (16.35%) SQL
2 115 (15.67%) JavaScript
3 110 (14.99%) C#
4 30 (4.09%) Python
5 25 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.18%) PHP
7 14 (1.91%) Ruby
8 7 (0.95%) Groovy
9 6 (0.82%) Scala
9 6 (0.82%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.68%) COBOL
10 5 (0.68%) ABAP
11 4 (0.54%) R
11 4 (0.54%) C
12 2 (0.27%) C++
12 2 (0.27%) Perl
13 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (7.49%) Degree
2 19 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.36%) CISSP
4 10 (1.36%) MCSE
5 9 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.09%) VCP4
7 7 (0.95%) CCNP
7 7 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (0.54%) CCNA
9 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.41%) CISM
11 2 (0.27%) CCIE
11 2 (0.27%) ISEB
12 1 (0.14%) MCSA
12 1 (0.14%) PhD
12 1 (0.14%) CCDA
12 1 (0.14%) CCDP
12 1 (0.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.50%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) SLA
2 6 (0.82%) COBIT
3 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 32 (4.36%) NFS
1 32 (4.36%) SRDF
2 31 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (2.18%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.77%) Active Directory
6 12 (1.63%) Xen
6 12 (1.63%) KVM
7 7 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.54%) vSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Docker
9 2 (0.27%) HDFS
9 2 (0.27%) Varnish
9 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (2.72%) Tivoli
2 19 (2.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 15 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.36%) SCCM
5 7 (0.95%) AppDNA
6 6 (0.82%) OpenView
7 5 (0.68%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.27%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.27%) SCOM
8 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.14%) Cacti
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.14%) MOM
9 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.14%) Nagios
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.14%) nmon
Vendors
1 150 (20.44%) Oracle
2 139 (18.94%) Microsoft
3 76 (10.35%) SAP
4 70 (9.54%) IBM
5 46 (6.27%) Cisco
6 39 (5.31%) VMware
7 35 (4.77%) NetApp
7 35 (4.77%) Intel
8 33 (4.50%) EMC
9 26 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (3.41%) TIBCO
11 23 (3.13%) Citrix
12 22 (3.00%) HP
13 21 (2.86%) Sybase
14 20 (2.72%) DataSynapse
14 20 (2.72%) 29West
15 19 (2.59%) LogLogic
16 18 (2.45%) Google
17 17 (2.32%) Facebook
18 11 (1.50%) Pega
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £46000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £93000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £95000 - £105000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £95,000 to £105,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £71000 per annum + generous package and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago