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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 579 583 573
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 317 348 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 239 268 250
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,935 £57,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -14 163 £87,500 +2.94% 16
South East +12 59 £75,000 +7.14% 5
West Midlands +4 28 £63,299 -9.57%
Yorkshire 0 20 £62,500 -9.09% 1
South West -14 13 £60,000 +16.50% 2
East of England -30 10 £66,654 +0.99% 1
East Midlands +12 8 £68,750 -31.25% 3
North East -2 8 £61,117 +6.29%
North West +1 6 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 300 (44.98%) Finance
2 191 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (22.04%) Banking
4 146 (21.89%) Java
5 140 (20.99%) TOGAF
6 135 (20.24%) Oracle
7 104 (15.59%) .NET
8 103 (15.44%) Middleware
8 103 (15.44%) Retail
9 95 (14.24%) Microsoft
10 91 (13.64%) SOA
11 88 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 85 (12.74%) Enterprise Architecture
13 83 (12.44%) Windows
14 80 (11.99%) SQL Server
15 77 (11.54%) HTML
16 74 (11.09%) JavaScript
17 69 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (10.19%) Scrum
18 68 (10.19%) WebSphere
19 66 (9.90%) IBM
19 66 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
20 65 (9.75%) Linux
21 64 (9.60%) E-Commerce
22 63 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
23 62 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
23 62 (9.30%) Web Services
23 62 (9.30%) Cisco
24 60 (9.00%) HTTP
25 57 (8.55%) C#

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 68 (10.19%) WebSphere
2 56 (8.40%) Apache
3 50 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 49 (7.35%) IIS
4 49 (7.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 44 (6.60%) Oracle Coherence
6 18 (2.70%) CMS
7 13 (1.95%) WebSphere Process Server
7 13 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.80%) Node.js
9 11 (1.65%) Joomla!
10 9 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.05%) JBoss
11 7 (1.05%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.90%) Drupal
12 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.75%) MS Office
4 4 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (3.45%) RMDS
2 18 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 18 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 18 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 18 (2.70%) SAP SCM
3 13 (1.95%) SAP HR
3 13 (1.95%) SAP LE
4 7 (1.05%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.75%) Magento
5 5 (0.75%) AWD
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.15%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.15%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.45%) SaaS
2 22 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.20%) PaaS
3 8 (1.20%) IaaS
3 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.05%) Office 365
5 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.45%) Force.com
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.00%) HTTP
2 56 (8.40%) SAN
3 55 (8.25%) LAN
4 54 (8.10%) WAN
5 50 (7.50%) NAS
6 44 (6.60%) FCoE
6 44 (6.60%) Fibre Channel
6 44 (6.60%) Multicast
7 21 (3.15%) iSCSI
8 18 (2.70%) Firewall
9 16 (2.40%) Internet
10 9 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (0.90%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.75%) VoIP
12 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.75%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.75%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.90%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (7.35%) DB2
4 27 (4.05%) Hadoop
5 24 (3.60%) HBase
6 20 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.55%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.25%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.80%) Big Data
11 12 (1.80%) OLAP
12 10 (1.50%) OLTP
12 10 (1.50%) Oracle OLAP
13 9 (1.35%) SAP BW
13 9 (1.35%) SAP BI
13 9 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 8 (1.20%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Maven
1 7 (1.05%) TeamCity
1 7 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.60%) Jasmine
3 4 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.60%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.60%) Ant
4 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.45%) ReSharper
4 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.45%) Subversion
4 3 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.15%) MSTest
6 1 (0.15%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
6 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 300 (44.98%) Finance
2 147 (22.04%) Banking
3 103 (15.44%) Retail
4 28 (4.20%) Marketing
5 22 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.00%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.85%) Corporate Banking
8 13 (1.95%) Automotive
8 13 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.35%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.20%) Legal
11 7 (1.05%) Back Office
11 7 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.75%) Military
13 4 (0.60%) Publishing
13 4 (0.60%) Games
14 3 (0.45%) Advertising
15 2 (0.30%) Billing
16 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (15.59%) .NET
2 103 (15.44%) Middleware
3 77 (11.54%) HTML
4 62 (9.30%) Web Services
5 52 (7.80%) XML
6 44 (6.60%) CSS
7 43 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 39 (5.85%) J2EE
9 34 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (4.35%) HTML5
10 29 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 29 (4.35%) XSLT
11 28 (4.20%) Oracle Fusion
12 24 (3.60%) REST
13 23 (3.45%) Ultra Messaging
13 23 (3.45%) Rendezvous
14 22 (3.30%) WCF
15 21 (3.15%) jQuery
16 20 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (2.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.85%) User Experience
3 38 (5.70%) Mainframe
4 26 (3.90%) Data Integration
5 21 (3.15%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
10 12 (1.80%) DataPower
11 11 (1.65%) Online Banking
12 10 (1.50%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.35%) Clustering
14 7 (1.05%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.90%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.90%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.90%) Equities
15 6 (0.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.44%) Windows
2 65 (9.75%) Linux
3 54 (8.10%) Solaris
4 9 (1.35%) UNIX
5 6 (0.90%) AIX
5 6 (0.90%) SUSE
5 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.90%) CentOS
5 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.75%) Debian
6 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.15%) HPUX
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (20.99%) TOGAF
3 91 (13.64%) SOA
4 88 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (12.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 69 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (10.19%) Scrum
8 64 (9.60%) E-Commerce
9 63 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
10 62 (9.30%) Zachman Framework
11 55 (8.25%) TDD
12 53 (7.95%) MVC
13 49 (7.35%) Benchmarking
14 45 (6.75%) Analytics
15 41 (6.15%) Project Management
16 40 (6.00%) Open Source
17 39 (5.85%) Mentoring
18 36 (5.40%) Technical Architecture
19 34 (5.10%) Line Management
20 33 (4.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 146 (21.89%) Java
2 74 (11.09%) JavaScript
3 57 (8.55%) C#
4 55 (8.25%) SQL
5 20 (3.00%) PHP
5 20 (3.00%) Python
6 8 (1.20%) C++
7 7 (1.05%) C
7 7 (1.05%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.90%) Perl
8 6 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.75%) Korn
9 5 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.75%) ABAP
9 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.75%) Jython
10 4 (0.60%) VB
10 4 (0.60%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.45%) VB6
11 3 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (5.55%) Degree
2 19 (2.85%) CITP
3 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.35%) MCSE
5 4 (0.60%) CISSP
5 4 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.60%) MCITP
6 3 (0.45%) CCNP
6 3 (0.45%) CCDA
6 3 (0.45%) CCA
6 3 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.30%) CCDP
7 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.30%) MCTS
7 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.05%) QA
2 4 (0.60%) COBIT
2 4 (0.60%) MiFID
2 4 (0.60%) EMIR
2 4 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 44 (6.60%) NFS
1 44 (6.60%) SRDF
2 37 (5.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.05%) Xen
4 26 (3.90%) KVM
5 25 (3.75%) Hyper-V
6 23 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (2.10%) Active Directory
8 10 (1.50%) vSphere
9 8 (1.20%) XenServer
10 7 (1.05%) XenApp
11 5 (0.75%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.75%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.75%) pfSense
12 3 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.30%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (1.35%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 7 (1.05%) TeamSite
3 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.60%) OPNET
5 3 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.45%) Puppet
5 3 (0.45%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 135 (20.24%) Oracle
2 95 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 66 (9.90%) IBM
4 62 (9.30%) Cisco
5 56 (8.40%) Intel
6 50 (7.50%) SAP
7 49 (7.35%) EMC
8 48 (7.20%) NetApp
9 46 (6.90%) VMware
10 40 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (4.35%) TIBCO
12 24 (3.60%) Sybase
13 23 (3.45%) DataSynapse
14 20 (3.00%) Citrix
15 17 (2.55%) Google
16 15 (2.25%) Pega
16 15 (2.25%) hybris
17 13 (1.95%) F5
18 11 (1.65%) Juniper
19 9 (1.35%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and h
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Volaris Exec
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: €90000 - €100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 50,000- £70,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Salary: Package & Bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per week + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + package
Posted: 12 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £62,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago