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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 563 522 540
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 328 381 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 260 333 298
Average salary £72,800 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.93% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
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
97560 95205 102446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81838 78046 88983
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
London -30 180 £82,500 +3.12% 11
South East -33 50 £70,000 -6.66% 3
North West +2 32 £61,250 +6.52% 1
East of England -20 22 £68,000 +13.33% 1
West Midlands -3 14 £80,000 +6.66% 1
South West +5 11 £64,000 -8.57% 1
Yorkshire -22 10 £61,250 +11.36%
East Midlands +22 3 £55,000 -46.98%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 223 (31.95%) Finance
2 171 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (22.06%) Banking
4 146 (20.92%) Microsoft
5 133 (19.05%) TOGAF
6 131 (18.77%) Oracle
7 129 (18.48%) .NET
8 110 (15.76%) Java
8 110 (15.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 106 (15.19%) SQL Server
10 100 (14.33%) Mentoring
11 97 (13.90%) Scrum
12 93 (13.32%) JavaScript
12 93 (13.32%) HTML
13 89 (12.75%) C#
13 89 (12.75%) Retail
14 86 (12.32%) SQL
15 84 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 81 (11.60%) Windows
17 77 (11.03%) SOA
18 74 (10.60%) TDD
18 74 (10.60%) Zachman Framework
19 63 (9.03%) MS Excel
20 62 (8.88%) E-Commerce
21 61 (8.74%) CSS
22 59 (8.45%) Coaching
23 58 (8.31%) IBM
24 57 (8.17%) Degree
25 55 (7.88%) SAP
25 55 (7.88%) Web Services

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 45 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 43 (6.16%) Tomcat
3 32 (4.58%) Apache
4 28 (4.01%) IIS
5 21 (3.01%) SharePoint
6 20 (2.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 20 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
7 17 (2.44%) JBoss
8 15 (2.15%) WebLogic
9 14 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (2.01%) TeamSite
9 14 (2.01%) WebSphere Process Server
10 11 (1.58%) CMS
10 11 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.29%) MS Exchange
12 8 (1.15%) Lync
13 6 (0.86%) Node.js
14 4 (0.57%) Drupal
15 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 17 (2.44%) RMDS
2 14 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (1.58%) SAP PP
4 7 (1.00%) SAP QM
5 4 (0.57%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.43%) SAP LE
6 3 (0.43%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.43%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.86%) IaaS
2 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.15%) PaaS
4 5 (0.72%) Office 365
4 5 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.72%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.88%) Internet
2 48 (6.88%) SAN
3 37 (5.30%) LAN
4 36 (5.16%) WAN
5 25 (3.58%) NAS
6 22 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
6 22 (3.15%) Firewall
7 21 (3.01%) HTTP
8 20 (2.87%) FCoE
8 20 (2.87%) Multicast
9 15 (2.15%) Unified Communications
10 10 (1.43%) iSCSI
11 6 (0.86%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.72%) MPLS
12 5 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (0.57%) RTP
13 4 (0.57%) DNS
13 4 (0.57%) DHCP
13 4 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.01%) Hadoop
3 28 (4.01%) Big Data
4 27 (3.87%) MySQL
5 25 (3.58%) DB2
6 23 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (3.15%) HBase
8 20 (2.87%) NoSQL
9 19 (2.72%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (2.44%) QlikView
10 17 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.00%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (4.58%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.00%) Subversion
3 7 (1.00%) MSI
3 7 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (0.86%) ReSharper
5 5 (0.72%) Maven
6 3 (0.43%) Ant
6 3 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (0.43%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.29%) NUnit
7 2 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.29%) JUnit
7 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.29%) Lombardi
7 2 (0.29%) Selenium
7 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.29%) MSTest
General
1 223 (31.95%) Finance
2 154 (22.06%) Banking
3 89 (12.75%) Retail
4 37 (5.30%) Investment Banking
4 37 (5.30%) Marketing
5 31 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.15%) Manufacturing
7 25 (3.58%) Back Office
8 17 (2.44%) Electronics
9 12 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.72%) Publishing
10 10 (1.43%) Legal
11 5 (0.72%) Billing
11 5 (0.72%) Law
11 5 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.57%) Automotive
12 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.43%) Advertising
13 3 (0.43%) International Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (18.48%) .NET
2 93 (13.32%) HTML
3 61 (8.74%) CSS
4 55 (7.88%) Web Services
5 53 (7.59%) Middleware
6 51 (7.31%) ASP.NET
7 46 (6.59%) XML
7 46 (6.59%) WCF
8 35 (5.01%) HTML5
9 32 (4.58%) jQuery
10 26 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (3.72%) Spring
11 25 (3.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (3.15%) J2EE
13 21 (3.01%) Hibernate
13 21 (3.01%) WPF
14 19 (2.72%) .NET Framework
14 19 (2.72%) Silverlight
15 18 (2.58%) XSLT
16 17 (2.44%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.87%) Online Banking
3 34 (4.87%) User Experience
4 31 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (2.44%) Mainframe
7 16 (2.29%) Open Source
8 15 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
8 15 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
9 14 (2.01%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.01%) DataPower
10 10 (1.43%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.43%) EMV
10 10 (1.43%) Derivative
11 9 (1.29%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.29%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.29%) DTV
12 8 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
12 8 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 81 (11.60%) Windows
2 51 (7.31%) Linux
3 32 (4.58%) Solaris
4 29 (4.15%) UNIX
5 14 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.58%) Android
7 7 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.86%) AIX
9 5 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 110 (15.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 100 (14.33%) Mentoring
5 97 (13.90%) Scrum
6 84 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (11.03%) SOA
8 74 (10.60%) TDD
8 74 (10.60%) Zachman Framework
9 62 (8.88%) E-Commerce
10 59 (8.45%) Coaching
11 44 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (6.30%) Analytics
12 38 (5.44%) ITIL
13 37 (5.30%) MVC
14 36 (5.16%) Line Management
15 34 (4.87%) Project Management
16 33 (4.73%) Web Development
16 33 (4.73%) Kanban
17 32 (4.58%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 110 (15.76%) Java
2 93 (13.32%) JavaScript
3 89 (12.75%) C#
4 86 (12.32%) SQL
5 16 (2.29%) T-SQL
5 16 (2.29%) PHP
6 13 (1.86%) Python
7 5 (0.72%) Ruby
7 5 (0.72%) Scala
7 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 5 (0.72%) C++
8 3 (0.43%) Groovy
8 3 (0.43%) C
9 2 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.14%) R
10 1 (0.14%) XPath
10 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (8.17%) Degree
2 20 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.72%) MCSE
5 8 (1.15%) PhD
6 7 (1.00%) CCNP
6 7 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.57%) CISSP
8 4 (0.57%) CCNA
9 3 (0.43%) CISM
9 3 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.29%) CCDP
10 2 (0.29%) CCIE
10 2 (0.29%) MCSA
11 1 (0.14%) ISEB
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.14%) CCDA
11 1 (0.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.30%) QA
2 6 (0.86%) SLA
3 5 (0.72%) COBIT
4 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 25 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (2.87%) NFS
2 20 (2.87%) SRDF
3 13 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.72%) Active Directory
5 7 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.57%) Xen
7 4 (0.57%) vSphere
8 3 (0.43%) Varnish
8 3 (0.43%) KVM
8 3 (0.43%) XenApp
9 2 (0.29%) HDFS
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (2.29%) Tivoli
2 14 (2.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 12 (1.72%) AppDNA
4 10 (1.43%) SCCM
5 8 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.86%) OpenView
7 5 (0.72%) Unicenter
8 4 (0.57%) Puppet
9 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.29%) MOM
10 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.14%) WSUS
10 1 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.14%) Cacti
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.14%) nmon
Vendors
1 146 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 131 (18.77%) Oracle
3 58 (8.31%) IBM
4 55 (7.88%) SAP
5 40 (5.73%) Cisco
6 35 (5.01%) Citrix
7 30 (4.30%) VMware
8 29 (4.15%) NetApp
9 23 (3.30%) Intel
10 22 (3.15%) HP
11 21 (3.01%) TIBCO
12 20 (2.87%) EMC
13 19 (2.72%) Sybase
14 17 (2.44%) DataSynapse
14 17 (2.44%) 29West
15 14 (2.01%) LogLogic
16 10 (1.43%) Twitter
16 10 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
17 9 (1.29%) Facebook
17 9 (1.29%) Google
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits 10%
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Exec Car + extensive benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + pension, health, bonus, travel
Posted: 26 days ago