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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 569 571 485
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -86
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 332 300 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 257 259 384
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
103237 94545 105384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84342 79126 90809
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -52 179 £85,000 +3.03% 13
South East -8 52 £70,000 +18.64% 7
East of England +13 40 £65,500 +13.91% 4
Yorkshire -28 29 £70,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands +2 17 £70,000 -6.66% 3
South West -17 7 £65,000 +25.00%
North West -15 5 £67,500 +42.10% 5
North East 0 4 £57,500 -
East Midlands -11 2 £100,000 +81.81%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 191 (29.94%) Finance
2 128 (20.06%) .NET
3 116 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 115 (18.03%) Oracle
5 112 (17.55%) Banking
6 107 (16.77%) Java
7 83 (13.01%) HTML
7 83 (13.01%) TOGAF
8 77 (12.07%) C#
8 77 (12.07%) SQL
8 77 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
9 76 (11.91%) SQL Server
10 68 (10.66%) SOA
11 62 (9.72%) Windows
12 60 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 60 (9.40%) Retail
13 59 (9.25%) JavaScript
14 54 (8.46%) Linux
15 52 (8.15%) TDD
16 50 (7.84%) Scrum
16 50 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (7.68%) MVC
18 48 (7.52%) SAN
19 47 (7.37%) MS Excel
20 46 (7.21%) Middleware
21 44 (6.90%) CSS
22 43 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
22 43 (6.74%) Cisco
22 43 (6.74%) Zachman Framework
22 43 (6.74%) Degree

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 29 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 28 (4.39%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.92%) IIS
3 25 (3.92%) Apache
4 24 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.76%) Node.js
5 17 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 17 (2.66%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (2.04%) CMS
7 12 (1.88%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.25%) Drupal
9 7 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.10%) Lync
10 5 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.63%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.47%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 47 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.41%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.31%) InDesign
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.66%) RMDS
2 11 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.10%) Oracle SCM
6 6 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.63%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.31%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.31%) Magento
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
10 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.78%) Office 365
3 4 (0.63%) IaaS
3 4 (0.63%) SaaS
4 3 (0.47%) PaaS
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.52%) SAN
2 38 (5.96%) WAN
3 36 (5.64%) LAN
4 27 (4.23%) NAS
5 25 (3.92%) Unified Communications
6 21 (3.29%) Internet
7 18 (2.82%) HTTP
8 17 (2.66%) Multicast
8 17 (2.66%) FCoE
8 17 (2.66%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (1.88%) Firewall
10 6 (0.94%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.94%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.78%) 3G
12 4 (0.63%) MPLS
12 4 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.63%) Broadband
13 3 (0.47%) DNS
13 3 (0.47%) Intranet
13 3 (0.47%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 20 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.98%) HBase
6 18 (2.82%) Big Data
7 15 (2.35%) MySQL
8 14 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (1.25%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.94%) Redis
13 6 (0.94%) Oracle ODI
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 31 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.25%) Selenium
4 6 (0.94%) Maven
4 6 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.78%) Mockito
5 5 (0.78%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.63%) Ant
6 4 (0.63%) Subversion
7 3 (0.47%) LSMW
7 3 (0.47%) JIRA
7 3 (0.47%) JBehave
7 3 (0.47%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.31%) JUnit
8 2 (0.31%) ERwin
9 1 (0.16%) JMeter
General
1 191 (29.94%) Finance
2 112 (17.55%) Banking
3 60 (9.40%) Retail
4 35 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.76%) Marketing
6 24 (3.76%) Back Office
7 14 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.88%) Advertising
9 10 (1.57%) International Banking
10 9 (1.41%) Law
10 9 (1.41%) Games
10 9 (1.41%) Electronics
11 8 (1.25%) Front Office
12 7 (1.10%) Publishing
13 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Billing
15 2 (0.31%) Local Government
15 2 (0.31%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (20.06%) .NET
2 83 (13.01%) HTML
3 46 (7.21%) Middleware
4 44 (6.90%) CSS
5 38 (5.96%) Web Services
6 37 (5.80%) XML
7 33 (5.17%) ASP.NET
7 33 (5.17%) HTML5
8 23 (3.61%) WCF
9 22 (3.45%) J2EE
10 21 (3.29%) Spring
10 21 (3.29%) jQuery
11 20 (3.13%) XSLT
12 17 (2.66%) SOAP
12 17 (2.66%) Rendezvous
13 16 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
15 14 (2.19%) .NET Framework
15 14 (2.19%) Java EE
15 14 (2.19%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (3.92%) Management Information System
2 19 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.57%) Derivative
5 10 (1.57%) Open Source
6 9 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.10%) Xbox
8 7 (1.10%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.94%) EMV
10 5 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.78%) Online Banking
10 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.63%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.63%) Economics
11 4 (0.63%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.47%) DTV
12 3 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.72%) Windows
2 54 (8.46%) Linux
3 30 (4.70%) Solaris
4 28 (4.39%) UNIX
5 16 (2.51%) Android
6 9 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.47%) AIX
12 2 (0.31%) HPUX
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (13.01%) TOGAF
2 77 (12.07%) Enterprise Architecture
3 68 (10.66%) SOA
4 60 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (8.15%) TDD
6 50 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (7.84%) Scrum
7 49 (7.68%) MVC
8 43 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (6.74%) Zachman Framework
9 39 (6.11%) E-Commerce
10 35 (5.49%) Project Management
11 33 (5.17%) Data Modelling
12 29 (4.55%) ITIL
12 29 (4.55%) UML
13 28 (4.39%) CRM
13 28 (4.39%) Information Security
14 26 (4.08%) Information Architecture
15 25 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (3.76%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.77%) Java
2 77 (12.07%) SQL
2 77 (12.07%) C#
3 59 (9.25%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.51%) PHP
5 11 (1.72%) Ruby
6 8 (1.25%) C++
7 7 (1.10%) Objective-C
8 5 (0.78%) Clojure
8 5 (0.78%) C
8 5 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.47%) ABAP
10 2 (0.31%) Python
11 1 (0.16%) XPath
11 1 (0.16%) PHP5
11 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (6.74%) Degree
2 22 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.10%) MCSE
5 7 (1.10%) CISSP
6 6 (0.94%) PhD
7 3 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.31%) ISEB
8 2 (0.31%) MBCS
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.31%) CISM
9 1 (0.16%) MBA
9 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.16%) CCIE
9 1 (0.16%) CCNP
9 1 (0.16%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) RHCE
9 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) COBIT
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) TickIT
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (2.66%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (2.66%) NFS
2 17 (2.66%) SRDF
3 16 (2.51%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.47%) XenApp
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (1.41%) Puppet
2 8 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.94%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.16%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) OpenView
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 116 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 115 (18.03%) Oracle
3 43 (6.74%) Cisco
4 39 (6.11%) IBM
5 37 (5.80%) VMware
6 36 (5.64%) Citrix
7 30 (4.70%) NetApp
8 26 (4.08%) EMC
9 25 (3.92%) SAP
10 19 (2.98%) Sybase
11 18 (2.82%) Intel
11 18 (2.82%) TIBCO
12 17 (2.66%) DataSynapse
12 17 (2.66%) 29West
13 13 (2.04%) Rackspace
13 13 (2.04%) JBoss
14 12 (1.88%) Adobe
15 11 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.72%) Sencha
16 10 (1.57%) HP
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Shares
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: Competative salary + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Pension, Health plan, Life Assurance, 25
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent career progression
Posted: 6 days ago