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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 575 601 557
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 308 315 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 224 254 290
Average salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,600
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £100,000
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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +24 167 £85,000 +3.03% 16
South East +20 59 £72,500 +3.57% 2
West Midlands +11 24 £70,000 - 2
Yorkshire -10 14 £62,500 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +7 11 £58,750 -30.88% 2
South West -8 10 £65,000 +21.49% 3
East of England -21 9 £67,500 +3.84%
North West 0 7 £60,000 -15.78% 3
North East -17 1 £90,000 +56.52%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 320 (45.39%) Finance
2 213 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (23.40%) Java
4 158 (22.41%) Banking
5 157 (22.27%) Oracle
6 131 (18.58%) TOGAF
7 126 (17.87%) Middleware
8 123 (17.45%) .NET
9 117 (16.60%) Retail
10 107 (15.18%) Microsoft
11 96 (13.62%) SOA
12 90 (12.77%) SQL Server
12 90 (12.77%) Windows
13 88 (12.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 87 (12.34%) JavaScript
15 82 (11.63%) C#
15 82 (11.63%) WebSphere
16 80 (11.35%) Enterprise Architecture
17 79 (11.21%) IBM
18 78 (11.06%) SQL
19 76 (10.78%) HTML
19 76 (10.78%) Scrum
20 75 (10.64%) Apache
20 75 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
21 74 (10.50%) E-Commerce
21 74 (10.50%) Linux
22 73 (10.35%) Cisco
23 67 (9.50%) Intel
24 66 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
24 66 (9.36%) LAN

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 75 (10.64%) Apache
3 62 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 62 (8.79%) IIS
4 60 (8.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 55 (7.80%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (2.41%) WebSphere Process Server
6 17 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (1.99%) CMS
8 12 (1.70%) Node.js
9 11 (1.56%) Joomla!
9 11 (1.56%) JBoss
9 11 (1.56%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.42%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.85%) Drupal
12 6 (0.85%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.71%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.57%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (4.11%) RMDS
2 24 (3.40%) SAP FI
2 24 (3.40%) SAP FI/CO
2 24 (3.40%) SAP CO
3 12 (1.70%) SAP HR
3 12 (1.70%) SAP SCM
3 12 (1.70%) SAP LE
4 9 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.71%) AWD
5 5 (0.71%) SAP BPC
6 4 (0.57%) Magento
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.13%) SaaS
3 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.85%) Office 365
6 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.43%) Force.com
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.28%) IaaS
9 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.14%) Route 53
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 66 (9.36%) LAN
1 66 (9.36%) HTTP
2 65 (9.22%) WAN
3 64 (9.08%) SAN
4 57 (8.09%) NAS
5 55 (7.80%) FCoE
5 55 (7.80%) Fibre Channel
5 55 (7.80%) Multicast
6 26 (3.69%) iSCSI
7 23 (3.26%) Internet
8 18 (2.55%) Firewall
9 8 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.71%) BIG-IP
10 5 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.43%) VoIP
11 3 (0.43%) RFID
12 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 75 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (8.23%) DB2
4 34 (4.82%) Hadoop
5 30 (4.26%) HBase
6 24 (3.40%) Big Data
7 18 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.41%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.27%) MySQL
10 14 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 13 (1.84%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.70%) OLAP
13 10 (1.42%) OLTP
13 10 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
13 10 (1.42%) Riak
14 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.13%) Maven
2 8 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (0.99%) TeamCity
3 7 (0.99%) ReSharper
4 5 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (0.71%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.71%) Subversion
5 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.14%) NUnit
7 1 (0.14%) Ant
7 1 (0.14%) JUnit
7 1 (0.14%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.14%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 320 (45.39%) Finance
2 158 (22.41%) Banking
3 117 (16.60%) Retail
4 29 (4.11%) Marketing
5 26 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
7 17 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.70%) Automotive
9 12 (1.70%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.56%) Legal
10 11 (1.56%) Back Office
11 9 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.71%) Military
13 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.57%) Publishing
14 3 (0.43%) Games
14 3 (0.43%) Local Government
15 2 (0.28%) Billing
15 2 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (17.87%) Middleware
2 123 (17.45%) .NET
3 76 (10.78%) HTML
4 66 (9.36%) XML
5 57 (8.09%) Web Services
6 51 (7.23%) J2EE
7 49 (6.95%) ASP.NET
8 41 (5.82%) CSS
9 39 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (4.96%) XSLT
11 33 (4.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 32 (4.54%) REST
13 30 (4.26%) AngularJS
14 29 (4.11%) Ultra Messaging
14 29 (4.11%) Rendezvous
15 24 (3.40%) jQuery
16 23 (3.26%) HTML5
17 21 (2.98%) WCF
18 19 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 18 (2.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.38%) Mainframe
2 37 (5.25%) User Experience
3 35 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.11%) Data Integration
5 23 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.99%) DataPower
8 14 (1.99%) Mobile Banking
9 13 (1.84%) Online Banking
10 12 (1.70%) Clustering
10 12 (1.70%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.70%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.13%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.99%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.85%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.85%) Equities
16 5 (0.71%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 90 (12.77%) Windows
2 74 (10.50%) Linux
3 66 (9.36%) Solaris
4 9 (1.28%) UNIX
5 6 (0.85%) AIX
5 6 (0.85%) SUSE
5 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.85%) CentOS
5 6 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.71%) Debian
6 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.43%) VME
8 1 (0.14%) Android
8 1 (0.14%) HPUX
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (18.58%) TOGAF
3 96 (13.62%) SOA
4 88 (12.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (11.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 76 (10.78%) Scrum
7 74 (10.50%) E-Commerce
8 66 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (9.36%) Zachman Framework
9 63 (8.94%) Performance Tuning
10 58 (8.23%) MVC
11 55 (7.80%) Benchmarking
12 50 (7.09%) Mentoring
13 48 (6.81%) TDD
14 46 (6.52%) Line Management
15 40 (5.67%) Open Source
16 39 (5.53%) SDLC
17 37 (5.25%) Technical Architecture
18 36 (5.11%) Project Management
19 35 (4.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 165 (23.40%) Java
2 87 (12.34%) JavaScript
3 82 (11.63%) C#
4 78 (11.06%) SQL
5 26 (3.69%) Python
6 18 (2.55%) PHP
7 9 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.13%) C++
9 6 (0.85%) Perl
9 6 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.85%) ABAP
9 6 (0.85%) Ruby
10 5 (0.71%) Korn
10 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.71%) Jython
10 5 (0.71%) COBOL
11 4 (0.57%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.57%) Groovy
12 3 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (4.54%) Degree
2 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.42%) MCSE
3 10 (1.42%) CISSP
4 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.71%) CCNP
5 5 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.43%) CCDA
7 3 (0.43%) MCITP
8 2 (0.28%) CCDP
8 2 (0.28%) CCNA
8 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) CISM
9 1 (0.14%) CCVP
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MCTS
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.95%) QA
2 6 (0.85%) EMIR
3 5 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.57%) COBIT
4 4 (0.57%) MiFID
4 4 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.28%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 55 (7.80%) NFS
1 55 (7.80%) SRDF
2 41 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (4.40%) Xen
3 31 (4.40%) KVM
4 30 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 29 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (1.56%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.99%) vSphere
8 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.71%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.71%) XenServer
8 5 (0.71%) pfSense
9 3 (0.43%) XenApp
10 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) vCloud
11 1 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 9 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 9 (1.28%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 157 (22.27%) Oracle
2 107 (15.18%) Microsoft
3 79 (11.21%) IBM
4 73 (10.35%) Cisco
5 67 (9.50%) Intel
6 58 (8.23%) NetApp
6 58 (8.23%) EMC
7 49 (6.95%) VMware
8 45 (6.38%) SAP
9 41 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (4.68%) TIBCO
11 29 (4.11%) Sybase
11 29 (4.11%) DataSynapse
12 22 (3.12%) Google
13 15 (2.13%) Citrix
14 14 (1.99%) Facebook
15 13 (1.84%) F5
16 12 (1.70%) hybris
16 12 (1.70%) Pega
17 11 (1.56%) HP
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and h
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Home Based
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £76000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus on top
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Data Intelligence
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 16 days ago