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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 558 612 560
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 347 315 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 259 255 288
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
97667 106221 97451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.48% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81541 88015 81939
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 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 June 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 +29 201 £82,500 - 19
South East +41 59 £68,000 -9.33% 3
West Midlands +5 24 £70,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 14 £43,000 -40.68% 1
East of England -7 13 £65,000 - 2
Yorkshire -7 12 £62,500 -3.84% 1
North West +8 10 £60,000 -11.11%
South West -5 8 £67,500 +23.28% 3
North East - 1 £90,000 -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 330 (44.41%) Finance
2 232 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (23.01%) Java
4 169 (22.75%) Oracle
5 156 (21.00%) Banking
6 151 (20.32%) TOGAF
7 137 (18.44%) .NET
8 121 (16.29%) Middleware
9 119 (16.02%) Microsoft
10 115 (15.48%) Retail
11 102 (13.73%) SOA
12 101 (13.59%) JavaScript
13 100 (13.46%) SQL Server
14 98 (13.19%) Windows
15 97 (13.06%) C#
15 97 (13.06%) Enterprise Architecture
16 95 (12.79%) SQL
17 94 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
18 89 (11.98%) Scrum
19 87 (11.71%) E-Commerce
20 86 (11.57%) HTML
20 86 (11.57%) WebSphere
21 81 (10.90%) IBM
21 81 (10.90%) Zachman Framework
22 78 (10.50%) Web Services
23 77 (10.36%) XML
23 77 (10.36%) Apache
24 76 (10.23%) Linux
25 75 (10.09%) Cisco
26 72 (9.69%) SAN

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 86 (11.57%) WebSphere
2 77 (10.36%) Apache
3 69 (9.29%) IIS
4 65 (8.75%) Tomcat
5 61 (8.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 59 (7.94%) Oracle Coherence
7 17 (2.29%) WebSphere Process Server
7 17 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (1.75%) CMS
9 12 (1.62%) SharePoint
9 12 (1.62%) Node.js
10 10 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (1.08%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.08%) JBoss
12 7 (0.94%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.67%) NServiceBus
14 5 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.67%) Magnolia
Applications
1 39 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (4.44%) RMDS
2 29 (3.90%) SAP FI
2 29 (3.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 29 (3.90%) SAP CO
3 12 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.48%) SAP SCM
4 11 (1.48%) SAP LE
4 11 (1.48%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.54%) Magento
6 4 (0.54%) AWD
7 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) Endur
8 1 (0.13%) Findur
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.29%) SaaS
4 5 (0.67%) Office 365
5 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.40%) Force.com
7 2 (0.27%) PaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Route 53
7 2 (0.27%) IaaS
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 72 (9.69%) SAN
2 70 (9.42%) LAN
3 69 (9.29%) WAN
4 67 (9.02%) HTTP
5 60 (8.08%) NAS
6 59 (7.94%) FCoE
6 59 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
6 59 (7.94%) Multicast
7 30 (4.04%) Internet
8 26 (3.50%) iSCSI
9 14 (1.88%) Firewall
10 8 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.40%) RFID
12 2 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (0.27%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.27%) SSL
12 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (8.61%) DB2
4 39 (5.25%) Hadoop
5 35 (4.71%) Big Data
6 34 (4.58%) HBase
7 22 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 21 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (2.69%) MySQL
10 16 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.88%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.62%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.35%) OLAP
14 10 (1.35%) Riak
14 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.48%) ReSharper
2 11 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (1.08%) Subversion
3 8 (1.08%) Maven
4 5 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (0.67%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.13%) MSTest
7 1 (0.13%) Hudson
7 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.13%) NUnit
7 1 (0.13%) Ant
7 1 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 330 (44.41%) Finance
2 156 (21.00%) Banking
3 115 (15.48%) Retail
4 32 (4.31%) Marketing
5 29 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.02%) Back Office
8 14 (1.88%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
10 12 (1.62%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.48%) Automotive
12 10 (1.35%) Legal
13 9 (1.21%) Local Government
14 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.67%) Military
16 4 (0.54%) Electronics
16 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.54%) Publishing
17 2 (0.27%) Games
17 2 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (18.44%) .NET
2 121 (16.29%) Middleware
3 86 (11.57%) HTML
4 78 (10.50%) Web Services
5 77 (10.36%) XML
6 53 (7.13%) ASP.NET
7 52 (7.00%) J2EE
8 48 (6.46%) CSS
9 43 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (5.11%) REST
11 36 (4.85%) AngularJS
11 36 (4.85%) XSLT
12 33 (4.44%) Rendezvous
12 33 (4.44%) Ultra Messaging
12 33 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
13 29 (3.90%) jQuery
14 22 (2.96%) HTML5
14 22 (2.96%) KnockoutJS
15 21 (2.83%) WCF
15 21 (2.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.81%) Mainframe
2 40 (5.38%) User Experience
3 33 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 28 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 19 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (2.15%) Online Banking
10 14 (1.88%) DataPower
11 13 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.75%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.62%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.48%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.21%) Clustering
15 6 (0.81%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
17 4 (0.54%) FMCG
17 4 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.19%) Windows
2 76 (10.23%) Linux
3 67 (9.02%) Solaris
4 8 (1.08%) UNIX
5 7 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.54%) VME
6 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.40%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.40%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Android
8 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.27%) AIX
8 2 (0.27%) SUSE
8 2 (0.27%) Debian
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (20.32%) TOGAF
3 102 (13.73%) SOA
4 97 (13.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 94 (12.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (11.98%) Scrum
7 87 (11.71%) E-Commerce
8 81 (10.90%) Zachman Framework
9 67 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
10 62 (8.34%) TDD
10 62 (8.34%) MVC
10 62 (8.34%) Mentoring
11 61 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
12 59 (7.94%) Benchmarking
13 51 (6.86%) Line Management
14 41 (5.52%) SDLC
14 41 (5.52%) Open Source
15 39 (5.25%) Project Management
16 37 (4.98%) CRM
17 32 (4.31%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 171 (23.01%) Java
2 101 (13.59%) JavaScript
3 97 (13.06%) C#
4 95 (12.79%) SQL
5 31 (4.17%) Python
6 18 (2.42%) PHP
7 12 (1.62%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.62%) Ruby
8 8 (1.08%) ABAP
9 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
9 6 (0.81%) COBOL
10 5 (0.67%) Groovy
11 4 (0.54%) C
12 3 (0.40%) C++
12 3 (0.40%) Perl
12 3 (0.40%) VB
12 3 (0.40%) VB6
12 3 (0.40%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (4.98%) Degree
2 10 (1.35%) CISSP
3 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.94%) MCSE
5 5 (0.67%) CCNP
5 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.27%) CISM
8 2 (0.27%) MCITP
8 2 (0.27%) CCNA
8 2 (0.27%) CCDA
8 2 (0.27%) CCDP
8 2 (0.27%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.59%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) EMIR
3 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.54%) COBIT
4 4 (0.54%) MiFID
4 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (7.94%) NFS
1 59 (7.94%) SRDF
2 38 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
4 30 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.77%) KVM
5 28 (3.77%) Xen
6 12 (1.62%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.54%) Docker
7 4 (0.54%) vSphere
8 3 (0.40%) XenApp
9 2 (0.27%) XenServer
9 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.27%) pfSense
10 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.13%) HDFS
10 1 (0.13%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 13 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.62%) TeamSite
2 12 (1.62%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.27%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.13%) Nagios
4 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.13%) SCOM
4 1 (0.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 169 (22.75%) Oracle
2 119 (16.02%) Microsoft
3 81 (10.90%) IBM
4 75 (10.09%) Cisco
5 67 (9.02%) Intel
6 63 (8.48%) NetApp
7 62 (8.34%) EMC
8 50 (6.73%) VMware
9 47 (6.33%) SAP
10 43 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (4.85%) TIBCO
12 33 (4.44%) Sybase
12 33 (4.44%) DataSynapse
13 25 (3.36%) Google
14 17 (2.29%) Facebook
15 15 (2.02%) HP
16 12 (1.62%) Citrix
16 12 (1.62%) hybris
16 12 (1.62%) LogLogic
17 10 (1.35%) Demandware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
KDR
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £70,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits, Onsite Gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £62000 - £70000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Extremely Competitive Salary
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago