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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 537 599 515
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -84
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 357 306 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 276 242 297
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 £60,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £64,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +77 232 £85,250 +6.56% 19
South East +15 48 £70,000 -6.66% 11
East of England +5 20 £66,250 +0.37% 2
West Midlands -9 13 £62,898 -10.14% 4
North West -5 12 £58,108 -22.52% 2
East Midlands +15 11 £52,750 -17.25% 5
Yorkshire -1 10 £52,500 -16.00% 1
South West -10 2 £63,750 +16.43% 3
North East - 1 £90,000 -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 325 (43.92%) Finance
2 248 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (23.78%) Java
4 172 (23.24%) Oracle
5 165 (22.30%) Banking
6 158 (21.35%) TOGAF
7 135 (18.24%) .NET
8 124 (16.76%) Microsoft
9 116 (15.68%) Middleware
10 114 (15.41%) Retail
11 108 (14.59%) Scrum
12 107 (14.46%) JavaScript
13 106 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 105 (14.19%) SQL
15 103 (13.92%) SQL Server
15 103 (13.92%) SOA
16 99 (13.38%) C#
16 99 (13.38%) E-Commerce
17 98 (13.24%) Windows
18 97 (13.11%) Enterprise Architecture
19 96 (12.97%) Zachman Framework
19 96 (12.97%) Web Services
20 86 (11.62%) HTML
21 85 (11.49%) Mentoring
22 84 (11.35%) WebSphere
23 82 (11.08%) XML
24 76 (10.27%) Apache
25 75 (10.14%) TDD
26 74 (10.00%) IBM
27 73 (9.86%) Data Warehouse

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 84 (11.35%) WebSphere
2 76 (10.27%) Apache
3 65 (8.78%) IIS
4 60 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 54 (7.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 54 (7.30%) Oracle Coherence
6 20 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 20 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
7 13 (1.76%) JBoss
8 10 (1.35%) Node.js
8 10 (1.35%) CMS
9 8 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.95%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.95%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.68%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.41%) TPMS
Applications
1 55 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (4.05%) RMDS
2 29 (3.92%) SAP FI
2 29 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 29 (3.92%) SAP CO
3 12 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.49%) SAP HR
4 11 (1.49%) SAP SCM
4 11 (1.49%) SAP LE
5 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.41%) Magento
7 2 (0.27%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Endur
8 1 (0.14%) Findur
8 1 (0.14%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.35%) SaaS
4 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.68%) Office 365
5 3 (0.41%) IaaS
6 2 (0.27%) PaaS
6 2 (0.27%) Route 53
6 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 69 (9.32%) SAN
2 67 (9.05%) LAN
3 65 (8.78%) WAN
4 59 (7.97%) HTTP
5 55 (7.43%) Fibre Channel
6 54 (7.30%) FCoE
6 54 (7.30%) Multicast
6 54 (7.30%) NAS
7 52 (7.03%) Internet
8 25 (3.38%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.95%) Firewall
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.27%) SSL
10 2 (0.27%) DHCP
10 2 (0.27%) DNS
10 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.14%) Wireless
11 1 (0.14%) WPA
11 1 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 73 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (9.32%) DB2
4 45 (6.08%) Big Data
5 38 (5.14%) MySQL
5 38 (5.14%) Hadoop
6 31 (4.19%) HBase
7 28 (3.78%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
9 17 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (2.03%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.89%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.35%) OLAP
14 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.22%) Riak
15 7 (0.95%) OLTP
15 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
3 16 (2.16%) ReSharper
4 7 (0.95%) MSI
4 7 (0.95%) Subversion
4 7 (0.95%) Maven
5 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.41%) JUnit
7 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.27%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.27%) MSTest
8 2 (0.27%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.27%) NUnit
9 1 (0.14%) Toad
9 1 (0.14%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.14%) Ant
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.14%) JIRA
General
1 325 (43.92%) Finance
2 165 (22.30%) Banking
3 114 (15.41%) Retail
4 30 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.51%) Marketing
6 19 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.57%) Back Office
7 17 (2.30%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.62%) Automotive
9 9 (1.22%) Local Government
10 7 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.81%) Electronics
12 5 (0.68%) Legal
13 3 (0.41%) Military
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (18.24%) .NET
2 116 (15.68%) Middleware
3 96 (12.97%) Web Services
4 86 (11.62%) HTML
5 82 (11.08%) XML
6 56 (7.57%) J2EE
7 53 (7.16%) CSS
8 44 (5.95%) ASP.NET
9 38 (5.14%) REST
9 38 (5.14%) AngularJS
10 34 (4.59%) jQuery
10 34 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (4.46%) Oracle Fusion
12 30 (4.05%) Ultra Messaging
12 30 (4.05%) Rendezvous
12 30 (4.05%) XSLT
13 26 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (3.11%) Spring
14 23 (3.11%) Hibernate
15 22 (2.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (7.84%) Mainframe
2 43 (5.81%) Open Source
3 35 (4.73%) Data Integration
4 34 (4.59%) User Experience
5 33 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (4.32%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.92%) Online Banking
8 24 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (2.97%) Mobile Banking
10 17 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 17 (2.30%) DataPower
11 12 (1.62%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.62%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.35%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.35%) Clustering
13 7 (0.95%) NHS
14 5 (0.68%) DTV
14 5 (0.68%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.24%) Windows
2 65 (8.78%) Linux
3 60 (8.11%) Solaris
4 8 (1.08%) UNIX
5 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.54%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.54%) Android
6 4 (0.54%) VME
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (21.35%) TOGAF
3 108 (14.59%) Scrum
4 106 (14.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (13.92%) SOA
6 99 (13.38%) E-Commerce
7 97 (13.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 96 (12.97%) Zachman Framework
9 85 (11.49%) Mentoring
10 75 (10.14%) TDD
11 70 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (7.30%) Line Management
12 54 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
12 54 (7.30%) MVC
13 53 (7.16%) Benchmarking
14 39 (5.27%) Project Management
15 36 (4.86%) Web Development
15 36 (4.86%) Analytics
16 35 (4.73%) CRM
17 31 (4.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 176 (23.78%) Java
2 107 (14.46%) JavaScript
3 105 (14.19%) SQL
4 99 (13.38%) C#
5 39 (5.27%) Python
6 20 (2.70%) PHP
7 15 (2.03%) Ruby
8 12 (1.62%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.08%) ABAP
10 6 (0.81%) Groovy
10 6 (0.81%) COBOL
11 4 (0.54%) R
12 3 (0.41%) C
12 3 (0.41%) C++
12 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.41%) Perl
12 3 (0.41%) Scala
13 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (5.68%) Degree
2 10 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.22%) CISSP
4 7 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.41%) CISM
6 3 (0.41%) CCNP
6 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MCSE
6 3 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.27%) CCNA
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.54%) QA
2 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.68%) COBIT
3 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.54%) EMIR
5 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.27%) MiFID
5 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (7.30%) NFS
1 54 (7.30%) SRDF
2 40 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
4 28 (3.78%) Hyper-V
5 24 (3.24%) Xen
5 24 (3.24%) KVM
6 17 (2.30%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.54%) vSphere
8 4 (0.54%) Docker
9 2 (0.27%) HDFS
9 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (2.30%) TeamSite
1 17 (2.30%) Tivoli
1 17 (2.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 10 (1.35%) SCCM
3 7 (0.95%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.27%) SCOM
4 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
5 1 (0.14%) WSUS
5 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 172 (23.24%) Oracle
2 124 (16.76%) Microsoft
3 74 (10.00%) IBM
4 62 (8.38%) Cisco
5 56 (7.57%) EMC
5 56 (7.57%) Intel
5 56 (7.57%) NetApp
6 51 (6.89%) VMware
7 48 (6.49%) SAP
8 41 (5.54%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (4.46%) TIBCO
10 30 (4.05%) DataSynapse
10 30 (4.05%) Sybase
11 25 (3.38%) Google
12 23 (3.11%) Facebook
13 20 (2.70%) HP
14 18 (2.43%) Citrix
15 17 (2.30%) LogLogic
16 10 (1.35%) hybris
17 9 (1.22%) Demandware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50000 - £80000
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + generous package and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Walter Everett
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Adroit People Limited
Salary: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Benefits, Onsite Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 100,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Barton-upon-humber, Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £85,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £85,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000- £85,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago