The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 84 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.35% 0.18% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £65,000 £90,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
Lead Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1093 1033 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.13% 95.38% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 906 854 897
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Essex region.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Essex

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Essex 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
Chelmsford - 4 £65,000 -
Lead Architect
East of England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (53.33%) Front Office
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Workflow
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analytics

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Front Office
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Remoting
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Workflow
3 3 (20.00%) MVVM
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) NEC