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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 98 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.30% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £65,000 £55,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
1265 1373 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.69% 96.28% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1031 1128 807
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix