The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 141 133 154
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.052% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.054% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 14
Average salary £66,000 £90,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £72,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +21.25%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2269 1846 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.74% 96.45% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1465 2499
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) SOA
3 12 (44.44%) C#
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.93%) Migration
5 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 7 (25.93%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) Business Transformation
5 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (14.81%) Retail
7 4 (14.81%) Degree
7 4 (14.81%) Open Source
7 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) SOA
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
2 7 (25.93%) Business Transformation
2 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle