The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 131 113 141
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 16 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.90% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.95% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 14
Average salary £70,500 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £66,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.35%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2408 2099 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.48% 94.25% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1995 1659 1967
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Lead Architect
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (50.00%) SOA
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Business Transformation
5 7 (26.92%) Software Deployment
5 7 (26.92%) Project Planning
5 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) SAN
5 7 (26.92%) LAN
5 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 4 (15.38%) Advertising
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
8 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (7.69%) WCF
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) EPiServer
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
1 7 (26.92%) WAN
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) WCF
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (26.92%) Project Planning
2 7 (26.92%) Business Transformation
2 7 (26.92%) Software Deployment
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) EPiServer
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco