The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 393 423 383
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 48 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 29
Average salary £70,000 £76,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £95,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Lead Architect
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19413 21740 21368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.33% 94.86% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15730 17645 17702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the South East

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the South East

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +19 19 £75,000 +42.85% 5
West Sussex +18 9 £62,500 -19.35%
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £55,000 -24.13% 2
East Sussex - 7 £68,000 -
Surrey +22 1 - - 2
Hampshire -2 1 £47,500 -37.50% 1
Kent - 1 - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 42 (41.18%) Finance
2 34 (33.33%) Java
3 32 (31.37%) J2EE
4 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.51%) TOGAF
6 22 (21.57%) Oracle
7 20 (19.61%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (18.63%) Scrum
9 17 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 15 (14.71%) Web Services
10 15 (14.71%) MySQL
10 15 (14.71%) .NET
10 15 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 14 (13.73%) Hibernate
12 13 (12.75%) Mainframe
12 13 (12.75%) Retail
13 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (11.76%) DB2
14 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
14 11 (10.78%) XML
14 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
14 11 (10.78%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
14 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (9.80%) JBoss Seam
15 10 (9.80%) CSS
15 10 (9.80%) JBoss
15 10 (9.80%) HTML
16 9 (8.82%) SOA

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (9.80%) JBoss
2 4 (3.92%) Liferay
2 4 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.94%) TPMS
4 2 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) SSL
1 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) SAN
2 1 (0.98%) MPLS
2 1 (0.98%) LAN
2 1 (0.98%) VoIP
2 1 (0.98%) WAN
2 1 (0.98%) SMTP
2 1 (0.98%) DHCP
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
2 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) MySQL
2 12 (11.76%) DB2
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Subversion
2 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.98%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.98%) Ant
3 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.98%) Maven
3 1 (0.98%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.98%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.98%) Grunt
3 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.37%) J2EE
2 15 (14.71%) Web Services
2 15 (14.71%) .NET
3 14 (13.73%) Hibernate
4 11 (10.78%) XML
5 10 (9.80%) JBoss Seam
5 10 (9.80%) CSS
5 10 (9.80%) HTML
6 6 (5.88%) HTML5
6 6 (5.88%) CSS3
6 6 (5.88%) Spring
7 4 (3.92%) jQuery
7 4 (3.92%) JSON
7 4 (3.92%) Ajax
8 3 (2.94%) Middleware
8 3 (2.94%) SOAP
8 3 (2.94%) RESTful
8 3 (2.94%) MDX
8 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.96%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Mainframe
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.88%) NHS
5 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.98%) GIS
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.51%) TOGAF
3 20 (19.61%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (18.63%) Scrum
5 17 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.78%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.82%) SOA
8 9 (8.82%) Line Management
9 7 (6.86%) ETL
9 7 (6.86%) Information Management
9 7 (6.86%) Data Architecture
10 6 (5.88%) ITIL
11 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.90%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.92%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.94%) Data Modelling
13 3 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (7.84%) SQL
3 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.90%) PHP
4 3 (2.94%) C#
5 2 (1.96%) Ruby
5 2 (1.96%) Python
5 2 (1.96%) C
5 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.98%) ABAP
6 1 (0.98%) R
6 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.96%) MCSE
3 2 (1.96%) CCNP
3 2 (1.96%) CCNA
3 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) WSUS
1 1 (0.98%) SCCM
1 1 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.96%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.96%) SAP
5 2 (1.96%) IBM
5 2 (1.96%) Intel
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
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