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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 403 414 400
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 51 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 32
Average salary £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +8.46%
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
20471 22682 21700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.04% 94.69% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16465 18087 17977
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +8 13 £75,000 -11.76% 2
Surrey +11 11 £62,500 -26.47%
West Sussex +13 7 £62,500 +4.16%
Hampshire +7 6 £58,750 +16.33% 1
East Sussex -8 6 £69,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £70,000 -5.08%
Kent - 1 - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (31.31%) Finance
1 31 (31.31%) Java
2 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.28%) TOGAF
3 27 (27.27%) Oracle
3 27 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 26 (26.26%) J2EE
5 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
5 19 (19.19%) Scrum
6 17 (17.17%) MySQL
7 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.14%) Web Services
9 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
9 13 (13.13%) Hibernate
10 12 (12.12%) Retail
10 12 (12.12%) .NET
10 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
10 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.11%) JBoss Seam
11 11 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 11 (11.11%) HTML
11 11 (11.11%) JBoss
11 11 (11.11%) CSS
12 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (10.10%) SOA
12 10 (10.10%) Mainframe
12 10 (10.10%) Line Management
13 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (9.09%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (11.11%) JBoss
2 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.03%) TPMS
4 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.02%) Liferay
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SSL
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) LAN
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
2 1 (1.01%) SMTP
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) MySQL
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.08%) DB2
5 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.01%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Subversion
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) Grunt
3 1 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.01%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.01%) Maven
3 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.26%) J2EE
2 14 (14.14%) Web Services
3 13 (13.13%) Hibernate
4 12 (12.12%) .NET
5 11 (11.11%) HTML
5 11 (11.11%) CSS
5 11 (11.11%) JBoss Seam
6 8 (8.08%) XML
7 6 (6.06%) CSS3
7 6 (6.06%) HTML5
8 4 (4.04%) RESTful
8 4 (4.04%) JSON
8 4 (4.04%) jQuery
8 4 (4.04%) Middleware
8 4 (4.04%) Spring
8 4 (4.04%) Ajax
9 3 (3.03%) SOAP
9 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.02%) REST
10 2 (2.02%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Mainframe
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) NHS
4 6 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) BYOD
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) UNIX
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (28.28%) TOGAF
2 27 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (19.19%) Scrum
3 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
4 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.10%) Line Management
6 10 (10.10%) SOA
7 9 (9.09%) ETL
7 9 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 8 (8.08%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (8.08%) Data Architecture
8 8 (8.08%) Information Management
9 7 (7.07%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (7.07%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.05%) ITIL
11 4 (4.04%) OO
11 4 (4.04%) Project Management
11 4 (4.04%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) Java
2 9 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (6.06%) PHP
4 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.03%) C#
5 3 (3.03%) Python
5 3 (3.03%) Ruby
6 2 (2.02%) C
7 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.01%) ABAP
7 1 (1.01%) R
7 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) MCSE
3 2 (2.02%) CCNP
3 2 (2.02%) CCNA
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) WSUS
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
1 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.05%) SAP
5 3 (3.03%) VMware
6 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Intel
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.01%) Remedy
Hampshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent, see ad for details
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £71000 per annum + generous package and pension
Posted: 5 days ago