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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 384 334 402
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 51 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.40% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 70 15
Average salary £68,500 £75,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £90,000 £80,900
UK excluding London average salary £69,250 £71,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +13.60%
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
19829 18833 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.60% 94.60% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16199 15045 18115
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £62,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Hampshire -17 15 £75,000 +25.00% 2
Surrey -18 14 £62,500 -24.24% 1
Berkshire -19 7 £73,750 -13.23% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 6 £75,000 - 2
East Sussex -14 6 £60,000 -
Kent - 2 £72,500 -
West Sussex -10 1 £77,500 +29.16%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (34.26%) TOGAF
2 34 (31.48%) Oracle
3 32 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (22.22%) Scrum
6 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
6 21 (19.44%) HTML
7 17 (15.74%) Java
7 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
8 16 (14.81%) .NET
8 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
9 15 (13.89%) Retail
9 15 (13.89%) Finance
10 14 (12.96%) Oracle Applications
10 14 (12.96%) Business Transformation
11 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (12.04%) SOA
11 13 (12.04%) SQL
11 13 (12.04%) MySQL
11 13 (12.04%) SAP
11 13 (12.04%) CSS
12 12 (11.11%) MCSE
12 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (10.19%) TDD
13 11 (10.19%) HTML5
13 11 (10.19%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (10.19%) Project Planning
13 11 (10.19%) Zachman Framework
14 10 (9.26%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (6.48%) JBoss
2 4 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.78%) TPMS
4 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.85%) CMS
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.85%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.85%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.85%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.93%) Maximo
4 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) DHCP
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
2 1 (0.93%) SAN
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) MySQL
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.63%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.63%) QlikView
5 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.85%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.78%) Subversion
3 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (13.89%) Retail
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Billing
3 4 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) HTML
2 16 (14.81%) .NET
3 13 (12.04%) CSS
4 11 (10.19%) HTML5
5 10 (9.26%) jQuery
6 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (6.48%) Web Services
8 7 (6.48%) J2EE
8 7 (6.48%) Hibernate
8 7 (6.48%) JBoss Seam
9 6 (5.56%) Middleware
10 4 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (2.78%) RESTful
11 3 (2.78%) CSS3
12 2 (1.85%) Play Framework
12 2 (1.85%) OAuth
12 2 (1.85%) Java EE
12 2 (1.85%) JSON
12 2 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.63%) Statistics
2 5 (4.63%) User Experience
3 3 (2.78%) NHS
3 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Windows
2 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.85%) UNIX
2 2 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) TOGAF
2 32 (29.63%) Enterprise Architecture
3 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (22.22%) Scrum
5 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 14 (12.96%) Business Transformation
7 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (12.04%) SOA
8 11 (10.19%) TDD
8 11 (10.19%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (10.19%) Project Planning
8 11 (10.19%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (9.26%) ITIL
10 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.33%) Analytics
10 9 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.48%) Project Management
11 7 (6.48%) Information Security
11 7 (6.48%) Security Architecture
11 7 (6.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.74%) Java
2 13 (12.04%) SQL
3 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.33%) C#
5 6 (5.56%) PHP
6 3 (2.78%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
7 2 (1.85%) C
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) MCSE
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.33%) Degree
3 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.63%) CCNP
5 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) WSUS
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
1 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (31.48%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.04%) SAP
4 8 (7.41%) Twitter
5 5 (4.63%) Cisco
5 5 (4.63%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.63%) VMware
6 4 (3.70%) Intel
7 3 (2.78%) IBM
8 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.85%) IronPort
8 2 (1.85%) Siebel
8 2 (1.85%) HP
8 2 (1.85%) Citrix
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Primavera
9 1 (0.93%) Tieto
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