The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 64 80 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.16% 1.11% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.19% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 13
Median salary - £78,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 620 759 1080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.12% 93.82% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 474 624 819
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Bedfordshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Bedfordshire

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -3 1 - -
Lead Architect
East of England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) SAP CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) CCIE
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 3 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Network Design
6 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com