The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Lead Architect
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 77 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.50% 1.44% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.53% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 6
Median salary - £85,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £71,950 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +10.69%  

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 592 852 1094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.18% 94.35% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 456 768 931
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Infor CloudSuite
3 1 (25.00%) Workday
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Infor
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (25.00%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Workday