The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / East Midlands
Rank 151 159 178
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.064% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.066% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Median salary £75,000 £58,250 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.75% -35.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2788 3037 3095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.77% 97.31% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 2414 2516
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £54,000
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in the East Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in the East Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in the East Midlands

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Nottinghamshire - 5 £75,000 -
Northamptonshire +25 2 £68,750 -12.97%
Derbyshire +12 1 £87,500 +133.33%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) IT Strategy
3 20 (58.82%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 16 (47.06%) OO
6 16 (47.06%) OOD
6 16 (47.06%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 11 (32.35%) DevOps
7 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (29.41%) Microservices
9 6 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
9 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) Refactoring
10 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (11.76%) Line Management
11 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
12 3 (8.82%) SOA
12 3 (8.82%) OLTP
12 3 (8.82%) C++
12 3 (8.82%) Open Source
12 3 (8.82%) Scala
12 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (8.82%) Big Data
12 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
12 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
1 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.82%) OLTP
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) IT Strategy
3 17 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 16 (47.06%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 16 (47.06%) OO
4 16 (47.06%) OOD
5 11 (32.35%) DevOps
5 11 (32.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (29.41%) Microservices
7 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 6 (17.65%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (14.71%) Refactoring
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (11.76%) Line Management
9 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.82%) Open Source
10 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree