Period
to 20 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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

Lead Architect
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 227 216
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 15 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.36% 0.21% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.21% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 13
East Midlands median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £54,000 £57,650 £49,100
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3,994 5,197 5,817
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.54% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,951 4,391 4,667
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Lead Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +31 8 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Northamptonshire +11 6 £67,000 +3.08% 2
Derbyshire +18 1 £50,000 -48.72%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) PayPal
4 3 (20.00%) Cloud Native
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (20.00%) Big Data
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (13.33%) OLTP
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) OLAP
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DMZ
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Flink
2 2 (13.33%) OLAP
2 2 (13.33%) OLTP
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (13.33%) Microservices
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) ES6
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) PayPal
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft