Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 229 258
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 14 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.50% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 11
East Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £52,300 £60,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,850 £92,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -

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 5115 6414 7248
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.28% 97.69% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4268 5081 5877
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £57,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +1 6 £67,250 -25.28%
Nottinghamshire +6 4 £65,000 -3.70%
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (64.29%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) Microservices
2 8 (57.14%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) XSLT
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) Complex Event Processing
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Process Management
4 4 (28.57%) XSD
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 4 (28.57%) XPath
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) BPEL
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) High Availability

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 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) XSLT
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) Microservices
3 5 (35.71%) Complex Event Processing
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) BPEL
4 4 (28.57%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Process Management
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (21.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) XPath
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Software AG