The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 April 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 of England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 247 254
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 26 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 23
Median salary £95,000 £82,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £70,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.54% +8.84%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6003 7049 7850
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.56% 95.88% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 5767 6388
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in the East of England

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in the East of England

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in the East of England

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Hertfordshire +34 20 £100,000 +25.00% 2
Bedfordshire +2 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £90,000 +38.46%
Norfolk - 1 £67,500 -
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 of England region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Finance
3 15 (25.00%) Information Security
4 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
5 13 (21.67%) Java
6 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (15.00%) Degree
7 9 (15.00%) Middleware
7 9 (15.00%) Presales
8 8 (13.33%) CRM
9 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (10.00%) MVC
9 6 (10.00%) .NET
9 6 (10.00%) C#
10 5 (8.33%) SOA
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.67%) Citrix
11 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (6.67%) Microservices
11 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.00%) ArchiMate
12 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
12 3 (5.00%) Server Building
12 3 (5.00%) SDLC
12 3 (5.00%) Data Privacy
12 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.00%) Pharmacovigilance
12 3 (5.00%) Informatics

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.33%) CMS
1 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LAN
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
1 3 (5.00%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) GCC
2 1 (1.67%) Moq
2 1 (1.67%) NUnit
2 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Middleware
2 6 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.33%) J2EE
5 2 (3.33%) LLVM
6 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.67%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.67%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.67%) REST
6 1 (1.67%) Web Services
6 1 (1.67%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (1.67%) CESG
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Information Security
3 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
4 12 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (15.00%) Presales
5 9 (15.00%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (13.33%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) MVC
8 5 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (6.67%) Microservices
10 3 (5.00%) ArchiMate
10 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.00%) Data Privacy
10 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) Project Management
10 3 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) Server Building
10 3 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Groovy
4 2 (3.33%) Scala
5 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CCIE
2 1 (1.67%) CCNP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
1 2 (3.33%) KVM
1 2 (3.33%) QEMU
1 2 (3.33%) Xen
2 1 (1.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
2 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) SAP
2 2 (3.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.67%) AppSense
3 1 (1.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
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