Period
to 18 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 316 334 363
Rank change year-on-year +18 +29 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 39 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 29
East of England median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% +2.27%
10th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £62,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 11702 12989 15212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.94% 96.24% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9483 10926 12518
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 18 August 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 6 months to 18 August 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
Hertfordshire +27 25 £87,500 +9.38%
Bedfordshire -1 6 £85,000 +9.32%
Suffolk - 4 £83,750 -
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £90,000 +38.46%
Norfolk -11 1 £67,500 -37.93%
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 11 (28.21%) CRM
3 11 (28.21%) SOA
4 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
5 9 (23.08%) Java
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (20.51%) ERP
6 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
7 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
7 7 (17.95%) CESG
7 7 (17.95%) Firmware
7 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (17.95%) Firewall
7 7 (17.95%) Electronics
7 7 (17.95%) VPN
7 7 (17.95%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.38%) Data Privacy
8 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (15.38%) Linux

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 9 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
2 5 (12.82%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.26%) GlassFish
3 4 (10.26%) JBoss
3 4 (10.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) SaaS
3 4 (10.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (10.26%) IaaS
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
1 7 (17.95%) VPN
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 4 (10.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (10.26%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) Looker
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) GCC
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 6 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (10.26%) EJB
1 4 (10.26%) EJB 3.0
1 4 (10.26%) HornetQ
1 4 (10.26%) Java EE
1 4 (10.26%) Java SE
1 4 (10.26%) JMS
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) LLVM
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) CESG
3 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (15.38%) Pharmacovigilance
4 4 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (10.26%) Replication
5 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.69%) PDA
6 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.56%) iPad
7 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) CRM
1 11 (28.21%) SOA
2 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
3 9 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (20.51%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (20.51%) ERP
5 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (17.95%) Information Assurance
5 7 (17.95%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Data Privacy
6 6 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 6 (15.38%) Informatics
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) Validation
7 4 (10.26%) ArchiMate
7 4 (10.26%) Microservices
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) AWK
2 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Erlang
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) AWS Certification
4 4 (10.26%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.56%) CCIE
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Firmware
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.56%) QEMU
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) AlgoSec
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Cognizant
4 2 (5.13%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) Tufin
5 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) Infor
5 1 (2.56%) Workday