Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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

Lead Architect
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 639 763 677
Rank change year-on-year +124 -86 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 568 500 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 455 393 585
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £51,250
90th Percentile £106,250 £101,250 £100,000
UK 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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 159866 183507 200434
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.00% 96.53% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131005 155881 166042
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in England

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in England

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in England

Lead Architect
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
London +62 311 £85,000 +3.03% 22
South East +102 87 £80,000 +6.67% 6
North of England -13 50 £70,000 +11.29% 4
East of England +37 49 £90,000 +5.88% 1
Midlands +52 46 £67,500 - 2
Yorkshire +6 39 £70,000 +12.90% 1
West Midlands +39 26 £63,250 -0.63% 2
South West +41 22 £77,500 -3.13%
East Midlands +27 18 £75,000 +11.11%
North West -34 11 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Lead Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 England region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 180 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (23.59%) Java
3 116 (20.42%) Finance
3 116 (20.42%) .NET
4 104 (18.31%) SOA
5 102 (17.96%) Microsoft
6 92 (16.20%) SQL
7 86 (15.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 84 (14.79%) C#
9 80 (14.08%) TOGAF
10 79 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
11 69 (12.15%) Microservices
12 68 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
13 67 (11.80%) Banking
14 65 (11.44%) JavaScript
14 65 (11.44%) Analytics
15 59 (10.39%) Migration
15 59 (10.39%) Big Data
16 57 (10.04%) DevOps
17 56 (9.86%) Retail
17 56 (9.86%) Web Services
18 55 (9.68%) Mentoring
19 53 (9.33%) SQL Server
20 51 (8.98%) Degree
20 51 (8.98%) SDLC
20 51 (8.98%) Presales
21 49 (8.63%) HTML
22 46 (8.10%) Coaching
23 44 (7.75%) REST

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 36 (6.34%) WebSphere
2 24 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.87%) WebLogic
4 21 (3.70%) Apache
5 20 (3.52%) CMS
5 20 (3.52%) JBoss
5 20 (3.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (2.29%) Apache Geronimo
7 11 (1.94%) WildFly
8 10 (1.76%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.76%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.58%) SAS
10 8 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.06%) Confluence
12 5 (0.88%) IIS
12 5 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.70%) CoreMedia CMS
13 4 (0.70%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Pega PRPC
2 5 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.40%) SaaS
4 17 (2.99%) Office 365
5 16 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (2.82%) PaaS
6 14 (2.46%) IaaS
7 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.88%) Taleo
8 4 (0.70%) GitHub
9 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.64%) Internet
2 14 (2.46%) Firewall
3 11 (1.94%) VPN
4 7 (1.23%) HTTP
5 5 (0.88%) DNS
5 5 (0.88%) Extranet
5 5 (0.88%) Intranet
5 5 (0.88%) SAN
5 5 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.53%) LDAP
8 2 (0.35%) Network Security
8 2 (0.35%) SMTP
8 2 (0.35%) SSL
8 2 (0.35%) WAN
9 1 (0.18%) DMZ
9 1 (0.18%) MPLS
9 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.18%) Skype
9 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.39%) Big Data
2 53 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 30 (5.28%) Hadoop
5 27 (4.75%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.82%) OLAP
10 15 (2.64%) Apache Hive
10 15 (2.64%) MySQL
11 13 (2.29%) OLTP
12 11 (1.94%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.58%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.58%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.76%) Selenium
3 9 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.06%) JIRA
5 5 (0.88%) Babel
5 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.88%) webpack
6 4 (0.70%) IntelliJ
6 4 (0.70%) JUnit
6 4 (0.70%) Maven
7 3 (0.53%) Capybara
7 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.53%) Subversion
7 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.53%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.35%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.35%) GCC
8 2 (0.35%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.35%) WATIR
General
1 116 (20.42%) Finance
2 67 (11.80%) Banking
3 56 (9.86%) Retail
4 19 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.46%) Legal
6 11 (1.94%) Marketing
6 11 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.41%) Electronics
7 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.23%) Back Office
8 7 (1.23%) Games
9 5 (0.88%) Advertising
9 5 (0.88%) Automotive
9 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.70%) Front Office
10 4 (0.70%) Law
11 3 (0.53%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (20.42%) .NET
2 56 (9.86%) Web Services
3 49 (8.63%) HTML
4 44 (7.75%) REST
5 42 (7.39%) CSS
6 30 (5.28%) XML
7 27 (4.75%) HTML5
8 26 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (4.58%) Kafka
8 26 (4.58%) Spring
9 25 (4.40%) AngularJS
9 25 (4.40%) ASP.NET
10 23 (4.05%) J2EE
11 22 (3.87%) SOAP
12 21 (3.70%) Middleware
13 19 (3.35%) .NET Framework
13 19 (3.35%) Hibernate
13 19 (3.35%) JSON
14 18 (3.17%) CSS3
15 17 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.52%) Public Cloud
5 17 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.64%) Fintech
7 13 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.94%) CESG
9 10 (1.76%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.76%) Smart Meter
10 8 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.23%) Internet of Things
11 7 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.23%) Smart Energy
12 6 (1.06%) Pharmacovigilance
13 5 (0.88%) Blog
13 5 (0.88%) Replication
13 5 (0.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.28%) Windows
2 26 (4.58%) Linux
3 10 (1.76%) Unix
4 7 (1.23%) Android
5 6 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (18.31%) SOA
3 86 (15.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 80 (14.08%) TOGAF
5 79 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (12.15%) Microservices
7 65 (11.44%) Analytics
8 59 (10.39%) Migration
9 57 (10.04%) DevOps
10 55 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 51 (8.98%) Presales
11 51 (8.98%) SDLC
12 46 (8.10%) Coaching
13 40 (7.04%) Data Modelling
14 39 (6.87%) Open Source
15 37 (6.51%) ITIL
16 36 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (6.34%) IT Strategy
17 34 (5.99%) Line Management
17 34 (5.99%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 134 (23.59%) Java
2 92 (16.20%) SQL
3 84 (14.79%) C#
4 65 (11.44%) JavaScript
5 24 (4.23%) VB.NET
6 20 (3.52%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.35%) PHP
8 15 (2.64%) Scala
9 11 (1.94%) Ruby
10 8 (1.41%) C++
10 8 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.41%) Python
10 8 (1.41%) R
11 7 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.06%) C
12 6 (1.06%) Go
13 5 (0.88%) Elixir
13 5 (0.88%) ES6
13 5 (0.88%) GraphQL
14 4 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (8.98%) Degree
2 17 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.11%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.41%) CISM
6 8 (1.41%) CISSP
7 5 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (0.88%) CCSA
7 5 (0.88%) CCSP
7 5 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.70%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.70%) CCNP
8 4 (0.70%) ISEB
9 3 (0.53%) CCIE
9 3 (0.53%) MBA
9 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.64%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.76%) PCI DSS
2 10 (1.76%) SEPA
3 7 (1.23%) GDPR
4 5 (0.88%) QA
5 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.70%) SLA
6 3 (0.53%) COBIT
6 3 (0.53%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.53%) MiFID
7 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.35%) EMIR
7 2 (0.35%) GCP
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (3.52%) Docker
2 8 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.06%) Firmware
5 3 (0.53%) XenApp
6 2 (0.35%) KVM
6 2 (0.35%) QEMU
6 2 (0.35%) Xen
6 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (2.64%) Puppet
2 14 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.41%) Ansible
4 8 (1.41%) Opsview
5 7 (1.23%) Mesos
6 6 (1.06%) Marathon
7 3 (0.53%) MOM
8 2 (0.35%) Nagios
8 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.18%) Salt
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) SCOM
9 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 102 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.22%) Oracle
2 41 (7.22%) SAP
3 21 (3.70%) IBM
4 14 (2.46%) Pega
5 12 (2.11%) Google
6 11 (1.94%) Tableau
7 10 (1.76%) Splunk
7 10 (1.76%) Teradata
8 9 (1.58%) Cisco
9 8 (1.41%) VMware
10 7 (1.23%) Citrix
11 6 (1.06%) Hortonworks
11 6 (1.06%) IBM Sterling
11 6 (1.06%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.88%) Adobe
12 5 (0.88%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.70%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.53%) Twitter
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 minutes ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Version1
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Enfield
Enfield Council
Salary: Up to £57, 525 - incl of up to 10% PRP (+ Market Factor Supplement of up to £5k reviewed annually
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary & bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £72000 - £77000 per annum + Car & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60k-70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £55k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £68250 - £90000 per annum + Exc.Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 27 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
NCC Group
Posted: 18 days ago