The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £81,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 June 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 / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 492 479
Rank change year-on-year +39 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 159 145 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 140 99 162
Median salary £81,250 £82,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.51% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,750 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £71,950 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.23% +10.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in London

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in London

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in London

Lead Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +19 12 £90,000 +9.09% 4
West End of London +5 3 £67,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 3 £75,000 -
Hounslow - 2 £80,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £80,000 - 1
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 95 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (23.30%) Microsoft
3 62 (22.22%) Java
4 61 (21.86%) Finance
5 56 (20.07%) .NET
6 55 (19.71%) Banking
7 51 (18.28%) SQL
8 47 (16.85%) Enterprise Architecture
9 46 (16.49%) TOGAF
9 46 (16.49%) SOA
10 42 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (13.26%) DevOps
13 36 (12.90%) Retail
14 35 (12.54%) Migration
15 34 (12.19%) C#
16 33 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
17 32 (11.47%) Big Data
18 30 (10.75%) Web Services
19 29 (10.39%) JavaScript
20 28 (10.04%) SQL Server
20 28 (10.04%) Analytics
21 26 (9.32%) Mentoring
21 26 (9.32%) Microservices
21 26 (9.32%) ITIL
21 26 (9.32%) Presales
22 25 (8.96%) Kafka
23 24 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
24 23 (8.24%) Windows
24 23 (8.24%) Oracle

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 13 (4.66%) Apache
1 13 (4.66%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.23%) CMS
4 7 (2.51%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.15%) Confluence
5 6 (2.15%) SAS
6 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.43%) Anypoint
7 4 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.08%) CoreMedia CMS
9 2 (0.72%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.43%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.38%) SaaS
4 12 (4.30%) PaaS
5 10 (3.58%) IaaS
6 9 (3.23%) Office 365
7 7 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.43%) Taleo
9 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.08%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.36%) GitHub
10 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.36%) Heroku
10 1 (0.36%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) Internet
2 6 (2.15%) Firewall
3 4 (1.43%) VPN
4 3 (1.08%) HTTP
5 2 (0.72%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) DNS
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) MPLS
6 1 (0.36%) SAN
6 1 (0.36%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.47%) Big Data
2 28 (10.04%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.17%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.81%) Hadoop
5 18 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.30%) MySQL
8 10 (3.58%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.51%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.51%) Power BI
10 7 (2.51%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.79%) Blockchain
13 4 (1.43%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Jenkins
1 6 (2.15%) JIRA
2 5 (1.79%) Babel
2 5 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.79%) webpack
3 3 (1.08%) Capybara
3 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.08%) Selenium
3 3 (1.08%) Subversion
3 3 (1.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.72%) WATIR
5 1 (0.36%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Gradle
5 1 (0.36%) JUnit
5 1 (0.36%) Maven
5 1 (0.36%) Mockito
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.36%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (21.86%) Finance
2 55 (19.71%) Banking
3 36 (12.90%) Retail
4 18 (6.45%) Legal
5 12 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.51%) Back Office
6 7 (2.51%) Games
6 7 (2.51%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.15%) Marketing
8 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.43%) Front Office
9 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.07%) .NET
2 30 (10.75%) Web Services
3 25 (8.96%) Kafka
4 18 (6.45%) HTML
4 18 (6.45%) XML
5 17 (6.09%) REST
6 16 (5.73%) CSS
7 12 (4.30%) Middleware
8 11 (3.94%) Node.js
9 10 (3.58%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.23%) JSON
11 8 (2.87%) Redux
12 7 (2.51%) CSS3
12 7 (2.51%) JMS
12 7 (2.51%) SOAP
13 6 (2.15%) LAMP
13 6 (2.15%) React
13 6 (2.15%) Spring
14 5 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.02%) Fintech
2 11 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.94%) Smart Meter
3 10 (3.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.58%) Mobile Banking
3 10 (3.58%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.51%) Data Structures
4 7 (2.51%) Smart Energy
5 6 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.15%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.79%) CESG
6 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.79%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.79%) PKI
7 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.43%) Social Network
8 3 (1.08%) IVR
8 3 (1.08%) Life Science
8 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.24%) Windows
2 19 (6.81%) Linux
3 4 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.85%) Enterprise Architecture
3 46 (16.49%) SOA
3 46 (16.49%) TOGAF
4 42 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (13.26%) DevOps
6 35 (12.54%) Migration
7 28 (10.04%) Analytics
8 26 (9.32%) ITIL
8 26 (9.32%) Mentoring
8 26 (9.32%) Microservices
8 26 (9.32%) Presales
9 24 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
10 23 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (6.81%) Coaching
12 18 (6.45%) TDD
13 17 (6.09%) E-Commerce
14 16 (5.73%) Zachman Framework
15 15 (5.38%) Low Latency
15 15 (5.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.22%) Java
2 51 (18.28%) SQL
3 34 (12.19%) C#
4 29 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.66%) Scala
6 12 (4.30%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.58%) PHP
8 9 (3.23%) Ruby
9 8 (2.87%) R
9 8 (2.87%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.51%) C++
11 6 (2.15%) Python
12 5 (1.79%) ES6
12 5 (1.79%) Go
12 5 (1.79%) GraphQL
13 4 (1.43%) Elixir
13 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.36%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (6.45%) Degree
2 8 (2.87%) CISM
2 8 (2.87%) CISSP
3 6 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 5 (1.79%) CCSA
4 5 (1.79%) CCSP
4 5 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (1.79%) ISEB
4 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.23%) SEPA
3 5 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.79%) QA
4 3 (1.08%) COBIT
5 2 (0.72%) GDPR
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) MiFID
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.51%) Docker
2 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.72%) HDFS
3 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.36%) XenApp
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (3.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.87%) Opsview
3 7 (2.51%) Mesos
4 6 (2.15%) Marathon
5 4 (1.43%) MOM
6 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.08%) Puppet
7 2 (0.72%) Ansible
7 2 (0.72%) Nagios
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.36%) Salt
8 1 (0.36%) SCCM
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.24%) Oracle
3 21 (7.53%) IBM
4 10 (3.58%) Splunk
4 10 (3.58%) Tableau
4 10 (3.58%) Teradata
5 9 (3.23%) SAP
6 8 (2.87%) Google
7 7 (2.51%) Pega
8 6 (2.15%) Hortonworks
8 6 (2.15%) IBM Sterling
9 5 (1.79%) Citrix
10 4 (1.43%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.43%) CyberArk
10 4 (1.43%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.43%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.43%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.08%) Cisco
11 3 (1.08%) HP
11 3 (1.08%) SolarWinds
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70k - £90k base + 5k sign on
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Chiswick
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago