The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 546 417
Rank change year-on-year +76 -129  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 117 105 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.25% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.26% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 106 94 201
Median salary £90,000 £85,000 £86,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £111,250 £110,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,750 £69,000
% change year-on-year +11.30% +2.53%  

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 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +34 11 £75,000 -11.76% 1
Bromley - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £88,750 -
Ealing - 1 £83,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £75,000 - 1
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 77 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.34%) Finance
3 54 (21.86%) Banking
4 53 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (20.65%) Java
6 50 (20.24%) SQL
7 48 (19.43%) Microsoft
8 42 (17.00%) TOGAF
9 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (16.19%) Big Data
9 40 (16.19%) Mentoring
9 40 (16.19%) SOA
10 38 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 37 (14.98%) Oracle
12 36 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (14.57%) Degree
12 36 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 32 (12.96%) Windows
13 32 (12.96%) IT Strategy
14 31 (12.55%) Apache
15 30 (12.15%) Software Engineering
15 30 (12.15%) Presales
16 29 (11.74%) .NET
17 28 (11.34%) Web Services
17 28 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (10.93%) DevOps
19 26 (10.53%) Scala
19 26 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
20 25 (10.12%) Hadoop

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 31 (12.55%) Apache
2 18 (7.29%) IIS
3 16 (6.48%) Tomcat
4 13 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 13 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.86%) Apache Spark
6 11 (4.45%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (2.43%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.43%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.62%) Anypoint
8 4 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.62%) SAS
9 3 (1.21%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.21%) CMS
9 3 (1.21%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.21%) RMDS
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (16.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.64%) Data Lake Analytics
3 9 (3.64%) Office 365
4 7 (2.83%) SaaS
5 6 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.02%) IaaS
6 5 (2.02%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Heroku
7 1 (0.40%) iTunes
7 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.69%) Internet
2 17 (6.88%) WAN
3 14 (5.67%) LAN
4 13 (5.26%) HTTP
4 13 (5.26%) SAN
5 11 (4.45%) FCoE
5 11 (4.45%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (4.45%) Multicast
5 11 (4.45%) NAS
6 10 (4.05%) iSCSI
7 6 (2.43%) VPN
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (1.21%) Firewall
8 3 (1.21%) MPLS
8 3 (1.21%) VPLS
8 3 (1.21%) Wireless
9 2 (0.81%) DHCP
9 2 (0.81%) DNS
10 1 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.19%) Big Data
2 38 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 36 (14.57%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (10.12%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.67%) OLTP
6 13 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (4.86%) HDInsight
8 11 (4.45%) DB2
9 10 (4.05%) Apache Hive
9 10 (4.05%) Data Lake
9 10 (4.05%) OLAP
9 10 (4.05%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (4.05%) Power BI
9 10 (4.05%) Relational Database
9 10 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.62%) webpack
3 3 (1.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.81%) Babel
4 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 70 (28.34%) Finance
2 54 (21.86%) Banking
3 23 (9.31%) Legal
4 20 (8.10%) Retail
5 15 (6.07%) Investment Banking
6 14 (5.67%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.83%) Games
8 6 (2.43%) Marketing
9 5 (2.02%) Back Office
10 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.74%) .NET
2 28 (11.34%) Web Services
3 24 (9.72%) Middleware
4 16 (6.48%) HTML
4 16 (6.48%) Kafka
5 14 (5.67%) CSS
6 9 (3.64%) MDX
6 9 (3.64%) REST
7 7 (2.83%) Node.js
7 7 (2.83%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (2.83%) XML
8 5 (2.02%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.02%) JSON
8 5 (2.02%) React
9 4 (1.62%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (1.62%) J2EE
9 4 (1.62%) Redux
10 3 (1.21%) Rendezvous
10 3 (1.21%) Ultra Messaging
10 3 (1.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.72%) Computer Science
1 24 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.45%) User Experience
4 8 (3.24%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (2.83%) Online Banking
5 7 (2.83%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.43%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.43%) Internet of Things
6 6 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.43%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.21%) Fintech
9 2 (0.81%) Smart Energy
9 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.96%) Windows
2 23 (9.31%) Linux
3 11 (4.45%) Solaris
4 8 (3.24%) Android
4 8 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.62%) Unix
5 4 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (21.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (17.00%) TOGAF
4 40 (16.19%) Mentoring
4 40 (16.19%) SOA
5 32 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 32 (12.96%) IT Strategy
6 30 (12.15%) Presales
6 30 (12.15%) Software Engineering
7 28 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (10.93%) DevOps
9 26 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
10 25 (10.12%) Open Source
11 24 (9.72%) Microservices
12 23 (9.31%) Analytics
12 23 (9.31%) Data Integration
12 23 (9.31%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 20 (8.10%) Domain-Driven Design
14 18 (7.29%) ETL
14 18 (7.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.65%) Java
2 50 (20.24%) SQL
3 26 (10.53%) Scala
4 22 (8.91%) C++
5 21 (8.50%) C#
6 15 (6.07%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.45%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (2.02%) Python
9 5 (2.02%) R
10 4 (1.62%) ES6
11 3 (1.21%) C
12 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.81%) Clojure
12 2 (0.81%) Go
12 2 (0.81%) Groovy
12 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.81%) PHP
12 2 (0.81%) Ruby
12 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (14.57%) Degree
2 9 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.83%) CCIE
3 7 (2.83%) ISEB
4 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.02%) CISM
5 5 (2.02%) CISSP
6 4 (1.62%) CCNA
7 3 (1.21%) CCNP
8 2 (0.81%) EMC Certification
8 2 (0.81%) MCSE
8 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) MCITP
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.62%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) MiFID
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 14 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (4.45%) NFS
3 11 (4.45%) SRDF
4 10 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.05%) KVM
4 10 (4.05%) Xen
5 6 (2.43%) Docker
6 4 (1.62%) HDFS
7 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.83%) Mesos
2 6 (2.43%) Marathon
3 4 (1.62%) MOM
4 3 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.21%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.21%) Nagios
5 2 (0.81%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.81%) Ansible
5 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.81%) Puppet
6 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.40%) Salt
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.98%) Oracle
3 24 (9.72%) IBM
4 17 (6.88%) Cisco
5 14 (5.67%) EMC
5 14 (5.67%) VMware
6 11 (4.45%) Intel
6 11 (4.45%) NetApp
7 7 (2.83%) RedPrairie
7 7 (2.83%) Teradata
8 5 (2.02%) Google
8 5 (2.02%) SAP
8 5 (2.02%) Tableau
9 4 (1.62%) Citrix
9 4 (1.62%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.62%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.21%) Sybase
10 3 (1.21%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.21%) VocaLink
11 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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