Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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

Lead Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 265 340
Rank change year-on-year +23 +75 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 14 78 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.20% 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.69% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 61 38
Median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £54,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £104,125
England median annual salary £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 6,733 11,329 13,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.98% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,564 8,669 11,167
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in the Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lead Architect in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Lead Architect in the Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lead Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in the Midlands

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
West Midlands +25 8 £70,000 -6.67% 4
East Midlands +46 5 £80,000 +10.34%
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Azure
2 6 (42.86%) PaaS
3 5 (35.71%) AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 3 (21.43%) Strategic Roadmap
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) SaaS
6 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (14.29%) GCP
6 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) Broadband
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (14.29%) Boomi
6 2 (14.29%) Presales
6 2 (14.29%) Smart Home
6 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (7.14%) Self-Awareness
7 1 (7.14%) Product Roadmap

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
1 1 (7.14%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Azure
2 6 (42.86%) PaaS
3 5 (35.71%) AWS
4 3 (21.43%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Boomi
5 2 (14.29%) GCP
6 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Strategic Roadmap
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) HNC
1 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Dell
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) GoldenSource
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) hybris