The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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 / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 283 254
Rank change year-on-year +21 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 23 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.17% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.17% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 16
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £54,315 £44,125
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £88,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7552 9251 9157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.82% 96.71% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27248 32166 35842
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in the Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in the Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
West Midlands +17 13 £67,500 -5.26%
East Midlands +29 10 £67,500 - 1
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 10 (22.73%) DevOps
4 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 10 (22.73%) IT Strategy
5 9 (20.45%) SDLC
5 9 (20.45%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) C#
6 8 (18.18%) .NET
6 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 8 (18.18%) Analytics
7 7 (15.91%) Prototyping
7 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
8 6 (13.64%) MVC
8 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
8 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (11.36%) Line Management
9 5 (11.36%) Big Data
9 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) Business Development
9 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
10 4 (9.09%) Web Services
10 4 (9.09%) OLTP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Documentum
1 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Commerce Server
2 1 (2.27%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Big Data
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.09%) OLTP
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.55%) Maven
1 2 (4.55%) Rational Rose
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Automotive
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) jQuery
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 3 (6.82%) WCF
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.55%) COM
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Blog
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 10 (22.73%) DevOps
4 10 (22.73%) IT Strategy
4 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 9 (20.45%) SDLC
6 8 (18.18%) Analytics
6 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.91%) Prototyping
7 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.64%) MVC
9 5 (11.36%) Business Development
9 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) Line Management
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Open Source
10 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) C#
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C++
4 2 (4.55%) Scala
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Casewise
2 2 (4.55%) EMC
2 2 (4.55%) Pega
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Intel
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £64000 - £85000 per annum
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