The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 79 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 16 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 2
Average salary £85,000 £77,500 £69,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +11.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £75,500 £58,650
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £79,500 £79,850
UK excluding London average salary £69,250 £71,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +13.60%
Lead Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1282 1285 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 95.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (31.82%) Application Packaging
3 7 (31.82%) SCCM
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (31.82%) AppDNA
3 7 (31.82%) MSI
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.55%) EMV
9 1 (4.55%) HTML
9 1 (4.55%) Linux
9 1 (4.55%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) ITIL

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MSI
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Application Packaging
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Underscore.js
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) EMV
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
2 3 (13.64%) Coaching
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
1 7 (31.82%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Citrix
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
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