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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 97 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £67,500 - £61,250
90% offered a salary of more than £65,500 - £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 - £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
1412 1133 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.89% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 933 705 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) EMV
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) Underscore.js
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 1 (14.29%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EMV
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft