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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 97 108 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.14% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £68,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +11.53%
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
1308 1480 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.17% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 789 941 646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 31 March 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) SOA
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (30.43%) SCCM
5 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) AppDNA
5 7 (30.43%) Application Packaging
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) MSI
5 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
9 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (4.35%) Google
9 1 (4.35%) Puppet
9 1 (4.35%) WinForms
9 1 (4.35%) TOGAF

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MSI
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) WinForms
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) SOA
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.70%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
1 7 (30.43%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Citrix
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Google
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