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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 106 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.24% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £65,500 £80,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +30.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £76,000 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £80,000 £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
1438 1194 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 94.99% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 971 764 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,974
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML Schema
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) EMV
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft