The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Architect
Rank 902 913 888
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 7 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.016% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.017% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 28
Average salary £55,000 £82,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £72,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +38.09%
Lead Software Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Software Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Lead Software Architect Salary Trend in England

Lead Software Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in England

Lead Software Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 6 £55,000 -24.13%
London +2 1 £85,000 -15.00%
Lead Software Architect
UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) J2EE
6 7 (28.00%) XML
6 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) Internet
8 5 (20.00%) Middleware
8 5 (20.00%) InterSystems
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (20.00%) Spring
8 5 (20.00%) JSON
8 5 (20.00%) High Availability
8 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (16.00%) D3.js
9 4 (16.00%) Line Management
9 4 (16.00%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (16.00%) REST

Lead Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.00%) OLTP
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) JUnit
2 4 (16.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.00%) Appium
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) J2EE
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 5 (20.00%) JSON
5 5 (20.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 4 (16.00%) D3.js
6 4 (16.00%) EDI
6 4 (16.00%) J2ME
6 4 (16.00%) J2SE
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) SOAP
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
1 4 (16.00%) Replication
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Bitcoin
4 1 (4.00%) Blockchain
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) High Availability
5 5 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) B2B
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) E-business
8 2 (8.00%) Open Source
8 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) VB
6 2 (8.00%) ECMAScript
6 2 (8.00%) ES6
7 1 (4.00%) Clojure
7 1 (4.00%) Groovy
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSD
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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