The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Architect
Rank 871 841 866
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 16 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 26
Average salary £75,000 £42,500 £92,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -54.05%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £42,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+58.82% -12.37%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107389 99686 111626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.73% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 87952 83910 96377
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Software Architect
UK

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
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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London - 12 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £67,500 -
North West -2 1 £67,500 +58.82%
South East - 1 £69,000 -
Lead Software Architect
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Lead Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Process Management
2 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 11 (50.00%) Middleware
2 11 (50.00%) Java EE
2 11 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) WCF
5 7 (31.82%) JBoss
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Marketing
8 4 (18.18%) TDD
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) Workflow
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Games

Lead Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) Games
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Middleware
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
1 11 (50.00%) Java EE
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
4 4 (18.18%) WF
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Process Management
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) JBoss
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft