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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Architect
Rank 845 847 859
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 7 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.007% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £100,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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
93269 91455 99380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78278 74642 85969
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
London - 7 £100,000 -
Lead Software Architect
UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Drupal
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Varnish
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Facebook
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Video Processing
4 2 (20.00%) Social Media
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Groovy
4 2 (20.00%) Social Network
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

Lead Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Social Network
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Video Processing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Groovy
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Facebook
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter