The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 175 179 153
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.029% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £50,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.42% -22.69%
UK excluding London average salary £66,379 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -
Lead Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3281 3614 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.35% 96.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2613 2793 1963
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Leeds

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) LAMP
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Riak
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) API Design
5 1 (14.29%) Laravel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Riak
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Behat
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Symfony
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Laravel
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (14.29%) Sass
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) API Design
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Zend