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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 172 152 138
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 10 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.12% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.12% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 14
Average salary £50,250 £65,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.69% +20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £65,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
3644 2485 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.66% 95.50% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 1914 2192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 12 (50.00%) MVC
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) OO
6 8 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) PHP
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
9 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.83%) LAMP
9 5 (20.83%) Symfony
9 5 (20.83%) Zend
9 5 (20.83%) CakePHP
9 5 (20.83%) Drupal
9 5 (20.83%) Node.js
9 5 (20.83%) Rackspace
9 5 (20.83%) OO PHP
10 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
10 4 (16.67%) OOP
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) JDBC
11 3 (12.50%) MySQL
11 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Drupal
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
2 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) JBehave
1 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) LAMP
3 5 (20.83%) Symfony
3 5 (20.83%) CakePHP
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.50%) JDBC
5 3 (12.50%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 3 (12.50%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) Apache Wicket
5 3 (12.50%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) SOAP
6 2 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (37.50%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) OO PHP
7 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
8 3 (12.50%) UML
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) Complex Event Processing
9 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (8.33%) Information Management
9 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (8.33%) SOA
9 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) MBCS
1 2 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
1 5 (20.83%) Zend
1 5 (20.83%) Rackspace
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) VMware