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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 158 160 147
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 16 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.52% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 4
Average salary £52,500 £72,500 £104,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.58% -30.28%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +8.46%
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
3504 3654 2717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.47% 96.62% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2952 2198
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Leeds

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Web Development
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Software Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) Riak
4 5 (23.81%) Big Data
4 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) LAMP
4 5 (23.81%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) J2EE
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) COBOL
5 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
5 4 (19.05%) ICL
5 4 (19.05%) Fujitsu
5 4 (19.05%) VME

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) Riak
2 5 (23.81%) Big Data
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
1 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
1 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (23.81%) LAMP
2 5 (23.81%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) J2EE
3 4 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) VME
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) Web Development
2 8 (38.10%) Software Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) COBOL
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) ICL
3 4 (19.05%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint