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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 180 154 140
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.11% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 11
Average salary £50,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £63,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £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
3672 2520 2740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 96.04% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 1987 2272
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 11 (61.11%) MVC
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) LAMP
6 5 (27.78%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) OO PHP
6 5 (27.78%) Symfony
6 5 (27.78%) Zend
6 5 (27.78%) CakePHP
6 5 (27.78%) Drupal
6 5 (27.78%) Node.js
6 5 (27.78%) Rackspace
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) Maven
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) MySQL
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (27.78%) Drupal
1 5 (27.78%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
1 3 (16.67%) JBehave
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) LAMP
3 5 (27.78%) Symfony
3 5 (27.78%) CakePHP
4 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) JDBC
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Wicket
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) WF
5 2 (11.11%) JPA
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (27.78%) OO PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) OOP
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
8 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (11.11%) Information Management
9 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Zend
1 5 (27.78%) Rackspace
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft