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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 134 135 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.090% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.23%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
Lead Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2109 2188 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.57% 92.83% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1564 1710
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP CO
1 1 (33.33%) SAP HCM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Process Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) CA