The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 136 133 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £85,000 £65,000 £87,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Lead Architect
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 5 (50.00%) ATM
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Brocade
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) CMS
4 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (30.00%) FileNet
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Documentum
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) FileNet
1 3 (30.00%) Documentum
1 3 (30.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (30.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Frame Relay
1 5 (50.00%) ATM
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) MarkLogic
1 3 (30.00%) Pentaho
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JMS
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (30.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) Brocade
2 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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