The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 139 162 150
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 16 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Average salary £85,000 £75,000 £56,365
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £75,000 £48,300
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £75,000 £74,769
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Lead Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Scotland

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 14 £85,000 +13.33% 3
Glasgow - 1 £85,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (33.33%) Windows
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
2 7 (29.17%) MSI
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (29.17%) Application Packaging
2 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) AppDNA
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (4.17%) C#

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Application Packaging
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.17%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) EMV
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
1 7 (29.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Citrix
1 7 (29.17%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 7 days ago