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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 163 148 151
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £65,500 £75,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £57,000 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 1 September 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 - 4 £65,500 -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) EMV
4 1 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
2 1 (11.11%) Underscore.js
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EMV
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft