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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 136 168 159
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 18 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.100% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.11% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £63,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
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
2947 3802 2995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.94% 94.72% 94.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 2487 1777
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
Glasgow - 13 £43,913 - 1
Edinburgh +23 5 £85,000 +30.76%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 19 (47.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (35.00%) Finance
3 14 (35.00%) SOA
4 12 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (27.50%) Degree
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) Python
6 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (20.00%) jQuery
7 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (20.00%) Banking
8 7 (17.50%) OOD
8 7 (17.50%) Citrix
8 7 (17.50%) MSI
8 7 (17.50%) OO
8 7 (17.50%) Windows
8 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
8 7 (17.50%) MVC
8 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
8 7 (17.50%) VMware
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) Spring
8 7 (17.50%) Application Packaging
8 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
8 7 (17.50%) SCCM
8 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.50%) AppDNA

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) jQuery
3 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.50%) Spring
3 7 (17.50%) Application Packaging
3 7 (17.50%) Spring MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Java EE
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) WPF
5 1 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) SOA
2 12 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (17.50%) OOD
3 7 (17.50%) OO
3 7 (17.50%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) TDD
4 5 (12.50%) RAD
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Coaching
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
1 7 (17.50%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Citrix
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Google
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