The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Architect
Rank 926 921 906
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 9 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.016% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 30
Average salary £55,000 £82,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £72,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +38.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lead Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect within the UK.

Lead Software Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
England +11 7 £55,000 -33.33% 1
South East +13 6 £55,000 -24.13%
Oxfordshire - 6 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £55,000 -
South Wales - 2 £55,000 -
Wales - 2 £55,000 -
Oxford - 2 £57,500 -
London +2 1 £85,000 -15.00%
City of London - 1 £85,000 -

Lead Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (29.63%) .NET
5 8 (29.63%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Internet
6 7 (25.93%) J2EE
6 7 (25.93%) XML
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) InterSystems
8 5 (18.52%) Middleware
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) OO
8 5 (18.52%) JSON
8 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
8 5 (18.52%) Spring
8 5 (18.52%) High Availability
8 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.81%) Database Mirroring
9 4 (14.81%) Line Management
9 4 (14.81%) D3.js
9 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
9 4 (14.81%) REST

Lead Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.70%) OLTP
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.70%) Appium
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) J2EE
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) JSON
5 5 (18.52%) Middleware
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
5 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) Ajax
6 4 (14.81%) D3.js
6 4 (14.81%) EDI
6 4 (14.81%) J2ME
6 4 (14.81%) J2SE
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (14.81%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5
8 2 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Clustering
1 4 (14.81%) Replication
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.41%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.41%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.70%) Bitcoin
4 1 (3.70%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) High Availability
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.81%) B2B
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (14.81%) Line Management
6 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) E-business
8 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (40.74%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (29.63%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.81%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) VB
6 2 (7.41%) ECMAScript
6 2 (7.41%) ES6
7 1 (3.70%) Clojure
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) InterSystems
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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