The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Architect
Rank 856 940 957
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 21 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 19
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £57,500 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £58,500 £58,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-0.42% -9.61%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Lead Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Software Architect in the job title.

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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 20 £67,500 +8.00% 2
South East +65 6 £76,250 +32.60%
Manchester - 6 £57,000 -
North West - 6 £57,000 -
London +77 4 £75,000 -7.69% 1
Surrey - 4 £80,000 -
Weybridge - 3 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £67,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £45,000 - 1
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
City of London +25 1 £80,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 1 £60,000 -11.11%
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £60,000 -11.11%
Nottingham -3 1 £60,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -10 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £70,000 -
Telford - 1 £70,000 -

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Lead Software Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Software Architect in the job title.

1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) SDLC
4 20 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (34.62%) TOGAF
6 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.77%) Finance
8 15 (28.85%) C#
9 13 (25.00%) Scrum
9 13 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (23.08%) HTML
10 12 (23.08%) .NET
10 12 (23.08%) Web Services
10 12 (23.08%) HTML5
11 11 (21.15%) DevOps
11 11 (21.15%) Spring
12 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
13 9 (17.31%) Node.js
13 9 (17.31%) Degree
13 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
13 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
13 9 (17.31%) Middleware
14 8 (15.38%) Python
14 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.38%) Marketing
14 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
14 8 (15.38%) Big Data
14 8 (15.38%) SaaS
15 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
15 7 (13.46%) Computer Science

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) Apache Pig
1 6 (11.54%) Apache Spark
1 6 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) 3G
1 1 (1.92%) 4G
1 1 (1.92%) 5G
1 1 (1.92%) DVB
1 1 (1.92%) HbbTV
1 1 (1.92%) MQTT
1 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.38%) Big Data
3 6 (11.54%) Apache Hive
3 6 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.77%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Marketing
3 7 (13.46%) Retail
4 6 (11.54%) Military
5 3 (5.77%) Electronics
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) .NET
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
1 12 (23.08%) HTML5
1 12 (23.08%) Web Services
2 11 (21.15%) Spring
3 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
3 9 (17.31%) Middleware
3 9 (17.31%) Node.js
4 8 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.54%) Apache Camel
5 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 6 (11.54%) CSS3
5 6 (11.54%) Java EE
5 6 (11.54%) jQuery
6 4 (7.69%) JSON
6 4 (7.69%) REST
6 4 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.77%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.77%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
1 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.54%) PKI
2 6 (11.54%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) ASIC
3 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.92%) MHEG
3 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) SDLC
3 20 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (34.62%) TOGAF
5 13 (25.00%) Scrum
5 13 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (21.15%) DevOps
7 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.54%) Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.54%) Data Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) Information Exploitation
9 6 (11.54%) Information Security
9 6 (11.54%) Time Management
10 5 (9.62%) MVC
10 5 (9.62%) Open Source
10 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
11 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) C
5 7 (13.46%) Perl
5 7 (13.46%) Ruby
5 7 (13.46%) SQL
6 6 (11.54%) PHP
7 4 (7.69%) Scala
8 3 (5.77%) Groovy
9 2 (3.85%) C++
9 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) DV Cleared
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.85%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.92%) Broadcom
5 1 (1.92%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 19 days ago