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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Architect
Rank 905 950 978
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 18 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.014% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 20
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 15 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 27 May 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 +21 18 £80,000 +6.66% 2
North West - 5 £90,000 -
Manchester - 5 £90,000 -
London +27 4 £82,500 -2.94% 1
South West +4 4 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Bristol - 4 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 3 £80,000 -
City of London - 3 £82,500 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £80,000 -
South East +4 1 £48,000 -38.06%
West Midlands - 1 £70,000 -
Bicester - 1 £48,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £48,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £70,000 -

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
4 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) C++
7 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Web Development
8 6 (23.08%) Big Data
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Analytics
9 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) XML
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) J2EE
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) REST
9 5 (19.23%) TDD
9 5 (19.23%) Retail
9 5 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (15.38%) Ajax
10 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
10 4 (15.38%) BDD
10 4 (15.38%) High Availability
10 4 (15.38%) Business Analytics

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 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Network Security
1 4 (15.38%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
1 5 (19.23%) REST
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) Ajax
2 4 (15.38%) EDI
2 4 (15.38%) J2ME
2 4 (15.38%) J2SE
2 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) JDBC
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
1 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
1 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Internet of Things
2 2 (7.69%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Bitcoin
3 1 (3.85%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 6 (23.08%) SDLC
6 6 (23.08%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (15.38%) B2B
8 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 4 (15.38%) Business Analytics
8 4 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) ERP
8 4 (15.38%) High Availability
8 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
8 4 (15.38%) Product Management
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) C++
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 4 (15.38%) C
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) Clojure
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) InterSystems
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Google
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