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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Architect
Rank 877 954 957
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 34 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.009% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 15
Median salary £80,000 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 18 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 25 September 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 +77 32 £80,000 +10.34% 3
Yorkshire - 13 £80,000 -
Bradford - 13 £80,000 -
West Yorkshire - 13 £80,000 -
South East - 9 £72,500 -
London +51 8 £90,000 +5.88% 2
Surrey - 8 £72,500 -
City of London +68 5 £90,000 - 1
Winchester - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £60,000 -
Guildford - 1 £80,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £57,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
North West - 1 £57,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 23 (46.94%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) Enterprise Architecture
2 23 (46.94%) TOGAF
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) SDLC
5 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
6 12 (24.49%) Python
7 11 (22.45%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.41%) Web Services
8 10 (20.41%) PHP
9 9 (18.37%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (16.33%) SaaS
11 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 7 (14.29%) Big Data
11 7 (14.29%) Ruby
11 7 (14.29%) TDD
11 7 (14.29%) Retail
11 7 (14.29%) Web Development
11 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.29%) Perl
12 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
12 6 (12.24%) C
12 6 (12.24%) C#
12 6 (12.24%) C++
12 6 (12.24%) .NET
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) Degree
12 6 (12.24%) DevOps

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 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.04%) CMS
1 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Network Security
1 4 (8.16%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.04%) DVB
2 1 (2.04%) HbbTV
2 1 (2.04%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.16%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.12%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) Node.js
3 4 (8.16%) Spring
4 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
4 3 (6.12%) JSON
4 3 (6.12%) React
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) Spring Integration
4 3 (6.12%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) Java EE
6 1 (2.04%) jQuery
6 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.16%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) MHEG
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Enterprise Architecture
1 23 (46.94%) TOGAF
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) SDLC
4 11 (22.45%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
6 9 (18.37%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) TDD
7 7 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 5 (10.20%) Analytics
9 5 (10.20%) Information Management
9 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.20%) SABSA
9 5 (10.20%) Scrum
9 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.49%) Python
4 10 (20.41%) PHP
5 7 (14.29%) Perl
5 7 (14.29%) Ruby
6 6 (12.24%) C
6 6 (12.24%) C#
6 6 (12.24%) C++
7 3 (6.12%) Groovy
7 3 (6.12%) Scala
8 2 (4.08%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.08%) Google
4 1 (2.04%) Broadcom
4 1 (2.04%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
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InsightSoftware.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Posted: 19 days ago