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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Architect
Rank 890 889 876
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.001% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 9
Average salary £100,000 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 - £60,000

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 5 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 19 December 2014. 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 +4 7 £100,000 +33.33% 1
London +29 6 £100,000 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £62,500 -
East of England - 1 £62,500 -
Bedford - 1 £62,500 -

Lead Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Video Processing
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Facebook
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Social Network
3 2 (18.18%) Social Media
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Varnish
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
3 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (18.18%) CMS

Lead Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) WF
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
4 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Social Network
1 2 (18.18%) Social Media
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) Streaming Video
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) Scrum
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Business Development
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Video Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Varnish
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Facebook
1 2 (18.18%) Twitter
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Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + pension, health, bonus, travel
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