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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Software Architect
Rank 883 955 973
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 31 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.007% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 30 6 12
Median salary £80,000 £85,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 - £57,500

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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 August 2016 within the UK.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Software Architect
Top 13 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 24 August 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 +84 30 £80,000 -5.88% 4
Yorkshire +41 13 £80,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +30 13 £80,000 -
Bradford - 13 £80,000 -
London +42 9 £90,000 +5.88% 1
South East - 7 £72,500 -
Surrey - 6 £72,500 -
City of London +70 5 £90,000 - 1
Winchester - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £80,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £65,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 -

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 27 (56.25%) TOGAF
3 26 (54.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 19 (39.58%) Java
4 19 (39.58%) SDLC
5 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
7 10 (20.83%) Web Services
8 9 (18.75%) PHP
8 9 (18.75%) Python
8 9 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (14.58%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.50%) SaaS
11 6 (12.50%) Web Development
11 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 6 (12.50%) Retail
11 6 (12.50%) Big Data
12 5 (10.42%) Analytics
12 5 (10.42%) SABSA
12 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
12 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
12 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
12 5 (10.42%) Perl
12 5 (10.42%) C
12 5 (10.42%) C++
12 5 (10.42%) Information Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Network Security
1 4 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (2.08%) DVB
2 1 (2.08%) HbbTV
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.25%) Neo4j
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) JSON
2 4 (8.33%) Node.js
2 4 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.25%) Backbone.js
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) React
3 3 (6.25%) Spring
3 3 (6.25%) Spring Integration
3 3 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.08%) GStreamer
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.08%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) MHEG
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 26 (54.17%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (39.58%) SDLC
4 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
6 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) Web Development
9 5 (10.42%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Information Management
9 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.42%) SABSA
9 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.33%) Business Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) PHP
3 9 (18.75%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) C
4 5 (10.42%) C++
4 5 (10.42%) Perl
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) Groovy
5 3 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.08%) Broadcom
3 1 (2.08%) CA
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
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