The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 871 891 868
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 21 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.032% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.034% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 9
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £59,300 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £80,250 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.93%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Technical Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Technical Architect within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Technical Architect over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Technical Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +2 21 £70,000 +7.69% 4
London +33 11 £75,000 +11.11% 4
South East - 6 £62,500 -
City of London +27 3 £57,500 -30.30% 1
Brighton - 3 £62,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £62,500 -
East of England -10 1 £70,000 +7.69%
Hertfordshire -14 1 £70,000 +6.06%
Chippenham - 1 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -
North East - 1 £90,000 -
South West - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 36 (58.06%) TOGAF
2 30 (48.39%) Java
3 26 (41.94%) .NET
3 26 (41.94%) Finance
4 22 (35.48%) Oracle
5 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.42%) J2EE
7 15 (24.19%) Banking
8 14 (22.58%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (22.58%) DB2
8 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 13 (20.97%) Web Services
10 12 (19.35%) Mainframe
10 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (17.74%) XML
11 11 (17.74%) SOA
12 10 (16.13%) Zachman Framework
13 9 (14.52%) Retail
13 9 (14.52%) Data Structures
13 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
14 8 (12.90%) Middleware
14 8 (12.90%) Project Management
14 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
15 7 (11.29%) Scrum
15 7 (11.29%) Citrix
15 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
15 7 (11.29%) Degree
15 7 (11.29%) Data Integration
15 7 (11.29%) Oracle Fusion
16 6 (9.68%) LAN

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) LAN
1 6 (9.68%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) SAN
3 2 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) DB2
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.23%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
General
1 26 (41.94%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
3 9 (14.52%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Local Government
6 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Games
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) .NET
2 17 (27.42%) J2EE
3 13 (20.97%) Web Services
4 11 (17.74%) XML
5 8 (12.90%) Middleware
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (6.45%) HTML
7 4 (6.45%) CSS
8 3 (4.84%) JSP
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.23%) OAuth2
9 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.23%) RESTful
9 2 (3.23%) OpenID
9 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.23%) OpenRasta
9 2 (3.23%) REST
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Mainframe
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.52%) Data Structures
3 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.23%) Online Games
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) TOGAF
2 18 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (17.74%) SOA
5 10 (16.13%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.90%) Project Management
8 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 6 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.68%) Business Transformation
9 6 (9.68%) SDLC
10 5 (8.06%) Server Building
10 5 (8.06%) Project Planning
11 4 (6.45%) Web Development
11 4 (6.45%) Migration
11 4 (6.45%) Line Management
12 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.84%) TDD
12 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
12 3 (4.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Java
2 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.84%) C#
3 3 (4.84%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) CCNP
2 2 (3.23%) CCDA
2 2 (3.23%) CCDP
2 2 (3.23%) CISSP
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.84%) XenApp
2 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Citrix
4 6 (9.68%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.23%) Tufin
6 2 (3.23%) Juniper
6 2 (3.23%) NetApp
6 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.61%) BT
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago