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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 864 854 853
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 30 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.023% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 34
Average salary £62,500 £64,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.34% -3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,750 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £76,250 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 18 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 22 September 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
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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 +14 30 £62,500 -2.34%
London -5 10 £61,250 -4.29%
East of England - 10 £66,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £66,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
North West - 3 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £55,000 -
Bedford - 3 £57,500 -
South West -29 2 £66,000 +55.29%
Macclesfield - 2 £55,000 -
City of London -5 1 £82,500 +28.90%
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £64,000 -
Bristol - 1 £68,000 -
Chester - 1 £60,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £64,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 32 (45.07%) .NET
2 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.76%) Mentoring
4 18 (25.35%) MVC
4 18 (25.35%) Finance
4 18 (25.35%) HTML
5 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (22.54%) Java
6 16 (22.54%) HTML5
7 14 (19.72%) C#
7 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
7 14 (19.72%) CSS
7 14 (19.72%) OO
7 14 (19.72%) Windows
8 13 (18.31%) WAN
8 13 (18.31%) SAN
8 13 (18.31%) Web Services
8 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.31%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (16.90%) User Experience
9 12 (16.90%) Citrix
9 12 (16.90%) LAN
9 12 (16.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (15.49%) Business Transformation
10 11 (15.49%) Project Planning
11 10 (14.08%) Ext JS
11 10 (14.08%) Sencha
11 10 (14.08%) TDD
11 10 (14.08%) SQL
12 9 (12.68%) Oracle

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (8.45%) Node.js
1 6 (8.45%) Drupal
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (5.63%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.31%) WAN
1 13 (18.31%) SAN
2 12 (16.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) MPLS
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) NAS
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Mockito
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Front Office
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
5 1 (1.41%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (45.07%) .NET
2 18 (25.35%) HTML
3 16 (22.54%) HTML5
4 14 (19.72%) CSS
5 13 (18.31%) Web Services
6 10 (14.08%) Ext JS
7 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.86%) SOAP
7 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.45%) LAMP
8 6 (8.45%) Symfony
8 6 (8.45%) CakePHP
9 5 (7.04%) WCF
9 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.63%) J2EE
10 4 (5.63%) Silverlight
11 3 (4.23%) .NET Remoting
11 3 (4.23%) Spring
11 3 (4.23%) XML
11 3 (4.23%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) User Experience
2 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.63%) Xbox
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Android
4 4 (5.63%) UNIX
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.82%) AIX
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Mentoring
2 18 (25.35%) MVC
3 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.72%) OO
5 13 (18.31%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (16.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (15.49%) Business Transformation
7 11 (15.49%) Project Planning
8 10 (14.08%) TDD
9 8 (11.27%) SOA
9 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Migration
11 6 (8.45%) TOGAF
11 6 (8.45%) Scrum
11 6 (8.45%) OO PHP
12 5 (7.04%) Software Deployment
12 5 (7.04%) Zachman Framework
13 4 (5.63%) ETL
13 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (5.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) Java
2 14 (19.72%) C#
3 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.08%) SQL
5 7 (9.86%) PHP
6 4 (5.63%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) C
6 4 (5.63%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) CCEE
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (1.41%) CCNP
1 1 (1.41%) CCDP
1 1 (1.41%) ISEB
1 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
1 1 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (43.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Citrix
3 10 (14.08%) Sencha
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle
5 6 (8.45%) Rackspace
5 6 (8.45%) Zend
6 4 (5.63%) Adobe
7 3 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.82%) Cisco
8 2 (2.82%) VMware
9 1 (1.41%) F5
9 1 (1.41%) Meraki
9 1 (1.41%) Websense
9 1 (1.41%) IBM
9 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.41%) BMC
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) JBoss