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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 847 865 871
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 43 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.034% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 16
Average salary £66,000 £68,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £50,865
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £60,000 £58,365
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.80%

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
104068 101994 108481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86662 82710 93503
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 £26,861 £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 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 29 December 2014 within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 20 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 29 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
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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 0 32 £66,000 -4.00% 4
East of England -15 15 £68,000 +23.63%
Scotland - 11 £85,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +18 10 £70,000 +21.73%
Bedford +13 10 £70,000 +21.73%
Edinburgh - 10 £85,000 - 1
North West -10 7 - -
Warrington - 7 - -
Cheshire - 7 - -
South West - 5 £64,000 -
East Sussex -9 3 £60,000 - 1
Brighton -12 3 £60,000 - 1
South East -21 3 £60,000 -33.33% 1
Bristol - 3 £64,000 -
Essex - 3 £66,000 -
London -2 2 £82,500 +17.85% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £64,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £70,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £85,000 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £64,000 -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 32 (44.44%) Windows
3 26 (36.11%) Citrix
4 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (27.78%) .NET
6 17 (23.61%) SAN
6 17 (23.61%) Scrum
7 16 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (22.22%) HTML
7 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 16 (22.22%) CSS
8 15 (20.83%) VMware
8 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (19.44%) AppDNA
9 14 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (19.44%) Application Packaging
9 14 (19.44%) SCCM
9 14 (19.44%) C#
9 14 (19.44%) MSI
10 12 (16.67%) LAN
10 12 (16.67%) WAN
10 12 (16.67%) SQL
10 12 (16.67%) Oracle
10 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 11 (15.28%) Business Transformation
11 11 (15.28%) Project Planning
11 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
11 11 (15.28%) Migration
12 10 (13.89%) Technical Architecture

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) SAS
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.39%) JBoss
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) LAN
2 12 (16.67%) WAN
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
4 5 (6.94%) NAS
4 5 (6.94%) MPLS
4 5 (6.94%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.39%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MSI
2 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Mockito
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) .NET
2 16 (22.22%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) CSS
3 14 (19.44%) Application Packaging
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) Web Services
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (12.50%) HTML5
5 7 (9.72%) WCF
5 7 (9.72%) WPF
6 5 (6.94%) Silverlight
7 4 (5.56%) Ext JS
8 3 (4.17%) CSS3
8 3 (4.17%) Spring
9 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.78%) JSP
9 2 (2.78%) SOAP
9 2 (2.78%) jQuery
9 2 (2.78%) XHTML
9 2 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) AIX
4 5 (6.94%) Solaris
4 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Scrum
3 16 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 11 (15.28%) Business Transformation
5 11 (15.28%) Migration
5 11 (15.28%) Project Planning
6 10 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (12.50%) MVC
8 8 (11.11%) TDD
9 6 (8.33%) OO
10 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.94%) SOA
10 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.94%) Matrix Management
11 4 (5.56%) Web Development
12 3 (4.17%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
12 3 (4.17%) User Stories
12 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (6.94%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CCEE
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) CCDP
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) SCCM
1 14 (19.44%) AppDNA
2 5 (6.94%) OpenView
2 5 (6.94%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 38 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) Citrix
3 15 (20.83%) VMware
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) BMC
5 5 (6.94%) IBM
6 4 (5.56%) Sencha
7 1 (1.39%) Tableau
7 1 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Websense
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco
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