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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 860 853 838
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 39 20 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.019% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.020% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 46
Average salary £63,750 £64,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.39% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014 within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 22 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 August 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 -16 39 £63,750 -0.39% 1
East of England - 14 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 13 - -
London 0 10 £61,250 -4.29%
Hertfordshire - 5 £66,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Harrogate - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Ipswich - 3 £62,500 -
Bedford - 3 £57,500 -
Chelmsford - 3 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Essex - 3 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £62,500 -
City of London -9 2 £82,500 +28.90%
North West - 2 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £57,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £55,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
Chester - 1 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (41.89%) .NET
2 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.73%) HTML
3 22 (29.73%) Java
4 19 (25.68%) Finance
5 18 (24.32%) HTML5
6 17 (22.97%) MVC
7 16 (21.62%) C#
8 15 (20.27%) CSS
8 15 (20.27%) Web Services
9 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
9 14 (18.92%) OO
9 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
10 13 (17.57%) WAN
11 12 (16.22%) Citrix
11 12 (16.22%) SAN
11 12 (16.22%) LAN
12 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (14.86%) TDD
12 11 (14.86%) Project Planning
12 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (14.86%) Business Transformation
13 10 (13.51%) Sencha
13 10 (13.51%) Ext JS
13 10 (13.51%) Windows
14 9 (12.16%) SOAP
14 9 (12.16%) SQL
14 9 (12.16%) Oracle
14 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.81%) Front Office

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.11%) Drupal
1 6 (8.11%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) LiveCycle
3 4 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.05%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) WAN
2 12 (16.22%) SAN
2 12 (16.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) MPLS
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.05%) Selenium
3 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.05%) Mockito
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.35%) Ant
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Front Office
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) French Language
4 2 (2.70%) German Language
4 2 (2.70%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) .NET
2 22 (29.73%) HTML
3 18 (24.32%) HTML5
4 15 (20.27%) CSS
4 15 (20.27%) Web Services
5 10 (13.51%) Ext JS
6 9 (12.16%) SOAP
7 7 (9.46%) Silverlight
8 6 (8.11%) Symfony
8 6 (8.11%) CakePHP
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.11%) LAMP
9 5 (6.76%) Spring
9 5 (6.76%) J2EE
9 5 (6.76%) JSP
10 4 (5.41%) XHTML
10 4 (5.41%) jQuery
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (9.46%) Xbox
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Android
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) UNIX
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) MVC
2 14 (18.92%) OO
3 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (14.86%) TDD
3 11 (14.86%) Project Planning
3 11 (14.86%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (14.86%) Business Transformation
4 9 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.81%) Scrum
5 8 (10.81%) SOA
5 8 (10.81%) Performance Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Software Deployment
7 6 (8.11%) OO PHP
7 6 (8.11%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.76%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (5.41%) ETL
9 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.41%) Project Management
9 4 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Java
2 16 (21.62%) C#
3 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.16%) SQL
5 7 (9.46%) Objective-C
5 7 (9.46%) PHP
6 3 (4.05%) C++
6 3 (4.05%) C
6 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) MCSA
1 1 (1.35%) CCNP
1 1 (1.35%) CCDP
1 1 (1.35%) ISEB
1 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (1.35%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) XenApp
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Citrix
3 10 (13.51%) Sencha
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle
5 6 (8.11%) Rackspace
5 6 (8.11%) Zend
6 4 (5.41%) Adobe
7 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.05%) Cisco
7 3 (4.05%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Websense
8 1 (1.35%) Meraki
8 1 (1.35%) F5
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) JBoss
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago