The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 842 857 848
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 39 13 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.012% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.013% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 43
Average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,100 £42,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £67,500 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+52.94% -19.04%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 39 £65,000 +1.56% 2
East of England - 17 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 14 - -
Essex - 10 £65,000 -
London -26 8 £67,500 +5.46%
Chelmsford - 7 £65,000 -
Leeds - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Harrogate - 4 - -
Ipswich - 3 £62,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £62,500 -
City of London -13 2 £82,500 +28.90%
Bedfordshire - 2 £57,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £66,000 -
Bedford - 2 £57,500 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £60,000 -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 25 (34.72%) HTML
2 25 (34.72%) Java
3 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.00%) C#
4 18 (25.00%) Web Services
4 18 (25.00%) HTML5
5 17 (23.61%) MVC
5 17 (23.61%) Finance
6 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.83%) CSS
8 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
9 13 (18.06%) TDD
10 12 (16.67%) SOAP
10 12 (16.67%) OO
11 10 (13.89%) WAN
11 10 (13.89%) Project Planning
11 10 (13.89%) Android
12 9 (12.50%) Silverlight
12 9 (12.50%) jQuery
12 9 (12.50%) Business Transformation
12 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (12.50%) Xbox
12 9 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (12.50%) Scrum
12 9 (12.50%) Objective-C
12 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (12.50%) LAN
12 9 (12.50%) Citrix
12 9 (12.50%) SAN

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (9.72%) Drupal
1 7 (9.72%) Node.js
1 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) LiveCycle
3 4 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) WAN
2 9 (12.50%) LAN
2 9 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.39%) MPLS
3 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Redis
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.72%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.33%) Mockito
3 6 (8.33%) Selenium
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.39%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) Ant
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Front Office
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.78%) French Language
4 2 (2.78%) German Language
4 2 (2.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) .NET
2 25 (34.72%) HTML
3 18 (25.00%) Web Services
3 18 (25.00%) HTML5
4 15 (20.83%) CSS
5 12 (16.67%) SOAP
6 9 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 9 (12.50%) jQuery
7 8 (11.11%) JSP
7 8 (11.11%) Spring
7 8 (11.11%) Ext JS
8 7 (9.72%) Symfony
8 7 (9.72%) XHTML
9 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.33%) LAMP
9 6 (8.33%) Java EE
9 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.33%) CakePHP
10 4 (5.56%) J2EE
11 3 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (12.50%) Xbox
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Android
2 7 (9.72%) Windows
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) MVC
2 13 (18.06%) TDD
3 12 (16.67%) OO
4 10 (13.89%) Project Planning
5 9 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 9 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (12.50%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.11%) SOA
6 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Software Deployment
8 6 (8.33%) OO PHP
8 6 (8.33%) BDD
8 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.56%) UML
9 4 (5.56%) ETL
9 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.56%) Project Management
9 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) Java
2 18 (25.00%) C#
3 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 8 (11.11%) PHP
5 8 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) C
6 3 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Citrix
3 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Sencha
4 6 (8.33%) Rackspace
4 6 (8.33%) Zend
5 4 (5.56%) Adobe
6 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) VMware
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.39%) Meraki
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) JBoss
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