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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 859 868 853
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 34 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.036% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 14
Average salary £70,000 £63,750 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.80% -0.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,505 £57,500 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £101,500 £80,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,935 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 19 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 28 August 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
(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 -1 34 £70,000 +9.80% 12
London +22 20 £90,000 +46.93% 7
South East - 5 £62,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £58,935 -
North East - 4 £58,935 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £58,935 -
City of London +25 2 £56,250 -31.81%
Brighton - 2 £62,500 -
Telford - 2 £58,935 -
Chippenham - 2 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £62,500 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
South West - 2 £60,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £58,935 - 1
Shropshire - 2 £58,935 -
Hertfordshire -13 1 £70,000 +6.06%
East of England -14 1 £70,000 +7.69%
Berkshire - 1 £6,600 - 1

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 32 (50.00%) Java
2 32 (50.00%) .NET
3 27 (42.19%) Finance
4 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.38%) Oracle
6 19 (29.69%) Web Services
7 18 (28.13%) J2EE
7 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (23.44%) XML
9 14 (21.88%) DB2
9 14 (21.88%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (21.88%) Mentoring
10 13 (20.31%) SOA
11 12 (18.75%) Mainframe
12 11 (17.19%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (17.19%) HTML
13 10 (15.63%) Banking
14 9 (14.06%) Linux
14 9 (14.06%) Data Structures
15 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 8 (12.50%) CSS
15 8 (12.50%) Project Management
15 8 (12.50%) MVC
15 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
16 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
16 7 (10.94%) WCF

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Node.js
2 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) LAN
1 4 (6.25%) WAN
2 3 (4.69%) SAN
3 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) DB2
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Ant
1 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Games
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Local Government
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) Web Services
3 18 (28.13%) J2EE
4 15 (23.44%) XML
5 11 (17.19%) HTML
6 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.50%) CSS
6 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
7 7 (10.94%) WCF
8 6 (9.38%) Java EE
8 6 (9.38%) REST
9 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (6.25%) Middleware
10 3 (4.69%) JavaBeans
10 3 (4.69%) Taglibs
10 3 (4.69%) OAuth
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (4.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 9 (14.06%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) IVR
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
5 3 (4.69%) Online Games
5 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 7 (10.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) TOGAF
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.88%) Systems Analysis
3 14 (21.88%) Mentoring
4 13 (20.31%) SOA
5 11 (17.19%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 8 (12.50%) Project Management
6 8 (12.50%) MVC
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (9.38%) Scrum
8 6 (9.38%) RUP
9 5 (7.81%) CRM
9 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.81%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) OOP
10 4 (6.25%) Data Security
10 4 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.81%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) Python
3 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) CITP
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) CCNP
3 2 (3.13%) CCDA
3 2 (3.13%) CCDP
3 2 (3.13%) CISSP
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.69%) XenApp
2 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) OPNET
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Oracle
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.38%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 4 (6.25%) Pega
5 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.69%) NetApp
6 3 (4.69%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.13%) Tufin
7 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (1.56%) CA
8 1 (1.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) BT
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 50,000- £70,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago