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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 821 857 843
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 52 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.030% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 23
Average salary £72,500 £60,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%

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
99404 99827 97677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 81778 80400 82215
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 £27,500 £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 5 March 2015 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 5 March 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
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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 +8 36 £70,000 +16.66%
Scotland - 16 £85,000 - 2
East of England - 13 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 13 £85,000 - 1
London +25 10 £55,000 -8.33%
Bedford - 8 £72,500 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £72,500 -
North West +5 6 - -
City of London +4 6 £55,000 -
Warrington - 6 - -
Cheshire - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 £70,000 -
South West - 4 £80,000 -
Devon - 4 £80,000 -
East Sussex -21 3 £55,000 -
South East -27 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Glasgow - 3 £85,000 - 1
Brighton -16 2 £55,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £75,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Citrix
3 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (24.05%) Scrum
4 19 (24.05%) .NET
5 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.52%) Java
6 17 (21.52%) Oracle
6 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
7 16 (20.25%) SAN
8 15 (18.99%) SOA
9 14 (17.72%) MSI
9 14 (17.72%) VMware
9 14 (17.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (17.72%) Application Packaging
9 14 (17.72%) SCCM
9 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (17.72%) AppDNA
10 13 (16.46%) Banking
10 13 (16.46%) Finance
10 13 (16.46%) Web Services
10 13 (16.46%) C#
11 12 (15.19%) Python
11 12 (15.19%) TOGAF
11 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
12 11 (13.92%) Business Transformation
12 11 (13.92%) Degree
12 11 (13.92%) Project Planning

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (2.53%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) SAN
2 11 (13.92%) LAN
2 11 (13.92%) WAN
3 5 (6.33%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (6.33%) iSCSI
3 5 (6.33%) NAS
3 5 (6.33%) MPLS
3 5 (6.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.53%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) DB2
6 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MSI
2 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.46%) Banking
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) Application Packaging
3 13 (16.46%) Web Services
4 11 (13.92%) CSS
4 11 (13.92%) HTML
5 7 (8.86%) WCF
5 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.59%) WPF
6 6 (7.59%) Silverlight
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (6.33%) Middleware
8 4 (5.06%) HTML5
9 3 (3.80%) CSS3
10 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.27%) JSP
10 1 (1.27%) J2EE
10 1 (1.27%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.33%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.33%) AIX
3 5 (6.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Scrum
3 17 (21.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (18.99%) SOA
5 12 (15.19%) TOGAF
5 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
6 11 (13.92%) Business Transformation
6 11 (13.92%) Project Planning
6 11 (13.92%) Migration
7 10 (12.66%) Matrix Management
7 10 (12.66%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (11.39%) TDD
9 7 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (8.86%) MVC
10 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.06%) ERP
11 4 (5.06%) DoDAF
11 4 (5.06%) MODAF
11 4 (5.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.52%) Java
3 13 (16.46%) C#
4 12 (15.19%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) SQL
6 3 (3.80%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) R
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (17.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) SCCM
1 14 (17.72%) AppDNA
2 5 (6.33%) OpenView
2 5 (6.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (31.65%) Citrix
3 17 (21.52%) Oracle
4 14 (17.72%) VMware
5 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 5 (6.33%) BMC
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) Tableau
6 2 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
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