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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 850 900 865
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 40 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.029% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 34
Average salary £65,000 £66,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

Lead Technical Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Technical Architect
Top 23 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 24 April 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 +18 36 £65,000 -1.51% 3
East of England +26 11 £70,000 +6.06%
London +19 11 £55,000 -26.66% 2
South East +24 10 £62,500 +25.00%
City of London +40 8 £55,000 -
West Sussex +15 7 £62,500 +25.00%
Bedfordshire - 7 £72,500 -
Bedford - 7 £72,500 -
Hertfordshire -6 4 £70,000 +6.06%
Scotland - 4 £85,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £65,000 -
Devon - 2 £80,000 -
South West - 2 £80,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £85,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £85,000 -
North West +16 1 - -
West Yorkshire +13 1 - -
Leeds +7 1 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £65,000 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (36.05%) .NET
2 29 (33.72%) Java
3 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (29.07%) TOGAF
5 24 (27.91%) Finance
6 23 (26.74%) Oracle
6 23 (26.74%) Windows
6 23 (26.74%) Citrix
7 22 (25.58%) Scrum
8 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
8 21 (24.42%) Web Services
9 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 17 (19.77%) SOA
11 16 (18.60%) Banking
12 15 (17.44%) Management Information System
13 14 (16.28%) MSI
13 14 (16.28%) VMware
13 14 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (16.28%) Application Packaging
13 14 (16.28%) SCCM
13 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (16.28%) AppDNA
14 13 (15.12%) C#
15 12 (13.95%) Python
15 12 (13.95%) Zachman Framework
15 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
16 11 (12.79%) Degree
16 11 (12.79%) HTML
16 11 (12.79%) CSS
17 10 (11.63%) J2EE

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) LAN
1 9 (10.47%) WAN
1 9 (10.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) DB2
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.65%) MySQL
5 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MSI
2 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 9 (10.47%) Retail
4 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.65%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) .NET
2 21 (24.42%) Web Services
3 14 (16.28%) Application Packaging
4 11 (12.79%) HTML
4 11 (12.79%) CSS
5 10 (11.63%) J2EE
6 8 (9.30%) Middleware
7 7 (8.14%) XML
7 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.98%) WCF
8 6 (6.98%) WPF
8 6 (6.98%) Silverlight
9 3 (3.49%) HTML5
9 3 (3.49%) CSS3
10 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.63%) Mainframe
2 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Data Structures
3 7 (8.14%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) TOGAF
3 22 (25.58%) Scrum
4 17 (19.77%) SOA
5 12 (13.95%) Zachman Framework
5 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (11.63%) Matrix Management
6 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (10.47%) Project Planning
7 9 (10.47%) Business Transformation
8 8 (9.30%) TDD
8 8 (9.30%) Migration
9 7 (8.14%) MVC
9 7 (8.14%) Web Development
10 6 (6.98%) Project Management
11 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.65%) ERP
12 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.65%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) Java
2 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.12%) C#
4 12 (13.95%) Python
5 4 (4.65%) SQL
6 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 2 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) SCCM
1 14 (16.28%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
1 23 (26.74%) Citrix
2 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.28%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) Tableau
4 2 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
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