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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Technical Architect
Rank 832 857 870
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Technical Architect 46 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.035% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.037% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 14
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £58,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £97,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 32 £70,000 +16.66% 2
East of England +5 16 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Scotland - 14 £85,000 - 2
Edinburgh - 12 £85,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +22 11 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Bedford +19 11 £67,500 +22.72% 1
North West -5 7 - -
Warrington - 7 - -
Cheshire - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £70,000 -
London -8 3 £73,875 +23.12% 1
Brighton -12 3 £60,000 -
East Sussex -17 3 £60,000 -
South East -38 3 £60,000 -33.33%
South West - 3 £80,000 -
Devon - 3 £80,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £85,000 - 1
Plymouth - 1 £75,000 -
Essex - 1 £66,000 -

Lead Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (44.44%) Windows
3 26 (36.11%) Citrix
4 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (25.00%) Scrum
5 18 (25.00%) .NET
6 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
6 17 (23.61%) SAN
6 17 (23.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (20.83%) VMware
7 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (19.44%) SCCM
8 14 (19.44%) Application Packaging
8 14 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
8 14 (19.44%) MSI
8 14 (19.44%) C#
8 14 (19.44%) AppDNA
9 13 (18.06%) HTML
9 13 (18.06%) CSS
10 12 (16.67%) Oracle
10 12 (16.67%) LAN
10 12 (16.67%) WAN
11 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
11 11 (15.28%) SQL
11 11 (15.28%) Project Planning
11 11 (15.28%) Migration
11 11 (15.28%) Business Transformation
11 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
12 10 (13.89%) Web Services

Lead Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) SAN
2 12 (16.67%) LAN
2 12 (16.67%) WAN
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) MPLS
4 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
4 5 (6.94%) NAS
4 5 (6.94%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.39%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.78%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) MSI
2 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.17%) Local Government
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (19.44%) Application Packaging
3 13 (18.06%) HTML
3 13 (18.06%) CSS
4 10 (13.89%) Web Services
5 8 (11.11%) WCF
5 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.72%) HTML5
7 6 (8.33%) WPF
7 6 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 3 (4.17%) CSS3
9 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.78%) Ext JS
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (1.39%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) AIX
3 5 (6.94%) Solaris
3 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Android
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Scrum
3 17 (23.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (15.28%) Project Planning
4 11 (15.28%) Migration
4 11 (15.28%) Business Transformation
4 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
5 9 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 9 (12.50%) TDD
5 9 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (11.11%) MVC
7 7 (9.72%) SOA
8 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
9 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.17%) DoDAF
10 3 (4.17%) MODAF
10 3 (4.17%) Web Development
10 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 11 (15.28%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Java
4 9 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.78%) R
7 1 (1.39%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) CCEE
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) CCNP
3 1 (1.39%) CCDP
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) SCCM
1 14 (19.44%) AppDNA
2 5 (6.94%) Unicenter
2 5 (6.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.11%) Citrix
3 15 (20.83%) VMware
4 12 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (6.94%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) IBM
5 5 (6.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.78%) Tableau
6 2 (2.78%) Sencha
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Websense
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco
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