The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Architect
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 154 138
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 8 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.10% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.11% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Median salary £70,000 £38,750 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.64% -54.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,020 £37,750 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £39,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,750 £69,000
% change year-on-year +11.30% +2.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2245 2808 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.98% 94.77% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1827 1823
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Scotland

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Scotland.

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Scotland

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Scotland

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 8 £70,000 - 2
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) IT Strategy
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
4 5 (26.32%) Release Management
4 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (21.05%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) RichFaces
5 4 (21.05%) BPMN
5 4 (21.05%) JPA
5 4 (21.05%) Apache OpenJPA
5 4 (21.05%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Use Case
5 4 (21.05%) JSF
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (21.05%) Domain Models
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
6 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 3 (15.79%) Telecoms

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) 5G
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) Apache OpenJPA
2 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (21.05%) JPA
2 4 (21.05%) JSF
2 4 (21.05%) RichFaces
3 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.26%) CGI
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) ASIC
3 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) IT Strategy
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
4 5 (26.32%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (26.32%) Release Management
5 4 (21.05%) BPMN
5 4 (21.05%) Domain Models
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) Use Case
6 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 3 (15.79%) Wireframes
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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