The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 107 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 8 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.81% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.86% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 3
Average salary £80,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1739 1636 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.87% 94.08% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1364 1244
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Lead Architect
West Midlands

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Lead 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 Architect in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) B2C
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Lead 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Business Development
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
1 3 (37.50%) B2C
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) PowerHA
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
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Computer Futures
Salary: £61000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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