The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 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 Architect
Rank 99 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 14 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.82% 0.28% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £61,215 £85,000 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.98% +38.21%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Lead Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1610 1739 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.26% 96.77% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1267 1398
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Cheshire

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Cheshire region 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 12 £61,215 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Lead Architect
North West

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) MSI
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (28.00%) Application Packaging
3 7 (28.00%) SCCM
3 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) Big Data
3 7 (28.00%) AppDNA
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
5 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) VME

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Route 53
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (8.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
1 7 (28.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (20.00%) Middleware
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Telematics
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Tandem
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) VME
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) COBOL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
1 7 (28.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Citrix
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) ICL
2 4 (16.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.00%) Ariba
3 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.00%) IBM