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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 110 117 134
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 13 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.69% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.66%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
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
1762 1619 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.68% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1304 1870
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014. 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 5 - -
Knutsford - 3 £65,000 -
Lead Architect
North West

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Middleware
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Tandem
3 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) AppDNA
4 5 (27.78%) SCCM
4 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (27.78%) MSI
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Data Integration

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) ROLAP
1 2 (11.11%) SAP BI
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Middleware
2 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Tandem
1 6 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) FMCG
2 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) OO
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
1 5 (27.78%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.56%) nmon
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Teradata
4 2 (11.11%) Tableau