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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 120 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £58,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
1646 1719 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.81% 95.87% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1299 1361 1329
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram 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 30 July 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
Knutsford -1 2 £55,000 -18.51%
Warrington - 1 - -
Lead Architect
North West

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Web Development
3 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (20.00%) CISSP
5 4 (20.00%) Middleware
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
6 3 (15.00%) ICL
6 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) VME
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Mainframe

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Route 53
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
5 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.00%) D3.js
6 1 (5.00%) Itk
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Telematics
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) VME
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
2 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Android Development
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) COBOL
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) ICL
1 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Ariba
2 1 (5.00%) Cognizant