The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 185 181 157
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.050% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.053% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 16
Average salary - £47,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3895 3797 3613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 94.71% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 3317 3175
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in Manchester

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) UML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) ABAP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) UML
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) TDD
1 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago