The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 180 189 158
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 8 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.097% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.10% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 13
Average salary £60,000 £77,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3837 3921 3633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.88% 95.52% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3194 3391 3285
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Lead Architect
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in Manchester

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Architect
North West

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (34.78%) WCF
3 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) WF
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 3 (13.04%) vSphere

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
2 8 (34.78%) WCF
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (17.39%) WF
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
2 3 (13.04%) HPUX
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Workflow
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) Load Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) System Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Content Management
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
1 3 (13.04%) Xen
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) EMC
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) NetApp
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) HP
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