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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 177 169 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% 0.26% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.27% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -22.58%
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 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
3160 3664 3919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.27% 94.80% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2582 3021 3390
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 £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Life Science
4 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau