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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 181 178 152
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 2 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.052% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.055% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 19
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
3916 3665 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 94.61% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3210 3202
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
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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Stockport - 2 £52,500 - 1
Lead Architect
North West

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (13.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LSMW
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) UML
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago