The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 229 233 230
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 15 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 12
Average salary £61,215 £56,000 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.31% -8.94%
UK excluding London average salary £69,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-4.82% +11.53%
Lead Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6312 6635 6991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 95.15% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5083 5407 5878
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 the North West

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Cheshire +12 14 £61,215 -9.31% 1
Lancashire - 5 £61,215 -
Manchester -6 1 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (26.67%) Mainframe
4 12 (26.67%) Middleware
4 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) C#
6 10 (22.22%) CSS
6 10 (22.22%) MVC
6 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (20.00%) WCF
7 9 (20.00%) UNIX
7 9 (20.00%) HTML
8 8 (17.78%) Web Services
8 8 (17.78%) IBM
8 8 (17.78%) Citrix
8 8 (17.78%) Internet
8 8 (17.78%) Tandem
8 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
8 8 (17.78%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (17.78%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (15.56%) SCCM
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (4.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP PP
1 1 (2.22%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Route 53
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (4.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Big Data
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) Middleware
2 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 9 (20.00%) WCF
4 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (17.78%) Web Services
6 7 (15.56%) Application Packaging
6 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (8.89%) XML
8 3 (6.67%) J2EE
8 3 (6.67%) jQuery
9 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 8 (17.78%) Tandem
2 8 (17.78%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (15.56%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Telematics
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) VME
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) MVC
2 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.78%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (15.56%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) C#
3 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (8.89%) COBOL
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) CISSP
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) SCCM
1 7 (15.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) IBM
1 8 (17.78%) Citrix
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) ICL
3 4 (8.89%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.22%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
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