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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 222 219 266
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 33 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 9
Average salary £61,250 £60,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,750 £56,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
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
6979 6480 7699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6005 5484 6800
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
Manchester -17 19 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Cheshire -2 13 £67,500 -3.57%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 18 (40.00%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) CSS
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) MVC
4 16 (35.56%) WCF
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (33.33%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
6 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (31.11%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (31.11%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (31.11%) HTML5
6 14 (31.11%) TDD
6 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 14 (31.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
8 10 (22.22%) UNIX
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP PP
1 2 (4.44%) SAP MDM
1 2 (4.44%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) ROLAP
3 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (4.44%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
3 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) WCF
3 16 (35.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (31.11%) HTML5
4 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (17.78%) Middleware
6 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) Web Services
8 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.44%) jQuery
8 2 (4.44%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (17.78%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (17.78%) Mainframe
2 8 (17.78%) Tandem
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.44%) FMCG
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) MVC
2 14 (31.11%) TDD
2 14 (31.11%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (31.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.78%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (6.67%) ETL
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) Master Data Management
9 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.44%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.00%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
1 5 (11.11%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.22%) nmon
2 1 (2.22%) Cacti
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) IBM
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (6.67%) Tableau
6 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
6 2 (4.44%) Teradata
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