The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 236 232 218
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 17 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 21
Average salary £67,500 £61,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6909 7058 6853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.47% 95.39% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5594 5932 6059
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Lead Architect
England

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 23 April 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 23 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
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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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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 10 £62,500 -19.35% 1
Cheshire +8 5 £85,000 +38.21%
Merseyside -18 2 £80,000 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
3 12 (31.58%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) C#
5 9 (23.68%) MVC
6 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (21.05%) WCF
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (18.42%) UNIX
7 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) Scrum
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) LAN
8 6 (15.79%) WAN
9 5 (13.16%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) Workflow
10 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.53%) Data Management
10 4 (10.53%) Middleware
10 4 (10.53%) CSS
10 4 (10.53%) HTML
10 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LAN
1 6 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 8 (21.05%) WCF
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) WF
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) AIX
2 3 (7.89%) HPUX
2 3 (7.89%) Solaris
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) MVC
2 7 (18.42%) Scrum
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (13.16%) Workflow
5 4 (10.53%) Data Management
5 4 (10.53%) System Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Load Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) ITSM
6 3 (7.89%) UML
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
1 3 (7.89%) Xen
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.89%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) EMC
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
2 3 (7.89%) NetApp
2 3 (7.89%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
IT HR
Salary: Based on experience
Posted: 21 days ago