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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 237 239 228
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 17 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 16
Average salary £53,750 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +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
6928 6299 6996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.59% 94.03% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5771 5384 5961
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 £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -9 10 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Cheshire -6 7 £55,000 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (50.00%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) MVC
3 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 10 (35.71%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (25.00%) WCF
6 7 (25.00%) HTML5
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) SAP
9 4 (14.29%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP PP
2 1 (3.57%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (7.14%) ROLAP
4 2 (7.14%) SAP BI
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) LSMW
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.00%) WCF
4 7 (25.00%) HTML5
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) MVC
2 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Cacti
1 1 (3.57%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Teradata
3 2 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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