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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 229 235 227
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.036% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 21
Average salary £80,000 £61,215 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.68% +22.43%
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £70,000 £71,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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 +14 2 £80,000 +52.38%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (20.00%) D3.js
3 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (20.00%) Sass
3 3 (20.00%) LESS
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) SVG
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) CSS3
1 3 (20.00%) D3.js
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
1 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (20.00%) LESS
1 3 (20.00%) Sass
1 3 (20.00%) SVG
1 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Life Science
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (6.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Pega