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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 249 239 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 12 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.073% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.078% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 21
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,250 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 7 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Cheshire -7 5 £55,000 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (56.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (24.00%) WCF
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (24.00%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) ROLAP
4 2 (8.00%) SAP BI
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) LSMW
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (24.00%) HTML5
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) WinForms
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) UML
7 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Master Data Management
8 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) ABAP
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Teradata
3 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
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