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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 225 230 250
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 31 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 10
Average salary £56,750 £67,500 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.92% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £44,800 £53,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £72,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +21.25%
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
6895 6601 7419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.52% 95.02% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5913 5633 6511
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,500
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -5 19 £52,500 -17.64% 3
Cheshire +8 11 £65,000 -7.14%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) HTML
3 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 15 (39.47%) MVC
3 15 (39.47%) WCF
3 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (39.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (36.84%) HTML5
4 14 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 14 (36.84%) TDD
4 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
6 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 10 (26.32%) UNIX
8 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP PP
1 2 (5.26%) SAP MDM
1 2 (5.26%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SAP BI
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) ROLAP
3 2 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
3 15 (39.47%) HTML
3 15 (39.47%) WCF
3 15 (39.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (36.84%) HTML5
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 8 (21.05%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) Ajax
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
6 1 (2.63%) XML
6 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 8 (21.05%) Tandem
2 8 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 14 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (36.84%) TDD
2 14 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (34.21%) Mentoring
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
5 8 (21.05%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.89%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (5.26%) Kanban
9 2 (5.26%) Information Security
9 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
1 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Cacti
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) nmon
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) IBM
3 5 (13.16%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Teradata
4 2 (5.26%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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