The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Architect
Rank 253 251 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 4 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.067% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £56,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £42,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+58.82% -12.37%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6899 7158 6912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 95.33% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5593 6013 6113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Lead Software Architect
England

Lead Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Software Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect across the North West region.

Lead Software Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Lead Software Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Lead Software Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Lead Software 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 Software Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Cheshire - 2 £61,750 -
Merseyside - 1 £56,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Software Architect
England

Lead Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) WF
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) WF
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft