The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 198 201 181
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 17 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.13% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 14
Average salary £80,000 £80,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £92,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5200 4712 4592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 94.98% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4614 3983 4031
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 West Midlands

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Birmingham -4 6 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Coventry - 3 £62,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 8 (24.24%) SAP
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) IBM
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix
5 6 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) NetApp
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) Lync
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
7 4 (12.12%) AppDNA
7 4 (12.12%) Automotive
7 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
7 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Logistics
8 3 (9.09%) Office 365
8 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (15.15%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP HR
1 3 (9.09%) SAP FI
1 3 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (9.09%) SAP CO
1 3 (9.09%) SAP SCM
1 3 (9.09%) SAP LE
2 2 (6.06%) SAP QM
2 2 (6.06%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 4 (12.12%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.12%) Automotive
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Local Government
6 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) CSS3
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
2 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.09%) Logistics
3 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) Document Management
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (6.06%) Kanban
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) CISA
2 1 (3.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.03%) MOM
2 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) SAP
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 4 days ago
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