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 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 206 208 193
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 16 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.055% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.058% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 11
Average salary £70,000 £85,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +47.82%
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 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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 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
Coventry - 9 £70,000 -
Birmingham -4 6 £90,000 +5.88%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 6 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 5 (16.67%) AppDNA
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (13.33%) Lync
7 3 (10.00%) Office 365
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.00%) Finance
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (6.67%) VMware
8 2 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (6.67%) Banking
9 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
9 1 (3.33%) SCCM
9 1 (3.33%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (13.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP PP
1 1 (3.33%) SAP QM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) B2C
4 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Document Management
4 1 (3.33%) Business Development
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (3.33%) Kanban
4 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (3.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) NetApp
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Siebel