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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 197 196 174
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 14 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.29% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 20
Average salary £63,949 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £53,050 £65,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
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
5125 5131 4879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 95.00% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4293 4334 4050
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 -3 7 £66,449 -5.07%
Birmingham -14 2 £60,000 -25.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £57,500 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Manufacturing
2 13 (48.15%) Line Management
3 12 (44.44%) Automotive
3 12 (44.44%) SAP
4 11 (40.74%) SAP FI
4 11 (40.74%) SAP HR
4 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (40.74%) SAP CO
4 11 (40.74%) Logistics
4 11 (40.74%) Change Management
4 11 (40.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 11 (40.74%) Procure-to-pay
4 11 (40.74%) SAP SCM
4 11 (40.74%) SAP LE
5 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) QA
6 3 (11.11%) Military
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (11.11%) Middleware
7 2 (7.41%) CISSP
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (7.41%) IBM
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) SAP FI
1 11 (40.74%) SAP HR
1 11 (40.74%) SAP CO
1 11 (40.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (40.74%) SAP SCM
1 11 (40.74%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Manufacturing
3 12 (44.44%) Automotive
4 3 (11.11%) Military
5 2 (7.41%) Legal
6 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.70%) Back Office
6 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (3.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Line Management
2 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (40.74%) Logistics
2 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 11 (40.74%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Coaching
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) RAD
5 2 (7.41%) RUP
5 2 (7.41%) DSDM
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (7.41%) BPMN
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Netezza
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee
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