The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 188 225 202
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 17 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 11
Median salary £64,500 £55,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.27% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £72,500 £68,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%

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
4555 5653 4881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.27% 96.43% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3685 4690 4222
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +22 6 £76,250 -
Coventry +18 4 £59,250 -10.56%
Solihull - 3 £68,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £70,750 - 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £57,500 +17.94%
Warwickshire - 1 £59,000 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Analytics
2 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
2 12 (41.38%) Presales
3 11 (37.93%) Line Management
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
4 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) MCSE
5 8 (27.59%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
5 8 (27.59%) Time Management
5 8 (27.59%) Degree
6 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Prototyping
7 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.24%) Microservices
8 5 (17.24%) CITP
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Middleware
9 4 (13.79%) SOA
9 4 (13.79%) Rational Rose
9 4 (13.79%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) Casewise
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Boomi
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) Data Mart
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.45%) HBase
1 1 (3.45%) HDInsight
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) OpenDaylight
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) EJB
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) J2SE
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Blog
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) CentOS
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Analytics
2 12 (41.38%) Presales
2 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
3 11 (37.93%) Line Management
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) Time Management
6 7 (24.14%) Prototyping
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
6 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.24%) Microservices
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
9 4 (13.79%) Data Architecture
9 4 (13.79%) Kanban
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) SOA
9 4 (13.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
1 8 (27.59%) MCSE
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) CITP
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) IIBA
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Casewise
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Pega
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) webMethods
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