Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 183 210
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 24 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.61% 0.33% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Birmingham median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.23% -10.34% +26.09%
10th Percentile £69,750 £49,600 £54,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £73,500 £95,000
West Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,904
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.31% -3.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,783 3,762 4,565
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 96.49% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,743 3,110 3,388
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,750 £63,750 £68,050
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Lead Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Birmingham

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Birmingham

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Birmingham

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) MCSE
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (79.17%) Presales
2 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (75.00%) Project Management
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (50.00%) Network Security
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 10 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (41.67%) Time Management
5 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (41.67%) Office 365
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon Kinesis
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon S3
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) MCSA
6 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) Cosmos DB

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (41.67%) Office 365
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon S3
3 9 (37.50%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (37.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (37.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon Redshift
1 9 (37.50%) Cosmos DB
1 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Presales
2 18 (75.00%) Project Management
3 12 (50.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
4 10 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (41.67%) Time Management
5 9 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (33.33%) Line Management
7 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.33%) Record to Report
9 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (4.17%) Due Diligence
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL
9 1 (4.17%) ITSM
9 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
1 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
1 7 (29.17%) Python
1 7 (29.17%) Scala
1 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) MCSE
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (37.50%) MCSA
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) MCP
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP