Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £100,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 181 196
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 13 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.35% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 9
Birmingham median annual salary £100,000 £68,750 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -23.61% +56.52%
10th Percentile £64,250 £56,375 £61,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £77,500 £95,000
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £64,000 £62,904
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.74% -10.14%

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 3,651 3,659 4,340
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.26% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,627 2,954 3,376
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +0.95%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Birmingham

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (69.23%) Project Management
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Line Management
1 9 (69.23%) Presales
2 8 (61.54%) Time Management
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Due Diligence
4 1 (7.69%) Revit
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (7.69%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Line Management
1 9 (69.23%) Presales
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Due Diligence
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM