Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 215 189
Rank change year-on-year +45 -26 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 24 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.62% 0.19% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.20% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Birmingham median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% -9.38%
10th Percentile £51,250 £61,250 £64,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £63,750 £78,750
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £63,308 £63,299
% change year-on-year +10.57% +0.01% -9.57%

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 3703 4588 3833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.39% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3420 3210
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) Presales
2 14 (58.33%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (58.33%) Project Management
3 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (50.00%) Network Security
4 12 (50.00%) Time Management
4 12 (50.00%) MCP
4 12 (50.00%) MCSE
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Office 365
5 7 (29.17%) DB2
5 7 (29.17%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (25.00%) Groovy
6 6 (25.00%) Selenium
6 6 (25.00%) JUnit
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Scala
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.33%) IaaS
4 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (25.00%) JUnit
1 6 (25.00%) Protractor
1 6 (25.00%) Ranorex
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
1 5 (20.83%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) iSeries
1 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Presales
2 14 (58.33%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (58.33%) Project Management
3 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (50.00%) Time Management
5 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Business Development
7 2 (8.33%) IT Governance
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
1 6 (25.00%) Groovy
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) Scala
2 5 (20.83%) Delphi
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) RPG
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 12 (50.00%) MCP
1 12 (50.00%) MCSE
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (8.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) BMC
3 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) EMC
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Intel