The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 123 133 113
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.055% 0.043% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.045% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £75,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,000 £69,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1777 2245 1671
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.49% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1741 1411
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (90.00%) Project Management
1 9 (90.00%) Presales
2 8 (80.00%) Time Management
2 8 (80.00%) Line Management
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (10.00%) HDFS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Java

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) HDInsight
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Presales
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Line Management
2 8 (80.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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