The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 137 124
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.13% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.13% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £71,950 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.23% +10.69%  

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 1870 2247 1965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.07% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1669 1621
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Architect in Birmingham

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Intel
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data

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 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Intel