The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was - in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 26 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 87 117
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 0 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.10% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £62,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £71,950 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +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 Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1397 918 1664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.36% 96.33% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1059 802 1326
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Cheshire

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Cheshire

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices

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

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java