Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 269 271
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.12% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Manchester median annual salary £95,000 £57,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -28.75% +52.38%
10th Percentile £86,000 £54,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £69,250 £90,250
North West median annual salary £82,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +32.00% +4.17% +1.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7698 7269 7195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6394 6249 5985
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,852
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Lead Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Manchester

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in Manchester

Lead Architect
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 £85,000 -
Lead Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) MVVM
5 2 (22.22%) HIPAA
5 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Grunt
2 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Core
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (11.11%) DOM
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) WebSockets
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) GraphQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Telerik
3 1 (11.11%) Cognizant