The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £48,602 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 186 188
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.12% 0.11% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £48,602 £65,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.22% -25.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £72,450 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.51% +11.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £52,205 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Lead Architect
North West

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

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

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Telerik
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3

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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Telerik
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter