The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £53,602 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Lead Architect
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 228 240
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.049% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 10
Median salary £53,602 £90,000 £61,215
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.44% +47.02%  
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.30% +1.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in the North West

Lead Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Lead Architect in the North West

Lead Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Manchester -31 1 £52,205 -41.99% 2
Cheshire - 1 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
3 11 (61.11%) DevOps
3 11 (61.11%) SDLC
4 9 (50.00%) Java EE
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) C
5 8 (44.44%) MySQL
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 8 (44.44%) RDBMS
5 8 (44.44%) Middleware
5 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) Military
5 8 (44.44%) Information Security
5 8 (44.44%) Spring
5 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
5 8 (44.44%) PKI
5 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 8 (44.44%) Hadoop

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (44.44%) Apache Pig
1 8 (44.44%) Apache Spark
1 8 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
2 8 (44.44%) Apache Hive
2 8 (44.44%) Big Data
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 8 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) Java EE
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 8 (44.44%) Apache Camel
4 8 (44.44%) CSS3
4 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) Middleware
4 8 (44.44%) Node.js
4 8 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) LINQ
6 3 (16.67%) WCF
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) iSeries
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 11 (61.11%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Data Analytics
3 8 (44.44%) Information Exploitation
3 8 (44.44%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) Visualisation
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Kanban
5 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) C
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
1 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
1 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) Twitter
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago