The median annual salary for a Lead Architect was £48,602 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 229 239
Rank change year-on-year -37 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.074% 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.092% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Median salary £48,602 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.22% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,720 £60,800 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,484 £80,000 £79,500
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 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 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 25 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
Manchester -20 5 £48,602 -25.22% 1
Lead Architect
England

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

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 North West region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Telerik
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) PaaS
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5

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 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) MVVM
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) HIPAA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Telerik
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter