Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Software Architect was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Lead Software Architect
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 - 319
Rank change year-on-year - +319 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% - 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% - 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
West Midlands median annual salary £63,750 - £60,000
10th Percentile £58,125 - £55,000
90th Percentile £70,375 - £65,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £80,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Software Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Software Architect in the West Midlands

Lead Software Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Lead Software Architect in the West Midlands

Lead Software Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Software Architect within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham - 1 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £67,500 -
Lead Software Architect
England

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Lead Software 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 West Midlands region featuring Lead Software Architect in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Python

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree