The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 242 219 227
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 10 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 20
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,495 £63,500
% change year-on-year
+36.85% -25.20%
Data Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Architect in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Data Architect Salary Trend in the North West

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Architect Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 5 £80,000 +68.42%
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Architect in their job title.

1 27 (58.70%) SQL
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 26 (56.52%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (54.35%) ETL
3 25 (54.35%) T-SQL
3 25 (54.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (36.96%) C#
5 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (36.96%) Data Migration
5 17 (36.96%) Project Management
5 17 (36.96%) Migration
6 16 (34.78%) Data Architecture
7 13 (28.26%) Data Modelling
7 13 (28.26%) CRM
8 11 (23.91%) .NET
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (19.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (19.57%) Big Data
9 9 (19.57%) Data Transformation
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) OLTP
10 8 (17.39%) XML
10 8 (17.39%) VB
10 8 (17.39%) Data Management
10 8 (17.39%) Master Data Management
10 8 (17.39%) Data Governance
11 7 (15.22%) Information Governance
11 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
11 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) Apache
1 6 (13.04%) SAS
1 6 (13.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (13.04%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 26 (56.52%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (54.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (19.57%) OLTP
6 9 (19.57%) Big Data
7 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
7 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
8 6 (13.04%) HBase
8 6 (13.04%) Data Mining
8 6 (13.04%) Sqoop
8 6 (13.04%) Triplestore
8 6 (13.04%) Hadoop
8 6 (13.04%) Apache Hive
8 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
8 6 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) ERwin
2 1 (2.17%) LSMW
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (17.39%) XML
4 6 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Open Source
2 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) ETL
2 19 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (36.96%) Project Management
3 17 (36.96%) Migration
3 17 (36.96%) Data Migration
4 16 (34.78%) Data Architecture
5 13 (28.26%) CRM
5 13 (28.26%) Data Modelling
6 9 (19.57%) Data Transformation
7 8 (17.39%) Master Data Management
7 8 (17.39%) Data Governance
7 8 (17.39%) Data Management
8 7 (15.22%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (15.22%) Information Governance
9 6 (13.04%) Analytics
9 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (13.04%) MapReduce
9 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) T-SQL
3 17 (36.96%) C#
4 8 (17.39%) VB
5 6 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 6 (13.04%) Python
5 6 (13.04%) R
6 1 (2.17%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.87%) Hitachi
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 2 (4.35%) Vertica
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio