The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 220 185 184
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 2 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.37% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £41,000 £47,591
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £65,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.19% -13.33%
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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5472 5089 4432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.20% 95.69% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4699 4349 3805
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Architect Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Staffordshire -10 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Birmingham -28 1 £57,500 -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Symantec
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Business Development
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.26%) ISEB
7 1 (5.26%) HP
7 1 (5.26%) Mainframe

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.26%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ERwin
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
1 7 (36.84%) Business Development
2 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Inmon Methodology
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Symantec
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Isilon
4 1 (5.26%) Vertica
4 1 (5.26%) Talend
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio