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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 203 191 197
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 8 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.34% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.36% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 3
Average salary £66,250 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% -15.38%
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 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
5126 5229 4617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.73% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4249 4442 3951
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Data Architect Salary Histogram 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 27 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
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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
Birmingham -2 6 £77,500 +72.22%
Staffordshire -5 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Symantec
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Business Development
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) SAP
4 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
4 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
6 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 3 (13.64%) LSMW
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (9.09%) BODI
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) LSMW
2 2 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.55%) ERwin
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) DTV
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
1 7 (31.82%) Business Development
2 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (13.64%) Data Validation
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
1 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Symantec
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) SAP
5 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) Informatica
7 2 (9.09%) Talend
8 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
8 1 (4.55%) Teradata
8 1 (4.55%) Isilon
8 1 (4.55%) Vertica
8 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Cognos