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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Architect
Rank 218 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 11 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.18% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Average salary £64,750 £75,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,100 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £78,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £68,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-1.45% -8.66%
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Warwickshire -15 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Solihull - 3 £70,000 -
Birmingham -6 2 £63,000 -16.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 16 (45.71%) Data Integration
2 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
4 12 (34.29%) TOGAF
4 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
4 12 (34.29%) Internet
4 12 (34.29%) ERP
4 12 (34.29%) N-Tier
4 12 (34.29%) Data Modelling
4 12 (34.29%) OOD
4 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (34.29%) .NET
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) OO
4 12 (34.29%) IIS
5 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (17.14%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (14.29%) Data Management
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) ETL
6 5 (14.29%) Information Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) Big Data
7 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Metadata Management
7 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
7 4 (11.43%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (34.29%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Impala
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) DB2
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
1 12 (34.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Data Integration
2 12 (34.29%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
3 4 (11.43%) Taxonomies
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.86%) Ontologies
6 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Data Architecture
2 13 (37.14%) Business Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (34.29%) Data Modelling
3 12 (34.29%) ERP
3 12 (34.29%) OO
3 12 (34.29%) OOD
3 12 (34.29%) TOGAF
4 6 (17.14%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (14.29%) Analytics
5 5 (14.29%) Data Management
5 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 5 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Information Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (11.43%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) C++
1 1 (2.86%) Java
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) R
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) CITP
3 2 (5.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) COBIT
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
1 2 (5.71%) Talend
2 1 (2.86%) Informatica
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Tableau
2 1 (2.86%) Teradata
2 1 (2.86%) Vertica