Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Data Architect
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 140 179
Rank change year-on-year -20 +39 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 18 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.58% 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.14% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 1
Cheshire median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £58,775 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £79,625 £71,750 £68,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2954 2189 3155
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 97.20% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2252 1874 2679
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Cheshire

Data Architect
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in Cheshire

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in Cheshire

Data Architect
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Wilmslow - 3 £65,000 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £60,000 -
Crewe - 1 £77,500 -
Data Architect
North West

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Data 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 Cheshire region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) UML
4 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 5 (27.78%) Semantic Web
5 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (27.78%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) EAI
5 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
5 5 (27.78%) ERD
5 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Big Data
7 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) ETL

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) IPsec
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (27.78%) Star Schema
4 4 (22.22%) Big Data
5 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.11%) Data Lake
7 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.56%) OLAP
7 1 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (5.56%) Power BI
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.11%) OAuth
2 2 (11.11%) OpenID
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) SAML
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Semantic Web
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) CESG
3 2 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) UML
5 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) EAI
5 5 (27.78%) ERD
5 5 (27.78%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 2 (11.11%) ERP
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) CEH
2 2 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CISM
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) GIAC
2 2 (11.11%) ISSAP
2 2 (11.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ambari
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Hortonworks