The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Data Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Architecture over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Architecture
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 82 120
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Data Architecture 14 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.96% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.73% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Median salary £80,000 £57,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.13% +50.32%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.86% +4.54%  

Data Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1273 824 1539
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.55% 85.65% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 931 707 1220
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architecture in Cheshire

Data Architecture
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 Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -35 3 - -
Wilmslow -11 2 £65,000 -2.54%
Chester +3 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Data Architecture
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 10 (41.67%) Hadoop
1 10 (41.67%) Apache Hive
1 10 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 10 (41.67%) MapReduce
1 10 (41.67%) HBase
1 10 (41.67%) Big Data
1 10 (41.67%) Apache Pig
1 10 (41.67%) HDFS
1 10 (41.67%) Impala
1 10 (41.67%) Kafka
1 10 (41.67%) Apache Spark
2 9 (37.50%) Data Governance
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) ETL
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Data Management
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
6 5 (20.83%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (20.83%) Spark SQL
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (20.83%) Talend
6 5 (20.83%) Cloudera
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.67%) Data Integration

Data Architecture
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 10 (41.67%) Apache Pig
1 10 (41.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Apache Hive
1 10 (41.67%) Big Data
1 10 (41.67%) Hadoop
1 10 (41.67%) HBase
1 10 (41.67%) Impala
1 10 (41.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (20.83%) Spark SQL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Data Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modeller
6 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Kafka
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MapReduce
2 9 (37.50%) Data Governance
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) ETL
4 7 (29.17%) Data Management
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
7 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security
8 3 (12.50%) Metadata Management
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Data Lineage
9 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) CISM
2 1 (4.17%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cloudera
1 5 (20.83%) Talend
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (8.33%) CA