Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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

Data Architect
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 307 356
Rank change year-on-year +45 +49 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 117 89 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.86% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.61% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89 61 35
Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% -14.26%
10th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £70,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 13,193 14,646 17,756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.78% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10,468 12,215 14,093
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,150 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the Midlands

Data Architect
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in the Midlands

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the Midlands

Data Architect
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
West Midlands +11 65 £60,000 -14.29% 5
East Midlands +49 52 £87,500 +75.00% 8
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Data Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 51 (43.59%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (40.17%) Data Architecture
3 44 (37.61%) Data Modelling
4 43 (36.75%) Big Data
5 39 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 30 (25.64%) Master Data Management
8 29 (24.79%) TOGAF
9 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 25 (21.37%) SQL
11 24 (20.51%) Metadata Management
12 23 (19.66%) Visualisation
12 23 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (18.80%) Google
13 22 (18.80%) ITIL
14 21 (17.95%) Zachman Framework
15 20 (17.09%) Data Centre
15 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (17.09%) Information Architecture
15 20 (17.09%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (16.24%) Finance
17 18 (15.38%) Data Governance
17 18 (15.38%) Presales
18 17 (14.53%) Data Quality
19 16 (13.68%) Due Diligence
19 16 (13.68%) Change Control
19 16 (13.68%) CCTV
19 16 (13.68%) Service Delivery
20 15 (12.82%) Apache Spark

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 15 (12.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (8.55%) IaaS
3 10 (8.55%) IBM Cloud
3 10 (8.55%) PaaS
4 3 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (43.59%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (36.75%) Big Data
3 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
4 12 (10.26%) Hadoop
5 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.55%) BigQuery
6 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (8.55%) Star Schema
7 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (5.13%) Power BI
9 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.71%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Retail
3 5 (4.27%) Electronics
4 4 (3.42%) Local Government
5 3 (2.56%) Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Law
6 2 (1.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) XML
2 10 (8.55%) JSON
3 3 (2.56%) Kafka
4 1 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.68%) CCTV
3 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.84%) Reference Data
5 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.71%) Blog
7 2 (1.71%) Fintech
7 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) Data Architecture
2 44 (37.61%) Data Modelling
3 39 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 30 (25.64%) Master Data Management
6 29 (24.79%) TOGAF
7 24 (20.51%) Metadata Management
8 23 (19.66%) Visualisation
9 22 (18.80%) ITIL
10 21 (17.95%) Zachman Framework
11 20 (17.09%) Information Architecture
12 18 (15.38%) Data Governance
12 18 (15.38%) Presales
13 16 (13.68%) Change Control
13 16 (13.68%) Due Diligence
13 16 (13.68%) Service Delivery
14 14 (11.97%) IT Strategy
15 13 (11.11%) Data Management
16 11 (9.40%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.37%) SQL
2 10 (8.55%) Java
2 10 (8.55%) Python
3 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (17.09%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (9.40%) Degree
3 5 (4.27%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) Data Quality
2 8 (6.84%) GDPR
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.80%) Google
3 10 (8.55%) Cloudera
3 10 (8.55%) MapR
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle
5 4 (3.42%) Tableau
6 3 (2.56%) Alteryx
6 3 (2.56%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.71%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.85%) Casewise
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) Talend