Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £66,250 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 303 370
Rank change year-on-year +33 +67 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 91 91 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.73% 0.59% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.61% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 78 70 7
Midlands median annual salary £66,250 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.36% +27.27% -4.35%
10th Percentile £54,250 £50,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £71,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +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 12,018 14,827 17,015
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.91% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9,217 12,139 13,529
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,801 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +14 63 £60,000 -14.29% 17
East Midlands +38 28 £80,000 +60.00% 9
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (60.44%) Data Architecture
2 41 (45.05%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (40.66%) Data Modelling
4 31 (34.07%) Big Data
5 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (29.67%) TOGAF
6 27 (29.67%) Information Architecture
7 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
9 23 (25.27%) SQL
9 23 (25.27%) Google
10 21 (23.08%) Data Governance
11 20 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (20.88%) Data Quality
12 19 (20.88%) Master Data Management
13 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (18.68%) Data Strategy
15 16 (17.58%) Finance
16 15 (16.48%) Enterprise Architecture
17 14 (15.38%) PaaS
17 14 (15.38%) Data Management
17 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
17 14 (15.38%) Apache Spark
17 14 (15.38%) IaaS
17 14 (15.38%) Analytics
18 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
18 13 (14.29%) ETL
18 13 (14.29%) Oracle
18 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
19 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture

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 14 (15.38%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.38%) IaaS
3 14 (15.38%) PaaS
4 7 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (5.49%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (45.05%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (34.07%) Big Data
3 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (12.09%) Hadoop
4 11 (12.09%) NoSQL
4 11 (12.09%) RDBMS
5 10 (10.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (9.89%) Power BI
7 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (7.69%) BigQuery
8 7 (7.69%) Star Schema
9 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.30%) DB2
10 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.20%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
10 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.20%) OLTP
10 2 (2.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) ERwin
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Digital Economy
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) XML
2 7 (7.69%) JSON
3 5 (5.49%) Kafka
4 1 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Reference Data
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.30%) CCTV
6 2 (2.20%) Blog
6 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.20%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Android
1 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.10%) Linux
1 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
1 1 (1.10%) Unix
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (60.44%) Data Architecture
2 37 (40.66%) Data Modelling
3 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (29.67%) Information Architecture
4 27 (29.67%) TOGAF
5 21 (23.08%) Data Governance
6 20 (21.98%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (20.88%) Master Data Management
8 17 (18.68%) Data Strategy
9 15 (16.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (15.38%) Analytics
10 14 (15.38%) Data Management
10 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 13 (14.29%) ETL
12 12 (13.19%) Data Telemetry
12 12 (13.19%) Metadata Management
12 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (12.09%) Conceptual Models
13 11 (12.09%) Technical Leadership
13 11 (12.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) Java
2 7 (7.69%) Python
3 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.30%) PHP
5 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
1 9 (9.89%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.10%) CISM
4 1 (1.10%) CISSP
4 1 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.49%) COBIT
2 5 (5.49%) GDPR
3 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) CASB
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.27%) Google
3 13 (14.29%) Oracle
4 7 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 7 (7.69%) MapR
4 7 (7.69%) Tableau
5 5 (5.49%) Alteryx
5 5 (5.49%) Hortonworks
6 3 (3.30%) Casewise
6 3 (3.30%) SAP
6 3 (3.30%) Talend
7 2 (2.20%) Informatica
7 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.10%) Rackspace