The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Data Architect
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 225 249
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 21 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 8
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £65,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Data Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the North West

Data Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in the North West

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the North West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the North West

Data Architect
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester -18 10 £75,000 +59.57%
Cheshire +7 5 £57,500 -4.16%
Merseyside - 5 - -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North West region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 21 (63.64%) Data Architecture
2 16 (48.48%) Big Data
3 14 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
4 12 (36.36%) Data Governance
5 11 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (24.24%) Data Management
7 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
7 8 (24.24%) Python
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) ETL
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle
9 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
9 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
9 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
10 5 (15.15%) Analytics
10 5 (15.15%) Open Source
10 5 (15.15%) Java
10 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 5 (15.15%) Data Security
10 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) Teradata
10 5 (15.15%) Marketing
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
11 4 (12.12%) BDD

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.06%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) Big Data
2 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 3 (9.09%) Impala
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) Sqoop
5 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
6 1 (3.03%) HBase
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) ERwin
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) REST
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Data Architecture
2 14 (42.42%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (42.42%) Data Modelling
3 12 (36.36%) Data Governance
4 11 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (24.24%) Data Management
6 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
7 7 (21.21%) ETL
8 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) Data Security
8 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.15%) Open Source
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) BDD
10 3 (9.09%) MapReduce
10 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.09%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Python
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.09%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Teradata
3 3 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 3 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) Talend
4 2 (6.06%) Hortonworks
4 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) IBM