Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 333 326
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 49 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 17
North West median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -9.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £52,750
90th Percentile £76,750 £77,050 £95,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% +0.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12765 12111 12656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.07% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10228 10201 10494
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Manchester -8 30 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Cheshire -16 18 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Merseyside +9 1 £55,000 -24.14%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 26 (53.06%) Data Management
2 24 (48.98%) ETL
3 23 (46.94%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (46.94%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
4 22 (44.90%) Data Modelling
4 22 (44.90%) Master Data Management
5 17 (34.69%) Oracle
5 17 (34.69%) Data Architecture
6 16 (32.65%) Data Governance
6 16 (32.65%) Data Integration
6 16 (32.65%) Finance
7 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.61%) Big Data
8 13 (26.53%) Data Quality
8 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
10 11 (22.45%) Hortonworks
11 10 (20.41%) Data Strategy
12 9 (18.37%) Analytics
12 9 (18.37%) CRM
13 8 (16.33%) UML
13 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
13 8 (16.33%) Cloudera
13 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (16.33%) Business Development
13 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
13 8 (16.33%) Data Lake
14 7 (14.29%) Virtual Team
14 7 (14.29%) Mentoring

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 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) IPsec
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Data Warehouse
1 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) Big Data
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
5 8 (16.33%) Data Lake
6 6 (12.24%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (10.20%) Power BI
7 5 (10.20%) Star Schema
8 4 (8.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.16%) MySQL
9 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
10 2 (4.08%) QlikView
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
11 1 (2.04%) OLAP
11 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) REST
2 4 (8.16%) SOAP
3 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth
4 2 (4.08%) OpenID
4 2 (4.08%) SAML
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 5 (10.20%) Semantic Web
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) CESG
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Data Management
2 24 (48.98%) ETL
3 23 (46.94%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (44.90%) Data Modelling
4 22 (44.90%) Master Data Management
5 17 (34.69%) Data Architecture
6 16 (32.65%) Data Governance
6 16 (32.65%) Data Integration
7 10 (20.41%) Data Strategy
8 9 (18.37%) Analytics
8 9 (18.37%) CRM
9 8 (16.33%) Business Development
9 8 (16.33%) Data Analysis
9 8 (16.33%) TOGAF
9 8 (16.33%) UML
10 7 (14.29%) Data Extraction
10 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (12.24%) Coaching
11 6 (12.24%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) CCIE
2 2 (4.08%) CEH
2 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) CISM
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) GIAC
2 2 (4.08%) ISSAP
2 2 (4.08%) SSCP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ambari
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.45%) Hortonworks
4 8 (16.33%) Cloudera
5 7 (14.29%) Informatica
5 7 (14.29%) Teradata
6 6 (12.24%) Greenplum
6 6 (12.24%) IBM
6 6 (12.24%) Netezza
7 2 (4.08%) Capita
7 2 (4.08%) Tableau