The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £61,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 229 230
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 17 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.25% 0.090% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.092% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 17
Median salary £61,000 £60,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.82% -6.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 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
Manchester -17 7 £57,000 -5.78% 3
Merseyside -4 5 - - 1
Cheshire -27 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (57.89%) Data Modelling
2 20 (52.63%) Data Architecture
2 20 (52.63%) Data Strategy
3 14 (36.84%) Oracle
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 12 (31.58%) Data Integration
4 12 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (31.58%) Data Management
4 12 (31.58%) Data Governance
5 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
5 11 (28.95%) ETL
5 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (26.32%) Big Data
7 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (21.05%) Python
8 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
9 7 (18.42%) Data Quality
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (18.42%) Data Security
10 6 (15.79%) SOA
10 6 (15.79%) Teradata
10 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
10 6 (15.79%) Master Data Management
11 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
11 5 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL

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 5 (13.16%) Apache Spark
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) Big Data
2 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.79%) Hadoop
5 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.89%) Power BI
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (5.26%) MySQL
8 2 (5.26%) Star Schema
9 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.63%) HBase
9 1 (2.63%) Impala
9 1 (2.63%) QlikView
9 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) PySpark
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Data Modelling
2 20 (52.63%) Data Architecture
2 20 (52.63%) Data Strategy
3 12 (31.58%) Data Governance
3 12 (31.58%) Data Integration
3 12 (31.58%) Data Management
3 12 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (28.95%) E-Commerce
4 11 (28.95%) ETL
5 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
7 7 (18.42%) Data Security
8 6 (15.79%) Master Data Management
8 6 (15.79%) SOA
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.53%) BDD
10 4 (10.53%) CRM
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 3 (7.89%) Workflow
12 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) R
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) C++
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) Data Quality
2 4 (10.53%) GCP
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) Teradata
4 4 (10.53%) Google
5 3 (7.89%) Talend
6 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
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