The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £78,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 154 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 14 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.34% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.36% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 24
Median salary £78,750 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £37,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £74,000 £69,250
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in Scotland

Data Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in Scotland

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in Scotland

Data Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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
Edinburgh +15 14 £78,750 +21.15% 2
Glasgow +15 1 - -
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Hadoop
2 17 (73.91%) Analytics
3 15 (65.22%) Data Modelling
4 14 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (60.87%) Finance
5 13 (56.52%) RDBMS
5 13 (56.52%) Data Architecture
5 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
6 12 (52.17%) Data Management
7 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
7 11 (47.83%) Machine Learning
7 11 (47.83%) Big Data
8 10 (43.48%) Kafka
8 10 (43.48%) Apache Spark
9 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (34.78%) IBM
10 8 (34.78%) ERwin
11 7 (30.43%) ETL
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
11 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
11 7 (30.43%) Open Source
11 7 (30.43%) Data Integration
11 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (26.09%) IT Strategy
12 6 (26.09%) Metadata Management
12 6 (26.09%) HBase
12 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (26.09%) Predictive Analytics
12 6 (26.09%) Data Mapping
12 6 (26.09%) Oracle

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (43.48%) Apache Spark
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Pig
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) Hadoop
2 13 (56.52%) RDBMS
2 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
3 11 (47.83%) Apache Hive
3 11 (47.83%) Big Data
4 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) HBase
7 4 (17.39%) Sqoop
8 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
8 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.35%) OLAP
8 1 (4.35%) OLTP
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) ERwin
2 1 (4.35%) MagicDraw
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Taxonomies
3 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Analytics
2 15 (65.22%) Data Modelling
3 14 (60.87%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (56.52%) Data Architecture
5 12 (52.17%) Data Management
6 11 (47.83%) Machine Learning
7 7 (30.43%) Data Integration
7 7 (30.43%) ETL
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
8 6 (26.09%) Data Mapping
8 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (26.09%) IT Strategy
8 6 (26.09%) Metadata Management
8 6 (26.09%) Predictive Analytics
9 5 (21.74%) Data Security
9 5 (21.74%) MapReduce
9 5 (21.74%) Master Data Management
9 5 (21.74%) Ontologies
10 4 (17.39%) SOA
10 4 (17.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) R
1 1 (4.35%) Scala
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) ISO20022
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) IBM
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Teradata
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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