Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 October 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 287 320
Rank change year-on-year +9 +33 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 57 45 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.45% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 21
South West median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.09% -25.81% +29.17%
10th Percentile £62,500 £43,050 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,962 9,922 10,480
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.76% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,198 8,243 8,876
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the South West

Data Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in the South West

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the South West over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the South West

Data Architect
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Wiltshire +1 19 £77,500 +6.90% 3
Dorset -22 16 £65,000 -7.14%
Bristol +22 13 £80,000 -
Gloucestershire +17 8 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Somerset +13 1 £80,000 +45.45%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 South West region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 40 (70.18%) Data Architecture
2 34 (59.65%) SQL
3 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.88%) Data Modelling
5 26 (45.61%) Finance
6 25 (43.86%) Oracle
7 22 (38.60%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (38.60%) Hadoop
7 22 (38.60%) Big Data
8 21 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
9 16 (28.07%) Data Lake
10 15 (26.32%) Innovative Thinking
10 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (26.32%) CMMI
10 15 (26.32%) IBM
10 15 (26.32%) IBM InfoSphere
10 15 (26.32%) Data Mapping
11 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
12 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (21.05%) Teradata
14 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
14 10 (17.54%) ETL
15 9 (15.79%) MySQL
15 9 (15.79%) Scrum
15 9 (15.79%) Data Integration
15 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
15 9 (15.79%) Analytics
16 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (14.04%) Amazon Redshift

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.75%) Confluence
1 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) Big Data
1 22 (38.60%) Data Warehouse
1 22 (38.60%) Hadoop
2 16 (28.07%) Data Lake
3 15 (26.32%) IBM InfoSphere
4 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
5 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
6 9 (15.79%) MySQL
6 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 8 (14.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (14.04%) BigQuery
7 8 (14.04%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (14.04%) RDBMS
7 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (5.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) ERwin
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Clustering
3 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) CentOS
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
1 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (14.04%) Ubuntu
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Data Architecture
2 32 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.88%) Data Modelling
4 16 (28.07%) TOGAF
5 15 (26.32%) CMMI
5 15 (26.32%) Data Mapping
5 15 (26.32%) Innovative Thinking
5 15 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (17.54%) ETL
7 9 (15.79%) Analytics
7 9 (15.79%) Data Integration
7 9 (15.79%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) Data Protection
8 8 (14.04%) ERD
8 8 (14.04%) High Availability
8 8 (14.04%) Load Balancing
8 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
8 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.04%) Visualisation
8 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) R
2 1 (1.75%) Scala
2 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) IBM
3 12 (21.05%) Teradata
4 8 (14.04%) Google
4 8 (14.04%) Informatica
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.77%) Hortonworks
6 4 (7.02%) Cloudera
6 4 (7.02%) Cognos
6 4 (7.02%) MapR
6 4 (7.02%) Netezza
6 4 (7.02%) Talend
7 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.51%) Tableau
8 1 (1.75%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.75%) SnapLogic