The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 187 231 199
Rank change year-on-year +44 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 22 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 11
Median salary £42,500 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.03% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £68,750 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -3.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the West Midlands

Data Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Warwickshire +39 11 £40,000 -38.46%
Birmingham +23 9 £54,250 -13.88%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Data Architect
England

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 20 (45.45%) Service Delivery
1 20 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 19 (43.18%) Data Modelling
3 17 (38.64%) Customer Requirements
3 17 (38.64%) Change Control
4 16 (36.36%) Data Governance
5 13 (29.55%) XML
6 12 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
6 12 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
7 11 (25.00%) Finance
7 11 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 10 (22.73%) XML Messaging
9 9 (20.45%) Data Architecture
10 7 (15.91%) Data Management
10 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
10 7 (15.91%) Migration
10 7 (15.91%) UML
10 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.64%) Oracle
11 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
12 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
12 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
13 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
13 4 (9.09%) Analytics
13 4 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
13 4 (9.09%) Data Acquisition
13 4 (9.09%) Project Management
13 4 (9.09%) SQL Server

Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.82%) IaaS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) VLAN
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) DB2
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.27%) HBase
5 1 (2.27%) HDInsight
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Military
2 3 (6.82%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) XML
2 10 (22.73%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) CMDB
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Service Delivery
2 19 (43.18%) Data Modelling
3 17 (38.64%) Change Control
3 17 (38.64%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (36.36%) Data Governance
5 12 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
5 12 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
6 11 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 9 (20.45%) Data Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (15.91%) Data Management
8 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
8 7 (15.91%) Migration
8 7 (15.91%) UML
9 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
10 4 (9.09%) Analytics
10 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
1 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.82%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) BMC
3 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) EMC
3 3 (6.82%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 3 (6.82%) Juniper
3 3 (6.82%) NetApp
3 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Avaya
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Mitel