Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £60,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 11 December 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 235 302
Rank change year-on-year +2 +67 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 63 80 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.79% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.82% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 6
West Midlands median annual salary £60,250 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.93% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £48,924 £52,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £73,125
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,853 9,729 10,683
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,055 7,948 8,473
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,990 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 6 months to 11 December 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
Birmingham -2 43 £60,000 -14.29% 10
Warwickshire +43 7 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Coventry +8 5 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Solihull +12 4 £61,500 +17.14%
Worcestershire - 4 £48,242 - 6
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West Midlands region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 34 (53.97%) Data Architecture
2 25 (39.68%) Information Architecture
3 23 (36.51%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
5 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
6 16 (25.40%) TOGAF
6 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (25.40%) Data Quality
7 15 (23.81%) Data Governance
8 14 (22.22%) PaaS
8 14 (22.22%) IaaS
8 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 14 (22.22%) Google
8 14 (22.22%) SQL
8 14 (22.22%) Data Strategy
9 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
10 12 (19.05%) Data Telemetry
10 12 (19.05%) Finance
11 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
11 11 (17.46%) Oracle
11 11 (17.46%) ITIL
11 11 (17.46%) Technical Leadership
12 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
12 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
13 9 (14.29%) Reference Data
13 9 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
13 9 (14.29%) UML
13 9 (14.29%) Thought Leadership

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (1.59%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (22.22%) IaaS
2 14 (22.22%) PaaS
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.46%) RDBMS
4 8 (12.70%) Big Data
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.94%) Power BI
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.76%) DB2
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.17%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (3.17%) Data Lake
8 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.17%) OLTP
8 2 (3.17%) QlikView
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) ERwin
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Digital Economy
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 6 (9.52%) CCTV
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Blog
5 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Data Architecture
2 25 (39.68%) Information Architecture
3 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
5 16 (25.40%) TOGAF
6 15 (23.81%) Data Governance
7 14 (22.22%) Data Strategy
7 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 12 (19.05%) Data Telemetry
9 11 (17.46%) ITIL
9 11 (17.46%) Technical Leadership
10 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
11 9 (14.29%) Data Ingestion
11 9 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
11 9 (14.29%) UML
12 8 (12.70%) Data Security
12 8 (12.70%) Presales
12 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) TOGAF Certification
2 6 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.35%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) Data Quality
2 7 (11.11%) GDPR
3 4 (6.35%) COBIT
4 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.22%) Google
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Tableau
5 2 (3.17%) Informatica
5 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Talend
6 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks