Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 315 281
Rank change year-on-year +75 -34 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 85 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 63 10 39
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% -12.00%
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% +0.69%

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 9806 11125 10631
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.20% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8079 8819 8837
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +63 56 £70,000 +16.67% 1
Coventry +26 13 £60,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire - 7 £52,500 -
Solihull - 1 £52,500 - 1
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 46 (54.12%) Presales
2 42 (49.41%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (47.06%) Finance
4 38 (44.71%) UML
5 36 (42.35%) Migration
6 35 (41.18%) Data Migration
7 33 (38.82%) TOGAF
8 30 (35.29%) Data Integration
9 29 (34.12%) Management Information System
9 29 (34.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (34.12%) Data Acquisition
10 28 (32.94%) Data Ingestion
10 28 (32.94%) ArchiMate
10 28 (32.94%) Analytics
10 28 (32.94%) Infrastructure Management
10 28 (32.94%) Banking
10 28 (32.94%) Asset Management
11 26 (30.59%) Data Modelling
12 18 (21.18%) Oracle
13 17 (20.00%) SQL
14 16 (18.82%) Service Delivery
14 16 (18.82%) CCTV
14 16 (18.82%) Data Governance
14 16 (18.82%) Change Control
14 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
15 15 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
16 14 (16.47%) Business Analysis
16 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.29%) XML

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 (1.18%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (49.41%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.94%) DB2
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) ERwin
General
1 40 (47.06%) Finance
2 28 (32.94%) Banking
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) XML
2 3 (3.53%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (34.12%) Management Information System
2 16 (18.82%) CCTV
2 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.24%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.35%) BYOD
4 2 (2.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.12%) Presales
2 40 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (44.71%) UML
4 36 (42.35%) Migration
5 35 (41.18%) Data Migration
6 33 (38.82%) TOGAF
7 30 (35.29%) Data Integration
8 29 (34.12%) Data Acquisition
8 29 (34.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (32.94%) Analytics
9 28 (32.94%) ArchiMate
9 28 (32.94%) Asset Management
9 28 (32.94%) Data Ingestion
9 28 (32.94%) Infrastructure Management
10 26 (30.59%) Data Modelling
11 16 (18.82%) Change Control
11 16 (18.82%) Data Governance
11 16 (18.82%) Service Delivery
12 15 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
13 14 (16.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) COBIT
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Oracle
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft