Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 250 313
Rank change year-on-year +16 +63 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 63 82 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.82% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.85% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 19
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% +2.69%
10th Percentile £49,877 £38,750 £50,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £92,500
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 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 8,408 9,607 11,488
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.57% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,544 8,029 9,069
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,754 £24,500 £23,367
90th Percentile £67,350 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -3 42 £60,000 -14.29% 2
Coventry +5 8 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Warwickshire +24 6 £72,500 +70.59%
Worcestershire - 4 £51,270 -
Solihull +2 2 £61,500 +17.14%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (34.92%) Data Architecture
2 20 (31.75%) ITIL
3 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
4 18 (28.57%) Information Architecture
4 18 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (26.98%) Data Modelling
6 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.81%) Service Delivery
6 15 (23.81%) CCTV
6 15 (23.81%) Change Control
6 15 (23.81%) Presales
6 15 (23.81%) Due Diligence
7 13 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (19.05%) Data Quality
9 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (17.46%) TOGAF
10 10 (15.87%) Google
10 10 (15.87%) PaaS
10 10 (15.87%) Data Governance
10 10 (15.87%) IaaS
11 9 (14.29%) Data Strategy
11 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (14.29%) Finance
11 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.70%) Data Telemetry
12 8 (12.70%) Line Management
12 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
13 7 (11.11%) SQL
14 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.87%) IaaS
2 10 (15.87%) PaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.52%) Big Data
3 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.17%) DB2
4 2 (3.17%) Power BI
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Local Government
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) Data Centre
2 15 (23.81%) CCTV
3 5 (7.94%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.17%) Blog
5 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Data Architecture
2 20 (31.75%) ITIL
3 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.57%) Information Architecture
5 17 (26.98%) Data Modelling
6 15 (23.81%) Change Control
6 15 (23.81%) Due Diligence
6 15 (23.81%) Presales
6 15 (23.81%) Service Delivery
7 11 (17.46%) TOGAF
8 10 (15.87%) Data Governance
9 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.29%) Data Strategy
9 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (12.70%) Data Telemetry
10 8 (12.70%) Line Management
10 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (7.94%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.94%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 6 (9.52%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) Google
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) SAP