The table below looks at the statistics for the Big Data Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Big Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 833 863 872
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 66 47 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.040% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.043% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 9
Average salary £82,500 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £79,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Big Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Salary Trend

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

Big Data Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Big Data Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Big Data Architect over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 61 £82,500 -2.94% 16
London +16 51 £82,500 -12.00% 7
City of London +37 14 £82,500 -2.94% 3
Manchester +5 7 - - 3
North West +4 7 - - 3
Edinburgh - 5 £79,500 -
Scotland - 5 £79,500 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £79,500 -
South East +8 2 £61,250 -5.76% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £57,500 -11.53%
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Newbury - 1 £65,000 -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £72,500 -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Big Data Architect in their job title.

1 162 (100.00%) Big Data
2 154 (95.06%) Hadoop
3 102 (62.96%) NoSQL
4 89 (54.94%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (48.77%) Apache Hive
6 75 (46.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 74 (45.68%) MapReduce
8 73 (45.06%) Analytics
9 69 (42.59%) HBase
9 69 (42.59%) ETL
10 68 (41.98%) MongoDB
11 65 (40.12%) Apache Pig
11 65 (40.12%) Java
12 59 (36.42%) Opscode Chef
13 55 (33.95%) R
14 51 (31.48%) SAS
15 49 (30.25%) Python
15 49 (30.25%) SQL
15 49 (30.25%) Amazon AWS
16 47 (29.01%) Business Development
17 45 (27.78%) Teradata
18 42 (25.93%) Oracle
18 42 (25.93%) Netezza
19 40 (24.69%) Technical Architecture
19 40 (24.69%) Open Source
19 40 (24.69%) Relational Database
20 39 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
20 39 (24.07%) Elasticsearch
20 39 (24.07%) Finance
20 39 (24.07%) Banking

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Big Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Big Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 65 (40.12%) Apache Pig
2 51 (31.48%) SAS
3 39 (24.07%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (21.60%) Apache
5 23 (14.20%) Apache Spark
6 20 (12.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 37 (22.84%) SPSS
2 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (30.25%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (22.84%) Amazon EMR
3 31 (19.14%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (19.14%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.70%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) SNA
1 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (100.00%) Big Data
2 154 (95.06%) Hadoop
3 102 (62.96%) NoSQL
4 79 (48.77%) Apache Hive
5 75 (46.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 69 (42.59%) HBase
7 68 (41.98%) MongoDB
8 40 (24.69%) Relational Database
9 39 (24.07%) RDBMS
10 38 (23.46%) DB2
11 37 (22.84%) Sqoop
12 34 (20.99%) Pentaho
13 31 (19.14%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (19.14%) Triplestore
13 31 (19.14%) Mahout
14 11 (6.79%) Riak
15 7 (4.32%) Data Mining
15 7 (4.32%) QlikView
16 5 (3.09%) SQL Server
16 5 (3.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 33 (20.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.23%) LoadUI
2 2 (1.23%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.23%) Selenium
2 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
1 39 (24.07%) Banking
2 16 (9.88%) Retail
3 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Local Government
5 2 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.46%) Web Services
2 31 (19.14%) MLlib
3 9 (5.56%) Kafka
4 4 (2.47%) .NET
4 4 (2.47%) JSON
5 3 (1.85%) Middleware
5 3 (1.85%) Lucene
6 2 (1.23%) SOAP
6 2 (1.23%) Akka
7 1 (0.62%) JMS
7 1 (0.62%) Java EE
7 1 (0.62%) RESTful
7 1 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.32%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.70%) Statistics
5 6 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (1.23%) UNIX
3 1 (0.62%) CentOS
3 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (54.94%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (45.68%) MapReduce
3 73 (45.06%) Analytics
4 69 (42.59%) ETL
5 47 (29.01%) Business Development
6 40 (24.69%) Technical Architecture
6 40 (24.69%) Open Source
7 33 (20.37%) Requirements Analysis
7 33 (20.37%) Data Architecture
8 32 (19.75%) Performance Tuning
8 32 (19.75%) Configuration Management
9 29 (17.90%) Migration
9 29 (17.90%) Data Migration
10 20 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (9.26%) Information Management
12 13 (8.02%) Software Architecture
13 12 (7.41%) Data Modelling
14 10 (6.17%) DevOps
15 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.12%) Java
2 55 (33.95%) R
3 49 (30.25%) SQL
3 49 (30.25%) Python
4 35 (21.60%) Perl
5 34 (20.99%) PHP
6 17 (10.49%) Scala
7 12 (7.41%) C++
8 5 (3.09%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.23%) Ruby
9 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) Degree
2 6 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) COBIT
1 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (20.99%) Apache Flume
2 9 (5.56%) HDFS
3 6 (3.70%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 59 (36.42%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (16.67%) Puppet
3 20 (12.35%) Ansible
4 9 (5.56%) Oozie
5 5 (3.09%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 45 (27.78%) Teradata
2 42 (25.93%) Netezza
2 42 (25.93%) Oracle
3 39 (24.07%) Cognos
3 39 (24.07%) Informatica
4 34 (20.99%) MicroStrategy
4 34 (20.99%) Vertica
5 33 (20.37%) Talend
5 33 (20.37%) Greenplum
6 26 (16.05%) Cloudera
7 20 (12.35%) SaltStack
8 10 (6.17%) MapR
9 9 (5.56%) IBM
10 8 (4.94%) Hortonworks
11 5 (3.09%) Tableau
11 5 (3.09%) Twitter
11 5 (3.09%) Apple
11 5 (3.09%) Ab Initio
12 4 (2.47%) Splunk
12 4 (2.47%) SAP
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