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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Big Data Architect
Rank 816 851 865
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 79 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.044% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.046% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 71 36 25
Average salary £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 10 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 18 December 2014. 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 +39 79 £85,000 +9.67% 10
London +53 73 £85,000 +9.67% 8
City of London +34 14 £85,000 +6.25% 4
South East +8 5 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 4 £75,000 -
Oxford +9 4 £75,000 -
North West -18 1 £45,000 -47.05% 2
Manchester -24 1 £45,000 -47.05% 2
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Big Data
2 121 (96.80%) Hadoop
3 80 (64.00%) MapReduce
4 67 (53.60%) Analytics
5 66 (52.80%) Apache Hive
6 63 (50.40%) Java
7 57 (45.60%) HBase
8 55 (44.00%) NoSQL
8 55 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (40.00%) ETL
10 46 (36.80%) Linux
11 44 (35.20%) Finance
12 43 (34.40%) SQL
13 39 (31.20%) MongoDB
14 38 (30.40%) Teradata
15 36 (28.80%) Banking
16 35 (28.00%) Apache Flume
17 34 (27.20%) HDFS
17 34 (27.20%) Data Warehouse
18 33 (26.40%) C++
19 32 (25.60%) Sqoop
19 32 (25.60%) Apache Cassandra
20 30 (24.00%) Visualisation
21 26 (20.80%) Hortonworks
21 26 (20.80%) MapR
22 25 (20.00%) Oracle
23 24 (19.20%) Apache Pig
24 23 (18.40%) Oozie
24 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
25 22 (17.60%) Netezza

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 24 (19.20%) Apache Pig
2 20 (16.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 15 (12.00%) SAS
4 13 (10.40%) Apache Spark
5 11 (8.80%) Apache
6 6 (4.80%) Node.js
7 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.80%) nginx
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) SPSS
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.20%) LAN
1 19 (15.20%) WAN
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (100.00%) Big Data
2 121 (96.80%) Hadoop
3 66 (52.80%) Apache Hive
4 57 (45.60%) HBase
5 55 (44.00%) NoSQL
6 39 (31.20%) MongoDB
7 34 (27.20%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (25.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 32 (25.60%) Sqoop
9 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
10 22 (17.60%) Mahout
11 21 (16.80%) Couchbase
11 21 (16.80%) Oracle Exadata
11 21 (16.80%) QlikView
12 20 (16.00%) HCatalog
13 19 (15.20%) Riak
13 19 (15.20%) MarkLogic
13 19 (15.20%) DB2
14 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
15 9 (7.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) JConsole
3 1 (0.80%) Log4j
3 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 44 (35.20%) Finance
2 36 (28.80%) Banking
3 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Legal
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) .NET
2 6 (4.80%) CSS
2 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.80%) Java EE
2 6 (4.80%) Backbone.js
2 6 (4.80%) Ember.js
2 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.80%) HTML
2 6 (4.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (4.00%) Web Services
4 4 (3.20%) CGI
5 3 (2.40%) Kafka
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.80%) JSON
6 1 (0.80%) SPNEGO
6 1 (0.80%) REST
6 1 (0.80%) Middleware
6 1 (0.80%) JMX
6 1 (0.80%) Lucene
6 1 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.00%) Visualisation
2 16 (12.80%) Open Source
3 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.40%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.60%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.20%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.20%) Clustering
7 4 (3.20%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.40%) Social Media
9 2 (1.60%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.80%) DTV
10 1 (0.80%) Replication
10 1 (0.80%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.80%) Linux
2 10 (8.00%) UNIX
3 1 (0.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (64.00%) MapReduce
2 67 (53.60%) Analytics
3 55 (44.00%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (40.00%) ETL
5 22 (17.60%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (15.20%) Zachman Framework
6 19 (15.20%) TOGAF
6 19 (15.20%) Benchmarking
7 15 (12.00%) Use Case
7 15 (12.00%) Data Architecture
8 14 (11.20%) Information Management
9 10 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.20%) OO
10 9 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (6.40%) Programme Management
11 8 (6.40%) TDD
11 8 (6.40%) BDD
12 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.60%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.60%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.40%) Java
2 43 (34.40%) SQL
3 33 (26.40%) C++
4 16 (12.80%) Python
5 13 (10.40%) R
6 12 (9.60%) Scala
7 10 (8.00%) PHP
8 8 (6.40%) C#
9 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.20%) Perl
10 4 (3.20%) C
10 4 (3.20%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (12.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 35 (28.00%) Apache Flume
2 34 (27.20%) HDFS
3 20 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (15.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (18.40%) Oozie
2 19 (15.20%) Ambari
3 8 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (30.40%) Teradata
2 26 (20.80%) Hortonworks
2 26 (20.80%) MapR
3 25 (20.00%) Oracle
4 22 (17.60%) Netezza
5 19 (15.20%) Cisco
5 19 (15.20%) Sybase
5 19 (15.20%) Intel
6 16 (12.80%) SAP
7 11 (8.80%) Cloudera
8 6 (4.80%) Twitter
8 6 (4.80%) Talend
9 5 (4.00%) Business Objects
10 4 (3.20%) IBM
11 3 (2.40%) Cognizant
11 3 (2.40%) Hitachi
11 3 (2.40%) Informatica
12 2 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (1.60%) Ab Initio
12 2 (1.60%) Cognos
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