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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 823 827 885
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 128 114 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 108 107 55
Average salary £90,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £69,250 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 25 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 125 £90,000 +5.88% 16
London +5 104 £95,000 +11.76% 11
City of London +55 22 £95,000 +7.04% 4
Tyne and Wear - 7 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 - -
North East - 7 - -
South East -9 6 £67,500 -6.89% 1
Berkshire - 6 £67,500 - 1
Yorkshire +15 4 £55,000 -15.38% 1
West Yorkshire +6 4 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Leeds - 4 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 2 £55,000 -
South Wales - 2 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £65,000 -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 £65,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £65,000 - 1

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Big Data
2 209 (81.96%) Hadoop
3 151 (59.22%) NoSQL
4 107 (41.96%) Analytics
5 101 (39.61%) Java
6 90 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
7 75 (29.41%) Finance
7 75 (29.41%) Apache Spark
8 71 (27.84%) ETL
8 71 (27.84%) Data Analytics
9 66 (25.88%) Data Warehouse
10 61 (23.92%) Apache Hive
11 60 (23.53%) MongoDB
11 60 (23.53%) MapReduce
12 59 (23.14%) HBase
13 53 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (19.61%) Data Architecture
15 47 (18.43%) Python
16 41 (16.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 41 (16.08%) Information Management
17 33 (12.94%) Elasticsearch
18 32 (12.55%) Telecoms
18 32 (12.55%) Apache Pig
18 32 (12.55%) Big Data Analytics
19 29 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
19 29 (11.37%) Retail
19 29 (11.37%) Amazon AWS
20 28 (10.98%) Scala
21 27 (10.59%) Oracle
22 26 (10.20%) SAP

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 75 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 33 (12.94%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (12.55%) Apache Pig
4 15 (5.88%) Apache Solr
5 11 (4.31%) Apache
6 7 (2.75%) Node.js
7 6 (2.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.18%) SaaS
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (100.00%) Big Data
2 209 (81.96%) Hadoop
3 151 (59.22%) NoSQL
4 66 (25.88%) Data Warehouse
5 61 (23.92%) Apache Hive
6 60 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 59 (23.14%) HBase
8 41 (16.08%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (7.84%) QlikView
10 18 (7.06%) Relational Database
11 16 (6.27%) Sqoop
12 14 (5.49%) Mahout
13 13 (5.10%) RDBMS
14 11 (4.31%) Pentaho
15 10 (3.92%) Impala
16 8 (3.14%) SQL Server
17 7 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (2.75%) Oracle Exadata
18 6 (2.35%) Data Mining
18 6 (2.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (3.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) ERwin
3 1 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
General
1 75 (29.41%) Finance
2 32 (12.55%) Telecoms
3 29 (11.37%) Retail
4 25 (9.80%) Banking
5 22 (8.63%) Manufacturing
6 17 (6.67%) Marketing
7 16 (6.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (5.49%) Games
9 12 (4.71%) Automotive
9 12 (4.71%) Legal
10 9 (3.53%) Electronics
11 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Front Office
12 1 (0.39%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.45%) Web Services
2 17 (6.67%) Kafka
3 13 (5.10%) J2EE
4 11 (4.31%) Spring
5 9 (3.53%) .NET
6 8 (3.14%) Hibernate
6 8 (3.14%) SOAP
7 7 (2.75%) Spark Streaming
8 6 (2.35%) RESTful
8 6 (2.35%) Velocity
9 5 (1.96%) JSON
9 5 (1.96%) XML
10 4 (1.57%) WSDL
11 3 (1.18%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.18%) CSS
11 3 (1.18%) HTML
12 2 (0.78%) Apache Avro
12 2 (0.78%) Middleware
12 2 (0.78%) XSD
13 1 (0.39%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 13 (5.10%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.14%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.35%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.96%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.57%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.18%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.18%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.78%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.39%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.67%) Linux
2 16 (6.27%) Unix
3 1 (0.39%) Android
3 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (41.96%) Analytics
2 90 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (27.84%) Data Analytics
3 71 (27.84%) ETL
4 60 (23.53%) MapReduce
5 53 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (19.61%) Data Architecture
7 41 (16.08%) Information Management
8 32 (12.55%) Big Data Analytics
9 29 (11.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
11 24 (9.41%) Data Modelling
12 22 (8.63%) TOGAF
13 19 (7.45%) Scrum
14 17 (6.67%) Use Case
15 16 (6.27%) Zachman Framework
16 14 (5.49%) Business Development
16 14 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (5.10%) Security Architecture
18 12 (4.71%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 101 (39.61%) Java
2 47 (18.43%) Python
3 28 (10.98%) Scala
4 25 (9.80%) SQL
5 24 (9.41%) C++
6 22 (8.63%) R
7 13 (5.10%) Ruby
8 12 (4.71%) C
9 9 (3.53%) C#
10 8 (3.14%) PHP
11 7 (2.75%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.75%) Perl
12 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.57%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.39%) Clojure
16 1 (0.39%) C-shell
16 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.35%) Degree
2 5 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) MCSE
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 20 (7.84%) HDFS
2 18 (7.06%) Apache Flume
3 12 (4.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (7.06%) Puppet
2 17 (6.67%) Oozie
3 14 (5.49%) Ansible
4 5 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.78%) Ambari
6 1 (0.39%) StatsD
Vendors
1 27 (10.59%) Oracle
2 26 (10.20%) SAP
3 25 (9.80%) Cloudera
3 25 (9.80%) Teradata
4 17 (6.67%) Greenplum
5 15 (5.88%) MapR
5 15 (5.88%) SaltStack
6 13 (5.10%) Netezza
7 11 (4.31%) Informatica
8 10 (3.92%) Talend
9 9 (3.53%) IBM
10 7 (2.75%) Hortonworks
10 7 (2.75%) Tableau
11 5 (1.96%) Splunk
12 4 (1.57%) Microsoft
12 4 (1.57%) Sybase
13 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.18%) Vertica
14 2 (0.78%) Cognizant
15 1 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
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