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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 800 854 877
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 70 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.034% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.036% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 67 29 13
Average salary £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £77,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £70,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 11 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 3 March 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 +48 70 £90,000 +12.50% 7
London +40 64 £90,000 +12.50% 6
City of London +31 24 £90,000 +2.85% 2
South East -23 4 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Oxford - 3 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £75,000 -
North West -13 2 £45,000 -62.50%
Manchester - 2 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £55,000 -
Westminster - 1 £70,000 -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Big Data
2 134 (97.81%) Hadoop
3 73 (53.28%) Java
4 66 (48.18%) ETL
5 64 (46.72%) Analytics
6 61 (44.53%) MapReduce
7 57 (41.61%) SQL
8 54 (39.42%) Finance
9 52 (37.96%) C++
10 48 (35.04%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (35.04%) Apache Hive
11 46 (33.58%) NoSQL
12 34 (24.82%) HBase
13 30 (21.90%) Teradata
13 30 (21.90%) Linux
14 29 (21.17%) Banking
15 27 (19.71%) MongoDB
15 27 (19.71%) QlikView
16 23 (16.79%) Apache Pig
17 22 (16.06%) Information Management
17 22 (16.06%) SAP
18 19 (13.87%) Degree
18 19 (13.87%) Apache Flume
18 19 (13.87%) HDFS
19 18 (13.14%) Sqoop
20 17 (12.41%) Visualisation
20 17 (12.41%) Apache Cassandra
20 17 (12.41%) SAS
20 17 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
21 15 (10.95%) Scala

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 23 (16.79%) Apache Pig
2 17 (12.41%) SAS
3 13 (9.49%) Apache Spark
4 11 (8.03%) Apache
5 10 (7.30%) Node.js
6 7 (5.11%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.46%) nginx
7 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SPSS
2 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) LAN
1 7 (5.11%) WAN
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (100.00%) Big Data
2 134 (97.81%) Hadoop
3 48 (35.04%) Apache Hive
4 46 (33.58%) NoSQL
5 34 (24.82%) HBase
6 27 (19.71%) MongoDB
6 27 (19.71%) QlikView
7 18 (13.14%) Sqoop
8 17 (12.41%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (12.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (10.22%) Relational Database
10 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (8.76%) SQL Server
12 9 (6.57%) RDBMS
12 9 (6.57%) Oracle BI EE
12 9 (6.57%) Mahout
13 8 (5.84%) Couchbase
13 8 (5.84%) HCatalog
13 8 (5.84%) Impala
13 8 (5.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.73%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) LoadUI
2 1 (0.73%) Maven
2 1 (0.73%) Selenium
2 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (39.42%) Finance
2 29 (21.17%) Banking
3 13 (9.49%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) .NET
2 10 (7.30%) CSS
2 10 (7.30%) HTML
2 10 (7.30%) .NET Framework
2 10 (7.30%) Backbone.js
2 10 (7.30%) Ember.js
2 10 (7.30%) AngularJS
2 10 (7.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (2.92%) CGI
4 3 (2.19%) Java EE
4 3 (2.19%) Web Services
5 2 (1.46%) Kafka
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.73%) SOAP
6 1 (0.73%) Lucene
6 1 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Visualisation
2 15 (10.95%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.03%) Open Source
4 5 (3.65%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.65%) Machine to Machine
4 5 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.92%) Clustering
5 4 (2.92%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.92%) Social Media
6 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.46%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.90%) Linux
2 6 (4.38%) UNIX
3 2 (1.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.18%) ETL
2 64 (46.72%) Analytics
3 61 (44.53%) MapReduce
4 48 (35.04%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (16.06%) Information Management
6 14 (10.22%) Zachman Framework
6 14 (10.22%) TOGAF
6 14 (10.22%) Data Analytics
7 13 (9.49%) Use Case
7 13 (9.49%) OO
7 13 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.76%) Data Architecture
9 10 (7.30%) BDD
9 10 (7.30%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.30%) Web Development
9 10 (7.30%) Scrum
9 10 (7.30%) TDD
10 8 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (53.28%) Java
2 57 (41.61%) SQL
3 52 (37.96%) C++
4 15 (10.95%) Scala
4 15 (10.95%) R
5 13 (9.49%) C#
6 12 (8.76%) Python
7 11 (8.03%) PHP
8 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.92%) C
9 4 (2.92%) Pig Latin
10 2 (1.46%) Ruby
11 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.87%) Apache Flume
1 19 (13.87%) HDFS
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (5.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) Oozie
2 7 (5.11%) Ambari
3 5 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Teradata
2 22 (16.06%) SAP
3 11 (8.03%) Oracle
3 11 (8.03%) Splunk
4 10 (7.30%) Twitter
4 10 (7.30%) Hortonworks
4 10 (7.30%) MapR
5 9 (6.57%) Netezza
6 7 (5.11%) Cisco
6 7 (5.11%) Sybase
6 7 (5.11%) Intel
6 7 (5.11%) Cloudera
7 6 (4.38%) Talend
8 4 (2.92%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.92%) IBM
9 3 (2.19%) Cognizant
9 3 (2.19%) Informatica
10 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.46%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.73%) Vertica
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