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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 810 871 876
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 82 58 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.050% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.052% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 55 37 3
Average salary £82,500 £87,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £79,500 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 17 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 31 July 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 +38 77 £82,500 -5.71% 4
London +51 68 £82,500 -9.58% 2
City of London +30 15 £82,500 -2.94%
Manchester +6 5 - -
North West -4 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 £79,500 -
Scotland - 5 £79,500 -
South East +2 3 £57,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £79,500 -
West Yorkshire +10 1 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire +4 1 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Guildford - 1 £80,000 -
Crawley - 1 £55,000 -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 - 2

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Big Data
2 157 (95.15%) Hadoop
3 100 (60.61%) NoSQL
4 87 (52.73%) Business Intelligence
5 75 (45.45%) Apache Hive
5 75 (45.45%) Analytics
6 73 (44.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 72 (43.64%) ETL
8 69 (41.82%) MapReduce
9 67 (40.61%) Java
10 63 (38.18%) MongoDB
10 63 (38.18%) Apache Pig
11 62 (37.58%) HBase
12 58 (35.15%) R
12 58 (35.15%) Opscode Chef
12 58 (35.15%) SQL
13 55 (33.33%) SAS
14 49 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
15 47 (28.48%) Business Development
15 47 (28.48%) Python
16 43 (26.06%) Finance
16 43 (26.06%) Technical Architecture
17 41 (24.85%) Teradata
18 40 (24.24%) Banking
19 39 (23.64%) Netezza
19 39 (23.64%) Open Source
19 39 (23.64%) Relational Database
20 38 (23.03%) Analytical Skills
20 38 (23.03%) Informatica
20 38 (23.03%) Cognos

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (38.18%) Apache Pig
2 55 (33.33%) SAS
3 34 (20.61%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (20.61%) Apache
4 21 (12.73%) Apache Spark
5 19 (11.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 35 (21.21%) SPSS
2 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.70%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (22.42%) Amazon EMR
3 31 (18.79%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (18.79%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.64%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) SNA
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (100.00%) Big Data
2 157 (95.15%) Hadoop
3 100 (60.61%) NoSQL
4 75 (45.45%) Apache Hive
5 73 (44.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 63 (38.18%) MongoDB
7 62 (37.58%) HBase
8 39 (23.64%) Relational Database
9 38 (23.03%) RDBMS
10 37 (22.42%) DB2
11 35 (21.21%) Sqoop
12 34 (20.61%) Pentaho
13 31 (18.79%) Triplestore
13 31 (18.79%) Mahout
14 28 (16.97%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (6.06%) Riak
16 8 (4.85%) QlikView
17 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (4.24%) Data Mining
18 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.82%) LoadUI
2 3 (1.82%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (1.82%) Selenium
2 3 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 43 (26.06%) Finance
2 40 (24.24%) Banking
3 20 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 17 (10.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.03%) Web Services
2 31 (18.79%) MLlib
3 9 (5.45%) Kafka
4 4 (2.42%) .NET
5 3 (1.82%) SOAP
5 3 (1.82%) Middleware
5 3 (1.82%) Akka
6 2 (1.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) RESTful
7 1 (0.61%) REST
7 1 (0.61%) Lucene
7 1 (0.61%) Java EE
7 1 (0.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.03%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.64%) Statistics
5 6 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.64%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.82%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.21%) Linux
2 1 (0.61%) CentOS
2 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.73%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (45.45%) Analytics
3 72 (43.64%) ETL
4 69 (41.82%) MapReduce
5 47 (28.48%) Business Development
6 43 (26.06%) Technical Architecture
7 39 (23.64%) Open Source
8 33 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 31 (18.79%) Data Architecture
9 31 (18.79%) Configuration Management
9 31 (18.79%) Performance Tuning
10 29 (17.58%) Migration
10 29 (17.58%) Data Migration
11 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (9.70%) Data Modelling
13 14 (8.48%) Information Management
14 11 (6.67%) Software Architecture
15 10 (6.06%) DevOps
16 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (4.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.61%) Java
2 58 (35.15%) SQL
2 58 (35.15%) R
3 47 (28.48%) Python
4 35 (21.21%) Perl
5 34 (20.61%) PHP
6 16 (9.70%) C++
7 14 (8.48%) Scala
8 4 (2.42%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.21%) Ruby
9 2 (1.21%) C#
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (10.91%) Degree
2 6 (3.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) COBIT
1 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (20.61%) Apache Flume
2 7 (4.24%) HDFS
3 5 (3.03%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 58 (35.15%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (15.76%) Puppet
3 19 (11.52%) Ansible
4 8 (4.85%) Oozie
5 4 (2.42%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (1.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 41 (24.85%) Teradata
2 39 (23.64%) Netezza
3 38 (23.03%) Cognos
3 38 (23.03%) Informatica
4 36 (21.82%) Oracle
5 34 (20.61%) MicroStrategy
6 33 (20.00%) Talend
7 32 (19.39%) Vertica
8 31 (18.79%) Greenplum
9 23 (13.94%) Cloudera
10 19 (11.52%) SaltStack
11 7 (4.24%) MapR
11 7 (4.24%) Splunk
12 5 (3.03%) Tableau
12 5 (3.03%) Hortonworks
12 5 (3.03%) SAP
12 5 (3.03%) IBM
13 4 (2.42%) Apple
13 4 (2.42%) Ab Initio
13 4 (2.42%) Twitter
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