The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Big Data Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 789 815 909
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 132 149 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 108 126 92
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £65,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £105,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £57,500 £81,250
% change year-on-year
+26.08% -29.23%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Big Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Big Data Architect in the job title.

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 25 June 2016 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 132 £80,000 - 23
London +10 100 £80,000 -3.03% 19
Yorkshire +29 11 £55,000 -18.51% 1
West Yorkshire +14 11 £55,000 -18.51% 1
South East +55 9 £67,500 +20.00% 3
Leeds +23 8 £55,000 -18.51%
City of London +23 8 £82,500 -2.94% 3
Berkshire +18 7 £67,500 - 1
Reading +19 6 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £85,000 -
East of England - 4 £80,000 -
Norwich - 3 £80,000 -
Bradford - 3 £80,000 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £80,000 -
Westminster - 2 £82,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £72,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £72,500 -
South West - 1 £72,500 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Big Data Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 257 (100.00%) Big Data
2 213 (82.88%) Hadoop
3 124 (48.25%) Java
4 123 (47.86%) Analytics
5 117 (45.53%) NoSQL
6 110 (42.80%) Apache Spark
7 86 (33.46%) Apache Hive
8 83 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
9 68 (26.46%) Data Warehouse
10 66 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (23.74%) Data Analytics
12 57 (22.18%) Finance
13 54 (21.01%) HBase
13 54 (21.01%) MapReduce
14 53 (20.62%) Python
15 52 (20.23%) Cloudera
15 52 (20.23%) Apache Pig
16 51 (19.84%) MongoDB
17 49 (19.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 46 (17.90%) Scala
19 43 (16.73%) Data Architecture
20 40 (15.56%) ETL
21 39 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
22 35 (13.62%) Puppet
22 35 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
22 35 (13.62%) Hortonworks
23 33 (12.84%) R
24 32 (12.45%) HDFS
25 31 (12.06%) Open Source
25 31 (12.06%) SQL

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (42.80%) Apache Spark
2 52 (20.23%) Apache Pig
3 21 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (6.23%) SAS
5 15 (5.84%) Apache Solr
6 14 (5.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SPSS
2 1 (0.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.18%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.56%) GitHub
3 20 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.72%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.56%) PaaS
7 3 (1.17%) AdWords
8 2 (0.78%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (100.00%) Big Data
2 213 (82.88%) Hadoop
3 117 (45.53%) NoSQL
4 86 (33.46%) Apache Hive
5 68 (26.46%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (21.01%) HBase
7 51 (19.84%) MongoDB
8 49 (19.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (6.61%) Sqoop
10 15 (5.84%) Relational Database
11 11 (4.28%) Impala
12 10 (3.89%) Mahout
13 9 (3.50%) DataStax
13 9 (3.50%) Flink
14 8 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (3.11%) Data Mining
14 8 (3.11%) MySQL
14 8 (3.11%) RDBMS
15 7 (2.72%) Apache Accumulo
15 7 (2.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (8.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.95%) ERwin
3 3 (1.17%) Maven
4 1 (0.39%) ANTLR
4 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 57 (22.18%) Finance
2 18 (7.00%) Retail
3 15 (5.84%) Games
3 15 (5.84%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.45%) Banking
5 12 (4.67%) Legal
6 11 (4.28%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.72%) Automotive
7 7 (2.72%) Marketing
7 7 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.17%) Advertising
9 3 (1.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.67%) Web Services
2 26 (10.12%) .NET
3 25 (9.73%) Middleware
3 25 (9.73%) XML
4 22 (8.56%) Kafka
5 21 (8.17%) RESTful
6 19 (7.39%) WSDL
7 11 (4.28%) Spark Streaming
8 5 (1.95%) JSON
8 5 (1.95%) REST
9 4 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.56%) J2EE
10 3 (1.17%) Apache Avro
10 3 (1.17%) Node.js
11 2 (0.78%) Akka
11 2 (0.78%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.78%) D3.js
11 2 (0.78%) XSD
12 1 (0.39%) DOM
12 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.61%) Visualisation
3 14 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 14 (5.45%) Data Integration
4 12 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.50%) Internet of Things
5 9 (3.50%) Wiki
6 7 (2.72%) Mobile Games
7 5 (1.95%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.56%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.56%) Replication
8 4 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.78%) Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.78%) Economics
9 2 (0.78%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.61%) Linux
2 8 (3.11%) Unix
3 1 (0.39%) Android
3 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (47.86%) Analytics
2 83 (32.30%) Business Intelligence
3 66 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (23.74%) Data Analytics
5 54 (21.01%) MapReduce
6 43 (16.73%) Data Architecture
7 40 (15.56%) ETL
8 35 (13.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (12.06%) Open Source
10 29 (11.28%) Big Data Analytics
10 29 (11.28%) Data Modelling
10 29 (11.28%) TDD
10 29 (11.28%) TOGAF
11 28 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (9.34%) DevOps
13 23 (8.95%) SOA
14 21 (8.17%) Data Engineering
15 19 (7.39%) Business Development
15 19 (7.39%) Enterprise Architecture
15 19 (7.39%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 124 (48.25%) Java
2 53 (20.62%) Python
3 46 (17.90%) Scala
4 33 (12.84%) R
5 31 (12.06%) SQL
6 22 (8.56%) MATLAB
7 17 (6.61%) C#
8 15 (5.84%) Ruby
9 13 (5.06%) PHP
10 10 (3.89%) C++
11 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.95%) Perl
12 4 (1.56%) C
13 2 (0.78%) Clojure
14 1 (0.39%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.39%) F#
14 1 (0.39%) HiveQL
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.95%) PhD
4 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (12.45%) HDFS
2 23 (8.95%) Apache Flume
3 8 (3.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (13.62%) Puppet
2 17 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.45%) Ansible
4 10 (3.89%) Oozie
5 8 (3.11%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (2.72%) Ambari
7 4 (1.56%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.56%) Mesos
Vendors
1 52 (20.23%) Cloudera
2 35 (13.62%) Hortonworks
3 20 (7.78%) MuleSoft
4 17 (6.61%) IBM
5 16 (6.23%) Oracle
6 14 (5.45%) SaltStack
7 10 (3.89%) Informatica
8 9 (3.50%) Google
8 9 (3.50%) MapR
8 9 (3.50%) Teradata
9 8 (3.11%) Cognos
10 7 (2.72%) Splunk
10 7 (2.72%) Tableau
11 6 (2.33%) SAP
12 3 (1.17%) Facebook
12 3 (1.17%) Infobright
13 2 (0.78%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.78%) Greenplum
13 2 (0.78%) Microsoft
14 1 (0.39%) Hitachi
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits 17% salary uplift - 6% pension -
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + core bens + £10-15K flexi-bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000 per annum + 15% Flex benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £110,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago