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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 801 866 878
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 94 60 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.051% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.054% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 75 45 4
Average salary £82,500 £90,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £100,750
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -

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
103195 111326 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.53% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85280 91269 85438
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 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 6 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
(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 +53 92 £82,500 -8.33% 13
London +51 84 £90,000 -5.26% 10
City of London +40 18 £110,000 +29.41% 4
South East - 4 £56,250 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £67,500 +3.84%
Yorkshire +8 2 £67,500 +3.84%
Manchester +2 2 £52,500 -34.37% 1
North West -4 2 £52,500 -34.37% 1
Scotland - 2 £79,500 - 2
Leeds - 2 £67,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Crawley - 2 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £79,500 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £79,500 -
Guildford - 1 £80,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Big Data
2 156 (96.30%) Hadoop
3 88 (54.32%) NoSQL
4 78 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
5 74 (45.68%) ETL
6 73 (45.06%) Analytics
7 70 (43.21%) Java
8 67 (41.36%) Apache Hive
9 64 (39.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 61 (37.65%) MapReduce
11 58 (35.80%) SQL
12 57 (35.19%) MongoDB
13 54 (33.33%) Apache Pig
14 53 (32.72%) R
14 53 (32.72%) HBase
15 50 (30.86%) Opscode Chef
15 50 (30.86%) SAS
16 44 (27.16%) Finance
17 43 (26.54%) Amazon AWS
17 43 (26.54%) Business Development
18 40 (24.69%) Python
19 37 (22.84%) Banking
20 36 (22.22%) Teradata
21 35 (21.60%) Web Services
22 34 (20.99%) Technical Architecture
22 34 (20.99%) Open Source
23 33 (20.37%) Relational Database
23 33 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (20.37%) Linux
24 32 (19.75%) RDBMS

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 54 (33.33%) Apache Pig
2 50 (30.86%) SAS
3 31 (19.14%) Apache
4 28 (17.28%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (11.73%) Apache Spark
6 16 (9.88%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.23%) Node.js
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (17.90%) SPSS
2 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.54%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (18.52%) Amazon EMR
3 27 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 27 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.85%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) SNA
1 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (100.00%) Big Data
2 156 (96.30%) Hadoop
3 88 (54.32%) NoSQL
4 67 (41.36%) Apache Hive
5 64 (39.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 57 (35.19%) MongoDB
7 53 (32.72%) HBase
8 33 (20.37%) Relational Database
9 32 (19.75%) RDBMS
10 29 (17.90%) Pentaho
10 29 (17.90%) Sqoop
11 28 (17.28%) DB2
12 27 (16.67%) Triplestore
12 27 (16.67%) Mahout
13 21 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (8.02%) QlikView
15 11 (6.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (4.32%) Riak
17 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
18 5 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (17.28%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.85%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.85%) LoadUI
2 3 (1.85%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (1.85%) Selenium
2 3 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 44 (27.16%) Finance
2 37 (22.84%) Banking
3 21 (12.96%) Telecoms
4 17 (10.49%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Local Government
6 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.60%) Web Services
2 27 (16.67%) MLlib
3 7 (4.32%) Kafka
4 6 (3.70%) .NET
5 3 (1.85%) SOAP
5 3 (1.85%) Middleware
5 3 (1.85%) Akka
6 2 (1.23%) Backbone.js
6 2 (1.23%) Ember.js
6 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.23%) HTML
6 2 (1.23%) CSS
7 1 (0.62%) Java EE
7 1 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.62%) JSON
7 1 (0.62%) RESTful
7 1 (0.62%) REST
7 1 (0.62%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.85%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.85%) Statistics
5 3 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.37%) Linux
2 1 (0.62%) CentOS
2 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (45.68%) ETL
3 73 (45.06%) Analytics
4 61 (37.65%) MapReduce
5 43 (26.54%) Business Development
6 34 (20.99%) Technical Architecture
6 34 (20.99%) Open Source
7 28 (17.28%) Requirements Analysis
8 27 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 25 (15.43%) Migration
9 25 (15.43%) Data Migration
10 21 (12.96%) Data Architecture
11 20 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (9.26%) Information Management
13 11 (6.79%) Data Modelling
14 10 (6.17%) DevOps
14 10 (6.17%) Software Architecture
15 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (4.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (43.21%) Java
2 58 (35.80%) SQL
3 53 (32.72%) R
4 40 (24.69%) Python
5 31 (19.14%) PHP
6 30 (18.52%) Perl
7 27 (16.67%) C++
8 13 (8.02%) Scala
9 4 (2.47%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.47%) C#
10 3 (1.85%) Ruby
11 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.62%) C
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) COBIT
1 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (17.90%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.85%) HDFS
3 1 (0.62%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 50 (30.86%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (14.20%) Puppet
3 16 (9.88%) Ansible
4 4 (2.47%) Oozie
5 3 (1.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 36 (22.22%) Teradata
2 30 (18.52%) Netezza
2 30 (18.52%) Oracle
3 29 (17.90%) Cognos
3 29 (17.90%) Informatica
3 29 (17.90%) MicroStrategy
4 28 (17.28%) Vertica
4 28 (17.28%) Talend
5 27 (16.67%) Greenplum
6 19 (11.73%) Cloudera
7 16 (9.88%) SaltStack
8 9 (5.56%) Splunk
8 9 (5.56%) SAP
9 5 (3.09%) Tableau
10 4 (2.47%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.85%) MapR
12 2 (1.23%) Twitter
12 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.62%) IBM
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £75000 - £90000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Salary: 75000-90000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IBM
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + CAR ALLOWANCE, BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Capital One
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago