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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Big Data Architect
UK
Rank 747 791 835
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 97 138 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82 118 106
Median salary £77,500 £90,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £67,500 £71,500
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £110,000 £93,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £66,250 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 21 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +44 93 £77,500 -13.88% 17
London +31 83 £80,000 -12.32% 12
South East +63 8 £67,500 - 4
City of London +19 8 £86,250 -9.21% 2
Surrey +42 4 £81,250 +16.07% 2
Scotland - 3 £85,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £85,000 -
Berkshire +43 2 £80,000 +18.51%
Westminster - 2 £86,250 -
Croydon - 2 £67,500 -
Worthing - 2 £67,500 -
Woking - 2 £67,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £67,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £77,500 -
South West - 2 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £67,500 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £65,000 -
Swindon - 1 £65,000 -
Slough - 1 £72,500 -
Bristol - 1 £75,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £77,500 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Big Data
2 192 (85.71%) Hadoop
3 110 (49.11%) Apache Spark
4 84 (37.50%) MapReduce
5 80 (35.71%) Analytics
6 76 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
6 76 (33.93%) Java
6 76 (33.93%) ETL
7 70 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
7 70 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
8 65 (29.02%) HBase
9 64 (28.57%) Finance
10 62 (27.68%) Apache Pig
11 61 (27.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 61 (27.23%) Apache Hive
12 59 (26.34%) NoSQL
13 49 (21.88%) Data Architecture
14 48 (21.43%) Data Modelling
15 42 (18.75%) Python
16 41 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (16.52%) Linux
18 34 (15.18%) Web Services
18 34 (15.18%) Amazon EMR
19 33 (14.73%) SQL
20 32 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (14.29%) Kafka
20 32 (14.29%) Open Source
21 29 (12.95%) Apache
22 28 (12.50%) Retail
22 28 (12.50%) HDFS

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 (49.11%) Apache Spark
2 62 (27.68%) Apache Pig
3 29 (12.95%) Apache
4 17 (7.59%) Apache Solr
4 17 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (4.46%) SAS
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 76 (33.93%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (15.18%) Amazon EMR
3 21 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (5.80%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.68%) PaaS
7 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.34%) GitHub
8 3 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.16%) Internet
2 4 (1.79%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.34%) LDAP
3 3 (1.34%) tcpdump
3 3 (1.34%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.89%) DNS
4 2 (0.89%) FTP
4 2 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (100.00%) Big Data
2 192 (85.71%) Hadoop
3 70 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (29.02%) HBase
5 61 (27.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 61 (27.23%) Apache Hive
6 59 (26.34%) NoSQL
7 27 (12.05%) MongoDB
8 24 (10.71%) Sqoop
9 23 (10.27%) Pentaho
10 21 (9.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 20 (8.93%) Relational Database
12 18 (8.04%) RDBMS
13 16 (7.14%) Data Mart
14 15 (6.70%) Data Lake
14 15 (6.70%) Impala
15 14 (6.25%) Neo4j
15 14 (6.25%) SQL Server
16 12 (5.36%) DataStax
17 10 (4.46%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (5.80%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 64 (28.57%) Finance
2 28 (12.50%) Retail
3 17 (7.59%) Games
4 11 (4.91%) Banking
5 7 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.13%) Legal
6 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.34%) Marketing
8 2 (0.89%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.18%) Web Services
2 32 (14.29%) Kafka
3 12 (5.36%) Java EE
3 12 (5.36%) Spark Streaming
4 7 (3.13%) REST
5 6 (2.68%) Spring
6 4 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.79%) Apache Flex
6 4 (1.79%) J2EE
6 4 (1.79%) JSON
6 4 (1.79%) XML
7 3 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.34%) Middleware
7 3 (1.34%) SPNEGO
8 2 (0.89%) .NET
8 2 (0.89%) Apache Avro
8 2 (0.89%) HTML
8 2 (0.89%) HTML5
8 2 (0.89%) jQuery
8 2 (0.89%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Algorithms
2 17 (7.59%) Data Integration
3 13 (5.80%) Fintech
3 13 (5.80%) Online Games
4 10 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.46%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.57%) Internet of Things
6 7 (3.13%) Statistics
7 4 (1.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.34%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.89%) User Experience
10 1 (0.45%) Life Science
10 1 (0.45%) PMI
10 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.45%) Tandem
10 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.52%) Linux
2 23 (10.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 80 (35.71%) Analytics
3 76 (33.93%) ETL
4 70 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (21.88%) Data Architecture
6 48 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 41 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (14.29%) Open Source
9 26 (11.61%) Data Management
10 22 (9.82%) Data Analytics
11 19 (8.48%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.48%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (7.14%) Machine Learning
13 15 (6.70%) Business Development
13 15 (6.70%) Dimensional Modelling
13 15 (6.70%) Line Management
13 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.70%) Translating Business Requirements
13 15 (6.70%) Use Case
14 14 (6.25%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.93%) Java
2 42 (18.75%) Python
3 33 (14.73%) SQL
4 23 (10.27%) Scala
5 19 (8.48%) PHP
6 15 (6.70%) R
7 11 (4.91%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.91%) Perl
8 9 (4.02%) C#
9 6 (2.68%) C++
10 5 (2.23%) C
10 5 (2.23%) Ruby
11 2 (0.89%) F#
12 1 (0.45%) Groovy
12 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.34%) Degree
3 2 (0.89%) CISM
3 2 (0.89%) CISSP
3 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.89%) MBA
4 1 (0.45%) GIAC
4 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (12.50%) HDFS
2 25 (11.16%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.34%) Docker
4 2 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 32 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (10.71%) Puppet
3 20 (8.93%) Ansible
4 6 (2.68%) Oozie
5 3 (1.34%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (12.05%) Hortonworks
2 26 (11.61%) Tableau
3 25 (11.16%) Oracle
4 24 (10.71%) Cloudera
5 15 (6.70%) SaltStack
6 13 (5.80%) Talend
7 12 (5.36%) Informatica
7 12 (5.36%) Teradata
7 12 (5.36%) TIBCO
8 9 (4.02%) Netezza
9 8 (3.57%) MapR
9 8 (3.57%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.68%) IBM
11 4 (1.79%) Google
11 4 (1.79%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.79%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.34%) SAP
13 2 (0.89%) Cognos
13 2 (0.89%) ParAccel
13 2 (0.89%) Vertica
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