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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 780 823 908
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 129 142 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 108 121 94
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £104,750 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £90,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -36.11%

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
95982 104272 114131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80766 85499 93521
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 18 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 28 May 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 +10 129 £80,000 - 9
London +20 100 £80,000 -4.47% 7
West Yorkshire +15 14 £55,000 -18.51%
Yorkshire +14 14 £55,000 -18.51%
Leeds +6 13 £55,000 -18.51%
City of London +31 7 £82,500 -7.04% 2
West Midlands -10 6 £85,000 - 1
East of England +33 3 £75,000 +11.11%
South East +16 3 £71,250 +29.54% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £75,000 -
Berkshire +11 1 £70,000 - 1
West Sussex -3 1 £72,500 +31.81%
Crawley -7 1 £72,500 +31.81%
Birmingham - 1 £90,000 -
Bradford - 1 £80,000 -
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 28 May 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Big Data
2 203 (83.54%) Hadoop
3 119 (48.97%) Java
4 116 (47.74%) NoSQL
5 108 (44.44%) Analytics
5 108 (44.44%) Apache Spark
6 76 (31.28%) Business Intelligence
7 73 (30.04%) Apache Hive
8 66 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
9 65 (26.75%) Data Analytics
10 63 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (24.28%) Finance
12 50 (20.58%) HBase
12 50 (20.58%) MongoDB
13 49 (20.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 46 (18.93%) MapReduce
14 46 (18.93%) Apache Pig
14 46 (18.93%) Python
15 44 (18.11%) ETL
16 42 (17.28%) Data Architecture
17 41 (16.87%) Scala
18 39 (16.05%) Cloudera
19 36 (14.81%) Puppet
20 31 (12.76%) R
20 31 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
21 29 (11.93%) Hortonworks
21 29 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
22 28 (11.52%) Web Services
22 28 (11.52%) SQL
22 28 (11.52%) 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
1 108 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 46 (18.93%) Apache Pig
3 24 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (6.17%) Apache Solr
5 13 (5.35%) Apache
5 13 (5.35%) SAS
6 3 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SPSS
2 1 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (7.41%) GitHub
3 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.23%) AdWords
7 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.82%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.41%) IaaS
8 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (100.00%) Big Data
2 203 (83.54%) Hadoop
3 116 (47.74%) NoSQL
4 73 (30.04%) Apache Hive
5 66 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (20.58%) HBase
6 50 (20.58%) MongoDB
7 49 (20.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (6.17%) Sqoop
9 12 (4.94%) Relational Database
10 10 (4.12%) Flink
11 9 (3.70%) DataStax
11 9 (3.70%) Mahout
11 9 (3.70%) MySQL
12 7 (2.88%) Data Mining
12 7 (2.88%) QlikView
13 6 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (2.47%) Impala
13 6 (2.47%) SQL Server
14 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (7.82%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.06%) ERwin
3 3 (1.23%) Maven
4 2 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.41%) ANTLR
General
1 59 (24.28%) Finance
2 21 (8.64%) Retail
3 18 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.58%) Banking
4 16 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.35%) Games
6 10 (4.12%) Automotive
6 10 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (3.70%) Legal
8 8 (3.29%) Marketing
9 4 (1.65%) Electronics
10 3 (1.23%) Advertising
10 3 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.52%) Web Services
2 25 (10.29%) .NET
2 25 (10.29%) XML
3 21 (8.64%) RESTful
4 20 (8.23%) Middleware
5 19 (7.82%) Kafka
5 19 (7.82%) WSDL
6 11 (4.53%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (1.65%) J2EE
7 4 (1.65%) Velocity
8 3 (1.23%) REST
9 2 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.82%) Akka
9 2 (0.82%) D3.js
9 2 (0.82%) JSON
9 2 (0.82%) XSD
10 1 (0.41%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.41%) Spring
10 1 (0.41%) Spring XD
10 1 (0.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.00%) Visualisation
3 12 (4.94%) Algorithms
4 10 (4.12%) Data Integration
5 9 (3.70%) Wiki
6 8 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.88%) Mobile Games
8 6 (2.47%) Internet of Things
9 5 (2.06%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.23%) Replication
12 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.82%) Economics
12 2 (0.82%) Physics
12 2 (0.82%) Statistics
12 2 (0.82%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.58%) Linux
2 10 (4.12%) Unix
3 1 (0.41%) Android
3 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.44%) Analytics
2 76 (31.28%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (26.75%) Data Analytics
4 63 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (18.93%) MapReduce
6 44 (18.11%) ETL
7 42 (17.28%) Data Architecture
8 31 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
10 26 (10.70%) Data Modelling
11 25 (10.29%) TOGAF
12 24 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (9.88%) Open Source
13 23 (9.47%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (9.47%) SOA
13 23 (9.47%) TDD
14 22 (9.05%) Business Development
14 22 (9.05%) DevOps
15 20 (8.23%) Data Engineering
15 20 (8.23%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 119 (48.97%) Java
2 46 (18.93%) Python
3 41 (16.87%) Scala
4 31 (12.76%) R
5 28 (11.52%) SQL
6 19 (7.82%) MATLAB
7 18 (7.41%) C#
8 12 (4.94%) Ruby
9 8 (3.29%) C++
9 8 (3.29%) PHP
10 5 (2.06%) Perl
11 4 (1.65%) C
11 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.82%) Clojure
13 1 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.41%) C-shell
13 1 (0.41%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) PhD
4 3 (1.23%) Degree
4 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (11.52%) HDFS
2 18 (7.41%) Apache Flume
3 7 (2.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 36 (14.81%) Puppet
2 21 (8.64%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (7.00%) Ansible
4 6 (2.47%) Oozie
5 4 (1.65%) Ambari
5 4 (1.65%) Mesos
6 2 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 39 (16.05%) Cloudera
2 29 (11.93%) Hortonworks
3 19 (7.82%) SaltStack
4 16 (6.58%) MuleSoft
5 14 (5.76%) IBM
5 14 (5.76%) Oracle
6 13 (5.35%) MapR
7 8 (3.29%) Teradata
8 7 (2.88%) Cognos
8 7 (2.88%) Splunk
8 7 (2.88%) Tableau
9 6 (2.47%) SAP
10 5 (2.06%) Google
10 5 (2.06%) Informatica
11 4 (1.65%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.23%) Facebook
12 3 (1.23%) Infobright
13 2 (0.82%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.82%) Talend
14 1 (0.41%) EMC
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 60000-75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £110,000 per annum Consider contractors approximately 700-800 p/d.
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago