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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 768 827 878
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 113 147 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 85 129 93
Median salary £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £65,000 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £110,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -16.12%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 26 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 8 December 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 +38 111 £80,000 -3.03% 14
London +12 91 £82,500 -4.34% 14
South East +72 18 £67,500 +3.84%
Surrey +35 11 £81,250 +20.37%
City of London +19 10 £82,500 -13.15% 5
Westminster - 7 £82,500 -
Staines +3 5 - -
West Sussex - 4 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire +29 3 £60,000 -
Oxford +29 3 £60,000 -
Croydon - 3 £67,500 -
Worthing - 3 £67,500 -
Woking - 3 £67,500 -
Berkshire +49 2 £80,000 +23.07%
West Midlands - 2 £77,500 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £77,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £77,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 -
Reading - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £75,000 -
Bradford - 1 £77,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £77,500 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Big Data
2 223 (85.11%) Hadoop
3 119 (45.42%) Apache Spark
4 105 (40.08%) Analytics
5 95 (36.26%) Amazon AWS
6 94 (35.88%) NoSQL
7 89 (33.97%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (33.21%) ETL
8 87 (33.21%) Java
9 85 (32.44%) MapReduce
10 78 (29.77%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (28.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 71 (27.10%) Finance
13 69 (26.34%) Apache Hive
14 63 (24.05%) HBase
15 61 (23.28%) Data Architecture
16 56 (21.37%) Data Modelling
17 55 (20.99%) Apache Pig
18 46 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (16.79%) Python
20 43 (16.41%) Amazon EMR
21 39 (14.89%) Cloudera
22 38 (14.50%) Open Source
22 38 (14.50%) Linux
22 38 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
23 37 (14.12%) Web Services
24 36 (13.74%) Puppet
25 35 (13.36%) MongoDB
25 35 (13.36%) Scala
26 33 (12.60%) Data Analytics

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
1 119 (45.42%) Apache Spark
2 55 (20.99%) Apache Pig
3 31 (11.83%) Apache
4 27 (10.31%) Apache Solr
5 25 (9.54%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (4.58%) SAS
7 2 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.05%) SPSS
2 4 (1.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 95 (36.26%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (16.41%) Amazon EMR
3 26 (9.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.96%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (3.82%) GitHub
7 10 (3.82%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.91%) PaaS
10 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.60%) Internet
2 4 (1.53%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.15%) LDAP
3 3 (1.15%) tcpdump
3 3 (1.15%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.76%) DNS
4 2 (0.76%) FTP
4 2 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (100.00%) Big Data
2 223 (85.11%) Hadoop
3 94 (35.88%) NoSQL
4 78 (29.77%) Data Warehouse
5 74 (28.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 69 (26.34%) Apache Hive
7 63 (24.05%) HBase
8 35 (13.36%) MongoDB
9 26 (9.92%) Amazon Redshift
10 22 (8.40%) Relational Database
10 22 (8.40%) Sqoop
11 21 (8.02%) RDBMS
12 19 (7.25%) Data Mart
13 18 (6.87%) Data Lake
14 16 (6.11%) DataStax
15 14 (5.34%) Impala
15 14 (5.34%) SQL Server
16 13 (4.96%) Pentaho
16 13 (4.96%) Text Mining
17 10 (3.82%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 10 (3.82%) Jenkins
1 10 (3.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 71 (27.10%) Finance
2 32 (12.21%) Retail
3 21 (8.02%) Games
4 14 (5.34%) Banking
5 11 (4.20%) Legal
6 9 (3.44%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.76%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.12%) Web Services
2 32 (12.21%) Kafka
3 16 (6.11%) Spark Streaming
4 11 (4.20%) REST
5 10 (3.82%) Middleware
6 8 (3.05%) JSON
7 7 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (2.29%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.29%) Java EE
9 5 (1.91%) Apache Avro
9 5 (1.91%) J2EE
10 4 (1.53%) .NET
10 4 (1.53%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.53%) jQuery
10 4 (1.53%) XML
11 3 (1.15%) SPNEGO
12 2 (0.76%) HTML5
12 2 (0.76%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (0.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.92%) Algorithms
2 22 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.49%) Data Integration
3 17 (6.49%) Fintech
3 17 (6.49%) Internet of Things
4 13 (4.96%) Online Games
5 12 (4.58%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.67%) Statistics
8 6 (2.29%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.15%) Clustering
11 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.76%) User Experience
11 2 (0.76%) Wiki
12 1 (0.38%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.50%) Linux
2 19 (7.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (40.08%) Analytics
2 89 (33.97%) Business Intelligence
3 87 (33.21%) ETL
4 85 (32.44%) MapReduce
5 61 (23.28%) Data Architecture
6 56 (21.37%) Data Modelling
7 46 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (14.50%) Open Source
9 33 (12.60%) Data Analytics
10 28 (10.69%) Data Management
11 27 (10.31%) Data Engineering
12 22 (8.40%) Machine Learning
13 20 (7.63%) Line Management
14 19 (7.25%) Business Development
14 19 (7.25%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.87%) Big Data Analytics
15 18 (6.87%) Data Security
15 18 (6.87%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.87%) Presales
15 18 (6.87%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.21%) Java
2 44 (16.79%) Python
3 35 (13.36%) Scala
4 31 (11.83%) SQL
5 24 (9.16%) PHP
6 19 (7.25%) R
7 13 (4.96%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.58%) Perl
9 9 (3.44%) C#
10 6 (2.29%) Ruby
11 5 (1.91%) C
11 5 (1.91%) C++
12 4 (1.53%) F#
12 4 (1.53%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.15%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.76%) CISM
3 2 (0.76%) CISSP
3 2 (0.76%) MBA
4 1 (0.38%) GIAC
4 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (9.54%) Apache Flume
2 22 (8.40%) HDFS
3 7 (2.67%) Docker
4 5 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 38 (14.50%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (13.74%) Puppet
3 25 (9.54%) Ansible
4 10 (3.82%) Oozie
5 9 (3.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 7 (2.67%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.53%) Ambari
8 1 (0.38%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.38%) QRadar
8 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (14.89%) Cloudera
2 32 (12.21%) Hortonworks
3 28 (10.69%) Oracle
4 21 (8.02%) SaltStack
5 18 (6.87%) Tableau
6 12 (4.58%) Teradata
7 11 (4.20%) Google
7 11 (4.20%) Informatica
7 11 (4.20%) MuleSoft
8 10 (3.82%) IBM
8 10 (3.82%) Talend
9 9 (3.44%) Netezza
10 8 (3.05%) Hitachi
11 6 (2.29%) MapR
11 6 (2.29%) Microsoft
11 6 (2.29%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.15%) SAP
13 2 (0.76%) ParAccel
13 2 (0.76%) Splunk
13 2 (0.76%) Vertica
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85 000 - £95 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
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City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Martin & Conley
Salary: From £120,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
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City of London
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Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
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