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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 789 852 862
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 89 41 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.040% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.042% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 86 32 22
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £75,000 £72,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £99,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 9 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 30 January 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
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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 +44 89 £85,000 +6.25% 8
London +48 83 £85,000 +6.25% 7
City of London - 21 £90,000 - 3
South East -26 4 £75,000 +7.14%
Oxford - 4 £75,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £75,000 -
North West -9 2 £45,000 -47.05%
Manchester -11 2 £45,000 -47.05%
Westminster - 1 £70,000 -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Big Data
2 126 (98.44%) Hadoop
3 69 (53.91%) Java
4 66 (51.56%) MapReduce
5 64 (50.00%) Analytics
6 59 (46.09%) ETL
7 52 (40.63%) Apache Hive
8 50 (39.06%) Finance
9 49 (38.28%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (38.28%) SQL
10 48 (37.50%) NoSQL
11 47 (36.72%) C++
12 41 (32.03%) HBase
13 35 (27.34%) Linux
14 32 (25.00%) Teradata
15 31 (24.22%) MongoDB
16 29 (22.66%) Banking
17 25 (19.53%) HDFS
18 23 (17.97%) Apache Flume
18 23 (17.97%) QlikView
19 22 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
20 21 (16.41%) Apache Pig
20 21 (16.41%) Sqoop
21 20 (15.63%) Visualisation
21 20 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
22 19 (14.84%) SAP
23 18 (14.06%) Degree
23 18 (14.06%) Information Management
24 16 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
24 16 (12.50%) TOGAF

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (16.41%) Apache Pig
2 13 (10.16%) SAS
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (9.38%) Apache Spark
4 11 (8.59%) Apache
5 10 (7.81%) Node.js
6 2 (1.56%) nginx
6 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) SPSS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) LAN
1 11 (8.59%) WAN
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) Big Data
2 126 (98.44%) Hadoop
3 52 (40.63%) Apache Hive
4 48 (37.50%) NoSQL
5 41 (32.03%) HBase
6 31 (24.22%) MongoDB
7 23 (17.97%) QlikView
8 22 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (16.41%) Sqoop
10 20 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
12 13 (10.16%) Couchbase
12 13 (10.16%) Mahout
13 12 (9.38%) Oracle Exadata
13 12 (9.38%) HCatalog
14 11 (8.59%) Relational Database
14 11 (8.59%) Riak
14 11 (8.59%) MarkLogic
14 11 (8.59%) DB2
15 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 50 (39.06%) Finance
2 29 (22.66%) Banking
3 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.59%) .NET
2 10 (7.81%) CSS
2 10 (7.81%) HTML
2 10 (7.81%) Backbone.js
2 10 (7.81%) .NET Framework
2 10 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (7.81%) Ember.js
2 10 (7.81%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.13%) Java EE
3 4 (3.13%) CGI
4 3 (2.34%) Web Services
5 2 (1.56%) Kafka
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.78%) Lucene
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Visualisation
2 14 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.38%) Open Source
4 5 (3.91%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.91%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.13%) Social Media
5 4 (3.13%) Clustering
5 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.34%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.56%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.34%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) UNIX
3 2 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.56%) MapReduce
2 64 (50.00%) Analytics
3 59 (46.09%) ETL
4 49 (38.28%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (14.06%) Information Management
6 16 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 16 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 13 (10.16%) Use Case
7 13 (10.16%) OO
8 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (8.59%) Data Architecture
9 11 (8.59%) Benchmarking
10 10 (7.81%) TDD
10 10 (7.81%) Scrum
10 10 (7.81%) BDD
10 10 (7.81%) Web Development
10 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.81%) Data Analytics
11 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 69 (53.91%) Java
2 49 (38.28%) SQL
3 47 (36.72%) C++
4 15 (11.72%) Scala
5 13 (10.16%) C#
6 12 (9.38%) Python
7 11 (8.59%) R
7 11 (8.59%) PHP
8 10 (7.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.13%) C
9 4 (3.13%) Pig Latin
10 2 (1.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 25 (19.53%) HDFS
2 23 (17.97%) Apache Flume
3 11 (8.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (8.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Oozie
2 11 (8.59%) Ambari
3 5 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) Teradata
2 19 (14.84%) SAP
3 16 (12.50%) Oracle
4 14 (10.94%) MapR
4 14 (10.94%) Hortonworks
5 13 (10.16%) Netezza
6 11 (8.59%) Cisco
6 11 (8.59%) Intel
6 11 (8.59%) Sybase
7 10 (7.81%) Twitter
8 7 (5.47%) Cloudera
9 6 (4.69%) Splunk
9 6 (4.69%) Talend
10 4 (3.13%) IBM
10 4 (3.13%) Business Objects
11 3 (2.34%) Cognizant
11 3 (2.34%) Informatica
12 2 (1.56%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.56%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.78%) Vertica
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