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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Big Data Architect
Rank 812 888 896
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 84 41 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.034% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.036% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 75 36 5
Average salary £85,000 £85,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +47.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £67,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £98,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £87,500 -
% change year-on-year
-29.14% -

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
104266 112858 106109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.61% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85211 91758 88345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,896 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 15 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 1 May 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 +64 84 £85,000 - 17
London +69 67 £90,000 +5.88% 14
City of London +39 18 £90,000 +5.88% 2
West Yorkshire - 7 £67,500 -
Yorkshire - 7 £67,500 -
Leeds - 7 £67,500 -
North West +9 6 £52,500 -50.00%
Manchester +7 6 £52,500 -41.66%
South East +2 3 £55,000 -40.54% 3
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 - 2
Crawley - 2 £55,000 - 2
East of England +7 1 £67,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £55,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £67,500 -

Big Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Big Data
2 170 (96.59%) Hadoop
3 86 (48.86%) Java
4 83 (47.16%) Analytics
5 81 (46.02%) ETL
6 71 (40.34%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (40.34%) NoSQL
7 70 (39.77%) MapReduce
8 64 (36.36%) SQL
9 61 (34.66%) Apache Hive
10 56 (31.82%) Finance
11 49 (27.84%) C++
12 44 (25.00%) Apache Pig
13 40 (22.73%) HBase
14 38 (21.59%) MongoDB
15 37 (21.02%) Apache Cassandra
15 37 (21.02%) R
16 36 (20.45%) SAS
16 36 (20.45%) Banking
17 31 (17.61%) Linux
18 30 (17.05%) Teradata
19 27 (15.34%) Data Analytics
20 26 (14.77%) Opscode Chef
20 26 (14.77%) Relational Database
21 25 (14.20%) QlikView
22 24 (13.64%) Open Source
22 24 (13.64%) Python
23 23 (13.07%) Apache
23 23 (13.07%) PHP
23 23 (13.07%) Amazon AWS

Big Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 44 (25.00%) Apache Pig
2 36 (20.45%) SAS
3 23 (13.07%) Apache
4 16 (9.09%) Apache Spark
5 8 (4.55%) Node.js
6 6 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.27%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.14%) nginx
8 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (9.09%) SPSS
2 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.52%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (7.95%) Amazon EMR
4 13 (7.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (100.00%) Big Data
2 170 (96.59%) Hadoop
3 71 (40.34%) NoSQL
4 61 (34.66%) Apache Hive
5 40 (22.73%) HBase
6 38 (21.59%) MongoDB
7 37 (21.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (14.77%) Relational Database
9 25 (14.20%) QlikView
10 23 (13.07%) Sqoop
11 22 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (12.50%) RDBMS
12 16 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (9.09%) Pentaho
13 14 (7.95%) Mahout
14 13 (7.39%) DB2
15 12 (6.82%) Triplestore
16 9 (5.11%) SQL Server
16 9 (5.11%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (3.98%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.70%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.70%) LoadUI
2 3 (1.70%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (1.70%) Selenium
2 3 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 56 (31.82%) Finance
2 36 (20.45%) Banking
3 17 (9.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.93%) Web Services
2 12 (6.82%) .NET
2 12 (6.82%) MLlib
3 8 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.55%) CSS
3 8 (4.55%) HTML
3 8 (4.55%) Backbone.js
3 8 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (4.55%) Ember.js
3 8 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 5 (2.84%) Kafka
5 3 (1.70%) Akka
5 3 (1.70%) Middleware
5 3 (1.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Avro
6 1 (0.57%) CGI
6 1 (0.57%) Spring
6 1 (0.57%) Lucene
6 1 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Open Source
2 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.41%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.27%) Clustering
6 4 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.70%) Social Media
8 2 (1.14%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.61%) Linux
2 2 (1.14%) UNIX
3 1 (0.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) CentOS
3 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.16%) Analytics
2 81 (46.02%) ETL
3 71 (40.34%) Business Intelligence
4 70 (39.77%) MapReduce
5 27 (15.34%) Data Analytics
6 22 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 19 (10.80%) Information Management
8 18 (10.23%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (10.23%) Business Development
9 17 (9.66%) Data Modelling
10 16 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 16 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.95%) OO
12 13 (7.39%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (6.25%) TOGAF
15 10 (5.68%) Use Case
15 10 (5.68%) Data Migration
15 10 (5.68%) Dimensional Modelling
15 10 (5.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 86 (48.86%) Java
2 64 (36.36%) SQL
3 49 (27.84%) C++
4 37 (21.02%) R
5 24 (13.64%) Python
6 23 (13.07%) PHP
7 15 (8.52%) Perl
8 14 (7.95%) Scala
9 12 (6.82%) C#
10 8 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.27%) Ruby
11 4 (2.27%) Pig Latin
12 3 (1.70%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 20 (11.36%) Apache Flume
2 13 (7.39%) HDFS
3 1 (0.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 26 (14.77%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.39%) Puppet
3 7 (3.98%) Oozie
4 3 (1.70%) Ansible
4 3 (1.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (17.05%) Teradata
2 20 (11.36%) Cloudera
3 17 (9.66%) Oracle
3 17 (9.66%) SAP
4 16 (9.09%) Talend
5 15 (8.52%) Netezza
5 15 (8.52%) Informatica
6 14 (7.95%) Cognos
6 14 (7.95%) MicroStrategy
6 14 (7.95%) Vertica
7 13 (7.39%) Greenplum
8 10 (5.68%) Splunk
9 8 (4.55%) Twitter
10 7 (3.98%) Business Objects
11 4 (2.27%) MapR
12 3 (1.70%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.70%) Tableau
12 3 (1.70%) SaltStack
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.14%) Cognizant
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London, UK
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £70,000 - £105,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 75000-90000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £111000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k - 85k per year + + Medical + 10% Bonus, etc
Posted: 24 days ago