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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Big Data Architect
Rank 767 847 901
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 140 120 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 92 97 53
Median salary £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £97,000
UK excluding London median salary £78,750 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -12.50%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Big Data Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Big Data Architect
Top 25 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 29 September 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 +89 140 £82,500 +3.12% 19
London +62 109 £82,500 - 15
South East +68 25 £95,000 +46.15% 4
Berkshire +42 17 £95,000 +46.15%
City of London +44 16 £82,500 - 1
Reading - 14 - -
Westminster - 13 £82,500 -
Staines - 7 - -
Surrey - 7 - -
Yorkshire +30 2 £78,750 +43.18%
West Yorkshire +20 2 £78,750 +43.18%
North West -10 2 £71,000 +1.42%
Bradford - 2 £78,750 -
East of England +15 1 £80,000 +33.33%
South West - 1 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £60,000 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £65,000 -
Norwich - 1 £80,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £60,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £80,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £72,000 -
Wirral - 1 £72,000 -

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 281 (100.00%) Big Data
2 239 (85.05%) Hadoop
3 125 (44.48%) Analytics
4 124 (44.13%) NoSQL
5 122 (43.42%) Apache Spark
6 111 (39.50%) Java
7 105 (37.37%) Business Intelligence
8 90 (32.03%) Amazon AWS
9 81 (28.83%) Apache Hive
10 79 (28.11%) Data Warehouse
11 76 (27.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 74 (26.33%) ETL
13 69 (24.56%) Finance
14 67 (23.84%) MapReduce
14 67 (23.84%) HBase
15 58 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
16 56 (19.93%) Apache Pig
17 55 (19.57%) Cloudera
18 51 (18.15%) Data Architecture
19 49 (17.44%) Python
20 48 (17.08%) Scala
21 47 (16.73%) Hortonworks
22 46 (16.37%) MongoDB
22 46 (16.37%) Data Modelling
23 43 (15.30%) Puppet
23 43 (15.30%) Open Source
24 42 (14.95%) Data Analytics
25 38 (13.52%) Kafka
26 35 (12.46%) Web Services
27 34 (12.10%) Opscode Chef

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
1 122 (43.42%) Apache Spark
2 56 (19.93%) Apache Pig
3 30 (10.68%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (10.32%) Apache Solr
5 18 (6.41%) Apache
6 17 (6.05%) SAS
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (2.85%) SPSS
2 2 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 90 (32.03%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (11.74%) Amazon EMR
3 31 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (7.12%) GitHub
5 17 (6.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (6.05%) IBM Cloud
6 10 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.49%) Amazon S3
9 6 (2.14%) PaaS
10 3 (1.07%) AdWords
11 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (100.00%) Big Data
2 239 (85.05%) Hadoop
3 124 (44.13%) NoSQL
4 81 (28.83%) Apache Hive
5 79 (28.11%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (27.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 67 (23.84%) HBase
8 46 (16.37%) MongoDB
9 27 (9.61%) Relational Database
10 26 (9.25%) Data Mining
11 24 (8.54%) Amazon Redshift
12 22 (7.83%) Sqoop
13 21 (7.47%) Data Lake
13 21 (7.47%) RDBMS
14 16 (5.69%) DataStax
15 13 (4.63%) Data Mart
16 11 (3.91%) OLAP
16 11 (3.91%) Text Mining
17 10 (3.56%) Apache Accumulo
17 10 (3.56%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 20 (7.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.07%) Maven
3 2 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.36%) ANTLR
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 69 (24.56%) Finance
2 26 (9.25%) Games
3 24 (8.54%) Retail
4 20 (7.12%) Legal
5 16 (5.69%) Banking
6 10 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.78%) Marketing
7 5 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.07%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.52%) Kafka
2 35 (12.46%) Web Services
3 22 (7.83%) Middleware
4 16 (5.69%) Spark Streaming
5 12 (4.27%) REST
6 11 (3.91%) .NET
6 11 (3.91%) XML
7 10 (3.56%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (2.85%) JSON
8 8 (2.85%) RESTful
8 8 (2.85%) WSDL
9 6 (2.14%) Apache Avro
10 5 (1.78%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.07%) J2EE
11 3 (1.07%) jQuery
12 2 (0.71%) Akka
12 2 (0.71%) Catalyst
12 2 (0.71%) D3.js
12 2 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.12%) Algorithms
3 19 (6.76%) Internet of Things
4 14 (4.98%) Data Integration
4 14 (4.98%) Fintech
5 13 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.85%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.85%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.49%) Online Games
7 7 (2.49%) Statistics
8 5 (1.78%) Mobile Games
9 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.71%) Clustering
11 2 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.71%) Replication
11 2 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.90%) Linux
2 9 (3.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.48%) Analytics
2 105 (37.37%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (26.33%) ETL
4 67 (23.84%) MapReduce
5 58 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (18.15%) Data Architecture
7 46 (16.37%) Data Modelling
8 43 (15.30%) Open Source
9 42 (14.95%) Data Analytics
10 32 (11.39%) Data Engineering
11 27 (9.61%) TDD
12 25 (8.90%) Big Data Analytics
13 23 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
13 23 (8.19%) Presales
14 22 (7.83%) DevOps
14 22 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (7.83%) TOGAF
15 21 (7.47%) Data Management
16 19 (6.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.50%) Java
2 49 (17.44%) Python
3 48 (17.08%) Scala
4 31 (11.03%) SQL
5 30 (10.68%) R
6 22 (7.83%) PHP
7 14 (4.98%) MATLAB
7 14 (4.98%) Ruby
8 12 (4.27%) C#
9 9 (3.20%) C++
9 9 (3.20%) Perl
10 8 (2.85%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.42%) C
12 3 (1.07%) F#
13 1 (0.36%) Clojure
13 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 29 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.07%) PhD
4 2 (0.71%) Degree
4 2 (0.71%) MBA
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (9.96%) Apache Flume
2 24 (8.54%) HDFS
3 10 (3.56%) Docker
4 8 (2.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 43 (15.30%) Puppet
2 34 (12.10%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (8.54%) Ansible
4 13 (4.63%) Oozie
5 10 (3.56%) Kubernetes
6 9 (3.20%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (2.49%) Ambari
8 4 (1.42%) Mesos
9 1 (0.36%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.36%) Nagios
9 1 (0.36%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 55 (19.57%) Cloudera
2 47 (16.73%) Hortonworks
3 27 (9.61%) Oracle
4 24 (8.54%) SaltStack
5 18 (6.41%) MuleSoft
6 17 (6.05%) Google
6 17 (6.05%) IBM
7 12 (4.27%) Teradata
8 9 (3.20%) MapR
9 8 (2.85%) Hitachi
9 8 (2.85%) Informatica
9 8 (2.85%) Tableau
10 5 (1.78%) SAP
10 5 (1.78%) Splunk
11 4 (1.42%) Cognos
11 4 (1.42%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.07%) Facebook
12 3 (1.07%) Infobright
13 2 (0.71%) Platfora
13 2 (0.71%) Talend
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