The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 268 302
Rank change year-on-year +45 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 10 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 21
Median salary £90,000 £82,500 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £66,000 £85,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £93,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +22.72% -12.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5123 6864 10083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.76% 95.79% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 6174 8557
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Big Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Big Data Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Architect in the City of London

Big Data Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in the City of London.

Salary trend for Big Data Architect in the City of London

Big Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data Architect in the City of London

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Big Data
2 17 (94.44%) Hadoop
3 13 (72.22%) Apache Spark
4 11 (61.11%) MapReduce
5 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
6 7 (38.89%) Analytics
6 7 (38.89%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (38.89%) Machine Learning
6 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) ETL
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Cloudera
9 3 (16.67%) Kafka
9 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 3 (16.67%) MarkLogic
9 3 (16.67%) Talend
9 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
9 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
9 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (16.67%) Marketing
9 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Data Mart

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (72.22%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Big Data
2 17 (94.44%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
3 3 (16.67%) Data Mart
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) Impala
3 3 (16.67%) MarkLogic
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) ERwin
1 3 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MapReduce
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Machine Learning
3 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) ETL Development
4 3 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) R
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cloudera
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Informatica
2 3 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.56%) MapR
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago