Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £107,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Big Data Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 323 325 352
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 7 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.068% 0.084% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.087% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 32
City of London median annual salary £107,500 £100,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £94,000 £52,500 £59,625
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £82,500 £88,750
% change year-on-year +18.18% -7.04% -1.39%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,824 10,367 13,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 96.62% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8,778 9,455 11,974
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Big Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Big Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Hive
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Google
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 4 (57.14%) HDFS
4 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
4 3 (42.86%) BigQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) R
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) HBase
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) SAS
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) SPSS
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services

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 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Big Data
1 7 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Hive
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (42.86%) BigQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
4 3 (42.86%) HBase
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Sqoop
5 2 (28.57%) Triplestore
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (14.29%) Parquet
6 1 (14.29%) QlikView
6 1 (14.29%) Spark SQL
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Avro
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) MapReduce
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) R
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) HDFS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Hortonworks
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata