Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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

Data Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 287 292
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 32 40 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 50
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £87,500 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £63,750 £70,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £99,375 £114,625 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £78,750 £82,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +0.00% +3.13%

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 10,651 9,667 11,171
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 94.97% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,516 8,753 10,175
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,800 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.76% +0.87% +4.55%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the City of London

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 Data Architect in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Architect in the City of London

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Data Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 21 (65.63%) Analytics
2 19 (59.38%) Big Data
2 19 (59.38%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (56.25%) ETL
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) Hadoop
6 15 (46.88%) Data Management
7 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
8 13 (40.63%) Finance
8 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
10 11 (34.38%) Data Integration
10 11 (34.38%) Data Structures
11 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
11 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (28.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (25.00%) Migration
13 8 (25.00%) Data Architecture
14 7 (21.88%) Data Virtualisation
14 7 (21.88%) MS Access
14 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
14 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (18.75%) Data Science
15 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
15 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (18.75%) R
16 5 (15.63%) Tableau
16 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (3.13%) Boomi
4 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) Big Data
1 19 (59.38%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 14 (43.75%) NoSQL
4 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) Apache Hive
6 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (21.88%) MS Access
8 4 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (9.38%) Data Lake
9 3 (9.38%) QlikView
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (6.25%) HBase
10 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
10 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (6.25%) Power BI
10 2 (6.25%) Spotfire
11 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.38%) RStudio
3 1 (3.13%) ER Studio
3 1 (3.13%) ERwin
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) PowerDesigner
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) Kafka
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) PySpark
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Structures
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.25%) Life Science
4 2 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.25%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.13%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Analytics
2 18 (56.25%) ETL
3 15 (46.88%) Data Management
4 11 (34.38%) Data Integration
5 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
6 9 (28.13%) Artificial Intelligence
7 8 (25.00%) Data Architecture
7 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 7 (21.88%) Data Virtualisation
9 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
9 6 (18.75%) Data Science
10 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.50%) Data Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
11 3 (9.38%) Actionable Insight
11 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
11 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) R
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
1 5 (15.63%) Tableau
2 2 (6.25%) Informatica
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.13%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) SnapLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Talend
3 1 (3.13%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) Trillium
3 1 (3.13%) Workday