Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 282 294
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 38 68 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.61% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 111
City of London median annual salary £87,500 £87,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% -6.06%
10th Percentile £70,250 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £114,875 £106,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +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 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017, 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 Data Architect in the job title.

1 26 (68.42%) Data Architecture
2 23 (60.53%) Data Modelling
3 18 (47.37%) Finance
4 16 (42.11%) Analytics
5 15 (39.47%) Data Management
6 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (34.21%) Big Data
7 10 (26.32%) Hadoop
7 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
7 10 (26.32%) Migration
8 9 (23.68%) Banking
8 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (23.68%) Data Governance
8 9 (23.68%) Data Quality
9 8 (21.05%) Data Migration
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) Data Lineage
10 7 (18.42%) Data Strategy
10 7 (18.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (18.42%) ETL
10 7 (18.42%) Retail
10 7 (18.42%) Apache Hive
11 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.79%) Python
11 6 (15.79%) Java
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.79%) Apache Spark
12 5 (13.16%) Data Lake
12 5 (13.16%) SQL

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 6 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.89%) SAS
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Big Data
2 10 (26.32%) Hadoop
2 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.68%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.42%) Apache Hive
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 5 (13.16%) Data Lake
7 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (10.53%) QlikView
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (7.89%) BigQuery
8 3 (7.89%) HBase
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (5.26%) Power BI
9 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (5.26%) Sqoop
9 2 (5.26%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Publishing
5 3 (7.89%) Marketing
6 2 (5.26%) Advertising
7 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.63%) Legal
7 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.26%) Velocity
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Avro
3 1 (2.63%) Django
3 1 (2.63%) Flask
3 1 (2.63%) Kafka
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.63%) WSDL
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.63%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Data Architecture
2 23 (60.53%) Data Modelling
3 16 (42.11%) Analytics
4 15 (39.47%) Data Management
5 13 (34.21%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (26.32%) Migration
7 9 (23.68%) Data Governance
8 8 (21.05%) Data Lineage
8 8 (21.05%) Data Migration
9 7 (18.42%) Data Strategy
9 7 (18.42%) ETL
10 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
11 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
11 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (7.89%) Data Engineering
12 3 (7.89%) Inmon Methodology
12 3 (7.89%) Kimball Methodology
12 3 (7.89%) SDLC
12 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
1 6 (15.79%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Scala
4 3 (7.89%) R
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) Data Quality
2 4 (10.53%) GCP
3 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) HDFS
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe
2 4 (10.53%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Tableau
3 3 (7.89%) Talend
4 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.63%) Callidus
4 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Netezza
4 1 (2.63%) Teradata