Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 258 279
Rank change year-on-year -38 +21 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 40 80 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.77% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.80% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 73 90
City of London median annual salary £85,000 £87,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £70,000 £64,000 £59,500
90th Percentile £113,750 £115,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £82,500 £80,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.48% -5.29%

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 10,234 10,062 13,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 96.57% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9,124 9,189 11,832
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 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 28 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 20 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 17 (42.50%) Finance
3 17 (42.50%) Data Management
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 11 (27.50%) Data Integration
5 11 (27.50%) Data Governance
5 11 (27.50%) Big Data
5 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (25.00%) ETL
6 10 (25.00%) Migration
6 10 (25.00%) Analytics
7 9 (22.50%) Data Quality
7 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
8 8 (20.00%) Apache Hive
8 8 (20.00%) Tableau
8 8 (20.00%) Data Mapping
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.00%) Data Lineage
8 8 (20.00%) Data Science
9 7 (17.50%) Apache Spark
9 7 (17.50%) Master Data Management
9 7 (17.50%) SQL
9 7 (17.50%) Banking
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
10 6 (15.00%) OLAP

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 7 (17.50%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.00%) SAS
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
4 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (27.50%) Big Data
3 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
5 8 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (15.00%) OLAP
7 6 (15.00%) Power BI
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (12.50%) OLTP
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (10.00%) Data Lake
9 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (10.00%) QlikView
10 3 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (7.50%) BigQuery
10 3 (7.50%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (42.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) REST
1 4 (10.00%) SOAP
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (7.50%) Kafka
2 3 (7.50%) MDX
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Avro
3 1 (2.50%) Django
3 1 (2.50%) Flask
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.50%) WSDL
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.00%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Data Modelling
2 20 (50.00%) Data Architecture
3 17 (42.50%) Data Management
4 11 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (27.50%) Data Governance
4 11 (27.50%) Data Integration
5 10 (25.00%) Analytics
5 10 (25.00%) ETL
5 10 (25.00%) Migration
6 8 (20.00%) Data Lineage
6 8 (20.00%) Data Mapping
6 8 (20.00%) Data Science
7 7 (17.50%) Master Data Management
8 6 (15.00%) Data Migration
8 6 (15.00%) Data Strategy
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Information Governance
9 5 (12.50%) Information Management
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) Python
2 4 (10.00%) R
3 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) GCP
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) HDFS
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Tableau
3 5 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (5.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Callidus
5 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Netezza
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle