Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 268 308
Rank change year-on-year -31 +40 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 41 65 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.64% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 70
City of London median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £63,750 £66,625 £60,625
90th Percentile £98,000 £116,250 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £85,000 £81,000
% change year-on-year -14.71% +4.94% -4.71%

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 10,158 9,801 12,978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.15% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,021 8,876 11,720
City of London median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 25 (60.98%) ETL
2 24 (58.54%) Data Modelling
3 23 (56.10%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (56.10%) SQL
4 22 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (48.78%) Data Integration
5 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
6 19 (46.34%) Finance
7 17 (41.46%) Big Data
7 17 (41.46%) Analytics
8 14 (34.15%) Hadoop
9 13 (31.71%) OLAP
9 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (31.71%) OLTP
10 12 (29.27%) Data Architecture
10 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
11 11 (26.83%) Apache Hive
12 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (24.39%) Data Management
12 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
13 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (21.95%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (21.95%) Tableau
13 9 (21.95%) Master Data Management
13 9 (21.95%) Power BI
13 9 (21.95%) Data Science
14 8 (19.51%) Data Strategy
14 8 (19.51%) Data Mapping
14 8 (19.51%) Migration

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 (14.63%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Pig
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) SAS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (53.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
4 17 (41.46%) Big Data
5 14 (34.15%) Hadoop
6 13 (31.71%) OLAP
6 13 (31.71%) OLTP
7 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
8 11 (26.83%) Apache Hive
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (21.95%) Power BI
10 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (17.07%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (17.07%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (17.07%) Snowflake Schema
12 6 (14.63%) MS Access
13 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
14 4 (9.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (9.76%) Data Lake
14 4 (9.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) ERwin
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (9.76%) ER Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) RStudio
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) XMLSpy
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) International Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) MDX
1 7 (17.07%) REST
1 7 (17.07%) SOAP
2 6 (14.63%) Kafka
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Structures
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.88%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) ETL
2 24 (58.54%) Data Modelling
3 20 (48.78%) Data Integration
4 17 (41.46%) Analytics
5 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (29.27%) Data Architecture
7 10 (24.39%) Data Management
8 9 (21.95%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (21.95%) Data Science
8 9 (21.95%) Master Data Management
9 8 (19.51%) Data Mapping
9 8 (19.51%) Data Strategy
9 8 (19.51%) Migration
10 7 (17.07%) Information Governance
10 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (17.07%) SQL Optimisation
11 6 (14.63%) Data Analysis
11 6 (14.63%) Data Virtualisation
12 5 (12.20%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Scala
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
1 9 (21.95%) Tableau
2 6 (14.63%) Informatica
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.88%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) Talend
4 1 (2.44%) Trillium
4 1 (2.44%) Vertica