The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Data Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 218 285
Rank change year-on-year +23 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 33 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.65% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 39
Median salary £90,000 £76,250 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.03% -12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £65,550 £69,000
10% offered a salary of more than £112,500 £95,500 £93,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6888 9927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 6155 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Data Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 47 (57.32%) Big Data
2 34 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (35.37%) Hadoop
5 27 (32.93%) Oracle
6 26 (31.71%) Data Architecture
6 26 (31.71%) Apache Hive
6 26 (31.71%) NoSQL
7 24 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (29.27%) Apache Spark
7 24 (29.27%) Data Management
8 23 (28.05%) Sqoop
9 22 (26.83%) SQL
9 22 (26.83%) Advertising
10 21 (25.61%) ETL
11 20 (24.39%) Degree
11 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
12 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
12 19 (23.17%) PhD
12 19 (23.17%) Kafka
13 18 (21.95%) Postgraduate
14 17 (20.73%) Data Modelling
14 17 (20.73%) Mentoring
14 17 (20.73%) Data Ingestion
15 16 (19.51%) HAWQ
15 16 (19.51%) Apache Flume
15 16 (19.51%) HDFS
16 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
17 14 (17.07%) .NET

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 24 (29.27%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.20%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (4.88%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (57.32%) Big Data
2 32 (39.02%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (35.37%) Hadoop
4 26 (31.71%) Apache Hive
4 26 (31.71%) NoSQL
5 23 (28.05%) Sqoop
6 16 (19.51%) HAWQ
7 10 (12.20%) Impala
7 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
8 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
9 8 (9.76%) Data Lake
9 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
9 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (6.10%) Power BI
13 4 (4.88%) HDInsight
13 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Toad
2 4 (4.88%) ERwin
2 4 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (26.83%) Advertising
2 8 (9.76%) Legal
3 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) Kafka
2 14 (17.07%) .NET
3 13 (15.85%) Web Services
4 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
4 9 (10.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (4.88%) MDX
6 3 (3.66%) JSON
6 3 (3.66%) JSON Schema
6 3 (3.66%) Middleware
6 3 (3.66%) XML
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.22%) COM
7 1 (1.22%) Matplotlib
7 1 (1.22%) NumPy
7 1 (1.22%) Pandas
7 1 (1.22%) RESTful
7 1 (1.22%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
3 11 (13.41%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.88%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.66%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.22%) Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.22%) Fintech
7 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (31.71%) Data Architecture
3 24 (29.27%) Data Management
4 21 (25.61%) ETL
5 17 (20.73%) Data Ingestion
5 17 (20.73%) Data Modelling
5 17 (20.73%) Mentoring
6 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.29%) TOGAF
7 14 (17.07%) Analytics
7 14 (17.07%) MapReduce
7 14 (17.07%) Project Management
8 12 (14.63%) Zachman Framework
9 11 (13.41%) Machine Learning
9 11 (13.41%) Migration
10 10 (12.20%) Asset Management
10 10 (12.20%) Data Integration
10 10 (12.20%) ETL Development
11 9 (10.98%) MODAF
11 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) C
3 7 (8.54%) Python
4 6 (7.32%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.66%) Java
6 3 (3.66%) R
6 3 (3.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Degree
2 19 (23.17%) PhD
3 18 (21.95%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) MBA
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Apache Flume
1 16 (19.51%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Oracle
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) IBM
3 8 (9.76%) Informatica
4 4 (4.88%) Cloudera
4 4 (4.88%) Talend
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Cognos
6 2 (2.44%) MapR
7 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.22%) CA
7 1 (1.22%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.22%) RIMES
7 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) Tableau
7 1 (1.22%) Teradata
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