The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 236 251
Rank change year-on-year +19 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 20 23 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.36% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.37% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 64
Median salary £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £66,625 £64,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  

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 4949 6138 9863
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.30% 96.22% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 5605 8439
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 28 (51.85%) Big Data
2 26 (48.15%) Advertising
3 22 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (40.74%) Data Architecture
4 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
5 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
5 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (31.48%) Monetization
6 15 (27.78%) Data Ingestion
6 15 (27.78%) Mentoring
6 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 15 (27.78%) Degree
7 13 (24.07%) Migration
7 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
8 12 (22.22%) Data Integration
8 12 (22.22%) Hadoop
8 12 (22.22%) PhD
8 12 (22.22%) Postgraduate
8 12 (22.22%) Kafka
9 11 (20.37%) ETL
10 10 (18.52%) SQL
10 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (18.52%) Data Migration
10 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
10 10 (18.52%) Apache Hive
11 9 (16.67%) Apache Flume
11 9 (16.67%) Sqoop
11 9 (16.67%) HDFS
11 9 (16.67%) Apache Spark

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 9 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) Big Data
2 22 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (35.19%) NoSQL
4 12 (22.22%) Hadoop
5 10 (18.52%) Apache Hive
6 9 (16.67%) Data Lake
6 9 (16.67%) HAWQ
6 9 (16.67%) Sqoop
7 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
8 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
8 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (7.41%) Data Mart
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (5.56%) Impala
10 3 (5.56%) MarkLogic
10 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.85%) Power BI
12 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.56%) ERwin
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (48.15%) Advertising
2 15 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
5 3 (5.56%) Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Automotive
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Kafka
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
3 4 (7.41%) .NET
4 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.85%) COM
6 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.81%) Data Structures
4 5 (9.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.85%) Life Science
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Data Architecture
2 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (31.48%) Data Modelling
2 17 (31.48%) Monetization
3 15 (27.78%) Data Ingestion
3 15 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 13 (24.07%) Migration
5 12 (22.22%) Data Integration
6 11 (20.37%) ETL
7 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
7 10 (18.52%) Data Migration
7 10 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.67%) Data Management
9 7 (12.96%) Analytics
9 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
10 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.11%) MapReduce
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management
11 5 (9.26%) Data Governance
11 5 (9.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) C
3 4 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) R
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 12 (22.22%) PhD
2 12 (22.22%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.70%) MBA
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Apache Flume
1 9 (16.67%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Cloudera
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) Informatica
3 4 (7.41%) Talend
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.85%) FNZ
6 1 (1.85%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.85%) MapR
6 1 (1.85%) RIMES
6 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
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