Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 293 331
Rank change year-on-year -18 +38 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 42 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 37
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £63,750 £66,300 £59,300
90th Percentile £98,250 £116,750 £111,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -14.71% +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 10,514 9,691 12,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.23% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,351 8,764 11,294
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 (66.67%) ETL
2 26 (61.90%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (61.90%) SQL
3 25 (59.52%) Analytics
4 24 (57.14%) Big Data
5 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (50.00%) Finance
7 20 (47.62%) Data Integration
7 20 (47.62%) Hadoop
8 18 (42.86%) Data Modelling
9 17 (40.48%) Apache Hive
10 15 (35.71%) NoSQL
10 15 (35.71%) Data Management
11 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (30.95%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (26.19%) Migration
13 11 (26.19%) Data Architecture
14 10 (23.81%) Data Structures
14 10 (23.81%) Data Virtualisation
14 10 (23.81%) MS Access
15 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
15 9 (21.43%) Oracle
15 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (19.05%) Data Science
16 8 (19.05%) Data Quality
16 8 (19.05%) OLAP
17 7 (16.67%) OLTP
17 7 (16.67%) Python

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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Pig
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (61.90%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (57.14%) Big Data
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (47.62%) Hadoop
5 17 (40.48%) Apache Hive
6 15 (35.71%) NoSQL
7 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (23.81%) MS Access
9 8 (19.05%) OLAP
10 7 (16.67%) OLTP
11 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
13 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (9.52%) Data Lake
13 4 (9.52%) HBase
13 4 (9.52%) OLAP Cube
13 4 (9.52%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (9.52%) Power BI
13 4 (9.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (14.29%) ERwin
3 5 (11.90%) ER Studio
4 2 (4.76%) RStudio
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) XMLSpy
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) International Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Kafka
2 3 (7.14%) MDX
2 3 (7.14%) REST
2 3 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) PySpark
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Structures
2 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
4 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.38%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) ETL
2 25 (59.52%) Analytics
3 20 (47.62%) Data Integration
4 18 (42.86%) Data Modelling
5 15 (35.71%) Data Management
6 13 (30.95%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (26.19%) Data Architecture
8 11 (26.19%) Migration
9 10 (23.81%) Data Virtualisation
10 8 (19.05%) Data Science
11 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
12 6 (14.29%) Data Mapping
13 5 (11.90%) Data Analytics
13 5 (11.90%) Data Strategy
13 5 (11.90%) Master Data Management
14 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (9.52%) Data Governance
14 4 (9.52%) Information Governance
14 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) R
6 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Informatica
3 6 (14.29%) Tableau
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.76%) Teradata
5 2 (4.76%) Trillium
6 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.38%) Talend
6 1 (2.38%) Vertica