The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Big Data Architect
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 775 804
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 74 134 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 110 125
Median salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,250 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £71,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -1.75% +23.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Big Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Big Data Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Architect in England

Big Data Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in England.

Salary trend for Big Data Architect in England

Big Data Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Big Data Architect in England

Big Data Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 58 £85,000 +6.25% 6
South East +51 14 £67,500 -
South West +8 1 £95,000 +31.03%
East of England -3 1 - -
Big Data Architect
UK

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Big 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 England region featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 166 (100.00%) Big Data
2 133 (80.12%) Hadoop
3 91 (54.82%) Apache Spark
4 72 (43.37%) Analytics
5 70 (42.17%) Java
6 59 (35.54%) Apache Hive
7 57 (34.34%) Python
8 54 (32.53%) Amazon AWS
9 53 (31.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 51 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (28.92%) Kafka
12 44 (26.51%) HBase
12 44 (26.51%) MapReduce
13 41 (24.70%) NoSQL
13 41 (24.70%) Open Source
13 41 (24.70%) ETL
14 38 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
15 37 (22.29%) Cloudera
16 36 (21.69%) Data Architecture
17 34 (20.48%) Hortonworks
18 32 (19.28%) Apache Pig
19 30 (18.07%) Relational Database
20 29 (17.47%) Scala
20 29 (17.47%) Scrum
21 27 (16.27%) Finance
22 26 (15.66%) Tableau
22 26 (15.66%) HDFS
23 25 (15.06%) RDBMS
24 24 (14.46%) Data Analytics

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 91 (54.82%) Apache Spark
2 32 (19.28%) Apache Pig
3 18 (10.84%) Apache
4 15 (9.04%) Apache Solr
5 10 (6.02%) SAS
6 6 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.60%) JBoss
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 54 (32.53%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (5.42%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (4.22%) PaaS
6 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.42%) Kerberos
2 7 (4.22%) LDAP
3 2 (1.20%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) DNS
4 1 (0.60%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (100.00%) Big Data
2 133 (80.12%) Hadoop
3 59 (35.54%) Apache Hive
4 53 (31.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 44 (26.51%) HBase
6 41 (24.70%) NoSQL
7 38 (22.89%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (18.07%) Relational Database
9 25 (15.06%) RDBMS
10 21 (12.65%) MongoDB
11 19 (11.45%) Sqoop
12 17 (10.24%) Impala
12 17 (10.24%) MySQL
12 17 (10.24%) QlikView
13 15 (9.04%) Pentaho
14 8 (4.82%) Data Lake
14 8 (4.82%) Neo4j
15 7 (4.22%) Flink
16 6 (3.61%) Apache Kudu
16 6 (3.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (7.83%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.81%) ERwin
General
1 27 (16.27%) Finance
2 19 (11.45%) Banking
3 11 (6.63%) Legal
4 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Marketing
5 3 (1.81%) Games
5 3 (1.81%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Automotive
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.92%) Kafka
2 13 (7.83%) Web Services
3 12 (7.23%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (4.82%) Spring
5 6 (3.61%) Java EE
6 5 (3.01%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (2.41%) SPNEGO
8 3 (1.81%) REST
8 3 (1.81%) RESTful
8 3 (1.81%) SAML
8 3 (1.81%) SOAP
9 2 (1.20%) Akka
9 2 (1.20%) Apache Avro
9 2 (1.20%) HTML
9 2 (1.20%) PySpark
10 1 (0.60%) .NET
10 1 (0.60%) Ajax
10 1 (0.60%) CSS
10 1 (0.60%) JSP
10 1 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.83%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.61%) Clustering
3 6 (3.61%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.81%) Fintech
6 3 (1.81%) Robotics
7 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Tandem
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.86%) Linux
2 10 (6.02%) Unix
3 2 (1.20%) Mesosphere
4 1 (0.60%) Solaris
4 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) Analytics
2 51 (30.72%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (26.51%) MapReduce
5 41 (24.70%) ETL
5 41 (24.70%) Open Source
6 36 (21.69%) Data Architecture
7 29 (17.47%) Scrum
8 24 (14.46%) Data Analytics
9 22 (13.25%) Data Management
10 20 (12.05%) SOA
11 18 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (10.24%) Machine Learning
13 16 (9.64%) TOGAF
13 16 (9.64%) Visualisation
14 15 (9.04%) Data Engineering
14 15 (9.04%) Data Modelling
15 14 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (8.43%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.17%) Java
2 57 (34.34%) Python
3 29 (17.47%) Scala
4 20 (12.05%) SQL
5 18 (10.84%) C#
5 18 (10.84%) Ruby
6 11 (6.63%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.02%) C++
7 10 (6.02%) R
8 7 (4.22%) PHP
9 5 (3.01%) Perl
10 2 (1.20%) Clojure
10 2 (1.20%) Go
10 2 (1.20%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.60%) CQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) PhD
4 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CISM
4 1 (0.60%) CISSP
4 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) GCP
2 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (15.66%) HDFS
2 18 (10.84%) Apache Flume
3 15 (9.04%) Docker
4 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 24 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.02%) Ansible
2 10 (6.02%) Puppet
3 9 (5.42%) Oozie
4 2 (1.20%) Ambari
4 2 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.60%) QRadar
5 1 (0.60%) Salt
5 1 (0.60%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (22.29%) Cloudera
2 34 (20.48%) Hortonworks
3 26 (15.66%) Tableau
4 24 (14.46%) MapR
5 21 (12.65%) Teradata
6 19 (11.45%) Google
7 16 (9.64%) Informatica
8 13 (7.83%) Talend
9 12 (7.23%) IBM
10 9 (5.42%) Microsoft
10 9 (5.42%) Oracle
11 6 (3.61%) Cisco
11 6 (3.61%) Netezza
11 6 (3.61%) SaltStack
11 6 (3.61%) SAP
11 6 (3.61%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.41%) Cognos
13 3 (1.81%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.81%) Greenplum
13 3 (1.81%) MuleSoft
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