The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Big Data Architect
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 812 851
Rank change year-on-year +43 +39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 90 123 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 87 101 81
Median salary £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,750
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £55,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year +22.72% -11.29%  

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 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +39 72 £90,000 - 8
South East +68 12 £67,500 -
North West - 3 £75,000 -
South West +34 2 £80,000 -
East of England +31 1 £85,000 +13.33%
Big Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Big Data
2 162 (86.17%) Hadoop
3 100 (53.19%) Apache Spark
4 75 (39.89%) Analytics
5 70 (37.23%) MapReduce
6 65 (34.57%) Java
7 55 (29.26%) Apache Pig
7 55 (29.26%) Amazon AWS
7 55 (29.26%) Apache Hive
8 50 (26.60%) HBase
8 50 (26.60%) Python
9 48 (25.53%) ETL
10 46 (24.47%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (23.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (22.34%) Finance
12 42 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (18.62%) Kafka
15 34 (18.09%) Open Source
15 34 (18.09%) Data Architecture
16 33 (17.55%) Linux
16 33 (17.55%) HDFS
17 32 (17.02%) NoSQL
17 32 (17.02%) Tableau
18 28 (14.89%) Hortonworks
18 28 (14.89%) Cloudera
19 27 (14.36%) Sqoop
19 27 (14.36%) Relational Database
20 26 (13.83%) Opscode Chef
20 26 (13.83%) Web Services

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
1 100 (53.19%) Apache Spark
2 55 (29.26%) Apache Pig
3 21 (11.17%) Apache
4 10 (5.32%) SAS
5 8 (4.26%) Apache Solr
6 6 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 55 (29.26%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.04%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.79%) PaaS
5 6 (3.19%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.53%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.79%) Internet
2 7 (3.72%) Kerberos
3 6 (3.19%) LDAP
4 3 (1.60%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.60%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.06%) DNS
5 2 (1.06%) FTP
5 2 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (100.00%) Big Data
2 162 (86.17%) Hadoop
3 55 (29.26%) Apache Hive
4 50 (26.60%) HBase
5 46 (24.47%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (23.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (17.02%) NoSQL
8 27 (14.36%) Relational Database
8 27 (14.36%) Sqoop
9 25 (13.30%) MongoDB
9 25 (13.30%) Pentaho
10 22 (11.70%) RDBMS
11 21 (11.17%) Impala
12 16 (8.51%) Neo4j
13 14 (7.45%) Data Mart
14 9 (4.79%) MySQL
14 9 (4.79%) QlikView
14 9 (4.79%) SQL Server
15 8 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (2.66%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (1.60%) ERwin
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 42 (22.34%) Finance
2 14 (7.45%) Retail
3 13 (6.91%) Banking
4 8 (4.26%) Games
5 6 (3.19%) Marketing
6 5 (2.66%) Legal
7 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.06%) Automotive
8 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (18.62%) Kafka
2 26 (13.83%) Web Services
3 14 (7.45%) Java EE
4 9 (4.79%) Spring
5 6 (3.19%) SPNEGO
6 5 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.66%) REST
7 4 (2.13%) Apache Flex
7 4 (2.13%) Spark Streaming
8 2 (1.06%) .NET
8 2 (1.06%) Akka
8 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.06%) J2EE
8 2 (1.06%) Lucene
8 2 (1.06%) SOAP
9 1 (0.53%) Ajax
9 1 (0.53%) CSS
9 1 (0.53%) HTML
9 1 (0.53%) Middleware
9 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.17%) Algorithms
2 11 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.26%) Clustering
4 6 (3.19%) Online Games
5 5 (2.66%) Fintech
6 4 (2.13%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) Tandem
9 1 (0.53%) User Experience
9 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.55%) Linux
2 22 (11.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (39.89%) Analytics
2 70 (37.23%) MapReduce
3 48 (25.53%) ETL
4 42 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (21.28%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (18.09%) Data Architecture
6 34 (18.09%) Open Source
7 25 (13.30%) Data Modelling
8 21 (11.17%) Data Analytics
8 21 (11.17%) Data Management
8 21 (11.17%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (9.57%) Use Case
10 17 (9.04%) Machine Learning
11 16 (8.51%) Visualisation
12 14 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (7.45%) Data Integration
13 13 (6.91%) Scrum
14 12 (6.38%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.85%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.57%) Java
2 50 (26.60%) Python
3 24 (12.77%) SQL
4 14 (7.45%) Scala
5 13 (6.91%) C#
5 13 (6.91%) PHP
6 12 (6.38%) Ruby
7 11 (5.85%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.85%) R
8 7 (3.72%) Perl
9 5 (2.66%) C++
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Clojure
10 1 (0.53%) F#
10 1 (0.53%) Go
10 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.06%) CISM
2 2 (1.06%) CISSP
2 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.53%) Degree
3 1 (0.53%) GIAC
3 1 (0.53%) PhD
3 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) GCP
2 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (17.55%) HDFS
2 25 (13.30%) Apache Flume
3 6 (3.19%) Docker
4 2 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (13.83%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (7.98%) Puppet
3 13 (6.91%) Ansible
4 8 (4.26%) Oozie
5 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.53%) QRadar
5 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (17.02%) Tableau
2 28 (14.89%) Cloudera
2 28 (14.89%) Hortonworks
3 17 (9.04%) Informatica
4 14 (7.45%) Talend
4 14 (7.45%) TIBCO
5 13 (6.91%) IBM
6 12 (6.38%) MapR
7 11 (5.85%) Teradata
8 10 (5.32%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.79%) Oracle
10 8 (4.26%) Netezza
11 7 (3.72%) Google
12 6 (3.19%) Cisco
13 5 (2.66%) SaltStack
14 4 (2.13%) MuleSoft
15 2 (1.06%) Ab Initio
15 2 (1.06%) Cognos
16 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
16 1 (0.53%) Splunk
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