Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1024 918 1020
Rank change year-on-year -106 +102 +95
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 135 270 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 124 203 209
England median annual salary £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £60,750
90th Percentile £113,750 £110,000 £110,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £82,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Big Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Big Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -114 96 £82,500 - 4
South East +20 30 £70,000 +3.70%
South West -7 5 £47,500 -29.63%
North of England +2 3 £65,000 -17.46%
North West -18 3 £65,000 -8.45%
East of England +9 1 - - 1
Big Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Big Data
2 78 (57.78%) Analytics
3 76 (56.30%) Hadoop
4 70 (51.85%) Apache Spark
5 56 (41.48%) NoSQL
6 46 (34.07%) Apache Hive
7 42 (31.11%) Java
7 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (30.37%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (28.15%) Python
11 34 (25.19%) Data Management
12 33 (24.44%) Data Analytics
13 30 (22.22%) Cloudera
13 30 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (21.48%) HBase
15 28 (20.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 28 (20.74%) Banking
15 28 (20.74%) Scrum
16 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
16 27 (20.00%) Open Source
16 27 (20.00%) Data Architecture
16 27 (20.00%) Kafka
17 26 (19.26%) Data Integration
18 25 (18.52%) MapReduce
18 25 (18.52%) Data Modelling
19 24 (17.78%) Hortonworks
20 21 (15.56%) SOA
21 20 (14.81%) Oracle
21 20 (14.81%) Finance

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 70 (51.85%) Apache Spark
2 15 (11.11%) Apache Pig
3 14 (10.37%) Apache
4 7 (5.19%) SAS
5 6 (4.44%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.44%) Luigi
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.44%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.37%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (5.93%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.22%) IaaS
7 3 (2.22%) PaaS
8 2 (1.48%) SaaS
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) Big Data
2 76 (56.30%) Hadoop
3 56 (41.48%) NoSQL
4 46 (34.07%) Apache Hive
5 30 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (21.48%) HBase
7 28 (20.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 19 (14.07%) Sqoop
10 15 (11.11%) Data Lake
10 15 (11.11%) QlikView
10 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 12 (8.89%) MySQL
12 11 (8.15%) Flink
13 6 (4.44%) Data Mining
13 6 (4.44%) Impala
13 6 (4.44%) Neo4j
13 6 (4.44%) Triplestore
14 5 (3.70%) BigQuery
14 5 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.74%) Maven
3 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (20.74%) Banking
2 20 (14.81%) Finance
3 10 (7.41%) Retail
4 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Electronics
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.00%) Kafka
2 12 (8.89%) Spark Streaming
3 10 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (5.19%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) NumPy
5 6 (4.44%) Pandas
5 6 (4.44%) PySpark
5 6 (4.44%) Samza
5 6 (4.44%) scikit-learn
6 5 (3.70%) XML
7 4 (2.96%) SciPy
8 3 (2.22%) J2EE
8 3 (2.22%) RESTful
8 3 (2.22%) SAML
9 2 (1.48%) Apache Avro
9 2 (1.48%) Apache Tez
9 2 (1.48%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.48%) Spring
10 1 (0.74%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.44%) Video\Live Streaming
3 5 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.70%) PKI
4 4 (2.96%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.22%) Clustering
5 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.22%) DataPower
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.22%) Robotics
6 2 (1.48%) 3D Printing
6 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.48%) Fintech
6 2 (1.48%) IVR
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.48%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.78%) Analytics
2 42 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (25.19%) Data Management
5 33 (24.44%) Data Analytics
6 28 (20.74%) Scrum
7 27 (20.00%) Data Architecture
7 27 (20.00%) Open Source
8 26 (19.26%) Data Integration
9 25 (18.52%) Data Modelling
9 25 (18.52%) MapReduce
10 21 (15.56%) SOA
11 19 (14.07%) Information Management
12 17 (12.59%) TOGAF
13 16 (11.85%) Big Data Analytics
13 16 (11.85%) Business Analytics
13 16 (11.85%) Migration
14 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (11.11%) Data Strategy
15 14 (10.37%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 42 (31.11%) Java
2 38 (28.15%) Python
3 17 (12.59%) Scala
4 14 (10.37%) SQL
5 10 (7.41%) C#
5 10 (7.41%) Ruby
6 8 (5.93%) R
7 7 (5.19%) PHP
8 6 (4.44%) Perl
9 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.22%) C++
11 2 (1.48%) C
11 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.74%) CQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.63%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) PhD
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.96%) GCP
3 3 (2.22%) QA
4 2 (1.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (13.33%) HDFS
2 15 (11.11%) Apache Flume
3 11 (8.15%) Docker
4 4 (2.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.74%) MapR-FS
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (2.22%) Ambari
3 3 (2.22%) Oozie
3 3 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (22.22%) Cloudera
2 24 (17.78%) Hortonworks
3 20 (14.81%) Oracle
4 15 (11.11%) Tableau
5 14 (10.37%) MapR
6 10 (7.41%) Google
7 8 (5.93%) Talend
8 7 (5.19%) Informatica
9 6 (4.44%) Splunk
9 6 (4.44%) Teradata
10 5 (3.70%) IBM
10 5 (3.70%) SAP
11 3 (2.22%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.48%) Cognos
12 2 (1.48%) Twitter
13 1 (0.74%) BMC
13 1 (0.74%) Elastic Path
13 1 (0.74%) Netezza
13 1 (0.74%) Platfora