Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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

Data Architect
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 523 504 510
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 863 900 1,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 681 725 904
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £106,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

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 158,592 159,887 190,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.50% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,189 133,793 161,204
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,293 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in England

Data Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in England

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in England

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 Data Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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 -36 472 £80,000 - 53
South East -19 128 £75,000 +11.11% 17
North of England +38 108 £65,000 -7.14% 15
Midlands +21 75 £60,000 -4.00% 4
West Midlands +33 60 £60,000 +0.84% 3
Yorkshire +37 54 £60,000 -14.29% 11
North West +19 52 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South West +20 49 £57,500 -7.26% 5
East of England -13 28 £72,500 -3.33% 5
East Midlands +9 15 £50,000 -35.48% 1
North East -15 2 £68,014 +51.14%
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 England region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 419 (48.55%) Data Modelling
2 347 (40.21%) Big Data
3 345 (39.98%) Data Architecture
4 344 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
5 343 (39.75%) Data Warehouse
6 334 (38.70%) Analytics
7 286 (33.14%) Data Management
8 257 (29.78%) Data Governance
9 233 (27.00%) Hadoop
9 233 (27.00%) SQL
10 220 (25.49%) ETL
11 216 (25.03%) Finance
12 215 (24.91%) SQL Server
13 189 (21.90%) Data Integration
14 166 (19.24%) Data Quality
15 165 (19.12%) Apache Spark
16 154 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
17 149 (17.27%) Migration
18 147 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
19 146 (16.92%) Data Strategy
20 140 (16.22%) Microsoft
21 137 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
22 135 (15.64%) TOGAF
23 129 (14.95%) Data Analytics
24 127 (14.72%) NoSQL
25 126 (14.60%) Oracle
26 119 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
27 116 (13.44%) Master Data Management
28 102 (11.82%) Python
29 100 (11.59%) Apache Hive

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
1 165 (19.12%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.09%) SAS
3 13 (1.51%) Apache
3 13 (1.51%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.81%) Luigi
6 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.23%) Confluence
8 2 (0.23%) Mule
9 1 (0.12%) CMS
9 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.58%) SPSS
2 5 (0.58%) Weka
3 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.35%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 147 (17.03%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (4.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (2.32%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (1.97%) PaaS
5 17 (1.97%) SaaS
6 14 (1.62%) IaaS
7 12 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (1.27%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.93%) Office 365
10 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.58%) GitHub
12 3 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.70%) SMS
2 5 (0.58%) Firewall
2 5 (0.58%) WAN
3 4 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.46%) DHCP
3 4 (0.46%) DNS
3 4 (0.46%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.46%) LAN
3 4 (0.46%) Network Security
3 4 (0.46%) Wireless
4 2 (0.23%) IPsec
4 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.12%) MPLS
5 1 (0.12%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (40.21%) Big Data
2 343 (39.75%) Data Warehouse
3 233 (27.00%) Hadoop
4 215 (24.91%) SQL Server
5 127 (14.72%) NoSQL
6 100 (11.59%) Apache Hive
7 97 (11.24%) Data Lake
8 79 (9.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 64 (7.42%) HBase
9 64 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 55 (6.37%) Relational Database
11 54 (6.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 48 (5.56%) Impala
13 46 (5.33%) Power BI
13 46 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 39 (4.52%) Sqoop
15 38 (4.40%) MongoDB
16 37 (4.29%) QlikView
17 31 (3.59%) Star Schema
18 29 (3.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (3.71%) ERwin
2 11 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.81%) LSMW
4 5 (0.58%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.58%) JIRA
4 5 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.35%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.23%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.12%) Maven
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 216 (25.03%) Finance
2 53 (6.14%) Retail
3 49 (5.68%) Banking
4 48 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 31 (3.59%) Marketing
6 9 (1.04%) Advertising
6 9 (1.04%) Legal
6 9 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.93%) Law
7 8 (0.93%) Publishing
8 6 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.46%) Back Office
9 4 (0.46%) Electronics
10 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.23%) Billing
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.23%) Front Office
11 2 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.54%) Kafka
2 52 (6.03%) Web Services
3 32 (3.71%) MDX
4 24 (2.78%) REST
5 19 (2.20%) Middleware
6 17 (1.97%) Spark Streaming
6 17 (1.97%) XML
7 16 (1.85%) .NET
8 15 (1.74%) SOAP
9 12 (1.39%) Apache Avro
10 11 (1.27%) JSON
11 8 (0.93%) Hibernate
11 8 (0.93%) NumPy
11 8 (0.93%) PySpark
11 8 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.81%) Pandas
12 7 (0.81%) Samza
12 7 (0.81%) scikit-learn
12 7 (0.81%) SciPy
13 5 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 98 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.33%) Data Centre
3 43 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 33 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (3.13%) Data Structures
6 26 (3.01%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 19 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.09%) Taxonomies
10 13 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.39%) CCTV
12 9 (1.04%) Fintech
13 8 (0.93%) Life Science
13 8 (0.93%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.93%) Reference Data
13 8 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
14 7 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.70%) Private Cloud
16 5 (0.58%) Replication
17 4 (0.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.49%) Linux
2 17 (1.97%) Windows
3 10 (1.16%) Unix
4 7 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.23%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (48.55%) Data Modelling
2 345 (39.98%) Data Architecture
3 344 (39.86%) Business Intelligence
4 334 (38.70%) Analytics
5 286 (33.14%) Data Management
6 257 (29.78%) Data Governance
7 220 (25.49%) ETL
8 189 (21.90%) Data Integration
9 154 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
10 149 (17.27%) Migration
11 146 (16.92%) Data Strategy
12 135 (15.64%) TOGAF
13 129 (14.95%) Data Analytics
14 119 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
15 116 (13.44%) Master Data Management
16 97 (11.24%) Data Migration
16 97 (11.24%) Logical Data Model
17 95 (11.01%) Data Science
18 85 (9.85%) CRM
19 82 (9.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 233 (27.00%) SQL
2 102 (11.82%) Python
3 87 (10.08%) Java
4 40 (4.63%) Scala
4 40 (4.63%) T-SQL
5 34 (3.94%) R
6 31 (3.59%) C#
7 20 (2.32%) PowerShell
8 15 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 12 (1.39%) Perl
9 12 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.04%) C++
11 7 (0.81%) PHP
12 6 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.70%) Ruby
13 5 (0.58%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.46%) C
15 2 (0.23%) CQL
15 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.23%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 59 (6.84%) Degree
2 18 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.85%) PhD
4 9 (1.04%) MBA
5 8 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CCIE
9 2 (0.23%) CEH
9 2 (0.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CISM
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) GIAC
9 2 (0.23%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.23%) SSCP
10 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (19.24%) Data Quality
2 61 (7.07%) GDPR
3 24 (2.78%) QA
4 19 (2.20%) GCP
5 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Val IT
System Software
1 33 (3.82%) HDFS
2 31 (3.59%) Apache Flume
3 11 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (1.27%) Docker
4 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.23%) MapR-FS
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (3.24%) Hadoop YARN
2 18 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.74%) Oozie
4 12 (1.39%) Puppet
5 7 (0.81%) Ambari
6 6 (0.70%) Mesos
7 4 (0.46%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.35%) Ansible
8 3 (0.35%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.23%) yum
10 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.12%) Packer
10 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 140 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 126 (14.60%) Oracle
3 89 (10.31%) Tableau
4 58 (6.72%) Cloudera
5 56 (6.49%) SAP
6 47 (5.45%) Google
7 46 (5.33%) Talend
8 40 (4.63%) Hortonworks
9 39 (4.52%) Informatica
10 32 (3.71%) IBM
11 30 (3.48%) Teradata
12 22 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (2.55%) TIBCO
13 14 (1.62%) Greenplum
14 12 (1.39%) Netezza
15 11 (1.27%) Cognos
16 10 (1.16%) Cisco
17 8 (0.93%) MapR
17 8 (0.93%) Twitter
17 8 (0.93%) Vertica