Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 584 511
Rank change year-on-year +70 -73 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 849 731 1,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.46% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 673 592 777
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £53,450
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £103,000
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 153,015 160,018 179,940
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.06% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124,154 130,190 152,960
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +45 411 £85,000 +3.03% 30
South East +28 135 £68,000 +0.74% 16
Midlands +36 105 £70,000 +21.74% 17
North of England +39 92 £70,000 +7.69% 8
West Midlands +25 62 £60,000 - 11
South West +28 55 £70,000 +21.74% 8
North West +27 55 £65,000 +1.17% 5
East of England +11 43 £70,000 -3.45% 8
East Midlands +37 42 £88,750 +69.05% 6
Yorkshire +36 36 £70,000 - 3
North East -17 1 £70,000 +38.61%
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 421 (49.59%) Data Modelling
2 345 (40.64%) Big Data
3 335 (39.46%) Data Warehouse
4 322 (37.93%) Data Architecture
5 302 (35.57%) Business Intelligence
6 262 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
7 261 (30.74%) SQL
8 254 (29.92%) Hadoop
9 252 (29.68%) Analytics
10 205 (24.15%) Finance
11 164 (19.32%) Apache Spark
12 162 (19.08%) Data Management
13 157 (18.49%) SQL Server
14 156 (18.37%) Data Governance
14 156 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 152 (17.90%) ETL
16 151 (17.79%) Data Integration
17 139 (16.37%) Microsoft
18 134 (15.78%) TOGAF
18 134 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
19 133 (15.67%) Oracle
20 122 (14.37%) Data Analytics
21 112 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
22 109 (12.84%) Data Strategy
23 104 (12.25%) NoSQL
24 103 (12.13%) Migration
25 102 (12.01%) Apache Hive
25 102 (12.01%) Data Quality
26 99 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 99 (11.66%) Enterprise Architecture

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
1 164 (19.32%) Apache Spark
2 24 (2.83%) SAS
3 22 (2.59%) Apache
4 18 (2.12%) Apache Pig
5 13 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.82%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.35%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.24%) Luigi
11 1 (0.12%) Confluence
11 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (2.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.35%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.24%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 156 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (3.30%) PaaS
5 26 (3.06%) Amazon EMR
6 21 (2.47%) IaaS
7 18 (2.12%) SaaS
8 17 (2.00%) Amazon S3
9 15 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.47%) BPaaS
13 4 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
15 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 2 (0.24%) Serverless
16 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.71%) Internet
2 3 (0.35%) Firewall
2 3 (0.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.12%) BGP
3 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.12%) DNS
3 1 (0.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.12%) Intranet
3 1 (0.12%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.12%) LAN
3 1 (0.12%) OSPF
3 1 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.12%) SMS
3 1 (0.12%) SSL
3 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.12%) VPLS
3 1 (0.12%) VPN
3 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (40.64%) Big Data
2 335 (39.46%) Data Warehouse
3 254 (29.92%) Hadoop
4 157 (18.49%) SQL Server
5 104 (12.25%) NoSQL
6 102 (12.01%) Apache Hive
7 99 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 85 (10.01%) Data Lake
9 67 (7.89%) Relational Database
10 57 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 55 (6.48%) HBase
12 53 (6.24%) Impala
13 50 (5.89%) Power BI
14 49 (5.77%) OLTP
15 44 (5.18%) OLAP
16 42 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 38 (4.48%) Sqoop
18 37 (4.36%) MySQL
19 36 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
20 34 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 36 (4.24%) ERwin
2 22 (2.59%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.88%) ER Studio
4 9 (1.06%) LSMW
4 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.59%) JIRA
8 4 (0.47%) RStudio
8 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.35%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 205 (24.15%) Finance
2 47 (5.54%) Banking
3 33 (3.89%) Retail
4 27 (3.18%) Marketing
5 26 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (0.94%) Electronics
9 7 (0.82%) Billing
9 7 (0.82%) Law
9 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.71%) Advertising
10 6 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.71%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.47%) Automotive
11 4 (0.47%) International Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Local Government
11 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (10.01%) Kafka
2 29 (3.42%) Web Services
3 28 (3.30%) XML
4 22 (2.59%) JSON
5 21 (2.47%) .NET
6 19 (2.24%) REST
7 17 (2.00%) Spark Streaming
8 13 (1.53%) Apache Avro
9 12 (1.41%) MDX
10 11 (1.30%) SOAP
11 9 (1.06%) Middleware
12 7 (0.82%) RESTful
13 6 (0.71%) CSS
13 6 (0.71%) HTML
13 6 (0.71%) TensorFlow
14 5 (0.59%) D3.js
14 5 (0.59%) J2EE
14 5 (0.59%) Leaflet
15 4 (0.47%) Mason
15 4 (0.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 34 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 26 (3.06%) Reference Data
5 19 (2.24%) CCTV
5 19 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (1.88%) Taxonomies
7 15 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (1.65%) Fintech
9 13 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.30%) Equities
11 10 (1.18%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.06%) User Experience
13 8 (0.94%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.82%) Replication
15 6 (0.71%) Life Science
15 6 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.12%) Linux
1 35 (4.12%) Unix
2 15 (1.77%) Windows
3 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (49.59%) Data Modelling
2 322 (37.93%) Data Architecture
3 302 (35.57%) Business Intelligence
4 262 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
5 252 (29.68%) Analytics
6 162 (19.08%) Data Management
7 156 (18.37%) Data Governance
8 152 (17.90%) ETL
9 151 (17.79%) Data Integration
10 134 (15.78%) TOGAF
11 122 (14.37%) Data Analytics
12 109 (12.84%) Data Strategy
13 103 (12.13%) Migration
14 99 (11.66%) Enterprise Architecture
15 98 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
16 95 (11.19%) Physical Data Model
17 93 (10.95%) Master Data Management
18 83 (9.78%) Data Analysis
19 79 (9.31%) Presales
20 78 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 261 (30.74%) SQL
2 95 (11.19%) Python
3 71 (8.36%) Java
4 40 (4.71%) R
5 35 (4.12%) Scala
6 34 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 28 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 16 (1.88%) C#
9 12 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.94%) Perl
11 8 (0.94%) PHP
12 7 (0.82%) C
13 5 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.35%) C++
15 2 (0.24%) Cypher
15 2 (0.24%) Go
15 2 (0.24%) Java 8
15 2 (0.24%) VB
16 1 (0.12%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (7.89%) Degree
2 27 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (2.47%) TOGAF Certification
4 14 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.18%) CISSP
5 10 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.59%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.59%) PhD
7 5 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.47%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.47%) ISACA
8 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.24%) CISM
10 2 (0.24%) MCSE
10 2 (0.24%) PMP
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.12%) MCSD
11 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (12.01%) Data Quality
2 44 (5.18%) GDPR
3 31 (3.65%) QA
4 8 (0.94%) COBIT
5 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.47%) GCP
7 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.24%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (3.77%) Apache Flume
2 30 (3.53%) HDFS
3 8 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.94%) Docker
3 8 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (2.59%) Oozie
2 11 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
3 8 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.82%) Kibana
4 7 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.71%) Puppet
6 5 (0.59%) Terraform
7 3 (0.35%) Ansible
8 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.12%) Mesos
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
9 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 139 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 133 (15.67%) Oracle
3 64 (7.54%) SAP
4 62 (7.30%) Cloudera
5 59 (6.95%) Informatica
6 54 (6.36%) IBM
7 48 (5.65%) Tableau
8 39 (4.59%) Google
9 27 (3.18%) Talend
10 23 (2.71%) Teradata
11 21 (2.47%) Hortonworks
12 18 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
13 17 (2.00%) MapR
14 16 (1.88%) HP
15 15 (1.77%) Cognos
16 14 (1.65%) Greenplum
16 14 (1.65%) Vertica
17 13 (1.53%) TIBCO
18 12 (1.41%) Cisco
18 12 (1.41%) EMC