Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 508 574 496
Rank change year-on-year +66 -78 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 835 724 1,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 680 567 813
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

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 147,418 158,039 172,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.91% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,728 127,531 146,134
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +35 398 £85,000 +6.25% 53
South East +51 149 £68,000 -9.33% 21
Midlands +32 106 £72,500 +3.57% 10
North of England +24 68 £70,000 +10.24% 16
West Midlands +24 64 £62,500 -10.71% 7
South West +9 57 £72,500 +26.09% 7
East of England +55 53 £66,000 +3.53% 6
North West +10 49 £70,000 +13.36% 12
East Midlands +28 42 £90,000 +80.00% 3
Yorkshire +6 18 £73,750 +25.53% 4
North East -16 1 £60,000 -11.78%
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (50.42%) Data Modelling
2 369 (44.19%) Data Warehouse
3 350 (41.92%) Big Data
4 344 (41.20%) Data Architecture
5 310 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
6 301 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
7 255 (30.54%) SQL
8 253 (30.30%) Hadoop
9 237 (28.38%) Analytics
10 226 (27.07%) Finance
11 188 (22.51%) ETL
12 179 (21.44%) Amazon AWS
13 177 (21.20%) SQL Server
14 174 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 166 (19.88%) Oracle
16 165 (19.76%) Microsoft
17 155 (18.56%) Apache Spark
18 149 (17.84%) Data Integration
19 142 (17.01%) Data Governance
20 136 (16.29%) TOGAF
21 134 (16.05%) NoSQL
22 132 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
23 131 (15.69%) Data Management
24 126 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 120 (14.37%) Python
26 114 (13.65%) Data Analysis
26 114 (13.65%) Relational Database
27 113 (13.53%) Data Quality
28 106 (12.69%) Data Lake
29 105 (12.57%) Visualisation

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
1 155 (18.56%) Apache Spark
2 29 (3.47%) SAS
3 25 (2.99%) Apache
4 13 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.44%) Apache Pig
5 12 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.48%) JBoss
9 4 (0.48%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.36%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.12%) Luigi
Applications
1 19 (2.28%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.24%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 179 (21.44%) Amazon AWS
2 174 (20.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (6.71%) PaaS
4 49 (5.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 35 (4.19%) IaaS
6 30 (3.59%) Amazon EMR
7 29 (3.47%) SaaS
8 21 (2.51%) Azure Data Factory
9 17 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (0.96%) BPaaS
12 6 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.72%) Data Lake Analytics
12 6 (0.72%) Serverless
13 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.60%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 5 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.27%) Internet
2 9 (1.08%) DNS
3 8 (0.96%) Firewall
3 8 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.96%) VPN
4 4 (0.48%) SAN
5 3 (0.36%) Network Security
6 2 (0.24%) BGP
6 2 (0.24%) Broadband
6 2 (0.24%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) HTTP
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) VPLS
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
7 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (44.19%) Data Warehouse
2 350 (41.92%) Big Data
3 253 (30.30%) Hadoop
4 177 (21.20%) SQL Server
5 134 (16.05%) NoSQL
6 126 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 114 (13.65%) Relational Database
8 106 (12.69%) Data Lake
9 77 (9.22%) Apache Hive
10 76 (9.10%) Power BI
11 69 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 50 (5.99%) Amazon Redshift
13 49 (5.87%) RDBMS
14 45 (5.39%) MySQL
15 44 (5.27%) HBase
16 43 (5.15%) Impala
17 39 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
18 38 (4.55%) OLTP
19 36 (4.31%) MongoDB
20 35 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (4.43%) Visual Studio
2 31 (3.71%) ERwin
3 22 (2.63%) ER Studio
4 14 (1.68%) JIRA
5 12 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.84%) RStudio
8 7 (0.84%) Toad
9 6 (0.72%) PowerDesigner
10 5 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.48%) LSMW
11 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.24%) FindBugs
12 2 (0.24%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.24%) JUnit
12 2 (0.24%) Maven
13 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 226 (27.07%) Finance
2 43 (5.15%) Banking
3 24 (2.87%) Retail
4 22 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
6 14 (1.68%) Law
7 13 (1.56%) Marketing
8 8 (0.96%) Electronics
8 8 (0.96%) Publishing
9 7 (0.84%) Advertising
10 6 (0.72%) Military
10 6 (0.72%) Music Industry
11 5 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.48%) French Language
12 4 (0.48%) German Language
12 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.48%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.24%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.90%) Kafka
2 46 (5.51%) Web Services
3 42 (5.03%) XML
4 36 (4.31%) JSON
5 32 (3.83%) Spark Streaming
6 18 (2.16%) .NET
7 14 (1.68%) MDX
8 13 (1.56%) Middleware
9 12 (1.44%) RESTful
10 11 (1.32%) TensorFlow
11 10 (1.20%) CSS
12 7 (0.84%) scikit-learn
13 6 (0.72%) Apache Avro
13 6 (0.72%) HTML
13 6 (0.72%) XSD
14 5 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (0.60%) Java EE
14 5 (0.60%) Pandas
15 4 (0.48%) EJB
15 4 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (15.81%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.03%) Data Centre
2 42 (5.03%) Reference Data
3 38 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (4.07%) Data Structures
6 22 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (2.40%) Fintech
8 17 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (2.04%) Taxonomies
8 17 (2.04%) User Experience
9 14 (1.68%) Credit Risk
9 14 (1.68%) Equities
10 13 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.44%) Replication
12 11 (1.32%) CCTV
13 9 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.08%) Internet of Things
13 9 (1.08%) Reinsurance
14 8 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 56 (6.71%) Unix
2 26 (3.11%) Linux
3 17 (2.04%) Windows
4 8 (0.96%) CentOS
4 8 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (50.42%) Data Modelling
2 344 (41.20%) Data Architecture
3 310 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
4 301 (36.05%) Business Intelligence
5 237 (28.38%) Analytics
6 188 (22.51%) ETL
7 149 (17.84%) Data Integration
8 142 (17.01%) Data Governance
9 136 (16.29%) TOGAF
10 131 (15.69%) Data Management
11 114 (13.65%) Data Analysis
12 105 (12.57%) Scrum
12 105 (12.57%) Visualisation
13 99 (11.86%) Data Analytics
13 99 (11.86%) Master Data Management
14 95 (11.38%) Data Strategy
14 95 (11.38%) Migration
15 91 (10.90%) Logical Data Model
16 79 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 77 (9.22%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 255 (30.54%) SQL
2 120 (14.37%) Python
3 85 (10.18%) Java
4 37 (4.43%) R
5 36 (4.31%) T-SQL
6 34 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 34 (4.07%) Scala
7 27 (3.23%) C#
8 16 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 14 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 14 (1.68%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.84%) C++
12 7 (0.84%) Perl
12 7 (0.84%) PHP
13 6 (0.72%) VBA
14 4 (0.48%) AWK
15 2 (0.24%) Groovy
15 2 (0.24%) Jython
Qualifications
1 74 (8.86%) Degree
2 21 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (2.51%) TOGAF Certification
3 19 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (1.92%) AWS Certification
5 14 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.32%) CISSP
8 10 (1.20%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.96%) ISACA
10 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.72%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.48%) MCSE
13 3 (0.36%) ISEB
13 3 (0.36%) PhD
13 3 (0.36%) PMP
14 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.12%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (13.53%) Data Quality
2 51 (6.11%) GDPR
3 15 (1.80%) QA
4 11 (1.32%) COBIT
5 10 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.68%) HDFS
2 11 (1.32%) Apache Flume
2 11 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.08%) Docker
3 9 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.32%) Puppet
3 8 (0.96%) Oozie
4 7 (0.84%) Terraform
5 5 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.60%) Kibana
5 5 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.36%) Ansible
7 2 (0.24%) Mesos
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 166 (19.88%) Oracle
2 165 (19.76%) Microsoft
3 66 (7.90%) Google
4 65 (7.78%) Informatica
5 60 (7.19%) IBM
5 60 (7.19%) SAP
6 59 (7.07%) Tableau
7 58 (6.95%) Cloudera
8 42 (5.03%) Talend
9 34 (4.07%) Hortonworks
10 23 (2.75%) Teradata
11 22 (2.63%) Greenplum
11 22 (2.63%) HP
11 22 (2.63%) MapR
12 21 (2.51%) TIBCO
12 21 (2.51%) Vertica
13 19 (2.28%) VMware
14 17 (2.04%) Cognos
15 15 (1.80%) Alteryx
16 13 (1.56%) Ab Initio