Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 568 487
Rank change year-on-year +73 -81 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 857 763 1,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.46% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 698 603 816
England median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £57,280 £51,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £103,125
UK median annual salary £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% -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 142,792 160,435 168,597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.97% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 115,820 130,054 141,920
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,377
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +106 451 £85,000 +3.03% 81
South East +77 170 £70,000 -6.67% 17
Midlands +33 95 £67,500 -3.57% 28
West Midlands +18 64 £60,250 -13.93% 22
North of England -17 56 £76,250 +27.08% 12
East of England +56 51 £65,000 +1.96% 4
North West +1 37 £87,500 +45.83% 9
South West -18 33 £77,500 +34.78% 10
East Midlands +25 31 £83,750 +67.50% 6
Yorkshire +12 18 £70,000 +33.33% 3
North East -3 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 10 December 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.

1 447 (52.16%) Data Modelling
2 387 (45.16%) Data Architecture
3 377 (43.99%) Data Warehouse
4 375 (43.76%) Big Data
5 323 (37.69%) Business Intelligence
6 313 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
7 259 (30.22%) Hadoop
8 256 (29.87%) Analytics
9 249 (29.05%) SQL
10 222 (25.90%) ETL
11 211 (24.62%) Finance
12 205 (23.92%) Amazon AWS
13 188 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
14 180 (21.00%) Apache Spark
15 175 (20.42%) SQL Server
16 173 (20.19%) Microsoft
17 162 (18.90%) Python
18 159 (18.55%) Data Integration
19 156 (18.20%) NoSQL
20 149 (17.39%) Oracle
21 142 (16.57%) Data Governance
22 141 (16.45%) Data Management
23 132 (15.40%) Data Quality
24 128 (14.94%) Master Data Management
25 125 (14.59%) Visualisation
26 121 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 121 (14.12%) Relational Database
27 119 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
28 116 (13.54%) Data Lake
28 116 (13.54%) Data Strategy

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
1 180 (21.00%) Apache Spark
2 46 (5.37%) Apache
3 31 (3.62%) SAS
4 17 (1.98%) Apache Solr
4 17 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.40%) Apache Pig
6 11 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.17%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.58%) Drupal
10 5 (0.58%) Moodle
10 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.47%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.47%) JBoss
11 4 (0.47%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.23%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 205 (23.92%) Amazon AWS
2 188 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (7.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 65 (7.58%) PaaS
5 38 (4.43%) IaaS
6 34 (3.97%) Amazon EMR
6 34 (3.97%) SaaS
7 30 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 18 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (2.10%) Serverless
10 17 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (1.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 10 (1.17%) Data Lake Analytics
13 8 (0.93%) BPaaS
14 7 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.58%) Apigee
15 5 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.47%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.48%) Internet
2 9 (1.05%) DNS
2 9 (1.05%) Firewall
3 8 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.93%) VPN
4 4 (0.47%) SAN
5 3 (0.35%) LAN
6 2 (0.23%) Broadband
6 2 (0.23%) Network Security
6 2 (0.23%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) BGP
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) IOS XR
7 1 (0.12%) MPLS
7 1 (0.12%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
7 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (43.99%) Data Warehouse
2 375 (43.76%) Big Data
3 259 (30.22%) Hadoop
4 175 (20.42%) SQL Server
5 156 (18.20%) NoSQL
6 121 (14.12%) Relational Database
6 121 (14.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 116 (13.54%) Data Lake
8 76 (8.87%) Power BI
9 66 (7.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 63 (7.35%) Apache Hive
11 61 (7.12%) Amazon Redshift
11 61 (7.12%) RDBMS
12 48 (5.60%) MongoDB
13 43 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 43 (5.02%) HBase
14 42 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 39 (4.55%) MySQL
16 38 (4.43%) Flink
17 37 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 42 (4.90%) ERwin
2 38 (4.43%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.97%) ER Studio
4 24 (2.80%) JIRA
5 13 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.82%) Toad
8 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.47%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.47%) RStudio
10 3 (0.35%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.35%) Maven
10 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.23%) FindBugs
11 2 (0.23%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.23%) JUnit
12 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 211 (24.62%) Finance
2 55 (6.42%) Banking
3 29 (3.38%) Retail
4 25 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.57%) Law
6 20 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.22%) Military
8 15 (1.75%) Marketing
9 14 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
10 13 (1.52%) Publishing
11 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.70%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.47%) Electronics
14 4 (0.47%) French Language
14 4 (0.47%) German Language
14 4 (0.47%) Legal
14 4 (0.47%) Swedish Language
15 2 (0.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (13.30%) Kafka
2 52 (6.07%) Web Services
3 44 (5.13%) XML
4 38 (4.43%) Spark Streaming
5 36 (4.20%) JSON
6 23 (2.68%) Middleware
7 19 (2.22%) .NET
8 14 (1.63%) MDX
9 13 (1.52%) TensorFlow
10 11 (1.28%) RESTful
10 11 (1.28%) XSD
11 10 (1.17%) CSS
12 8 (0.93%) scikit-learn
13 6 (0.70%) HTML
14 5 (0.58%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (0.58%) Pandas
14 5 (0.58%) XBRL
15 4 (0.47%) EJB
15 4 (0.47%) HornetQ
15 4 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 119 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (5.72%) Reference Data
3 43 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 39 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 37 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (3.62%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.38%) Taxonomies
8 23 (2.68%) Fintech
8 23 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.68%) User Experience
9 16 (1.87%) Internet of Things
10 15 (1.75%) Credit Risk
11 14 (1.63%) Equities
12 13 (1.52%) Replication
13 12 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (1.28%) Clustering
15 9 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.05%) Cloud Native
16 8 (0.93%) Public Cloud
17 7 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.07%) Unix
2 29 (3.38%) Linux
3 15 (1.75%) Windows
4 11 (1.28%) CentOS
4 11 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (52.16%) Data Modelling
2 387 (45.16%) Data Architecture
3 323 (37.69%) Business Intelligence
4 313 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
5 256 (29.87%) Analytics
6 222 (25.90%) ETL
7 159 (18.55%) Data Integration
8 142 (16.57%) Data Governance
9 141 (16.45%) Data Management
10 128 (14.94%) Master Data Management
11 125 (14.59%) Visualisation
12 116 (13.54%) Data Analysis
12 116 (13.54%) Data Strategy
13 115 (13.42%) TOGAF
14 110 (12.84%) Migration
15 102 (11.90%) Data Analytics
16 101 (11.79%) Logical Data Model
17 97 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
18 91 (10.62%) Scrum
19 86 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (29.05%) SQL
2 162 (18.90%) Python
3 107 (12.49%) Java
4 56 (6.53%) Scala
5 44 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 41 (4.78%) R
7 32 (3.73%) C#
8 30 (3.50%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 13 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 13 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 13 (1.52%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.40%) C++
12 10 (1.17%) VBA
13 7 (0.82%) PHP
14 4 (0.47%) AWK
14 4 (0.47%) Perl
15 3 (0.35%) C
16 2 (0.23%) Jython
Qualifications
1 108 (12.60%) Degree
2 25 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.80%) TOGAF Certification
4 19 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.87%) AWS Certification
5 16 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (1.52%) CISSP
8 12 (1.40%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.93%) ISACA
10 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.58%) CCIE
11 5 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.58%) PhD
12 4 (0.47%) MCSE
13 3 (0.35%) ISEB
13 3 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (15.40%) Data Quality
2 65 (7.58%) GDPR
3 29 (3.38%) QA
4 15 (1.75%) COBIT
5 12 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.47%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.47%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.23%) FATCA
8 2 (0.23%) IFRS
9 1 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) RMADS
9 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.52%) Docker
3 9 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.93%) HDFS
5 6 (0.70%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.87%) Puppet
3 11 (1.28%) Terraform
4 8 (0.93%) Kibana
5 7 (0.82%) Mesos
6 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.47%) Oozie
7 3 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.23%) Ansible
9 1 (0.12%) Ambari
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 173 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 149 (17.39%) Oracle
3 78 (9.10%) Google
4 77 (8.98%) Tableau
5 65 (7.58%) Informatica
6 50 (5.83%) SAP
7 47 (5.48%) Cloudera
8 43 (5.02%) IBM
9 36 (4.20%) Hortonworks
10 31 (3.62%) Talend
11 26 (3.03%) Teradata
12 22 (2.57%) VMware
13 18 (2.10%) HP
13 18 (2.10%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.98%) Alteryx
14 17 (1.98%) Greenplum
14 17 (1.98%) MapR
15 16 (1.87%) CA Agile Central
15 16 (1.87%) Vertica
16 15 (1.75%) Databricks