Period
to 21 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 454 499 532
Rank change year-on-year +45 +33 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 850 898 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 656 702 681
England median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £57,450 £51,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 132,104 158,797 156,764
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.41% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106,694 131,450 131,172
England median annual salary £51,700 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.40% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 +59 530 £90,000 +9.09% 67
South East +45 136 £75,000 - 15
Midlands +35 69 £60,000 - 7
West Midlands +32 56 £60,000 +4.35% 5
North of England -27 45 £82,500 +26.92% 13
East of England +65 36 £68,750 -5.17% 1
North West +12 32 £87,500 +34.62% 9
South West -1 26 £72,500 +26.09% 5
East Midlands +26 13 £77,250 +18.85% 2
Yorkshire -16 13 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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.

1 435 (51.18%) Data Modelling
2 373 (43.88%) Data Architecture
3 371 (43.65%) Big Data
4 335 (39.41%) Analytics
5 324 (38.12%) Data Warehouse
6 313 (36.82%) Business Intelligence
7 308 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
8 280 (32.94%) ETL
9 265 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
10 262 (30.82%) Hadoop
11 244 (28.71%) SQL
12 233 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 223 (26.24%) Python
14 206 (24.24%) NoSQL
15 204 (24.00%) Data Management
16 192 (22.59%) Apache Spark
17 176 (20.71%) Finance
18 163 (19.18%) Java
19 158 (18.59%) Data Integration
20 153 (18.00%) Microsoft
21 151 (17.76%) Data Quality
22 137 (16.12%) Machine Learning
23 134 (15.76%) Data Analytics
24 133 (15.65%) SQL Server
25 131 (15.41%) Kafka
26 130 (15.29%) Oracle
27 128 (15.06%) Data Lake
28 124 (14.59%) Relational Database
28 124 (14.59%) Visualisation
29 118 (13.88%) Degree

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
1 192 (22.59%) Apache Spark
2 50 (5.88%) Apache
3 37 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (3.18%) SAS
5 26 (3.06%) Apache Pig
6 22 (2.59%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.71%) Confluence
7 6 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.59%) Drupal
8 5 (0.59%) Moodle
9 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.24%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (1.65%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.47%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 265 (31.18%) Amazon AWS
2 233 (27.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (13.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (5.65%) PaaS
5 40 (4.71%) Serverless
6 37 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
6 37 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (3.18%) Amazon SQS
8 24 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
8 24 (2.82%) IaaS
9 22 (2.59%) SaaS
10 19 (2.24%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (2.00%) Data Lake Analytics
12 16 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (1.06%) Azure Machine Learning
13 9 (1.06%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 7 (0.82%) Apigee
15 5 (0.59%) GitHub
16 4 (0.47%) Boomi
16 4 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.71%) Internet
2 8 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.82%) Firewall
4 4 (0.47%) SAN
5 3 (0.35%) DNS
5 3 (0.35%) FTP
5 3 (0.35%) HTTP
5 3 (0.35%) LAN
6 2 (0.24%) Broadband
6 2 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.24%) VPN
6 2 (0.24%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) BGP
7 1 (0.12%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) FCoE
7 1 (0.12%) MPLS
7 1 (0.12%) SNMP
7 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (43.65%) Big Data
2 324 (38.12%) Data Warehouse
3 262 (30.82%) Hadoop
4 206 (24.24%) NoSQL
5 133 (15.65%) SQL Server
6 128 (15.06%) Data Lake
7 124 (14.59%) Relational Database
8 98 (11.53%) HBase
9 97 (11.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 89 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 83 (9.76%) RDBMS
12 81 (9.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 76 (8.94%) Apache Hive
14 67 (7.88%) Power BI
15 58 (6.82%) MongoDB
16 57 (6.71%) BigQuery
17 48 (5.65%) Spotfire
17 48 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 47 (5.53%) Flink
18 47 (5.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (5.65%) ERwin
2 36 (4.24%) JIRA
3 25 (2.94%) ER Studio
4 13 (1.53%) Maven
4 13 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.29%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.06%) Ant
6 9 (1.06%) Gradle
6 9 (1.06%) Subversion
7 7 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.59%) LSMW
8 5 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.47%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.47%) Toad
10 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.35%) RStudio
11 2 (0.24%) FindBugs
11 2 (0.24%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 176 (20.71%) Finance
2 71 (8.35%) Banking
3 40 (4.71%) Military
4 35 (4.12%) Law
5 30 (3.53%) Retail
6 29 (3.41%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.24%) Marketing
8 15 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.53%) Publishing
10 7 (0.82%) Legal
11 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.47%) Games
12 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.35%) Advertising
14 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 2 (0.24%) French Language
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (15.41%) Kafka
2 53 (6.24%) Web Services
3 51 (6.00%) XML
4 44 (5.18%) Spark Streaming
5 41 (4.82%) JSON
6 28 (3.29%) Middleware
7 23 (2.71%) .NET
8 18 (2.12%) REST
9 14 (1.65%) MDX
10 11 (1.29%) Swagger
11 10 (1.18%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.18%) Apache Beam
11 10 (1.18%) Node.js
11 10 (1.18%) TensorFlow
11 10 (1.18%) XSD
12 9 (1.06%) Lucene
13 8 (0.94%) RESTful
14 7 (0.82%) JRuby
15 5 (0.59%) J2EE
15 5 (0.59%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 46 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 37 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (4.35%) Taxonomies
5 34 (4.00%) Reference Data
6 31 (3.65%) Fintech
7 22 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.35%) Data Centre
9 18 (2.12%) Clustering
10 16 (1.88%) Cloud Native
11 15 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.76%) User Experience
12 14 (1.65%) Internet of Things
13 12 (1.41%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.94%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
17 4 (0.47%) Fixed Income
17 4 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (6.00%) Linux
2 44 (5.18%) Unix
3 16 (1.88%) CentOS
3 16 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (1.88%) Ubuntu
4 13 (1.53%) Windows
5 3 (0.35%) Android
5 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (51.18%) Data Modelling
2 373 (43.88%) Data Architecture
3 335 (39.41%) Analytics
4 313 (36.82%) Business Intelligence
5 308 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
6 280 (32.94%) ETL
7 204 (24.00%) Data Management
8 158 (18.59%) Data Integration
9 137 (16.12%) Machine Learning
10 134 (15.76%) Data Analytics
11 124 (14.59%) Visualisation
12 116 (13.65%) Data Strategy
13 110 (12.94%) Master Data Management
14 108 (12.71%) Data Science
15 107 (12.59%) Migration
16 102 (12.00%) Data Governance
17 100 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
18 99 (11.65%) Software Engineering
19 88 (10.35%) Enterprise Architecture
20 87 (10.24%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 244 (28.71%) SQL
2 223 (26.24%) Python
3 163 (19.18%) Java
4 94 (11.06%) Scala
5 48 (5.65%) R
6 27 (3.18%) C#
7 21 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.65%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.41%) C++
11 12 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.18%) VBA
13 7 (0.82%) Clojure
13 7 (0.82%) Groovy
13 7 (0.82%) Jython
13 7 (0.82%) Kotlin
14 6 (0.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (0.59%) C
15 5 (0.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 118 (13.88%) Degree
2 36 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (3.18%) TOGAF Certification
4 18 (2.12%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.41%) AWS Certification
8 9 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.06%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.94%) MCP
10 7 (0.82%) CISSP
11 5 (0.59%) CCIE
11 5 (0.59%) PhD
12 4 (0.47%) CISM
12 4 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.35%) CCNP
13 3 (0.35%) MCSE
13 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.35%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (17.76%) Data Quality
2 42 (4.94%) GDPR
3 28 (3.29%) QA
4 18 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.29%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.94%) COBIT
6 8 (0.94%) IFRS
6 8 (0.94%) ISO 20022
7 5 (0.59%) MiFID
7 5 (0.59%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.47%) FATCA
9 3 (0.35%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (3.29%) Docker
2 22 (2.59%) Apache Flume
3 15 (1.76%) HDFS
4 9 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
7 1 (0.12%) Samba
7 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (2.12%) Hadoop YARN
1 18 (2.12%) Puppet
2 16 (1.88%) Oozie
3 14 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.53%) Mesos
5 9 (1.06%) Terraform
6 7 (0.82%) Ansible
7 5 (0.59%) Kibana
8 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.35%) CASB
10 2 (0.24%) Ambari
10 2 (0.24%) Salt
11 1 (0.12%) Nagios
11 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 153 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 130 (15.29%) Oracle
3 108 (12.71%) Google
4 104 (12.24%) Tableau
5 76 (8.94%) Informatica
6 63 (7.41%) IBM
7 54 (6.35%) Cloudera
8 53 (6.24%) SAP
8 53 (6.24%) Talend
9 36 (4.24%) Hortonworks
10 34 (4.00%) Teradata
11 22 (2.59%) Databricks
12 21 (2.47%) MapR
13 19 (2.24%) Greenplum
14 18 (2.12%) Red Hat
14 18 (2.12%) TIBCO
15 16 (1.88%) HP
15 16 (1.88%) Vertica
16 15 (1.76%) MuleSoft
16 15 (1.76%) Netezza