Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 557 538
Rank change year-on-year +67 -19 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 918 741 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.46% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 724 599 721
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £105,000
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 156,325 156,688 182,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.27% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,857 129,960 155,179
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 22 June 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 June 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 +38 464 £85,000 +6.25% 55
South East +17 122 £67,500 - 21
North of England +34 111 £65,000 -7.14% 13
Midlands +35 94 £60,000 +4.35% 16
South West +46 68 £65,000 +1.96% 5
North West +33 61 £65,000 +8.33% 7
West Midlands +20 55 £55,000 +29.41% 10
Yorkshire +25 49 £65,000 -7.14% 4
East of England +15 47 £72,500 -3.33% 8
East Midlands +35 38 £85,000 +13.33% 6
North East -17 1 £70,000 +38.61% 2
Data Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 439 (47.82%) Data Modelling
2 396 (43.14%) Big Data
3 335 (36.49%) Data Architecture
4 327 (35.62%) Data Warehouse
5 314 (34.20%) Business Intelligence
6 306 (33.33%) Analytics
7 273 (29.74%) Hadoop
8 256 (27.89%) SQL
9 217 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
10 198 (21.57%) Data Governance
11 197 (21.46%) Apache Spark
12 196 (21.35%) Data Management
13 181 (19.72%) Finance
14 179 (19.50%) Data Integration
15 167 (18.19%) SQL Server
15 167 (18.19%) ETL
16 163 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 154 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
18 149 (16.23%) Data Analytics
19 139 (15.14%) TOGAF
20 135 (14.71%) Microsoft
21 132 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
22 130 (14.16%) Apache Hive
23 125 (13.62%) Data Quality
23 125 (13.62%) Oracle
24 122 (13.29%) Kafka
25 120 (13.07%) Data Strategy
26 118 (12.85%) Enterprise Architecture
27 113 (12.31%) Logical Data Model
28 110 (11.98%) Physical Data Model

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
1 197 (21.46%) Apache Spark
2 21 (2.29%) SAS
3 18 (1.96%) Apache
3 18 (1.96%) Apache Pig
4 10 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.54%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.44%) Luigi
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.22%) Confluence
9 2 (0.22%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 14 (1.53%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.44%) Weka
3 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.33%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 163 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (3.49%) Amazon EMR
5 24 (2.61%) Amazon S3
6 23 (2.51%) Amazon Kinesis
7 14 (1.53%) IaaS
7 14 (1.53%) PaaS
8 11 (1.20%) SaaS
9 7 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
10 6 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.54%) GitHub
12 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.33%) Data Lake Analytics
13 2 (0.22%) Office 365
14 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.42%) Internet
2 5 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (0.54%) LAN
2 5 (0.54%) SMS
2 5 (0.54%) WAN
2 5 (0.54%) Wireless
3 4 (0.44%) DHCP
3 4 (0.44%) DNS
3 4 (0.44%) Firewall
3 4 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.11%) BGP
4 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.11%) HTTP
4 1 (0.11%) Intranet
4 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.11%) OSPF
4 1 (0.11%) SSL
4 1 (0.11%) VPLS
4 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (43.14%) Big Data
2 327 (35.62%) Data Warehouse
3 273 (29.74%) Hadoop
4 167 (18.19%) SQL Server
5 130 (14.16%) Apache Hive
6 108 (11.76%) NoSQL
7 95 (10.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 91 (9.91%) Data Lake
9 72 (7.84%) Impala
10 70 (7.63%) HBase
11 57 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 54 (5.88%) Relational Database
13 52 (5.66%) Sqoop
14 49 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
15 47 (5.12%) OLAP
16 46 (5.01%) OLTP
17 45 (4.90%) Amazon Redshift
18 43 (4.68%) MySQL
19 41 (4.47%) Power BI
20 39 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (5.45%) ERwin
2 12 (1.31%) LSMW
3 10 (1.09%) ER Studio
4 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.65%) JIRA
8 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.54%) RStudio
9 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.33%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (0.33%) XMLSpy
11 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
General
1 181 (19.72%) Finance
2 48 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.14%) Retail
4 33 (3.59%) Banking
5 32 (3.49%) Marketing
6 9 (0.98%) Advertising
6 9 (0.98%) Billing
6 9 (0.98%) Electronics
6 9 (0.98%) Law
6 9 (0.98%) Legal
7 8 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.54%) Local Government
8 5 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.44%) Automotive
9 4 (0.44%) International Banking
9 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.22%) Games
10 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (13.29%) Kafka
2 43 (4.68%) Web Services
3 30 (3.27%) REST
4 22 (2.40%) .NET
5 20 (2.18%) Apache Avro
5 20 (2.18%) Spark Streaming
6 19 (2.07%) XML
7 18 (1.96%) JSON
8 14 (1.53%) SOAP
9 13 (1.42%) MDX
10 10 (1.09%) Middleware
11 8 (0.87%) J2EE
12 6 (0.65%) PySpark
12 6 (0.65%) RESTful
12 6 (0.65%) XSD
13 5 (0.54%) Akka
13 5 (0.54%) NumPy
13 5 (0.54%) Samza
14 4 (0.44%) Mason
14 4 (0.44%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 132 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.01%) Data Centre
3 34 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 31 (3.38%) Data Structures
6 27 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (2.29%) Taxonomies
8 20 (2.18%) CCTV
9 18 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.31%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.09%) Fintech
12 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.98%) Replication
12 9 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.87%) Life Science
14 6 (0.65%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.65%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.64%) Linux
2 19 (2.07%) Unix
2 19 (2.07%) Windows
3 13 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (47.82%) Data Modelling
2 335 (36.49%) Data Architecture
3 314 (34.20%) Business Intelligence
4 306 (33.33%) Analytics
5 217 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
6 198 (21.57%) Data Governance
7 196 (21.35%) Data Management
8 179 (19.50%) Data Integration
9 167 (18.19%) ETL
10 149 (16.23%) Data Analytics
11 139 (15.14%) TOGAF
12 120 (13.07%) Data Strategy
13 118 (12.85%) Enterprise Architecture
14 113 (12.31%) Logical Data Model
15 110 (11.98%) Physical Data Model
16 108 (11.76%) Migration
17 93 (10.13%) Master Data Management
18 89 (9.69%) Data Science
19 84 (9.15%) Visualisation
20 76 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 256 (27.89%) SQL
2 108 (11.76%) Python
3 94 (10.24%) Java
4 52 (5.66%) R
5 40 (4.36%) Scala
6 31 (3.38%) T-SQL
7 22 (2.40%) PL/SQL
8 20 (2.18%) C#
9 15 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 11 (1.20%) C++
11 7 (0.76%) C
12 6 (0.65%) Perl
13 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.44%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.44%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.33%) PHP
15 2 (0.22%) Go
15 2 (0.22%) Ruby
15 2 (0.22%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 63 (6.86%) Degree
2 28 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (2.40%) TOGAF Certification
4 16 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (1.20%) PhD
5 11 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
8 4 (0.44%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.44%) CISSP
8 4 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.22%) CISM
10 2 (0.22%) MBA
11 1 (0.11%) MCSD
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PMP
11 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (13.62%) Data Quality
2 45 (4.90%) GDPR
3 39 (4.25%) QA
4 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.44%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.11%) Val IT
System Software
1 42 (4.58%) HDFS
2 40 (4.36%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.98%) Docker
5 4 (0.44%) vSphere
6 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (3.16%) Oozie
2 25 (2.72%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (0.98%) Puppet
4 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.54%) Kibana
5 5 (0.54%) Mesos
6 4 (0.44%) Ansible
6 4 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.44%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.22%) Terraform
9 1 (0.11%) Ambari
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.11%) Salt
9 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 135 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 125 (13.62%) Oracle
3 75 (8.17%) Tableau
4 74 (8.06%) SAP
5 72 (7.84%) Cloudera
6 59 (6.43%) IBM
7 50 (5.45%) Informatica
8 45 (4.90%) Google
9 39 (4.25%) Talend
10 21 (2.29%) Hortonworks
10 21 (2.29%) Teradata
11 20 (2.18%) TIBCO
12 19 (2.07%) Cisco
13 18 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
14 15 (1.63%) Greenplum
14 15 (1.63%) HP
14 15 (1.63%) Vertica
15 13 (1.42%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (1.42%) VMware