Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Architect
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 701 742 663
Rank change year-on-year +41 -79 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 107 99 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85 85 170
London median annual salary £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £64,250 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £113,250 £112,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 65,263 70,230 75,297
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 94.76% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53,140 54,977 65,419
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,366 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Big Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Big Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Architect in London

Big Data Architect
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in London.

Salary trend for Big Data Architect in London

Big Data Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in London over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data Architect in London

Big Data Architect
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Central London -24 23 £75,000 - 5
East London - 1 £130,000 -
Big Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Big 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 London region featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) Big Data
2 80 (74.77%) Hadoop
3 65 (60.75%) Analytics
4 61 (57.01%) Apache Spark
5 58 (54.21%) Apache Hive
6 49 (45.79%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (44.86%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (37.38%) ETL
9 38 (35.51%) NoSQL
10 36 (33.64%) Kafka
11 34 (31.78%) Python
11 34 (31.78%) Java
12 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (28.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 31 (28.97%) HBase
14 29 (27.10%) Data Analytics
14 29 (27.10%) SQL
14 29 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (24.30%) Cloudera
15 26 (24.30%) MapReduce
16 23 (21.50%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (20.56%) Flink
17 22 (20.56%) Finance
18 21 (19.63%) Informatica
18 21 (19.63%) Google
18 21 (19.63%) Google Cloud Platform
19 20 (18.69%) Artificial Intelligence
19 20 (18.69%) Data Modelling
20 19 (17.76%) SQL Server

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 61 (57.01%) Apache Spark
2 14 (13.08%) Apache Pig
3 9 (8.41%) Apache
4 4 (3.74%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.74%) SAS
5 3 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.87%) Luigi
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (28.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (19.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (6.54%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.80%) IaaS
5 3 (2.80%) PaaS
5 3 (2.80%) SaaS
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.87%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (100.00%) Big Data
2 80 (74.77%) Hadoop
3 58 (54.21%) Apache Hive
4 49 (45.79%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (35.51%) NoSQL
6 31 (28.97%) HBase
7 29 (27.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (21.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 22 (20.56%) Flink
10 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
11 17 (15.89%) Impala
12 16 (14.95%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (14.95%) BusinessObjects
12 16 (14.95%) Pentaho
12 16 (14.95%) Power BI
12 16 (14.95%) Spotfire
13 15 (14.02%) Apache Kudu
13 15 (14.02%) DataStage
14 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (10.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.87%) RStudio
3 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.64%) Kafka
2 19 (17.76%) Spark Streaming
3 16 (14.95%) Web Services
4 3 (2.80%) PySpark
5 2 (1.87%) NumPy
5 2 (1.87%) Pandas
5 2 (1.87%) Samza
5 2 (1.87%) scikit-learn
5 2 (1.87%) SciPy
6 1 (0.93%) GraphX
6 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Data Structures
2 10 (9.35%) Fintech
3 4 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Online Games
5 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.87%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Blog
6 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Unix
2 5 (4.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.75%) Analytics
2 48 (44.86%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (37.38%) ETL
4 29 (27.10%) Data Analytics
5 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.30%) MapReduce
6 20 (18.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 20 (18.69%) Data Modelling
7 19 (17.76%) Data Management
8 18 (16.82%) Scrum
9 17 (15.89%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (14.02%) Creative Thinking
10 15 (14.02%) Presales
11 14 (13.08%) Information Management
11 14 (13.08%) Migration
12 13 (12.15%) Data Integration
12 13 (12.15%) Data Virtualisation
13 11 (10.28%) Visualisation
14 10 (9.35%) Data Architecture
14 10 (9.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) Java
1 34 (31.78%) Python
2 29 (27.10%) SQL
3 11 (10.28%) T-SQL
4 10 (9.35%) Scala
5 5 (4.67%) R
6 4 (3.74%) Perl
6 4 (3.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) C#
7 2 (1.87%) C++
7 2 (1.87%) Go
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) PhD
2 3 (2.80%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Apache Flume
2 6 (5.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (4.67%) HDFS
4 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.87%) Oozie
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.93%) Kibana
3 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (24.30%) Cloudera
2 21 (19.63%) Google
2 21 (19.63%) Informatica
3 19 (17.76%) Talend
4 18 (16.82%) Tableau
5 16 (14.95%) Greenplum
5 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.95%) Vertica
6 15 (14.02%) HP
6 15 (14.02%) IBM
6 15 (14.02%) SAP
6 15 (14.02%) TIBCO
7 8 (7.48%) Oracle
8 4 (3.74%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.80%) MapR
10 2 (1.87%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.93%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.93%) Pega
11 1 (0.93%) Teradata