Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 697 738 641
Rank change year-on-year +41 -97 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 98 103 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 68 86 172
London median annual salary £97,500 £88,750 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.86% +7.58% -
10th Percentile £79,250 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £95,000 £80,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.03% -

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 62,917 69,701 71,233
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.78% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 51,542 55,304 61,248
London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

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 16 December 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 16 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
Central London -9 7 £80,000 -20.00% 3
West London - 4 £90,000 - 2
Big Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 98 (100.00%) Big Data
2 74 (75.51%) Hadoop
3 64 (65.31%) Apache Spark
4 58 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (58.16%) NoSQL
6 56 (57.14%) Analytics
7 55 (56.12%) Python
8 52 (53.06%) Amazon AWS
9 51 (52.04%) Kafka
10 47 (47.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 45 (45.92%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (45.92%) Java
11 45 (45.92%) Apache Hive
12 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (41.84%) HBase
14 38 (38.78%) MapReduce
14 38 (38.78%) Google Cloud Platform
15 36 (36.73%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (33.67%) ETL
17 31 (31.63%) Data Modelling
17 31 (31.63%) Software Engineering
17 31 (31.63%) Data Analytics
17 31 (31.63%) Amazon Redshift
18 29 (29.59%) Google
19 28 (28.57%) Spotfire
19 28 (28.57%) IBM
20 26 (26.53%) Apache Kudu
21 25 (25.51%) Performance Tuning
21 25 (25.51%) Scrum
22 24 (24.49%) Cloudera

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 64 (65.31%) Apache Spark
2 12 (12.24%) Apache Pig
3 6 (6.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (53.06%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (47.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (38.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (16.33%) Serverless
5 15 (15.31%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (12.24%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) Big Data
2 74 (75.51%) Hadoop
3 57 (58.16%) NoSQL
4 45 (45.92%) Apache Hive
4 45 (45.92%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (41.84%) HBase
6 36 (36.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 31 (31.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 28 (28.57%) Spotfire
9 26 (26.53%) Apache Kudu
10 21 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (20.41%) Flink
11 20 (20.41%) Impala
11 20 (20.41%) Pentaho
12 18 (18.37%) DataStage
13 16 (16.33%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (16.33%) Power BI
14 14 (14.29%) BigQuery
14 14 (14.29%) Relational Database
15 13 (13.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.06%) JIRA
3 2 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.04%) FindBugs
3 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.04%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.04%) JUnit
3 2 (2.04%) Maven
3 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.02%) RStudio
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
1 21 (21.43%) Military
2 16 (16.33%) Law
3 8 (8.16%) Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.04%) Kafka
2 23 (23.47%) Web Services
3 22 (22.45%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Avro
4 2 (2.04%) Keras
4 2 (2.04%) MLlib
4 2 (2.04%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.04%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.02%) COM
5 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Fintech
2 5 (5.10%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Blog
5 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.41%) Unix
2 7 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.18%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (57.14%) Analytics
3 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (38.78%) MapReduce
5 33 (33.67%) ETL
6 31 (31.63%) Data Analytics
6 31 (31.63%) Data Modelling
6 31 (31.63%) Software Engineering
7 25 (25.51%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (25.51%) Scrum
8 23 (23.47%) Machine Learning
9 20 (20.41%) Artificial Intelligence
9 20 (20.41%) Creative Thinking
10 13 (13.27%) Data Ingestion
10 13 (13.27%) Metadata Management
10 13 (13.27%) Visualisation
11 12 (12.24%) Master Data Management
12 11 (11.22%) Data Architecture
13 10 (10.20%) Data Management
13 10 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.12%) Python
2 45 (45.92%) Java
3 21 (21.43%) Scala
4 13 (13.27%) SQL
5 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.06%) Perl
7 3 (3.06%) PHP
8 2 (2.04%) R
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) C#
9 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) PhD
3 1 (1.02%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) GDPR
1 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Docker
2 6 (6.12%) HDFS
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Mesos
2 3 (3.06%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (3.06%) Oozie
2 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Kibana
3 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Google
2 28 (28.57%) IBM
3 24 (24.49%) Cloudera
4 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
5 20 (20.41%) Informatica
5 20 (20.41%) Tableau
5 20 (20.41%) Talend
6 18 (18.37%) SAP
7 16 (16.33%) Greenplum
7 16 (16.33%) HP
7 16 (16.33%) TIBCO
7 16 (16.33%) Vertica
8 8 (8.16%) Hortonworks
9 4 (4.08%) MapR
10 3 (3.06%) Oracle
11 2 (2.04%) Cognizant
11 2 (2.04%) Databricks
11 2 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com