Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 677 694 690
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 150 130 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 130 118 160
London median annual salary £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £67,500 £66,625 £65,000
90th Percentile £112,625 £110,000 £115,250
England median annual salary £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -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 66,404 66,905 79,090
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 95.47% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,265 55,450 68,518
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 21 June 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 21 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
Central London -17 24 £71,250 -20.83% 4
East London - 2 £120,000 - 1
Big Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Big Data
2 109 (72.67%) Hadoop
3 90 (60.00%) Analytics
4 87 (58.00%) Apache Spark
5 78 (52.00%) Apache Hive
6 64 (42.67%) Kafka
7 58 (38.67%) Amazon AWS
8 54 (36.00%) Python
9 49 (32.67%) Java
10 47 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 45 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (29.33%) Data Analytics
13 43 (28.67%) Cloudera
14 42 (28.00%) NoSQL
15 41 (27.33%) ETL
16 37 (24.67%) Data Warehouse
17 35 (23.33%) SQL
17 35 (23.33%) MapReduce
18 32 (21.33%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (21.33%) Google
19 30 (20.00%) Information Management
20 29 (19.33%) Data Modelling
20 29 (19.33%) HBase
21 28 (18.67%) Google Cloud Platform
22 27 (18.00%) Impala
23 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
24 23 (15.33%) R

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 87 (58.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (7.33%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.00%) Apache
4 5 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.67%) Luigi
5 4 (2.67%) SAS
6 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Domino
Cloud Services
1 58 (38.67%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (18.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.00%) IaaS
5 5 (3.33%) GitHub
5 5 (3.33%) PaaS
5 5 (3.33%) SaaS
6 4 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.33%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (100.00%) Big Data
2 109 (72.67%) Hadoop
3 78 (52.00%) Apache Hive
4 42 (28.00%) NoSQL
5 37 (24.67%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (21.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (19.33%) HBase
8 27 (18.00%) Impala
9 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
11 22 (14.67%) Flink
12 16 (10.67%) Amazon Redshift
12 16 (10.67%) Pentaho
13 15 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (10.00%) Power BI
13 15 (10.00%) Spotfire
14 14 (9.33%) Apache Kudu
14 14 (9.33%) Data Mining
14 14 (9.33%) DataStage
14 14 (9.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.00%) RStudio
4 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.67%) Marketing
4 5 (3.33%) Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Law
5 4 (2.67%) Legal
6 3 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.67%) Kafka
2 21 (14.00%) Web Services
3 20 (13.33%) Spark Streaming
4 5 (3.33%) PySpark
5 4 (2.67%) Akka
5 4 (2.67%) NumPy
5 4 (2.67%) Pandas
5 4 (2.67%) Samza
5 4 (2.67%) scikit-learn
5 4 (2.67%) SciPy
6 2 (1.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.33%) JSON
6 2 (1.33%) REST
6 2 (1.33%) Spring
7 1 (0.67%) D3.js
7 1 (0.67%) GraphX
7 1 (0.67%) Java EE
7 1 (0.67%) LDAP
7 1 (0.67%) Leaflet
7 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.67%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.67%) Life Science
6 3 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.33%) Fintech
7 2 (1.33%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.33%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.33%) Online Games
7 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.33%) Semantic Web
7 2 (1.33%) Social Media
8 1 (0.67%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.67%) FMCG
8 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.67%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.67%) Linux
2 5 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.00%) Analytics
2 45 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (29.33%) Data Analytics
4 41 (27.33%) ETL
5 35 (23.33%) MapReduce
6 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (20.00%) Information Management
8 29 (19.33%) Data Modelling
9 24 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 20 (13.33%) Data Management
11 19 (12.67%) Data Science
11 19 (12.67%) Scrum
12 18 (12.00%) Data Integration
12 18 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (11.33%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (11.33%) DevOps
13 17 (11.33%) Software Engineering
14 16 (10.67%) Big Data Analytics
14 16 (10.67%) Presales
15 15 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.00%) Python
2 49 (32.67%) Java
3 35 (23.33%) SQL
4 23 (15.33%) R
5 16 (10.67%) Scala
6 9 (6.00%) C#
6 9 (6.00%) C++
7 7 (4.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.33%) Go
9 2 (1.33%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.33%) PhD
4 2 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.67%) QA
3 3 (2.00%) GCP
4 1 (0.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (8.00%) Apache Flume
2 6 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (2.67%) Docker
4 3 (2.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (3.33%) Puppet
3 4 (2.67%) Mesos
4 1 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Kibana
4 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.67%) Oozie
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (28.67%) Cloudera
2 32 (21.33%) Google
3 22 (14.67%) IBM
3 22 (14.67%) Talend
4 21 (14.00%) Informatica
4 21 (14.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (12.00%) Tableau
6 15 (10.00%) Greenplum
6 15 (10.00%) Hortonworks
6 15 (10.00%) SAP
6 15 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 15 (10.00%) Vertica
7 14 (9.33%) HP
8 9 (6.00%) Oracle
9 5 (3.33%) MapR
10 4 (2.67%) Cognizant
11 3 (2.00%) Ab Initio
12 2 (1.33%) Teradata
13 1 (0.67%) Datameer
13 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy