Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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

Data Architect
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 370 438 365
Rank change year-on-year +68 -73 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 487 425 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.61% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.64% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 365 333 510
London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £61,600 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £109,750 £107,500
England median annual salary £77,750 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.67% - -

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 59,916 66,748 68,284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 95.10% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49,026 54,044 58,469
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in London

Data Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in London

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in London

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 Data Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Central London -2 57 £82,500 +10.00% 18
West London +27 19 £82,500 -1.49% 13
South London 0 15 £60,000 -11.11% 1
East London +17 3 £60,000 +3.45% 1
North London +16 2 £80,000 -36.00% 1
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 London region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 251 (51.54%) Data Modelling
2 226 (46.41%) Big Data
3 211 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
4 202 (41.48%) Data Warehouse
5 199 (40.86%) Analytics
6 194 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
7 187 (38.40%) Hadoop
8 179 (36.76%) Data Architecture
9 161 (33.06%) Python
10 152 (31.21%) ETL
11 150 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
12 143 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
13 138 (28.34%) Apache Spark
13 138 (28.34%) Finance
14 134 (27.52%) NoSQL
15 113 (23.20%) SQL
15 113 (23.20%) Microsoft
16 101 (20.74%) Java
17 99 (20.33%) SQL Server
18 93 (19.10%) Kafka
19 91 (18.69%) Data Lake
20 85 (17.45%) Data Management
21 84 (17.25%) Visualisation
22 83 (17.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 80 (16.43%) Data Analytics
24 71 (14.58%) Machine Learning
25 69 (14.17%) Google Cloud Platform
26 67 (13.76%) Data Integration
27 66 (13.55%) Data Governance
27 66 (13.55%) Data Strategy

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
1 138 (28.34%) Apache Spark
2 30 (6.16%) SAS
3 21 (4.31%) Apache
4 17 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.87%) Apache Pig
5 14 (2.87%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.41%) Drupal
10 2 (0.41%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.41%) Moodle
11 1 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 21 (4.31%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.62%) SPSS
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 150 (30.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 143 (29.36%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (14.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (7.19%) PaaS
5 25 (5.13%) Serverless
6 24 (4.93%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
7 18 (3.70%) Data Lake Analytics
8 17 (3.49%) SaaS
9 15 (3.08%) Amazon EMR
9 15 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (2.26%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (2.05%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 8 (1.64%) BPaaS
13 6 (1.23%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (1.23%) IaaS
14 5 (1.03%) Boomi
15 2 (0.41%) Apigee
15 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.41%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.41%) Firewall
1 2 (0.41%) Wireless
2 1 (0.21%) BGP
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.21%) DHCP
2 1 (0.21%) DNS
2 1 (0.21%) IOS XR
2 1 (0.21%) LAN
2 1 (0.21%) MPLS
2 1 (0.21%) NX-OS
2 1 (0.21%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (46.41%) Big Data
2 202 (41.48%) Data Warehouse
3 187 (38.40%) Hadoop
4 134 (27.52%) NoSQL
5 99 (20.33%) SQL Server
6 91 (18.69%) Data Lake
7 83 (17.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 64 (13.14%) HBase
8 64 (13.14%) Relational Database
9 58 (11.91%) Apache Hive
10 57 (11.70%) Power BI
11 55 (11.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 48 (9.86%) Amazon Redshift
13 38 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 37 (7.60%) Spotfire
15 35 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 34 (6.98%) Apache Kudu
17 32 (6.57%) MongoDB
18 31 (6.37%) RDBMS
19 28 (5.75%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 29 (5.95%) ER Studio
2 28 (5.75%) ERwin
3 27 (5.54%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.64%) Maven
6 7 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.44%) JIRA
7 6 (1.23%) Toad
8 5 (1.03%) RStudio
8 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.82%) Ant
9 4 (0.82%) Gradle
9 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.82%) Subversion
10 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.41%) FindBugs
11 2 (0.41%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.41%) JUnit
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 138 (28.34%) Finance
2 56 (11.50%) Banking
3 29 (5.95%) Military
4 27 (5.54%) Law
5 22 (4.52%) Retail
6 19 (3.90%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.26%) Marketing
9 8 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (1.44%) Legal
11 6 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.82%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.82%) Publishing
13 3 (0.62%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) Automotive
14 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.10%) Kafka
2 30 (6.16%) Web Services
3 26 (5.34%) Spark Streaming
4 23 (4.72%) .NET
5 20 (4.11%) XML
6 18 (3.70%) JSON
7 10 (2.05%) TensorFlow
8 9 (1.85%) REST
9 7 (1.44%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.44%) Apache Beam
9 7 (1.44%) CSS
9 7 (1.44%) Middleware
9 7 (1.44%) Node.js
9 7 (1.44%) scikit-learn
9 7 (1.44%) Swagger
10 6 (1.23%) HTML
11 5 (1.03%) Pandas
12 4 (0.82%) Lucene
12 4 (0.82%) NumPy
12 4 (0.82%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.19%) Data Structures
3 32 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 28 (5.75%) Fintech
5 18 (3.70%) Reference Data
6 17 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.87%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.87%) Taxonomies
9 12 (2.46%) Cloud Native
10 11 (2.26%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.85%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.64%) Equities
12 8 (1.64%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.44%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.44%) User Experience
14 5 (1.03%) PMI
15 3 (0.62%) Clustering
15 3 (0.62%) Life Science
15 3 (0.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.95%) Unix
2 24 (4.93%) Linux
3 8 (1.64%) Windows
4 3 (0.62%) CentOS
4 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (51.54%) Data Modelling
2 211 (43.33%) Business Intelligence
3 199 (40.86%) Analytics
4 194 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (36.76%) Data Architecture
6 152 (31.21%) ETL
7 85 (17.45%) Data Management
8 84 (17.25%) Visualisation
9 80 (16.43%) Data Analytics
10 71 (14.58%) Machine Learning
11 67 (13.76%) Data Integration
12 66 (13.55%) Data Governance
12 66 (13.55%) Data Strategy
13 62 (12.73%) Software Engineering
14 55 (11.29%) Scrum
15 54 (11.09%) MapReduce
15 54 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (10.47%) Logical Data Model
16 51 (10.47%) Master Data Management
16 51 (10.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 161 (33.06%) Python
2 113 (23.20%) SQL
3 101 (20.74%) Java
4 46 (9.45%) Scala
5 38 (7.80%) R
6 23 (4.72%) C#
7 16 (3.29%) T-SQL
8 13 (2.67%) JavaScript
9 11 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.05%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.82%) C++
11 4 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.62%) C
12 3 (0.62%) Perl
12 3 (0.62%) PHP
13 2 (0.41%) Groovy
13 2 (0.41%) Jython
13 2 (0.41%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (8.62%) Degree
2 14 (2.87%) TOGAF Certification
3 11 (2.26%) CISSP
4 8 (1.64%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.64%) ISACA
4 8 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.03%) CCIE
7 5 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.62%) MCP
8 3 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.62%) PhD
9 2 (0.41%) CEH
10 1 (0.21%) CCNA
10 1 (0.21%) CCNP
10 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.32%) Data Quality
2 45 (9.24%) GDPR
3 29 (5.95%) QA
4 11 (2.26%) COBIT
5 5 (1.03%) IFRS
6 4 (0.82%) ISO 20022
6 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.62%) FATCA
7 3 (0.62%) MiFID
7 3 (0.62%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.21%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (4.52%) Docker
2 8 (1.64%) HDFS
3 7 (1.44%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.26%) Mesos
1 11 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.05%) Puppet
3 8 (1.64%) Terraform
4 6 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (1.23%) Oozie
5 3 (0.62%) Ansible
6 2 (0.41%) Ambari
6 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.41%) Salt
7 1 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 113 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.35%) Oracle
3 64 (13.14%) Tableau
4 63 (12.94%) Google
5 51 (10.47%) Informatica
6 40 (8.21%) IBM
7 38 (7.80%) Cloudera
8 34 (6.98%) SAP
9 28 (5.75%) Talend
10 20 (4.11%) TIBCO
11 17 (3.49%) Greenplum
11 17 (3.49%) Hortonworks
11 17 (3.49%) HP
11 17 (3.49%) Vertica
12 16 (3.29%) Databricks
13 11 (2.26%) IDERA
13 11 (2.26%) SnapLogic
14 10 (2.05%) MapR
15 9 (1.85%) Sybase
16 8 (1.64%) Cisco