Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 490 353 415
Rank change year-on-year -137 +62 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 390 656 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.87% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.91% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 299 568 553
London median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,750 £110,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +3.45%

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 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 67 £80,000 -3.03% 3
West London +26 11 £83,750 +11.67% 1
South London +2 6 £105,000 +55.56%
East London +5 3 £58,500 -35.00%
North London -9 1 £125,000 +127.27%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Data Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 197 (50.51%) Data Architecture
2 190 (48.72%) Data Modelling
3 186 (47.69%) Analytics
4 163 (41.79%) Big Data
5 161 (41.28%) Business Intelligence
6 141 (36.15%) Data Warehouse
7 140 (35.90%) Data Management
8 126 (32.31%) Finance
9 108 (27.69%) Hadoop
10 104 (26.67%) Data Governance
11 101 (25.90%) ETL
12 98 (25.13%) SQL
13 94 (24.10%) NoSQL
14 87 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
15 83 (21.28%) SQL Server
16 80 (20.51%) Apache Spark
17 72 (18.46%) Data Quality
17 72 (18.46%) Microsoft
18 69 (17.69%) Migration
19 66 (16.92%) Oracle
20 65 (16.67%) Data Analytics
21 63 (16.15%) Data Integration
21 63 (16.15%) Java
22 60 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
23 59 (15.13%) Data Strategy
24 57 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
25 55 (14.10%) Enterprise Architecture
26 54 (13.85%) Apache Hive
27 48 (12.31%) Python
27 48 (12.31%) Banking

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 80 (20.51%) Apache Spark
2 18 (4.62%) Apache Pig
3 15 (3.85%) Apache
4 11 (2.82%) SAS
5 7 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 7 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.54%) Luigi
7 5 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.77%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.54%) SPSS
4 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (3.59%) PaaS
4 14 (3.59%) SaaS
5 12 (3.08%) IaaS
6 9 (2.31%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.79%) Office 365
8 6 (1.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.77%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 2 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.54%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) LDAP
3 1 (0.26%) MPLS
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) VLAN
3 1 (0.26%) VPN
3 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (41.79%) Big Data
2 141 (36.15%) Data Warehouse
3 108 (27.69%) Hadoop
4 94 (24.10%) NoSQL
5 83 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 54 (13.85%) Apache Hive
7 43 (11.03%) Data Lake
8 35 (8.97%) HBase
9 34 (8.72%) MongoDB
10 33 (8.46%) Relational Database
11 32 (8.21%) QlikView
12 29 (7.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (5.64%) Sqoop
16 21 (5.38%) RDBMS
17 17 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (4.10%) Power BI
19 15 (3.85%) Impala
20 12 (3.08%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 35 (8.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (3.08%) ERwin
3 3 (0.77%) JIRA
3 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.51%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.26%) RStudio
5 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 126 (32.31%) Finance
2 48 (12.31%) Banking
3 42 (10.77%) Retail
4 16 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.08%) Publishing
6 11 (2.82%) Legal
7 10 (2.56%) Marketing
8 9 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.28%) Back Office
11 4 (1.03%) Advertising
11 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.77%) Games
12 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.51%) French Language
13 2 (0.51%) Front Office
14 1 (0.26%) Automotive
14 1 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.26%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.18%) Kafka
2 24 (6.15%) Web Services
3 13 (3.33%) XML
4 12 (3.08%) Spark Streaming
5 10 (2.56%) XSD
6 9 (2.31%) MDX
7 8 (2.05%) .NET
8 7 (1.79%) REST
9 6 (1.54%) FpML
9 6 (1.54%) NumPy
9 6 (1.54%) Pandas
9 6 (1.54%) PySpark
9 6 (1.54%) Samza
9 6 (1.54%) scikit-learn
9 6 (1.54%) SOAP
10 5 (1.28%) Middleware
10 5 (1.28%) WSDL
10 5 (1.28%) XML Messaging
11 4 (1.03%) J2EE
11 4 (1.03%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.08%) Data Structures
5 12 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.08%) Reference Data
6 9 (2.31%) Fintech
7 6 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.54%) Reinsurance
7 6 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (1.28%) Clustering
8 5 (1.28%) Life Science
8 5 (1.28%) PKI
9 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.03%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.77%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.87%) Linux
2 4 (1.03%) Windows
3 3 (0.77%) Unix
4 1 (0.26%) Android
4 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.26%) Mesosphere
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (50.51%) Data Architecture
2 190 (48.72%) Data Modelling
3 186 (47.69%) Analytics
4 161 (41.28%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (35.90%) Data Management
6 104 (26.67%) Data Governance
7 101 (25.90%) ETL
8 87 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (17.69%) Migration
10 65 (16.67%) Data Analytics
11 63 (16.15%) Data Integration
12 59 (15.13%) Data Strategy
13 55 (14.10%) Enterprise Architecture
14 44 (11.28%) Visualisation
15 37 (9.49%) Information Management
16 35 (8.97%) CRM
16 35 (8.97%) Data Migration
17 33 (8.46%) Software Engineering
17 33 (8.46%) TOGAF
18 32 (8.21%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 98 (25.13%) SQL
2 63 (16.15%) Java
3 48 (12.31%) Python
4 33 (8.46%) Scala
5 22 (5.64%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.85%) C#
7 13 (3.33%) R
8 11 (2.82%) PHP
9 10 (2.56%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.79%) Perl
13 5 (1.28%) C
13 5 (1.28%) C++
14 4 (1.03%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.26%) CQL
16 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (9.74%) Degree
2 16 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.05%) PhD
4 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (18.46%) Data Quality
2 29 (7.44%) GDPR
3 20 (5.13%) GCP
4 15 (3.85%) QA
5 3 (0.77%) MiFID
6 2 (0.51%) COBIT
6 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (5.64%) HDFS
2 17 (4.36%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (1.03%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) MapR-FS
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.03%) Ambari
4 3 (0.77%) Oozie
5 2 (0.51%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.26%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) yum
Vendors
1 72 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 66 (16.92%) Oracle
3 38 (9.74%) Tableau
4 35 (8.97%) Talend
5 31 (7.95%) Cloudera
5 31 (7.95%) Informatica
6 25 (6.41%) Hortonworks
7 21 (5.38%) Google
8 20 (5.13%) IBM
8 20 (5.13%) Teradata
9 19 (4.87%) MapR
10 17 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (3.08%) SAP
12 10 (2.56%) Adobe
12 10 (2.56%) TIBCO
13 8 (2.05%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.54%) CA
14 6 (1.54%) Guidewire
14 6 (1.54%) Splunk
15 5 (1.28%) Callidus