Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 487 375
Rank change year-on-year +24 -112 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 393 394 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.53% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.56% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 315 307 537
London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £60,700 £56,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £109,250 £107,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

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 64,356 70,169 73,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.64% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,594 54,891 63,928
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 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 -27 57 £80,000 -3.03% 15
South London +7 13 £60,000 -42.86% 1
West London +44 9 £82,500 +5.60% 10
East London -2 4 £60,000 -30.43% 1
North London +7 1 £80,000 -36.00%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 186 (47.33%) Data Warehouse
2 183 (46.56%) Big Data
3 164 (41.73%) Business Intelligence
4 161 (40.97%) Data Modelling
5 157 (39.95%) Hadoop
6 150 (38.17%) Analytics
7 134 (34.10%) Data Architecture
8 132 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (30.03%) ETL
10 110 (27.99%) Finance
11 97 (24.68%) SQL Server
12 96 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 91 (23.16%) Python
14 90 (22.90%) SQL
15 85 (21.63%) Apache Spark
16 82 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
16 82 (20.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 76 (19.34%) Microsoft
18 73 (18.58%) NoSQL
19 71 (18.07%) Data Analytics
19 71 (18.07%) Data Lake
20 67 (17.05%) Oracle
21 63 (16.03%) Data Governance
22 54 (13.74%) Visualisation
23 53 (13.49%) Apache Hive
23 53 (13.49%) Informatica
24 52 (13.23%) Kafka
24 52 (13.23%) Power BI
25 51 (12.98%) Data Management
26 50 (12.72%) Java

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 85 (21.63%) Apache Spark
2 24 (6.11%) SAS
3 13 (3.31%) Apache
4 12 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.54%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.78%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.76%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.25%) Luigi
Applications
1 16 (4.07%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.76%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 96 (24.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (6.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (4.58%) Amazon EMR
5 16 (4.07%) PaaS
6 8 (2.04%) BPaaS
6 8 (2.04%) SaaS
7 6 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.53%) Data Lake Analytics
8 4 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (1.02%) Serverless
9 3 (0.76%) Boomi
9 3 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.76%) IaaS
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.51%) BGP
1 2 (0.51%) Wireless
2 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.25%) DHCP
2 1 (0.25%) DNS
2 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) IOS XR
2 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.25%) LAN
2 1 (0.25%) Network Security
2 1 (0.25%) NX-OS
2 1 (0.25%) tcpdump
2 1 (0.25%) VPLS
2 1 (0.25%) WAN
2 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (47.33%) Data Warehouse
2 183 (46.56%) Big Data
3 157 (39.95%) Hadoop
4 97 (24.68%) SQL Server
5 82 (20.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (18.58%) NoSQL
7 71 (18.07%) Data Lake
8 53 (13.49%) Apache Hive
9 52 (13.23%) Power BI
10 47 (11.96%) Relational Database
11 36 (9.16%) HBase
12 34 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (7.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (6.87%) BusinessObjects
15 26 (6.62%) Flink
16 25 (6.36%) Amazon Redshift
16 25 (6.36%) DataStage
16 25 (6.36%) Spotfire
17 24 (6.11%) Impala
18 23 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.07%) ER Studio
3 12 (3.05%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (2.80%) ERwin
5 9 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.53%) Toad
8 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.02%) RStudio
9 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (0.51%) FindBugs
11 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.51%) JUnit
11 2 (0.51%) Maven
12 1 (0.25%) JIRA
12 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
General
1 110 (27.99%) Finance
2 37 (9.41%) Banking
3 22 (5.60%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.56%) Corporate Banking
5 13 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.05%) Retail
7 11 (2.80%) Law
8 6 (1.53%) Marketing
8 6 (1.53%) Music Industry
9 4 (1.02%) Military
10 3 (0.76%) Advertising
10 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) International Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (13.23%) Kafka
2 24 (6.11%) Web Services
3 22 (5.60%) Spark Streaming
4 16 (4.07%) .NET
5 14 (3.56%) XML
6 13 (3.31%) JSON
7 9 (2.29%) TensorFlow
8 7 (1.78%) CSS
8 7 (1.78%) scikit-learn
9 6 (1.53%) HTML
10 5 (1.27%) MDX
10 5 (1.27%) Pandas
11 4 (1.02%) Middleware
11 4 (1.02%) NumPy
12 3 (0.76%) Apache Avro
13 2 (0.51%) Django
13 2 (0.51%) JRuby
13 2 (0.51%) Keras
13 2 (0.51%) Leaflet
13 2 (0.51%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.11%) Reference Data
3 23 (5.85%) Data Structures
4 20 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (4.58%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.56%) Credit Risk
6 14 (3.56%) Equities
6 14 (3.56%) Fintech
7 10 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.29%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.29%) User Experience
9 7 (1.78%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.53%) Taxonomies
11 5 (1.27%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.27%) Life Science
11 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.76%) PMI
12 3 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.83%) Unix
2 10 (2.54%) Linux
3 6 (1.53%) Windows
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (41.73%) Business Intelligence
2 161 (40.97%) Data Modelling
3 150 (38.17%) Analytics
4 134 (34.10%) Data Architecture
5 132 (33.59%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (30.03%) ETL
7 71 (18.07%) Data Analytics
8 63 (16.03%) Data Governance
9 54 (13.74%) Visualisation
10 51 (12.98%) Data Management
11 48 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (10.69%) Data Integration
13 41 (10.43%) TOGAF
14 40 (10.18%) Data Strategy
14 40 (10.18%) Scrum
15 39 (9.92%) Kimball Methodology
16 38 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (9.41%) Migration
18 36 (9.16%) Data Science
19 33 (8.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.16%) Python
2 90 (22.90%) SQL
3 50 (12.72%) Java
4 26 (6.62%) R
5 20 (5.09%) C#
6 17 (4.33%) Scala
7 16 (4.07%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.78%) Perl
12 5 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (1.02%) PHP
14 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.51%) Clojure
15 2 (0.51%) Cypher
15 2 (0.51%) Groovy
15 2 (0.51%) Jython
15 2 (0.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 32 (8.14%) Degree
2 11 (2.80%) CISSP
3 8 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 8 (2.04%) ISACA
3 8 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.76%) PhD
8 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (12.72%) Data Quality
2 31 (7.89%) GDPR
3 11 (2.80%) COBIT
4 9 (2.29%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.78%) Apache Flume
1 7 (1.78%) Docker
1 7 (1.78%) HDFS
2 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.02%) Kibana
2 4 (1.02%) Oozie
2 4 (1.02%) Puppet
2 4 (1.02%) Terraform
3 3 (0.76%) Ansible
4 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.51%) Mesos
5 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 76 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 67 (17.05%) Oracle
3 53 (13.49%) Informatica
4 41 (10.43%) SAP
5 38 (9.67%) Cloudera
5 38 (9.67%) IBM
5 38 (9.67%) Tableau
6 31 (7.89%) Google
7 28 (7.12%) Talend
8 21 (5.34%) Greenplum
8 21 (5.34%) TIBCO
8 21 (5.34%) Vertica
9 20 (5.09%) HP
10 11 (2.80%) Cognos
10 11 (2.80%) Hortonworks
11 7 (1.78%) Ab Initio
11 7 (1.78%) Databricks
11 7 (1.78%) MapR
12 6 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
12 6 (1.53%) SnapLogic