Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £92,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 351 355 417
Rank change year-on-year +4 +62 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 303 488 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.84% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.88% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 247 388 395
Median annual salary £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £126,750 £115,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £81,250 £85,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% -

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 35,334 55,418 66,416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 95.38% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28,765 45,215 54,259
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in London

Data Architect
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Architect in London.

Salary trend for Data Architect in London

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Architect in London over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +48 43 £85,000 -12.82% 1
South London +30 13 £52,500 -44.74%
West London +28 2 £75,000 -16.67% 1
North London -6 1 £82,500 -4.35%
East London - 1 - -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 152 (50.17%) AWS
2 133 (43.89%) Azure
3 128 (42.24%) SQL
4 127 (41.91%) Data Warehouse
5 121 (39.93%) Python
6 112 (36.96%) Analytics
7 109 (35.97%) Finance
8 94 (31.02%) Business Intelligence
9 93 (30.69%) Data Modelling
9 93 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (28.38%) Big Data
11 83 (27.39%) NoSQL
12 81 (26.73%) GCP
12 81 (26.73%) Java
13 73 (24.09%) Microsoft
14 72 (23.76%) SQL Server
15 71 (23.43%) Data Architecture
16 70 (23.10%) ETL
17 68 (22.44%) Apache Spark
18 65 (21.45%) Google
19 63 (20.79%) Amazon Redshift
19 63 (20.79%) Kafka
20 62 (20.46%) Web Services
21 57 (18.81%) Migration
22 53 (17.49%) DevOps
23 51 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
24 49 (16.17%) Snowflake Schema
24 49 (16.17%) Relational Database
25 48 (15.84%) Tableau
25 48 (15.84%) Hadoop

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 68 (22.44%) Apache Spark
2 34 (11.22%) Apache
3 16 (5.28%) Apache Airflow
4 14 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.98%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.32%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.99%) CMS
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.94%) SimCorp Dimension
2 17 (5.61%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 152 (50.17%) AWS
2 133 (43.89%) Azure
3 81 (26.73%) GCP
4 46 (15.18%) Power Platform
5 32 (10.56%) Serverless
6 26 (8.58%) Amazon ECS
7 23 (7.59%) AWS Lambda
8 22 (7.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 20 (6.60%) Apigee
10 19 (6.27%) Amazon EMR
11 16 (5.28%) Amazon S3
12 13 (4.29%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (3.63%) SaaS
14 7 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (2.31%) PaaS
15 5 (1.65%) AWS Data Pipeline
16 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
16 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (1.32%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (41.91%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (28.38%) Big Data
3 83 (27.39%) NoSQL
4 72 (23.76%) SQL Server
5 63 (20.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 49 (16.17%) Relational Database
6 49 (16.17%) Snowflake Schema
7 48 (15.84%) Hadoop
8 46 (15.18%) Power BI
9 45 (14.85%) Data Lake
10 34 (11.22%) RDBMS
11 30 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
12 28 (9.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 28 (9.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (9.24%) Azure SQL Database
13 27 (8.91%) MongoDB
13 27 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (8.58%) BigQuery
14 26 (8.58%) MySQL
15 25 (8.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 24 (7.92%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.60%) Artifactory
2 20 (6.60%) GitLab
3 18 (5.94%) Visual Studio
4 17 (5.61%) ERwin
5 14 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.96%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (1.65%) ER Studio
7 5 (1.65%) GDB
7 5 (1.65%) Sourcetree
7 5 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.99%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.33%) Travis CI
General
1 109 (35.97%) Finance
2 31 (10.23%) Banking
3 23 (7.59%) Front Office
4 18 (5.94%) Back Office
5 14 (4.62%) Retail
6 9 (2.97%) Legal
7 6 (1.98%) Games
7 6 (1.98%) Marketing
8 4 (1.32%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.79%) Kafka
2 62 (20.46%) Web Services
3 23 (7.59%) .NET
4 20 (6.60%) gRPC
4 20 (6.60%) OAuth
4 20 (6.60%) Swagger
5 18 (5.94%) JSON
6 15 (4.95%) XML
7 13 (4.29%) Apache NiFi
8 12 (3.96%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (3.63%) TensorFlow
10 10 (3.30%) Spring
11 9 (2.97%) H2O
11 9 (2.97%) PyTorch
12 4 (1.32%) Akka
12 4 (1.32%) HTML
12 4 (1.32%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (1.32%) NumPy
12 4 (1.32%) Pandas
12 4 (1.32%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.54%) Hedge funds
3 34 (11.22%) Reference Data
4 29 (9.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (9.24%) Data Structures
6 19 (6.27%) Data Centre
6 19 (6.27%) Management Information System
7 18 (5.94%) Equities
7 18 (5.94%) Fixed Income
8 10 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.64%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.98%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.65%) Semantic Web
13 4 (1.32%) Linked Data
14 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
14 3 (0.99%) Frameworx
14 3 (0.99%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.64%) Linux
2 2 (0.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (36.96%) Analytics
2 94 (31.02%) Business Intelligence
3 93 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (30.69%) Data Modelling
4 71 (23.43%) Data Architecture
5 70 (23.10%) ETL
6 57 (18.81%) Migration
7 53 (17.49%) DevOps
8 47 (15.51%) Data Governance
9 45 (14.85%) Microservices
10 44 (14.52%) Data Engineering
11 40 (13.20%) Data Management
11 40 (13.20%) Data Science
12 38 (12.54%) Data Analytics
12 38 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (12.21%) Visualisation
14 36 (11.88%) Mentoring
15 34 (11.22%) Artificial Intelligence
16 32 (10.56%) Technology Roadmap
17 31 (10.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (42.24%) SQL
2 121 (39.93%) Python
3 81 (26.73%) Java
4 41 (13.53%) Scala
5 26 (8.58%) C#
6 9 (2.97%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.64%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.65%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.65%) PHP
10 5 (1.65%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.65%) R
10 5 (1.65%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.32%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.99%) Perl
12 3 (0.99%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) C
13 1 (0.33%) C++
13 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (8.91%) Degree
2 20 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (5.28%) Sun Certification
4 15 (4.95%) Master's Degree
5 14 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.29%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.96%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.65%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (12.21%) Data Quality
2 23 (7.59%) QA
3 17 (5.61%) GDPR
4 2 (0.66%) EMIR
4 2 (0.66%) MiFID
4 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 32 (10.56%) Docker
2 7 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.98%) HDFS
4 3 (0.99%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 34 (11.22%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.96%) Terraform
3 9 (2.97%) Ansible
3 9 (2.97%) Puppet
4 5 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (1.32%) Salt
6 3 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.99%) Kibana
6 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.66%) Oozie
7 2 (0.66%) Rancher
Vendors
1 73 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 65 (21.45%) Google
3 48 (15.84%) Tableau
4 43 (14.19%) Oracle
5 30 (9.90%) Databricks
6 19 (6.27%) VMware
7 18 (5.94%) SimCorp
8 17 (5.61%) Calypso
8 17 (5.61%) Charles River
8 17 (5.61%) GoldenSource
8 17 (5.61%) Talend
9 16 (5.28%) IBM
10 15 (4.95%) Netezza
11 11 (3.63%) Teradata
12 9 (2.97%) Ab Initio
12 9 (2.97%) Facebook
13 8 (2.64%) Informatica
14 6 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.98%) Sybase
14 6 (1.98%) Vertica