Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £85,000 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.

Data Architect
England > London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 428 454 444
Rank change year-on-year +26 -10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 461 421 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.63% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 373 353 422
London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £111,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

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%

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 June 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 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 -21 72 £72,500 -14.71% 17
South London -12 5 £67,500 - 1
West London +13 4 £75,000 +3.45% 2
East London -9 2 £120,000 +14.29% 4
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 241 (52.28%) Big Data
2 207 (44.90%) Data Modelling
3 186 (40.35%) Data Warehouse
4 183 (39.70%) Analytics
5 166 (36.01%) Hadoop
6 163 (35.36%) Business Intelligence
7 159 (34.49%) Data Architecture
8 130 (28.20%) SQL
9 129 (27.98%) ETL
10 122 (26.46%) Apache Spark
11 110 (23.86%) SQL Server
12 106 (22.99%) Data Governance
13 96 (20.82%) Apache Hive
14 93 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 92 (19.96%) Amazon AWS
15 92 (19.96%) Data Management
16 87 (18.87%) Data Integration
17 81 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
18 80 (17.35%) Data Analytics
19 78 (16.92%) Python
20 77 (16.70%) Finance
21 76 (16.49%) Microsoft
21 76 (16.49%) NoSQL
22 73 (15.84%) Kafka
23 72 (15.62%) Data Quality
23 72 (15.62%) Physical Data Model
24 69 (14.97%) Java
25 65 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 65 (14.10%) Logical Data Model
26 63 (13.67%) Oracle

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
1 122 (26.46%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.04%) Apache Pig
3 13 (2.82%) SAS
4 9 (1.95%) Apache
5 8 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.87%) Luigi
7 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.43%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (1.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.43%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 93 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (19.96%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (6.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.74%) IaaS
5 7 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
5 7 (1.52%) PaaS
6 6 (1.30%) SaaS
7 5 (1.08%) GitHub
8 4 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.65%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (1.08%) Wireless
2 4 (0.87%) LAN
2 4 (0.87%) Network Security
2 4 (0.87%) WAN
3 2 (0.43%) Firewall
3 2 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) BGP
4 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.22%) OSPF
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (52.28%) Big Data
2 186 (40.35%) Data Warehouse
3 166 (36.01%) Hadoop
4 110 (23.86%) SQL Server
5 96 (20.82%) Apache Hive
6 76 (16.49%) NoSQL
7 65 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (12.58%) Data Lake
9 40 (8.68%) HBase
10 39 (8.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 35 (7.59%) Relational Database
12 32 (6.94%) Impala
12 32 (6.94%) Power BI
13 26 (5.64%) BusinessObjects
13 26 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 25 (5.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 24 (5.21%) OLAP
15 24 (5.21%) Star Schema
16 23 (4.99%) Sqoop
17 22 (4.77%) Flink
Development Applications
1 26 (5.64%) ERwin
2 10 (2.17%) ER Studio
3 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.87%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.65%) RStudio
7 3 (0.65%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.22%) JIRA
8 1 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (16.70%) Finance
2 34 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.64%) Retail
4 23 (4.99%) Banking
5 21 (4.56%) Marketing
6 8 (1.74%) Legal
7 7 (1.52%) Law
8 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.87%) Advertising
9 4 (0.87%) International Banking
9 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Games
11 2 (0.43%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.84%) Kafka
2 32 (6.94%) Web Services
3 20 (4.34%) Spark Streaming
4 12 (2.60%) REST
5 8 (1.74%) MDX
6 7 (1.52%) SOAP
7 6 (1.30%) JSON
7 6 (1.30%) PySpark
8 5 (1.08%) Akka
8 5 (1.08%) J2EE
8 5 (1.08%) NumPy
8 5 (1.08%) Samza
8 5 (1.08%) XML
9 4 (0.87%) Mason
9 4 (0.87%) Pandas
9 4 (0.87%) scikit-learn
9 4 (0.87%) SciPy
10 3 (0.65%) Middleware
11 2 (0.43%) Java EE
11 2 (0.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 16 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.39%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.17%) Reference Data
8 9 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.74%) Life Science
10 5 (1.08%) Fintech
10 5 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
11 4 (0.87%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.87%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.65%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.43%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.43%) Linked Data
13 2 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.21%) Linux
2 8 (1.74%) Windows
3 6 (1.30%) Unix
4 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (44.90%) Data Modelling
2 183 (39.70%) Analytics
3 163 (35.36%) Business Intelligence
4 159 (34.49%) Data Architecture
5 129 (27.98%) ETL
6 106 (22.99%) Data Governance
7 92 (19.96%) Data Management
8 87 (18.87%) Data Integration
9 81 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (17.35%) Data Analytics
11 72 (15.62%) Physical Data Model
12 65 (14.10%) Logical Data Model
13 53 (11.50%) Data Science
14 50 (10.85%) Data Strategy
15 47 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
16 45 (9.76%) MapReduce
17 43 (9.33%) Visualisation
18 42 (9.11%) Master Data Management
18 42 (9.11%) Migration
19 41 (8.89%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 130 (28.20%) SQL
2 78 (16.92%) Python
3 69 (14.97%) Java
4 34 (7.38%) R
5 24 (5.21%) Scala
5 24 (5.21%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.25%) C#
7 12 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.17%) C++
9 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.30%) Perl
11 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.87%) C
12 3 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.65%) PHP
13 2 (0.43%) Go
13 2 (0.43%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.22%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (6.94%) Degree
2 11 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.52%) PhD
4 5 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (15.62%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.56%) GDPR
3 12 (2.60%) QA
4 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) GCP
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.22%) MiFID
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Val IT
System Software
1 14 (3.04%) Apache Flume
2 11 (2.39%) HDFS
3 7 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.08%) Docker
5 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (4.12%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (1.30%) Puppet
3 5 (1.08%) Mesos
4 3 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) Ansible
5 2 (0.43%) Kibana
5 2 (0.43%) Oozie
6 1 (0.22%) Ambari
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Salt
6 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 63 (13.67%) Oracle
3 55 (11.93%) Cloudera
4 50 (10.85%) Informatica
5 47 (10.20%) Tableau
6 39 (8.46%) IBM
7 38 (8.24%) Google
8 34 (7.38%) Talend
9 32 (6.94%) SAP
10 20 (4.34%) TIBCO
11 19 (4.12%) Hortonworks
12 15 (3.25%) Greenplum
12 15 (3.25%) Teradata
12 15 (3.25%) Vertica
13 14 (3.04%) HP
14 12 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
15 8 (1.74%) Cognizant
15 8 (1.74%) Cognos
16 7 (1.52%) Cisco
16 7 (1.52%) Netezza