The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 434 412 385
Rank change year-on-year -22 -27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 190 244 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.61% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.64% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 146 201 278
Median salary £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
90% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £62,500 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £109,375 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34768 38299 43107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.76% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112495 145931 163630
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 18 £80,000 -3.03% 2
Bromley - 6 £115,000 -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 194 (46.63%) Big Data
2 182 (43.75%) Data Architecture
3 173 (41.59%) Data Modelling
4 161 (38.70%) Analytics
5 153 (36.78%) Data Warehouse
6 137 (32.93%) Business Intelligence
7 134 (32.21%) Hadoop
8 126 (30.29%) Data Management
9 116 (27.88%) Finance
10 101 (24.28%) ETL
11 91 (21.88%) Migration
12 79 (18.99%) Apache Spark
13 78 (18.75%) SQL
14 77 (18.51%) Microsoft
14 77 (18.51%) Data Integration
15 76 (18.27%) Data Quality
16 74 (17.79%) NoSQL
17 71 (17.07%) Data Migration
18 70 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
19 67 (16.11%) SQL Server
19 67 (16.11%) Java
19 67 (16.11%) Apache Hive
20 66 (15.87%) TOGAF
21 64 (15.38%) Relational Database
22 60 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
23 57 (13.70%) Master Data Management
24 56 (13.46%) Retail
25 55 (13.22%) RDBMS
26 54 (12.98%) Visualisation
27 53 (12.74%) Amazon AWS

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 79 (18.99%) Apache Spark
2 28 (6.73%) Apache Pig
3 19 (4.57%) Apache
4 16 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 11 (2.64%) CMS
6 9 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.16%) SAS
7 7 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.48%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.40%) PaaS
5 9 (2.16%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.96%) IaaS
8 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.72%) Data Lake Analytics
9 2 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.64%) Internet
2 9 (2.16%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.68%) LDAP
4 6 (1.44%) HTTP
5 4 (0.96%) Firewall
5 4 (0.96%) SAN
5 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) FTP
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (46.63%) Big Data
2 153 (36.78%) Data Warehouse
3 134 (32.21%) Hadoop
4 74 (17.79%) NoSQL
5 67 (16.11%) Apache Hive
5 67 (16.11%) SQL Server
6 64 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 55 (13.22%) RDBMS
8 43 (10.34%) HBase
9 41 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (8.17%) QlikView
12 29 (6.97%) Data Lake
13 25 (6.01%) MongoDB
13 25 (6.01%) Sqoop
14 23 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (4.57%) Power BI
17 17 (4.09%) Impala
18 16 (3.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (6.01%) ERwin
2 24 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.24%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.24%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.24%) RStudio
5 1 (0.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.24%) XMLSpy
General
1 116 (27.88%) Finance
2 56 (13.46%) Retail
3 48 (11.54%) Banking
4 25 (6.01%) Advertising
5 19 (4.57%) Legal
6 18 (4.33%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.40%) Games
8 10 (2.40%) Marketing
8 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.72%) Back Office
9 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.72%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.54%) Kafka
2 28 (6.73%) Web Services
3 13 (3.13%) XML
4 11 (2.64%) REST
4 11 (2.64%) SOAP
5 8 (1.92%) .NET
5 8 (1.92%) Middleware
5 8 (1.92%) WSDL
5 8 (1.92%) XML Messaging
5 8 (1.92%) XSD
6 7 (1.68%) Spring
7 5 (1.20%) Java EE
7 5 (1.20%) MDX
7 5 (1.20%) RESTful
7 5 (1.20%) Spark Streaming
8 4 (0.96%) D3.js
8 4 (0.96%) MSMQ
8 4 (0.96%) SPNEGO
9 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.72%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (10.58%) Data Structures
3 38 (9.13%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.01%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.33%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.09%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.40%) Clustering
8 10 (2.40%) Reference Data
9 9 (2.16%) Life Science
10 7 (1.68%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.44%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.44%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.20%) Internet of Things
12 5 (1.20%) User Experience
13 4 (0.96%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.96%) Fintech
14 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.72%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.65%) Linux
2 11 (2.64%) Unix
3 6 (1.44%) Windows
4 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (43.75%) Data Architecture
2 173 (41.59%) Data Modelling
3 161 (38.70%) Analytics
4 137 (32.93%) Business Intelligence
5 126 (30.29%) Data Management
6 101 (24.28%) ETL
7 91 (21.88%) Migration
8 77 (18.51%) Data Integration
9 71 (17.07%) Data Migration
10 70 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (15.87%) TOGAF
12 57 (13.70%) Master Data Management
13 54 (12.98%) Visualisation
14 53 (12.74%) Data Analytics
15 52 (12.50%) Data Governance
15 52 (12.50%) Data Strategy
15 52 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
16 46 (11.06%) Data Analysis
17 45 (10.82%) Logical Data Model
18 44 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.75%) SQL
2 67 (16.11%) Java
3 38 (9.13%) Python
4 26 (6.25%) Scala
5 19 (4.57%) R
6 17 (4.09%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.88%) C
7 12 (2.88%) C++
8 10 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.68%) C#
10 6 (1.44%) PHP
11 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.20%) Perl
12 3 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.72%) Ruby
13 2 (0.48%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.24%) Clojure
14 1 (0.24%) Go
14 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (9.62%) Degree
2 11 (2.64%) PhD
3 10 (2.40%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.48%) MBA
6 2 (0.48%) MCP
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) ACCA
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.24%) CISM
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (18.27%) Data Quality
2 30 (7.21%) GDPR
3 12 (2.88%) MiFID
4 7 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.44%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.96%) GCP
7 3 (0.72%) QA
8 2 (0.48%) FATCA
9 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (8.41%) HDFS
2 24 (5.77%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.48%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) Oozie
1 8 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.68%) Ansible
2 7 (1.68%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Ambari
4 2 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.24%) QRadar
5 1 (0.24%) yum
Vendors
1 77 (18.51%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.78%) Oracle
3 41 (9.86%) Tableau
4 38 (9.13%) Hortonworks
5 36 (8.65%) Cloudera
6 32 (7.69%) Teradata
7 31 (7.45%) Informatica
8 25 (6.01%) MapR
9 24 (5.77%) Talend
10 23 (5.53%) IBM
11 21 (5.05%) Cognos
12 20 (4.81%) Google
13 16 (3.85%) SAP
14 12 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (2.40%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.92%) Ab Initio
16 8 (1.92%) Alteryx
16 8 (1.92%) Cisco
16 8 (1.92%) Guidewire
16 8 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
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