Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 459 495 408
Rank change year-on-year +36 -87 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 408 404 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.55% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.57% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 329 334 460
London median annual salary £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £110,500 £109,625 £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 66,165 70,272 77,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 94.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53,697 55,726 67,671
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -16 63 £72,500 -15.94% 14
West London +27 7 £82,500 +6.45% 1
South London -3 7 £60,000 -41.46% 1
East London -4 3 £120,000 +4.35% 2
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 197 (48.28%) Big Data
2 180 (44.12%) Data Modelling
3 179 (43.87%) Data Warehouse
4 160 (39.22%) Hadoop
5 156 (38.24%) Analytics
6 148 (36.27%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (34.56%) Data Architecture
8 123 (30.15%) SQL
9 114 (27.94%) ETL
10 103 (25.25%) SQL Server
11 102 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 100 (24.51%) Apache Spark
13 92 (22.55%) Finance
14 88 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 72 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
15 72 (17.65%) Apache Hive
15 72 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 71 (17.40%) Data Analytics
17 70 (17.16%) Python
18 69 (16.91%) NoSQL
18 69 (16.91%) Data Governance
19 68 (16.67%) Data Management
20 64 (15.69%) Microsoft
21 61 (14.95%) Data Lake
22 60 (14.71%) Oracle
23 57 (13.97%) Data Integration
24 54 (13.24%) Informatica
25 52 (12.75%) Kafka
26 51 (12.50%) Java
27 49 (12.01%) Physical Data Model

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
1 100 (24.51%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.17%) SAS
3 16 (3.92%) Apache Pig
4 12 (2.94%) Apache
4 12 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.74%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.49%) Luigi
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.74%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 88 (21.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (4.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.45%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (2.45%) PaaS
5 8 (1.96%) SaaS
6 7 (1.72%) IaaS
7 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.98%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.98%) BPaaS
9 3 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
9 3 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.49%) Serverless
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) BGP
2 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.25%) LAN
2 1 (0.25%) Network Security
2 1 (0.25%) OSPF
2 1 (0.25%) SSL
2 1 (0.25%) VPLS
2 1 (0.25%) WAN
2 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (48.28%) Big Data
2 179 (43.87%) Data Warehouse
3 160 (39.22%) Hadoop
4 103 (25.25%) SQL Server
5 72 (17.65%) Apache Hive
5 72 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (16.91%) NoSQL
7 61 (14.95%) Data Lake
8 41 (10.05%) Power BI
9 34 (8.33%) HBase
10 32 (7.84%) Relational Database
11 31 (7.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (7.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (7.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (6.13%) OLAP
15 22 (5.39%) Flink
16 21 (5.15%) Data Mining
17 19 (4.66%) DataStage
17 19 (4.66%) Impala
Development Applications
1 19 (4.66%) ERwin
2 16 (3.92%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.68%) ER Studio
4 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.98%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.74%) XMLSpy
9 2 (0.49%) RStudio
10 1 (0.25%) JIRA
10 1 (0.25%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 92 (22.55%) Finance
2 37 (9.07%) Banking
3 19 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.92%) Retail
6 15 (3.68%) Marketing
7 10 (2.45%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (1.47%) Law
8 6 (1.47%) Music Industry
9 4 (0.98%) International Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Games
11 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.75%) Kafka
2 20 (4.90%) Web Services
3 17 (4.17%) Spark Streaming
4 13 (3.19%) XML
5 9 (2.21%) JSON
5 9 (2.21%) REST
6 8 (1.96%) MDX
7 6 (1.47%) .NET
7 6 (1.47%) CSS
7 6 (1.47%) HTML
7 6 (1.47%) SOAP
8 4 (0.98%) Mason
9 3 (0.74%) PySpark
9 3 (0.74%) Samza
9 3 (0.74%) scikit-learn
10 2 (0.49%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.49%) D3.js
10 2 (0.49%) Leaflet
10 2 (0.49%) Pandas
10 2 (0.49%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.13%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.13%) Data Structures
3 21 (5.15%) Reference Data
4 12 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.70%) Equities
6 10 (2.45%) Credit Risk
7 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.96%) Fintech
8 8 (1.96%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.72%) User Experience
10 6 (1.47%) Life Science
10 6 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.74%) PMI
14 2 (0.49%) NHS
14 2 (0.49%) Taxonomies
14 2 (0.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.70%) Linux
1 11 (2.70%) Unix
2 5 (1.23%) Windows
3 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (44.12%) Data Modelling
2 156 (38.24%) Analytics
3 148 (36.27%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (34.56%) Data Architecture
5 114 (27.94%) ETL
6 102 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (17.40%) Data Analytics
8 69 (16.91%) Data Governance
9 68 (16.67%) Data Management
10 57 (13.97%) Data Integration
11 49 (12.01%) Physical Data Model
12 45 (11.03%) Data Strategy
13 43 (10.54%) Logical Data Model
14 40 (9.80%) Presales
15 39 (9.56%) Migration
15 39 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (9.31%) Data Science
16 38 (9.31%) Visualisation
17 33 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (7.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 123 (30.15%) SQL
2 70 (17.16%) Python
3 51 (12.50%) Java
4 24 (5.88%) R
5 22 (5.39%) Scala
6 21 (5.15%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.19%) C#
8 8 (1.96%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.96%) Perl
9 7 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.23%) PHP
11 4 (0.98%) C
12 2 (0.49%) C++
12 2 (0.49%) Cypher
12 2 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.49%) Go
13 1 (0.25%) Java 8
13 1 (0.25%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.25%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (9.31%) Degree
2 11 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.47%) CISSP
3 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.23%) PhD
5 4 (0.98%) ISACA
5 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.03%) Data Quality
2 23 (5.64%) GDPR
3 12 (2.94%) QA
4 7 (1.72%) COBIT
5 2 (0.49%) GCP
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (3.43%) Apache Flume
2 9 (2.21%) HDFS
3 7 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.23%) Docker
5 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.98%) Kibana
4 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.74%) Oozie
5 2 (0.49%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.25%) Mesos
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Salt
6 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 60 (14.71%) Oracle
3 54 (13.24%) Informatica
4 45 (11.03%) Cloudera
5 39 (9.56%) Tableau
6 33 (8.09%) IBM
7 28 (6.86%) SAP
8 25 (6.13%) Google
9 22 (5.39%) Talend
10 15 (3.68%) Hortonworks
11 14 (3.43%) Greenplum
11 14 (3.43%) Teradata
11 14 (3.43%) Vertica
12 13 (3.19%) Cognos
12 13 (3.19%) HP
12 13 (3.19%) TIBCO
13 12 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
14 10 (2.45%) Cognizant
15 8 (1.96%) Ab Initio
15 8 (1.96%) MapR