Period
to 23 November 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 326 396 434
Rank change year-on-year +70 +38 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 167 383 425
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.77% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.75% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 139 332 360
Median annual salary £97,500 £80,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £64,500 £62,500 £60,950
90th Percentile £143,750 £115,000 £115,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% - +6.90%

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 20,200 51,304 64,026
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.59% 94.90% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17,005 41,738 52,514
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +115 38 £81,250 +1.56% 10
South London +33 7 £90,000 -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 80 (47.90%) AWS
2 73 (43.71%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (42.51%) Azure
4 67 (40.12%) Java
5 66 (39.52%) SQL
6 63 (37.72%) SQL Server
7 61 (36.53%) Finance
8 58 (34.73%) Python
9 53 (31.74%) Apache
9 53 (31.74%) Big Data
9 53 (31.74%) GCP
10 51 (30.54%) DevOps
10 51 (30.54%) PostgreSQL
10 51 (30.54%) Banking
11 50 (29.94%) Kubernetes
12 48 (28.74%) Data Modelling
13 46 (27.54%) Amazon Redshift
13 46 (27.54%) Asset Management
14 45 (26.95%) Data Architecture
15 44 (26.35%) Microservices
16 43 (25.75%) Mentoring
16 43 (25.75%) Docker
16 43 (25.75%) Investment Management
16 43 (25.75%) Analytics
16 43 (25.75%) ETL
17 42 (25.15%) Serverless
18 41 (24.55%) AWS Lambda
18 41 (24.55%) Technology Roadmap
18 41 (24.55%) Web Services
18 41 (24.55%) MySQL

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 53 (31.74%) Apache
2 27 (16.17%) Apache Spark
3 11 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.19%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.20%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.60%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.60%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 80 (47.90%) AWS
2 71 (42.51%) Azure
3 53 (31.74%) GCP
4 42 (25.15%) Serverless
5 41 (24.55%) AWS Lambda
6 40 (23.95%) Amazon ECS
6 40 (23.95%) Apigee
7 7 (4.19%) SaaS
8 6 (3.59%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (3.59%) Amazon S3
8 6 (3.59%) Power Platform
9 5 (2.99%) PaaS
10 4 (2.40%) IaaS
11 3 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.60%) Amazon Neptune
13 1 (0.60%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.60%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.60%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.60%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) Firewall
1 4 (2.40%) SAN
1 4 (2.40%) VSAN
2 3 (1.80%) Wireless
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (43.71%) Data Warehouse
2 63 (37.72%) SQL Server
3 53 (31.74%) Big Data
4 51 (30.54%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (27.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 41 (24.55%) MySQL
7 33 (19.76%) Hadoop
8 31 (18.56%) Data Lake
9 21 (12.57%) Apache Hive
10 15 (8.98%) HBase
11 14 (8.38%) NoSQL
11 14 (8.38%) Relational Database
12 12 (7.19%) RDBMS
12 12 (7.19%) Snowflake Schema
13 9 (5.39%) MongoDB
14 7 (4.19%) Bigtable
14 7 (4.19%) Presto
14 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (4.19%) Sqoop
15 6 (3.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (24.55%) Jenkins
2 40 (23.95%) Artifactory
2 40 (23.95%) GitLab
3 5 (2.99%) ERwin
3 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.80%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.20%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.60%) JIRA
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (36.53%) Finance
2 51 (30.54%) Banking
3 41 (24.55%) Back Office
4 9 (5.39%) Marketing
5 5 (2.99%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.80%) Front Office
6 3 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Cyber-Physical System
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.55%) Web Services
2 40 (23.95%) gRPC
2 40 (23.95%) OAuth
2 40 (23.95%) Swagger
3 22 (13.17%) Kafka
4 7 (4.19%) Apache Beam
4 7 (4.19%) J2EE
4 7 (4.19%) RESTful
5 6 (3.59%) JSON
5 6 (3.59%) XML
6 5 (2.99%) Apache NiFi
7 3 (1.80%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.80%) CSS
7 3 (1.80%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.80%) HTML
7 3 (1.80%) HTML5
7 3 (1.80%) Middleware
7 3 (1.80%) React
7 3 (1.80%) REST
8 2 (1.20%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.55%) Hedge funds
2 14 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.99%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.40%) Blog
5 4 (2.40%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.80%) Life Science
6 3 (1.80%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.20%) Social Media
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (30.54%) DevOps
2 48 (28.74%) Data Modelling
3 46 (27.54%) Asset Management
4 45 (26.95%) Data Architecture
5 44 (26.35%) Microservices
6 43 (25.75%) Analytics
6 43 (25.75%) ETL
6 43 (25.75%) Investment Management
6 43 (25.75%) Mentoring
7 41 (24.55%) Technology Roadmap
8 26 (15.57%) Migration
9 25 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (14.97%) Data Governance
10 24 (14.37%) Data Management
11 18 (10.78%) Data Strategy
12 17 (10.18%) Data Analytics
12 17 (10.18%) Data Integration
13 15 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (8.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.12%) Java
2 66 (39.52%) SQL
3 58 (34.73%) Python
4 12 (7.19%) Scala
5 4 (2.40%) C#
5 4 (2.40%) Ruby
6 3 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.80%) R
7 1 (0.60%) C
7 1 (0.60%) C++
7 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (23.95%) Sun Certification
2 14 (8.38%) Degree
3 5 (2.99%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.40%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.38%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.19%) QA
3 4 (2.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (25.75%) Docker
2 11 (6.59%) HDFS
3 6 (3.59%) vSphere
4 4 (2.40%) vCloud
4 4 (2.40%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (29.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (4.79%) Terraform
3 6 (3.59%) vCenter Server
3 6 (3.59%) vRealize
4 1 (0.60%) Kibana
Vendors
1 40 (23.95%) Google
2 13 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.78%) Oracle
3 11 (6.59%) VMware
4 10 (5.99%) Databricks
5 7 (4.19%) Talend
6 6 (3.59%) IBM
7 5 (2.99%) SAP
8 4 (2.40%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.40%) Dell
8 4 (2.40%) EMC
8 4 (2.40%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.80%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.80%) Informatica
10 1 (0.60%) Charles River
10 1 (0.60%) Palantir
10 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.60%) Splunk
10 1 (0.60%) Teradata
10 1 (0.60%) TIBCO