Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Big Data Architect was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Big Data Architect
England > South East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 507 582
Rank change year-on-year -8 +75 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Big Data Architect 17 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.057% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 9 37 6
South East median annual salary £90,000 £67,500 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -28.95% +46.15%
10th Percentile £58,500 £63,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £81,250 £117,500
England median annual salary £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,605 28,002 34,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.72% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,790 23,362 29,378
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Big Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Big Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Big Data Architect in the South East

Big Data Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in the South East.

Salary trend for Big Data Architect in the South East

Big Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Big Data Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Big Data Architect in the South East

Big Data Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Big Data Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Hampshire -19 10 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Thames Valley -5 5 £90,000 +16.13% 1
Berkshire -7 4 £90,000 +16.13% 1
East Sussex - 2 £95,000 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £62,500 -21.88%
Big Data Architect
England

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, Big 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 South East region featuring Big Data Architect in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Big Data
2 16 (94.12%) Hadoop
3 12 (70.59%) Data Architecture
4 11 (64.71%) Apache Spark
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
6 7 (41.18%) Kafka
7 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (35.29%) Data Strategy
7 6 (35.29%) Analytics
8 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
8 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
8 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (23.53%) Hortonworks
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (23.53%) ETL
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) Python
10 3 (17.65%) Migration
10 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
10 3 (17.65%) Data Management
10 3 (17.65%) Scala
10 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
11 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (11.76%) Terraform
11 2 (11.76%) Cosmos DB

Big Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (64.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Big Data
2 16 (94.12%) Hadoop
3 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (17.65%) Data Lake
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
6 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (11.76%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (5.88%) HBase
7 1 (5.88%) HDInsight
7 1 (5.88%) Power BI
7 1 (5.88%) QlikView
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Kafka
2 1 (5.88%) Akka
2 1 (5.88%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Data Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
4 6 (35.29%) Analytics
4 6 (35.29%) Data Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.76%) Coaching
8 2 (11.76%) Data Science
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Scala
3 2 (11.76%) R
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
2 1 (5.88%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cloudera
2 4 (23.53%) Hortonworks
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Databricks
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Netezza
4 1 (5.88%) RapidMiner
4 1 (5.88%) Tableau