Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £68,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 September 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 402 439 434
Rank change year-on-year +37 -5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 141 101 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 117 84 108
South East median annual salary £68,000 £72,500 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.21% +5.07% +6.15%
10th Percentile £48,750 £60,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

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 28,156 27,990 35,024
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.71% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23,426 23,332 29,574
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the South East

Data Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in the South East

Data Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the South East

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 Data Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Surrey +34 52 £67,500 +3.85% 2
Thames Valley +1 43 £71,250 -10.94% 10
Berkshire -2 27 £72,500 -6.45% 6
Hampshire -6 27 £70,000 -3.45% 2
West Sussex +3 9 £85,000 +30.77%
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £60,000 - 3
East Sussex -14 6 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex - 2 £77,500 -
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 South East region featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 99 (70.21%) Data Modelling
2 72 (51.06%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (50.35%) Data Architecture
4 65 (46.10%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (43.97%) Finance
6 61 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (43.26%) Big Data
7 58 (41.13%) Data Integration
8 57 (40.43%) SQL
9 49 (34.75%) Oracle
10 40 (28.37%) SDLC
11 38 (26.95%) Analytics
12 37 (26.24%) Data Analysis
13 36 (25.53%) TOGAF
13 36 (25.53%) Relational Database
14 35 (24.82%) Data Management
15 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
16 30 (21.28%) Unix
17 28 (19.86%) PL/SQL
17 28 (19.86%) Data Governance
18 27 (19.15%) ETL
18 27 (19.15%) Internet
19 26 (18.44%) Scrum
19 26 (18.44%) Hadoop
19 26 (18.44%) Data Acquisition
20 25 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (17.02%) Data Strategy
21 24 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
22 23 (16.31%) Migration
23 22 (15.60%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (12.06%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.55%) SAS
3 3 (2.13%) Apache
3 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.42%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (15.60%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (8.51%) PaaS
4 8 (5.67%) IaaS
4 8 (5.67%) SaaS
5 4 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.42%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.15%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (51.06%) Data Warehouse
2 61 (43.26%) Big Data
3 36 (25.53%) Relational Database
4 26 (18.44%) Hadoop
5 21 (14.89%) SQL Server
6 16 (11.35%) NoSQL
7 12 (8.51%) Data Lake
8 9 (6.38%) RDBMS
9 8 (5.67%) Power BI
10 6 (4.26%) Apache Hive
10 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (3.55%) MySQL
12 4 (2.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.84%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.84%) HBase
12 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.84%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.55%) ERwin
3 3 (2.13%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (2.13%) RStudio
General
1 62 (43.97%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Marketing
2 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.55%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Billing
5 2 (1.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) Kafka
2 7 (4.96%) Middleware
3 6 (4.26%) MDX
4 3 (2.13%) J2EE
5 2 (1.42%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.71%) Akka
6 1 (0.71%) D3.js
6 1 (0.71%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.26%) Reinsurance
3 6 (4.26%) Taxonomies
3 6 (4.26%) User Experience
4 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.84%) Fintech
4 4 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.28%) Unix
2 2 (1.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (70.21%) Data Modelling
2 71 (50.35%) Data Architecture
3 65 (46.10%) Business Intelligence
4 61 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (41.13%) Data Integration
6 40 (28.37%) SDLC
7 38 (26.95%) Analytics
8 37 (26.24%) Data Analysis
9 36 (25.53%) TOGAF
10 35 (24.82%) Data Management
11 28 (19.86%) Data Governance
12 27 (19.15%) ETL
13 26 (18.44%) Data Acquisition
13 26 (18.44%) Scrum
14 24 (17.02%) Data Strategy
15 23 (16.31%) Migration
16 18 (12.77%) Data Analytics
16 18 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (10.64%) Data Migration
17 15 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (40.43%) SQL
2 28 (19.86%) PL/SQL
3 8 (5.67%) R
4 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (2.84%) Python
6 4 (2.84%) Scala
7 3 (2.13%) Java
8 1 (0.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Degree
1 12 (8.51%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (2.13%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.42%) PMP
4 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.71%) HP ASE
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
4 1 (0.71%) NCIE
4 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.71%) OCA
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.18%) Data Quality
2 10 (7.09%) GDPR
3 3 (2.13%) QA
4 2 (1.42%) PA-DSS
4 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) HDFS
3 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.13%) Puppet
1 3 (2.13%) Terraform
2 1 (0.71%) Kibana
2 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 49 (34.75%) Oracle
2 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.96%) Hortonworks
4 6 (4.26%) Cisco
4 6 (4.26%) EMC
4 6 (4.26%) NetApp
4 6 (4.26%) SAP
4 6 (4.26%) Talend
4 6 (4.26%) VMware
5 5 (3.55%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.55%) Tableau
6 4 (2.84%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.84%) Citrix
6 4 (2.84%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.84%) Teradata
6 4 (2.84%) TOWER Software
7 3 (2.13%) Alteryx
7 3 (2.13%) Dell
7 3 (2.13%) F5
7 3 (2.13%) HP