Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 449 409
Rank change year-on-year +67 -40 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 158 108 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.36% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 135 86 127
South East median annual salary £68,000 £75,000 £68,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +10.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £48,750 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £76,750 £75,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +2.33% -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 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 27,715 29,370 33,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.71% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,071 24,548 28,394
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +45 52 £67,500 +3.85% 5
Thames Valley +5 47 £70,000 -9.68% 5
Berkshire -2 28 £71,250 -8.06% 2
Hampshire -3 27 £68,750 -8.33% 8
West Sussex +4 18 £85,000 +30.77%
Oxfordshire +16 13 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £77,500 +34.78% 2
East Sussex - 6 £57,500 - 1
Sussex - 4 £77,500 -
Kent +10 2 £60,000 -20.00%
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 113 (71.52%) Data Modelling
2 86 (54.43%) Data Warehouse
3 78 (49.37%) Business Intelligence
4 75 (47.47%) Data Architecture
5 70 (44.30%) Big Data
6 67 (42.41%) Data Integration
7 65 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (40.51%) SQL
9 63 (39.87%) Finance
10 58 (36.71%) Oracle
11 45 (28.48%) Relational Database
12 42 (26.58%) Data Analysis
13 40 (25.32%) Analytics
14 37 (23.42%) TOGAF
15 35 (22.15%) Data Management
15 35 (22.15%) SDLC
16 34 (21.52%) ETL
17 33 (20.89%) Microsoft
17 33 (20.89%) Data Governance
18 32 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (20.25%) PL/SQL
19 31 (19.62%) Unix
19 31 (19.62%) Data Strategy
20 29 (18.35%) Data Quality
21 28 (17.72%) Scrum
22 27 (17.09%) Internet
22 27 (17.09%) Data Acquisition
23 23 (14.56%) Migration
24 22 (13.92%) Hadoop
25 21 (13.29%) NoSQL

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 (10.76%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.16%) Apache
3 4 (2.53%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.53%) SAS
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (9.49%) PaaS
4 10 (6.33%) IaaS
4 10 (6.33%) SaaS
5 5 (3.16%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.27%) Apigee
6 2 (1.27%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) Broadband
2 2 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (54.43%) Data Warehouse
2 70 (44.30%) Big Data
3 45 (28.48%) Relational Database
4 22 (13.92%) Hadoop
5 21 (13.29%) NoSQL
5 21 (13.29%) SQL Server
6 17 (10.76%) RDBMS
7 13 (8.23%) Data Lake
8 8 (5.06%) MySQL
8 8 (5.06%) Power BI
8 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.16%) Star Schema
12 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.53%) OLAP
12 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (2.53%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.06%) ERwin
3 3 (1.90%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (1.90%) RStudio
4 2 (1.27%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) Toad
General
1 63 (39.87%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Publishing
2 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.86%) Kafka
2 12 (7.59%) Middleware
3 9 (5.70%) MDX
4 3 (1.90%) TensorFlow
5 2 (1.27%) XML
6 1 (0.63%) Akka
6 1 (0.63%) D3.js
6 1 (0.63%) J2EE
6 1 (0.63%) JSON
6 1 (0.63%) Leaflet
6 1 (0.63%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.63%) XBRL
6 1 (0.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.59%) Taxonomies
3 11 (6.96%) User Experience
4 10 (6.33%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.70%) Reinsurance
6 7 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.16%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.27%) Fintech
9 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.62%) Unix
2 2 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (71.52%) Data Modelling
2 78 (49.37%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (47.47%) Data Architecture
4 67 (42.41%) Data Integration
5 65 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (26.58%) Data Analysis
7 40 (25.32%) Analytics
8 37 (23.42%) TOGAF
9 35 (22.15%) Data Management
9 35 (22.15%) SDLC
10 34 (21.52%) ETL
11 33 (20.89%) Data Governance
12 31 (19.62%) Data Strategy
13 28 (17.72%) Scrum
14 27 (17.09%) Data Acquisition
15 23 (14.56%) Migration
16 21 (13.29%) IT Strategy
17 20 (12.66%) Logical Data Model
18 19 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (11.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.51%) SQL
2 32 (20.25%) PL/SQL
3 12 (7.59%) T-SQL
4 10 (6.33%) R
5 9 (5.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (3.16%) Scala
7 3 (1.90%) Python
8 2 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (10.13%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (1.90%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.90%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.27%) PMP
4 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) OCA
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.35%) Data Quality
2 12 (7.59%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) PA-DSS
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.90%) Kibana
1 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.90%) Puppet
1 3 (1.90%) Terraform
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (36.71%) Oracle
2 33 (20.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.70%) Hortonworks
4 7 (4.43%) Ab Initio
4 7 (4.43%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (4.43%) Tableau
5 6 (3.80%) SAP
5 6 (3.80%) Teradata
6 5 (3.16%) Alteryx
6 5 (3.16%) Cisco
6 5 (3.16%) EMC
6 5 (3.16%) NetApp
6 5 (3.16%) Talend
6 5 (3.16%) VMware
7 4 (2.53%) Citrix
7 4 (2.53%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.90%) Databricks
8 3 (1.90%) F5
8 3 (1.90%) Netezza
9 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft