Period
to 23 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 348 262 400
Rank change year-on-year -86 +138 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 99 30 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.38% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 94
10th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £51,625
25th Percentile £67,125 £56,375 £61,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £65,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% -18.75% +17.65%
75th Percentile £84,688 £78,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £86,125 £81,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £82,500 £85,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%

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 16,400 7,871 24,723
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 95.95% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11,575 6,525 20,422
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Data Architect in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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 2021. 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
Thames Valley -66 41 £72,000 +15.20% 8
Hampshire -85 37 £75,000 - 5
Berkshire -45 28 £85,000 +30.77% 4
Buckinghamshire -44 13 £70,000 +16.67% 3
West Sussex -12 8 £82,500 +6.45%
Surrey -64 8 £87,500 +45.83% 2
Kent - 2 - - 1
Data Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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 44 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 43 (43.43%) Analytics
3 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.36%) Data Management
4 35 (35.35%) Data Modelling
4 35 (35.35%) Social Skills
5 34 (34.34%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (32.32%) Finance
6 32 (32.32%) SQL
7 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
7 31 (31.31%) ETL
7 31 (31.31%) Security Cleared
8 30 (30.30%) SC Cleared
9 29 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
10 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 25 (25.25%) Oracle
12 24 (24.24%) Linux
13 21 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (21.21%) Azure
13 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (20.20%) Python
15 19 (19.19%) PL/SQL
15 19 (19.19%) Java
15 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (18.18%) Migration
16 18 (18.18%) Scrum
16 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
17 17 (17.17%) C++
17 17 (17.17%) Debian
17 17 (17.17%) Configuration Management

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 5 (5.05%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
3 1 (1.01%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) Azure
2 17 (17.17%) Power Platform
3 8 (8.08%) Snowflake
4 7 (7.07%) IaaS
4 7 (7.07%) PaaS
5 6 (6.06%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (5.05%) AWS
6 5 (5.05%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (4.04%) GCP
8 1 (1.01%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.34%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (31.31%) SQL Server
3 14 (14.14%) Data Lake
4 12 (12.12%) Power BI
5 10 (10.10%) MySQL
6 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
7 6 (6.06%) Big Data
7 6 (6.06%) DB2
7 6 (6.06%) MariaDB
7 6 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
8 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.03%) Metadata
10 2 (2.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.02%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) ERwin
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.01%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 35 (35.35%) Social Skills
2 32 (32.32%) Finance
3 21 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.09%) Banking
5 8 (8.08%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (7.07%) Public Sector
6 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.03%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
8 2 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (2.02%) Law
8 2 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.07%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) Kafka
2 1 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (1.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) CMDB
3 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.05%) Robotics
5 4 (4.04%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.02%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.01%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.24%) Linux
2 17 (17.17%) CentOS
2 17 (17.17%) Debian
2 17 (17.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (17.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Data Architecture
2 43 (43.43%) Analytics
3 36 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (36.36%) Data Management
4 35 (35.35%) Data Modelling
5 31 (31.31%) ETL
6 29 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (19.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (18.18%) Migration
9 18 (18.18%) Scrum
10 17 (17.17%) Coaching
10 17 (17.17%) Configuration Management
10 17 (17.17%) Integration Testing
10 17 (17.17%) Open Source
10 17 (17.17%) Prototyping
10 17 (17.17%) Rapid Prototyping
10 17 (17.17%) Software Architecture
10 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
11 15 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 20 (20.20%) Python
3 19 (19.19%) Java
3 19 (19.19%) PL/SQL
4 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 17 (17.17%) Bash Shell
5 17 (17.17%) C++
6 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.01%) C
7 1 (1.01%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (31.31%) Security Cleared
2 30 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (12.12%) TOGAF Certification
4 10 (10.10%) Degree
5 7 (7.07%) MCP
5 7 (7.07%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.06%) GDPR
3 4 (4.04%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) Ansible
2 2 (2.02%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 25 (25.25%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) Adobe
3 7 (7.07%) Apple
4 6 (6.06%) BiZZdesign
4 6 (6.06%) Databricks
5 5 (5.05%) MuleSoft
5 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.01%) Foundry
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
6 1 (1.01%) Palantir
6 1 (1.01%) Talend