Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £73,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Data Architect
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 473 524
Rank change year-on-year -107 +51 +121
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 769 1123 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 607 859 952
UK median annual salary £73,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £52,525
90th Percentile £99,250 £102,750 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £68,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.41% +4.62% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architect in the UK

Data Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Architect in the UK

Data Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architect over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the UK

Data Architect
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England -91 745 £75,000 -3.23% 37
London -130 392 £80,000 -3.03% 15
UK excluding London -33 356 £65,000 -4.41% 23
South East -42 109 £74,250 +6.07% 9
Midlands +65 97 £67,500 +17.39% 4
West Midlands +67 84 £70,000 +21.74% 4
North of England +12 83 £60,000 -14.29% 7
South West +23 49 £57,500 -11.54% 1
North West +3 49 £60,000 +2.13% 4
Yorkshire -4 32 £52,500 -25.00% 2
East of England -34 26 £62,500 -7.41% 2
East Midlands +20 13 £50,000 -
Scotland -40 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Wales - 4 £42,612 -
North East - 2 £68,014 - 1

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Data Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Architect in the job title.

1 367 (47.72%) Data Modelling
2 337 (43.82%) Data Architecture
3 323 (42.00%) Business Intelligence
4 303 (39.40%) Data Warehouse
5 282 (36.67%) Data Management
5 282 (36.67%) Analytics
6 252 (32.77%) Big Data
7 247 (32.12%) Finance
8 202 (26.27%) Data Governance
9 187 (24.32%) ETL
10 180 (23.41%) SQL
11 166 (21.59%) SQL Server
12 151 (19.64%) Hadoop
13 148 (19.25%) Migration
14 147 (19.12%) TOGAF
14 147 (19.12%) Data Integration
15 145 (18.86%) Data Quality
16 141 (18.34%) Data Strategy
17 137 (17.82%) Oracle
18 135 (17.56%) NoSQL
19 134 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
20 121 (15.73%) Master Data Management
21 120 (15.60%) Microsoft
22 106 (13.78%) Enterprise Architecture
22 106 (13.78%) Apache Spark
23 105 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
24 102 (13.26%) Data Migration
25 89 (11.57%) Data Analytics
26 88 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
27 86 (11.18%) Banking

Data Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 106 (13.78%) Apache Spark
2 21 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.34%) Apache Pig
4 16 (2.08%) Apache
5 13 (1.69%) SAS
6 9 (1.17%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.78%) Luigi
9 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.26%) Mule
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.13%) Confluence
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.78%) SPSS
4 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 105 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (4.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (2.73%) SaaS
5 14 (1.82%) PaaS
6 12 (1.56%) IaaS
7 10 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.91%) Office 365
10 6 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.78%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 6 (0.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 3 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.26%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.91%) Kerberos
2 6 (0.78%) Wireless
3 5 (0.65%) Skype
4 3 (0.39%) Firewall
4 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.39%) VPN
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.26%) Internet
5 2 (0.26%) IPsec
5 2 (0.26%) LDAP
5 2 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.13%) 802.11
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) MPLS
6 1 (0.13%) SAN
6 1 (0.13%) VLAN
6 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (39.40%) Data Warehouse
2 252 (32.77%) Big Data
3 166 (21.59%) SQL Server
4 151 (19.64%) Hadoop
5 135 (17.56%) NoSQL
6 70 (9.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (8.06%) Data Lake
7 62 (8.06%) Relational Database
8 58 (7.54%) Apache Hive
9 50 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (5.46%) QlikView
12 40 (5.20%) HBase
12 40 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (4.94%) MongoDB
14 37 (4.81%) Power BI
15 33 (4.29%) RDBMS
16 23 (2.99%) MySQL
16 23 (2.99%) Sqoop
17 19 (2.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (5.59%) Talend Open Studio
2 23 (2.99%) ERwin
3 6 (0.78%) JIRA
4 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.39%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.26%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.13%) LSMW
7 1 (0.13%) Maven
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.13%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.13%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.13%) RStudio
7 1 (0.13%) Subversion
General
1 247 (32.12%) Finance
2 86 (11.18%) Banking
3 55 (7.15%) Retail
4 29 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.38%) Marketing
6 16 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.82%) Legal
7 14 (1.82%) Publishing
8 13 (1.69%) Electronics
9 6 (0.78%) Advertising
9 6 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.65%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Front Office
13 2 (0.26%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (5.85%) XML
2 41 (5.33%) Kafka
3 34 (4.42%) Web Services
4 19 (2.47%) Middleware
5 18 (2.34%) MDX
6 17 (2.21%) REST
6 17 (2.21%) SOAP
7 12 (1.56%) Spark Streaming
8 11 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.30%) XSD
10 9 (1.17%) .NET
11 8 (1.04%) JSON
12 6 (0.78%) FpML
12 6 (0.78%) Hibernate
12 6 (0.78%) NumPy
12 6 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (0.78%) Pandas
12 6 (0.78%) Samza
12 6 (0.78%) scikit-learn
12 6 (0.78%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 70 (9.10%) Management Information System
2 66 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 36 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 36 (4.68%) Data Structures
5 28 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 17 (2.21%) CCTV
7 16 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.56%) Reference Data
9 10 (1.30%) Replication
10 9 (1.17%) Fintech
10 9 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.91%) PKI
12 6 (0.78%) Life Science
12 6 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.78%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.78%) Taxonomies
12 6 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
13 5 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.51%) Linux
2 10 (1.30%) Unix
3 7 (0.91%) Windows
4 2 (0.26%) Mesosphere
5 1 (0.13%) Android
5 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.13%) Solaris
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (47.72%) Data Modelling
2 337 (43.82%) Data Architecture
3 323 (42.00%) Business Intelligence
4 282 (36.67%) Analytics
4 282 (36.67%) Data Management
5 202 (26.27%) Data Governance
6 187 (24.32%) ETL
7 148 (19.25%) Migration
8 147 (19.12%) Data Integration
8 147 (19.12%) TOGAF
9 141 (18.34%) Data Strategy
10 134 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
11 121 (15.73%) Master Data Management
12 106 (13.78%) Enterprise Architecture
13 102 (13.26%) Data Migration
14 89 (11.57%) Data Analytics
15 82 (10.66%) Logical Data Model
16 76 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 76 (9.88%) UML
17 71 (9.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 180 (23.41%) SQL
2 85 (11.05%) Java
3 75 (9.75%) Python
4 38 (4.94%) Scala
5 31 (4.03%) T-SQL
6 27 (3.51%) C#
7 13 (1.69%) R
8 12 (1.56%) Perl
9 11 (1.43%) PHP
9 11 (1.43%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.30%) Ruby
11 9 (1.17%) C
11 9 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (0.65%) C++
13 4 (0.52%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.26%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.26%) CQL
Qualifications
1 65 (8.45%) Degree
2 24 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.04%) PhD
4 7 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.52%) MBA
7 3 (0.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.26%) CCIE
8 2 (0.26%) CCNP
8 2 (0.26%) CEH
8 2 (0.26%) CISM
8 2 (0.26%) CISSP
8 2 (0.26%) GIAC
8 2 (0.26%) HNC
8 2 (0.26%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (18.86%) Data Quality
2 50 (6.50%) GDPR
3 27 (3.51%) GCP
4 16 (2.08%) QA
5 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.65%) COBIT
7 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.39%) MiFID
9 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (2.99%) HDFS
2 20 (2.60%) Apache Flume
3 14 (1.82%) Docker
4 6 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.26%) MapR-FS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.04%) Ambari
2 8 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (0.91%) Puppet
4 4 (0.52%) Oozie
5 2 (0.26%) Ansible
5 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.26%) yum
6 1 (0.13%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.13%) Packer
6 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 137 (17.82%) Oracle
2 120 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 54 (7.02%) Tableau
4 44 (5.72%) Cloudera
5 43 (5.59%) Talend
6 42 (5.46%) Informatica
7 38 (4.94%) Hortonworks
8 37 (4.81%) SAP
9 33 (4.29%) IBM
10 28 (3.64%) Teradata
11 23 (2.99%) Google
12 21 (2.73%) MapR
13 18 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.56%) TIBCO
15 10 (1.30%) Adobe
16 8 (1.04%) Ab Initio
16 8 (1.04%) Netezza
17 7 (0.91%) Greenplum
17 7 (0.91%) Splunk
18 6 (0.78%) CA