The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 507 535
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 368 492 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 269 364 415
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,875 £50,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the UK

Data Architect
Top 9 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 350 £75,000 - 43
London -22 190 £80,000 - 19
UK excluding London -23 159 £65,000 - 24
South East +22 49 £67,500 -0.73% 5
North of England +7 42 £65,000 +2.67% 7
Midlands +5 36 £57,500 -4.16% 6
East of England -40 18 £66,250 +1.92% 1
South West +2 15 £80,000 - 5
Scotland -5 2 £75,000 +36.36%

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 382 (48.05%) Data Modelling
2 327 (41.13%) Data Architecture
3 303 (38.11%) Data Warehouse
4 298 (37.48%) Big Data
5 269 (33.84%) Business Intelligence
6 259 (32.58%) Analytics
7 247 (31.07%) Finance
8 228 (28.68%) ETL
9 217 (27.30%) Hadoop
10 208 (26.16%) Data Management
11 167 (21.01%) TOGAF
12 158 (19.87%) SQL Server
13 155 (19.50%) Microsoft
14 150 (18.87%) Data Quality
15 148 (18.62%) Data Strategy
16 143 (17.99%) Migration
17 138 (17.36%) SQL
18 136 (17.11%) Oracle
19 132 (16.60%) Data Governance
20 127 (15.97%) Relational Database
21 125 (15.72%) Data Integration
22 122 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
23 121 (15.22%) Apache Spark
24 116 (14.59%) NoSQL
25 105 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
26 104 (13.08%) Data Migration
27 101 (12.70%) Java
28 99 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
28 99 (12.45%) Apache Hive
29 98 (12.33%) Analytical Skills

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
1 121 (15.22%) Apache Spark
2 34 (4.28%) Apache Pig
3 22 (2.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (2.64%) Apache
5 20 (2.52%) SAS
6 16 (2.01%) Apache Solr
7 11 (1.38%) CMS
8 10 (1.26%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.13%) JBoss
11 1 (0.13%) Mule
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.25%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 88 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
5 10 (1.26%) PaaS
6 5 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
7 4 (0.50%) IaaS
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.38%) Data Lake Analytics
8 3 (0.38%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.64%) Internet
2 9 (1.13%) Kerberos
3 7 (0.88%) LDAP
4 6 (0.75%) Firewall
4 6 (0.75%) HTTP
4 6 (0.75%) Skype
5 5 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.50%) SAN
7 2 (0.25%) DNS
7 2 (0.25%) VPN
8 1 (0.13%) BGP
8 1 (0.13%) DHCP
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) LAN
8 1 (0.13%) MPLS
8 1 (0.13%) OSPF
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (38.11%) Data Warehouse
2 298 (37.48%) Big Data
3 217 (27.30%) Hadoop
4 158 (19.87%) SQL Server
5 127 (15.97%) Relational Database
6 116 (14.59%) NoSQL
7 99 (12.45%) Apache Hive
8 91 (11.45%) RDBMS
9 85 (10.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 66 (8.30%) HBase
11 63 (7.92%) Apache Cassandra
12 58 (7.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 54 (6.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 53 (6.67%) Data Lake
15 45 (5.66%) QlikView
16 41 (5.16%) MongoDB
17 35 (4.40%) Power BI
18 31 (3.90%) Sqoop
19 30 (3.77%) MySQL
20 29 (3.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (4.91%) ERwin
2 35 (4.40%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.13%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.13%) RStudio
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.13%) XMLSpy
General
1 247 (31.07%) Finance
2 78 (9.81%) Retail
3 62 (7.80%) Banking
4 30 (3.77%) Marketing
5 27 (3.40%) Advertising
6 25 (3.14%) Legal
7 19 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.38%) Games
11 7 (0.88%) French Language
11 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.63%) Electronics
14 4 (0.50%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.50%) German Language
14 4 (0.50%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.38%) Back Office
15 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (8.93%) Kafka
2 55 (6.92%) Web Services
3 52 (6.54%) XML
4 29 (3.65%) XML Messaging
5 22 (2.77%) SOAP
6 16 (2.01%) .NET
7 14 (1.76%) REST
7 14 (1.76%) RESTful
8 12 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (1.38%) Middleware
10 9 (1.13%) JSON
11 8 (1.01%) EDIFACT
11 8 (1.01%) iXBRL
11 8 (1.01%) WSDL
11 8 (1.01%) XSD
12 7 (0.88%) Spring
13 6 (0.75%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.75%) Java EE
14 5 (0.63%) MDX
14 5 (0.63%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 62 (7.80%) Data Structures
4 38 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (3.52%) Data Centre
6 28 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.26%) Reference Data
8 17 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.26%) Clustering
10 9 (1.13%) Life Science
11 7 (0.88%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.88%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.88%) Replication
11 7 (0.88%) Taxonomies
12 6 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.75%) Internet of Things
12 6 (0.75%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.63%) Cyber Attack
13 5 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.03%) Linux
2 12 (1.51%) Unix
3 6 (0.75%) Windows
4 4 (0.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.25%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (48.05%) Data Modelling
2 327 (41.13%) Data Architecture
3 269 (33.84%) Business Intelligence
4 259 (32.58%) Analytics
5 228 (28.68%) ETL
6 208 (26.16%) Data Management
7 167 (21.01%) TOGAF
8 148 (18.62%) Data Strategy
9 143 (17.99%) Migration
10 132 (16.60%) Data Governance
11 125 (15.72%) Data Integration
12 122 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
13 105 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 104 (13.08%) Data Migration
15 99 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 85 (10.69%) Logical Data Model
17 84 (10.57%) Master Data Management
18 81 (10.19%) Data Analytics
19 76 (9.56%) SOA
20 75 (9.43%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 138 (17.36%) SQL
2 101 (12.70%) Java
3 71 (8.93%) Python
4 30 (3.77%) R
5 28 (3.52%) Scala
6 25 (3.14%) C#
7 19 (2.39%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.39%) T-SQL
8 18 (2.26%) Ruby
9 14 (1.76%) C
10 13 (1.64%) C++
10 13 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.01%) ABAP
11 8 (1.01%) Perl
12 6 (0.75%) PHP
13 3 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.25%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.13%) Clojure
15 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (9.31%) Degree
2 12 (1.51%) PhD
3 10 (1.26%) Postgraduate
4 8 (1.01%) CITP
5 7 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.38%) ISEB
8 2 (0.25%) CCNP
8 2 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.25%) MBA
8 2 (0.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.13%) CISM
9 1 (0.13%) HNC
9 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (18.87%) Data Quality
2 32 (4.03%) GDPR
3 12 (1.51%) GCP
3 12 (1.51%) MiFID
4 10 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.75%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.63%) QA
7 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.25%) FATCA
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (5.41%) HDFS
2 24 (3.02%) Apache Flume
3 14 (1.76%) Docker
4 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (1.51%) Oozie
3 9 (1.13%) Ansible
3 9 (1.13%) Puppet
4 3 (0.38%) Ambari
5 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.13%) QRadar
6 1 (0.13%) yum
Vendors
1 155 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 136 (17.11%) Oracle
3 57 (7.17%) Teradata
4 51 (6.42%) Informatica
4 51 (6.42%) Tableau
5 46 (5.79%) Cloudera
6 38 (4.78%) Hortonworks
7 35 (4.40%) Talend
8 31 (3.90%) IBM
9 30 (3.77%) Google
9 30 (3.77%) SAP
10 28 (3.52%) MapR
11 21 (2.64%) Cognos
12 20 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.38%) Ab Initio
14 10 (1.26%) Cisco
14 10 (1.26%) TIBCO
15 9 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
16 8 (1.01%) Alteryx
16 8 (1.01%) Netezza
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: 10% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + generous bonus and car allowance plus much more!
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80k - £90k base + £5,000 Sign on + Competitive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 - £85,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £130,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £49000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Click Digital
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HSBC
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Match & Double Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £140000.00 per annum + shares + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £750000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bluewolf
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Kingfisher IT Services
Salary: Negotiable dependent on exp. + Benefits and Bonus potential
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 14 days ago
United Kingdom
UK Hydrographic Office
Salary: £39,196-£44,056 (with the possibility of up to £10,000 recruitment and retention allowance, dependent on skills and experience)
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago