Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 487 515
Rank change year-on-year -54 +28 +122
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 810 967 1,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 656 758 937
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £101,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

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 January 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
England -40 780 £75,000 - 105
London -82 426 £80,000 - 64
UK excluding London +10 362 £65,000 -7.14% 51
South East -17 116 £75,000 +7.14% 16
North of England +22 92 £65,000 -7.14% 11
Midlands +59 83 £66,250 +3.92% 3
West Midlands +51 67 £70,000 +12.00% 1
North West +3 47 £65,000 +6.12% 8
South West +21 44 £57,500 -7.63% 6
Yorkshire +20 43 £65,000 -7.14% 2
East of England -11 22 £78,000 +4.00% 6
East Midlands +31 16 £50,000 -39.39% 2
Scotland -48 12 £66,000 -7.69% 4
Wales +19 7 £49,500 -1.00% 6
North East -16 2 £68,014 +51.14% 1

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 405 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 360 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 356 (43.95%) Business Intelligence
4 342 (42.22%) Data Warehouse
5 303 (37.41%) Analytics
6 291 (35.93%) Data Management
7 283 (34.94%) Big Data
8 250 (30.86%) Data Governance
9 244 (30.12%) Finance
10 218 (26.91%) ETL
11 209 (25.80%) SQL
12 200 (24.69%) SQL Server
13 184 (22.72%) Hadoop
14 183 (22.59%) Data Integration
15 161 (19.88%) Data Quality
16 157 (19.38%) Migration
16 157 (19.38%) Data Strategy
17 137 (16.91%) Microsoft
18 136 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
19 134 (16.54%) TOGAF
20 132 (16.30%) NoSQL
21 131 (16.17%) Oracle
22 129 (15.93%) Apache Spark
23 126 (15.56%) Master Data Management
24 123 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
25 115 (14.20%) Enterprise Architecture
26 109 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
27 103 (12.72%) Data Analytics
28 102 (12.59%) Data Migration
29 88 (10.86%) 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
1 129 (15.93%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.10%) Apache Pig
2 17 (2.10%) SAS
3 16 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.60%) Apache
5 10 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.99%) Luigi
7 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.25%) CMS
10 2 (0.25%) Mule
11 1 (0.12%) Confluence
11 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.86%) SPSS
3 4 (0.49%) Weka
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 123 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 109 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (2.72%) SaaS
5 16 (1.98%) PaaS
6 14 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
7 12 (1.48%) IaaS
8 11 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.86%) Office 365
11 6 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 3 (0.37%) GitHub
14 3 (0.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.62%) Kerberos
2 3 (0.37%) Firewall
2 3 (0.37%) SMS
3 2 (0.25%) IPsec
3 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.25%) WAN
4 1 (0.12%) 802.11
4 1 (0.12%) DHCP
4 1 (0.12%) DNS
4 1 (0.12%) Internet
4 1 (0.12%) LAN
4 1 (0.12%) MPLS
4 1 (0.12%) Network Security
4 1 (0.12%) Skype
4 1 (0.12%) VLAN
4 1 (0.12%) VPN
4 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (42.22%) Data Warehouse
2 283 (34.94%) Big Data
3 200 (24.69%) SQL Server
4 184 (22.72%) Hadoop
5 132 (16.30%) NoSQL
6 82 (10.12%) Data Lake
7 68 (8.40%) Apache Hive
8 63 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 62 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 56 (6.91%) Relational Database
11 54 (6.67%) HBase
12 49 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 43 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 41 (5.06%) QlikView
15 39 (4.81%) MongoDB
16 38 (4.69%) Power BI
17 33 (4.07%) Sqoop
18 28 (3.46%) RDBMS
18 28 (3.46%) Star Schema
19 24 (2.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (3.33%) ERwin
2 8 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.62%) JIRA
3 5 (0.62%) LSMW
3 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.25%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.12%) Maven
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 244 (30.12%) Finance
2 67 (8.27%) Banking
3 57 (7.04%) Retail
4 37 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.46%) Marketing
6 13 (1.60%) Publishing
7 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.99%) Advertising
9 7 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.74%) Legal
11 5 (0.62%) Electronics
11 5 (0.62%) Law
11 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.49%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.25%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Games
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
14 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.91%) Kafka
2 39 (4.81%) Web Services
3 29 (3.58%) MDX
3 29 (3.58%) XML
4 19 (2.35%) Middleware
5 13 (1.60%) .NET
5 13 (1.60%) Spark Streaming
6 12 (1.48%) REST
7 10 (1.23%) SOAP
8 9 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (0.99%) JSON
9 8 (0.99%) NumPy
9 8 (0.99%) Pandas
9 8 (0.99%) PySpark
9 8 (0.99%) Samza
9 8 (0.99%) scikit-learn
10 7 (0.86%) Apache Avro
10 7 (0.86%) XSD
11 6 (0.74%) FpML
11 6 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 88 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (7.28%) Management Information System
3 38 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 32 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (3.58%) Data Structures
6 29 (3.58%) Virtual Team
7 19 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.10%) Taxonomies
9 12 (1.48%) CCTV
10 11 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.23%) Fintech
12 9 (1.11%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.11%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.11%) Video\Live Streaming
13 6 (0.74%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.74%) Life Science
14 5 (0.62%) Clustering
14 5 (0.62%) PKI
14 5 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.69%) Linux
2 9 (1.11%) Unix
2 9 (1.11%) Windows
3 2 (0.25%) Mesosphere
4 1 (0.12%) Android
4 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 360 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 356 (43.95%) Business Intelligence
4 303 (37.41%) Analytics
5 291 (35.93%) Data Management
6 250 (30.86%) Data Governance
7 218 (26.91%) ETL
8 183 (22.59%) Data Integration
9 157 (19.38%) Data Strategy
9 157 (19.38%) Migration
10 136 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
11 134 (16.54%) TOGAF
12 126 (15.56%) Master Data Management
13 115 (14.20%) Enterprise Architecture
14 103 (12.72%) Data Analytics
15 102 (12.59%) Data Migration
16 85 (10.49%) Logical Data Model
17 82 (10.12%) CRM
18 67 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
19 64 (7.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 209 (25.80%) SQL
2 76 (9.38%) Python
3 74 (9.14%) Java
4 35 (4.32%) T-SQL
5 34 (4.20%) Scala
6 28 (3.46%) C#
7 17 (2.10%) R
8 15 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 14 (1.73%) Perl
9 14 (1.73%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.23%) PHP
11 9 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.86%) Ruby
13 5 (0.62%) C++
14 4 (0.49%) C
14 4 (0.49%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.25%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.25%) CQL
Qualifications
1 62 (7.65%) Degree
2 22 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.85%) PhD
4 9 (1.11%) MBA
5 8 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.37%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) CCIE
7 2 (0.25%) CEH
7 2 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CISM
7 2 (0.25%) CISSP
7 2 (0.25%) GIAC
7 2 (0.25%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.25%) SSCP
8 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (19.88%) Data Quality
2 62 (7.65%) GDPR
3 22 (2.72%) GCP
4 18 (2.22%) QA
5 4 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) HL7
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) MiFID
6 1 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 26 (3.21%) HDFS
2 25 (3.09%) Apache Flume
3 12 (1.48%) Docker
4 9 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.25%) MapR-FS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.10%) Hadoop YARN
3 11 (1.36%) Puppet
4 8 (0.99%) Oozie
5 6 (0.74%) Ambari
6 4 (0.49%) Ansible
7 3 (0.37%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.37%) Mesos
8 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.25%) Terraform
8 2 (0.25%) yum
9 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.12%) Packer
9 1 (0.12%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 137 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 131 (16.17%) Oracle
3 76 (9.38%) Tableau
4 46 (5.68%) Talend
5 43 (5.31%) SAP
6 40 (4.94%) Cloudera
7 39 (4.81%) Informatica
8 36 (4.44%) Hortonworks
9 34 (4.20%) Google
10 33 (4.07%) IBM
10 33 (4.07%) Teradata
11 22 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.98%) TIBCO
13 12 (1.48%) Netezza
14 10 (1.23%) Adobe
14 10 (1.23%) Cognos
14 10 (1.23%) Greenplum
15 9 (1.11%) MapR
16 8 (0.99%) Twitter
17 6 (0.74%) Sybase