The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 493 533
Rank change year-on-year +15 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 427 532 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.53% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 352 397 383
Median salary £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £102,750 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Architect in the job title.

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the UK

Data Architect
Top 30 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 March 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 +2 398 £76,000 +1.33% 38
London +13 226 £82,500 +3.12% 21
South East +61 69 £67,500 -10.00% 6
City of London +32 32 £90,000 +18.03% 9
Yorkshire +19 24 £70,000 +19.14% 4
West Yorkshire +7 24 £70,000 +21.73% 4
West Midlands +41 22 £42,500 -37.03%
East of England +1 22 £75,000 +15.38% 1
North West +3 21 £60,000 -
Hampshire +37 15 £67,500 +10.20% 1
Scotland +27 14 £78,750 +26.00% 2
Edinburgh +15 14 £78,750 +21.15% 2
Hertfordshire +9 14 £78,750 +21.15%
West Sussex +10 13 £51,250 -26.78% 1
Halifax - 13 £70,000 - 1
Surrey +44 12 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Warwickshire +38 12 £41,250 -36.53%
Berkshire +15 12 £88,750 +14.51% 1
Leeds -1 11 £77,500 +38.39% 3
Brighton - 11 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 11 £65,000 -
Manchester -20 10 £75,000 +59.57%
South West +25 8 £53,750 -23.21% 2
Birmingham +24 8 £54,250 -13.88%
Buckinghamshire +20 8 £87,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +16 8 £87,000 - 1
East Midlands -9 8 £75,000 +42.85% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £95,000 -
Ipswich +35 5 £47,500 -36.66%
Suffolk +26 5 £47,500 -36.66%

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 359 (41.26%) Data Modelling
2 339 (38.97%) Data Architecture
3 328 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
4 324 (37.24%) Big Data
5 299 (34.37%) Business Intelligence
6 286 (32.87%) Analytics
7 244 (28.05%) Finance
8 243 (27.93%) Hadoop
9 225 (25.86%) ETL
10 218 (25.06%) Data Management
11 183 (21.03%) Oracle
12 170 (19.54%) SQL
13 167 (19.20%) SQL Server
14 158 (18.16%) Microsoft
15 139 (15.98%) Data Integration
16 137 (15.75%) Apache Spark
17 136 (15.63%) Data Quality
18 133 (15.29%) TOGAF
19 129 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
20 121 (13.91%) Migration
21 116 (13.33%) Data Governance
22 109 (12.53%) Apache Hive
22 109 (12.53%) NoSQL
23 108 (12.41%) Relational Database
24 101 (11.61%) Enterprise Architecture
25 96 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
26 93 (10.69%) Java
26 93 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
27 92 (10.57%) Degree
28 89 (10.23%) Master Data Management

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
1 137 (15.75%) Apache Spark
2 67 (7.70%) Apache Pig
3 26 (2.99%) Apache
4 24 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (2.64%) SAS
6 11 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.26%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.23%) CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Confluence
10 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.23%) JBoss
10 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.11%) Mule
Applications
1 65 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.38%) MS Office
3 7 (0.80%) SPSS Modeler
4 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 93 (10.69%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (1.72%) PaaS
5 12 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
7 8 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.69%) IaaS
10 4 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.23%) Heroku
11 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.23%) SaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.11%) GitHub
12 1 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.72%) Internet
2 7 (0.80%) Kerberos
2 7 (0.80%) SAN
3 6 (0.69%) LDAP
4 5 (0.57%) Firewall
4 5 (0.57%) HTTP
5 4 (0.46%) LAN
6 3 (0.34%) Broadband
6 3 (0.34%) DNS
6 3 (0.34%) Network Security
6 3 (0.34%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.34%) WAN
6 3 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.23%) FTP
7 2 (0.23%) Skype
7 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
2 324 (37.24%) Big Data
3 243 (27.93%) Hadoop
4 167 (19.20%) SQL Server
5 109 (12.53%) Apache Hive
5 109 (12.53%) NoSQL
6 108 (12.41%) Relational Database
7 86 (9.89%) RDBMS
8 71 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (7.01%) HBase
10 59 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 58 (6.67%) Sqoop
12 53 (6.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 48 (5.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 40 (4.60%) Power BI
14 40 (4.60%) QlikView
15 38 (4.37%) MongoDB
16 30 (3.45%) Pentaho
17 29 (3.33%) Impala
18 27 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 42 (4.83%) ERwin
2 38 (4.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.80%) Toad
5 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.69%) XMLSpy
6 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.23%) JIRA
7 2 (0.23%) MagicDraw
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.11%) JUnit
8 1 (0.11%) Maven
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.11%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 244 (28.05%) Finance
2 82 (9.43%) Retail
3 68 (7.82%) Banking
4 28 (3.22%) Advertising
4 28 (3.22%) Marketing
5 27 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.76%) Legal
7 20 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.49%) Games
9 10 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.92%) Publishing
11 7 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.57%) Electronics
12 5 (0.57%) French Language
12 5 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.46%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.46%) Front Office
13 4 (0.46%) German Language
13 4 (0.46%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (7.47%) Web Services
2 62 (7.13%) Kafka
3 41 (4.71%) .NET
4 37 (4.25%) XML
5 25 (2.87%) Middleware
6 17 (1.95%) Java EE
7 11 (1.26%) ASP.NET
7 11 (1.26%) MDX
7 11 (1.26%) XML Messaging
8 10 (1.15%) Spring
9 9 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (0.92%) JSON
11 7 (0.80%) REST
12 6 (0.69%) SPNEGO
12 6 (0.69%) XSD
13 5 (0.57%) Spark Streaming
14 4 (0.46%) Apache Flex
14 4 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 96 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.01%) Management Information System
3 51 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 32 (3.68%) Data Structures
6 27 (3.10%) Algorithms
6 27 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.18%) Reference Data
8 13 (1.49%) Clustering
8 13 (1.49%) Market Risk
9 9 (1.03%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.03%) Fintech
9 9 (1.03%) Life Science
10 8 (0.92%) Taxonomies
11 7 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
12 6 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.69%) Online Games
13 5 (0.57%) CMDB
13 5 (0.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.17%) Linux
2 33 (3.79%) Unix
3 9 (1.03%) Windows
4 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (41.26%) Data Modelling
2 339 (38.97%) Data Architecture
3 299 (34.37%) Business Intelligence
4 286 (32.87%) Analytics
5 225 (25.86%) ETL
6 218 (25.06%) Data Management
7 139 (15.98%) Data Integration
8 133 (15.29%) TOGAF
9 129 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
10 121 (13.91%) Migration
11 116 (13.33%) Data Governance
12 101 (11.61%) Enterprise Architecture
13 89 (10.23%) Master Data Management
14 80 (9.20%) MapReduce
14 80 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 79 (9.08%) Data Analytics
15 79 (9.08%) Logical Data Model
16 73 (8.39%) Data Migration
17 65 (7.47%) E-Commerce
17 65 (7.47%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 170 (19.54%) SQL
2 93 (10.69%) Java
3 79 (9.08%) Python
4 37 (4.25%) C#
5 36 (4.14%) R
6 23 (2.64%) C
7 15 (1.72%) Scala
8 14 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.49%) PHP
10 11 (1.26%) C++
10 11 (1.26%) Ruby
11 10 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 9 (1.03%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.03%) Perl
13 5 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.34%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.23%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.23%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (10.57%) Degree
2 20 (2.30%) PhD
3 18 (2.07%) Postgraduate
4 15 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.69%) ISEB
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.46%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.46%) PMP
8 3 (0.34%) CCNP
8 3 (0.34%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CCIE
9 2 (0.23%) CISM
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) GIAC
9 2 (0.23%) MCP
9 2 (0.23%) MCSA
10 1 (0.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (15.63%) Data Quality
2 14 (1.61%) GDPR
2 14 (1.61%) MiFID
3 12 (1.38%) QA
4 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.34%) GCP
6 1 (0.11%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (6.67%) HDFS
2 44 (5.06%) Apache Flume
3 11 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.57%) Docker
5 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (2.18%) Oozie
3 15 (1.72%) Puppet
4 13 (1.49%) Ansible
5 4 (0.46%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 183 (21.03%) Oracle
2 158 (18.16%) Microsoft
3 64 (7.36%) Tableau
4 58 (6.67%) Informatica
4 58 (6.67%) Teradata
5 47 (5.40%) IBM
6 38 (4.37%) Talend
7 32 (3.68%) Hortonworks
8 30 (3.45%) Cloudera
9 24 (2.76%) Cognos
10 16 (1.84%) Netezza
10 16 (1.84%) TIBCO
11 15 (1.72%) Google
12 14 (1.61%) Cisco
12 14 (1.61%) MapR
13 12 (1.38%) VMware
14 11 (1.26%) HP
14 11 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (1.26%) SAP
15 9 (1.03%) EMC
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Today
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10-20%), Pension, Medical,
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10-20%), Pension, Medical,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Empiric.com
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Annual Salary + Benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £60k, dependent on experience + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £71500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Travel Allowence
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Tectre Limited
Salary: £60,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Thornton Gregory
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago