Period
to 23 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 483 543
Rank change year-on-year -93 +60 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Architect 740 1095 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 583 811 891
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £54,000 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £103,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 168074 187163 212844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 134767 157240 176352
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architect in the UK

Data Architect
Top 14 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 23 September 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 -74 716 £75,000 -3.23% 45
London -102 393 £80,001 -3.03% 22
UK excluding London -21 321 £65,000 - 27
South East -4 101 £72,500 +5.07% 5
Midlands +70 91 £68,750 +14.58%
West Midlands +77 81 £70,000 +7.69%
North of England -16 67 £65,000 +4.00% 7
South West +40 42 £57,500 -25.81% 6
North West -15 36 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Yorkshire +5 30 £65,000 -7.14% 5
East of England -29 29 £74,000 +13.85% 5
East Midlands +2 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Scotland -23 6 £75,000 +36.36% 3
North East +22 1 £50,500 -20.23%

Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 344 (46.49%) Data Modelling
2 322 (43.51%) Data Architecture
3 277 (37.43%) Business Intelligence
4 261 (35.27%) Data Warehouse
5 258 (34.86%) Big Data
6 254 (34.32%) Analytics
7 246 (33.24%) Finance
8 226 (30.54%) Data Management
9 179 (24.19%) ETL
10 168 (22.70%) TOGAF
11 160 (21.62%) Hadoop
12 147 (19.86%) Data Strategy
13 141 (19.05%) Migration
13 141 (19.05%) SQL
14 138 (18.65%) Data Integration
15 137 (18.51%) Data Governance
16 132 (17.84%) NoSQL
17 131 (17.70%) Data Quality
18 127 (17.16%) SQL Server
19 123 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
20 118 (15.95%) Oracle
20 118 (15.95%) Microsoft
21 112 (15.14%) Java
22 111 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
23 103 (13.92%) Data Migration
24 98 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
25 95 (12.84%) Management Information System
26 94 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
27 92 (12.43%) Relational Database
28 91 (12.30%) Apache Spark

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 91 (12.30%) Apache Spark
2 23 (3.11%) SAS
3 20 (2.70%) Apache Pig
4 19 (2.57%) Apache
5 18 (2.43%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (1.76%) Apache Solr
8 12 (1.62%) CMS
9 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.27%) Luigi
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.14%) Confluence
11 1 (0.14%) JBoss
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) SPSS
5 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 94 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (4.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.76%) SaaS
5 11 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (0.95%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 6 (0.81%) PaaS
8 6 (0.81%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.68%) IaaS
10 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.41%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 2 (0.27%) Office 365
12 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.22%) Kerberos
2 8 (1.08%) Skype
3 7 (0.95%) Internet
4 6 (0.81%) Wireless
5 5 (0.68%) Firewall
6 4 (0.54%) LDAP
6 4 (0.54%) VPN
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.41%) HTTP
7 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.27%) Network Security
8 2 (0.27%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) 802.11
9 1 (0.14%) BGP
9 1 (0.14%) DHCP
9 1 (0.14%) DNS
9 1 (0.14%) MPLS
9 1 (0.14%) OSPF
9 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (35.27%) Data Warehouse
2 258 (34.86%) Big Data
3 160 (21.62%) Hadoop
4 132 (17.84%) NoSQL
5 127 (17.16%) SQL Server
6 92 (12.43%) Relational Database
7 67 (9.05%) Apache Hive
8 64 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 60 (8.11%) Data Lake
10 56 (7.57%) RDBMS
11 49 (6.62%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (6.62%) HBase
11 49 (6.62%) QlikView
12 43 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 41 (5.54%) MongoDB
14 40 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 31 (4.19%) Power BI
16 24 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
16 24 (3.24%) MySQL
17 22 (2.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
2 30 (4.05%) ERwin
3 7 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (0.54%) JIRA
5 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.14%) RStudio
7 1 (0.14%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.14%) XMLSpy
General
1 246 (33.24%) Finance
2 88 (11.89%) Banking
3 50 (6.76%) Retail
4 33 (4.46%) Marketing
5 28 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.11%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.97%) Legal
8 14 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.76%) Advertising
9 13 (1.76%) Electronics
10 10 (1.35%) Publishing
11 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.95%) Games
13 5 (0.68%) Back Office
14 4 (0.54%) French Language
15 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.41%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Front Office
16 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (8.24%) XML
2 49 (6.62%) Kafka
3 37 (5.00%) Web Services
4 25 (3.38%) SOAP
5 20 (2.70%) XML Messaging
6 17 (2.30%) REST
7 15 (2.03%) RESTful
8 14 (1.89%) XSD
9 13 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (1.62%) JSON
11 10 (1.35%) Middleware
12 9 (1.22%) WSDL
13 8 (1.08%) EDIFACT
13 8 (1.08%) iXBRL
14 7 (0.95%) Spark Streaming
15 6 (0.81%) FpML
16 5 (0.68%) D3.js
16 5 (0.68%) SAML
17 4 (0.54%) .NET
17 4 (0.54%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 95 (12.84%) Management Information System
2 73 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.49%) Data Structures
4 41 (5.54%) Computer Science
5 38 (5.14%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.97%) Reference Data
7 18 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.89%) CCTV
8 14 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.35%) Replication
10 9 (1.22%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.22%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.95%) Fintech
12 6 (0.81%) Life Science
12 6 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
13 5 (0.68%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.68%) Market Risk
13 5 (0.68%) PKI
13 5 (0.68%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.92%) Linux
2 6 (0.81%) Windows
3 4 (0.54%) Unix
4 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.27%) Mesosphere
5 2 (0.27%) Solaris
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (46.49%) Data Modelling
2 322 (43.51%) Data Architecture
3 277 (37.43%) Business Intelligence
4 254 (34.32%) Analytics
5 226 (30.54%) Data Management
6 179 (24.19%) ETL
7 168 (22.70%) TOGAF
8 147 (19.86%) Data Strategy
9 141 (19.05%) Migration
10 138 (18.65%) Data Integration
11 137 (18.51%) Data Governance
12 123 (16.62%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 103 (13.92%) Data Migration
15 98 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
16 85 (11.49%) SOA
17 83 (11.22%) Logical Data Model
18 78 (10.54%) Master Data Management
19 76 (10.27%) Data Analytics
20 74 (10.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 141 (19.05%) SQL
2 112 (15.14%) Java
3 73 (9.86%) Python
4 41 (5.54%) Scala
5 23 (3.11%) T-SQL
6 22 (2.97%) R
7 20 (2.70%) C#
8 19 (2.57%) JavaScript
9 17 (2.30%) Ruby
10 10 (1.35%) Perl
10 10 (1.35%) PHP
11 9 (1.22%) C
11 9 (1.22%) C++
11 9 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.08%) ABAP
13 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.27%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.14%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 66 (8.92%) Degree
2 16 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.08%) CITP
3 8 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.81%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.81%) PhD
5 4 (0.54%) CCNP
5 4 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.41%) HNC
6 3 (0.41%) ISEB
6 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.27%) MBA
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.14%) ACCA
8 1 (0.14%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.14%) MCSA
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (17.70%) Data Quality
2 40 (5.41%) GDPR
3 24 (3.24%) GCP
4 10 (1.35%) QA
5 9 (1.22%) MiFID
6 8 (1.08%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.68%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.41%) COBIT
11 2 (0.27%) FATCA
12 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (2.97%) HDFS
2 17 (2.30%) Docker
3 12 (1.62%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.81%) Ambari
2 6 (0.81%) Puppet
3 5 (0.68%) Ansible
4 3 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.41%) Oozie
5 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.14%) Terraform
6 1 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 118 (15.95%) Microsoft
1 118 (15.95%) Oracle
2 52 (7.03%) Cloudera
3 47 (6.35%) Informatica
4 42 (5.68%) Tableau
5 40 (5.41%) SAP
5 40 (5.41%) Talend
6 35 (4.73%) Hortonworks
6 35 (4.73%) Teradata
7 27 (3.65%) IBM
8 26 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (3.11%) Google
10 22 (2.97%) MapR
11 12 (1.62%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.22%) Callidus
12 9 (1.22%) Guidewire
13 8 (1.08%) Adobe
13 8 (1.08%) Alteryx
13 8 (1.08%) Cisco
13 8 (1.08%) Cognizant