Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Architecture over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Architecture
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 370 355 492
Rank change year-on-year -15 +137 +45
Permanent jobs citing Data Architecture 363 1,177 966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.86% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.93% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 327 947 789
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £42,800 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -7.69% +18.18%

Data Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +5.88%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Architecture as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Architecture.

Salary trend for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Architecture over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architecture within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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 -6 344 £67,500 -4.59% 99
UK excluding London +94 182 £62,500 +4.17% 52
London -40 177 £68,500 -14.38% 56
North of England +152 50 £62,500 +27.55% 27
South East +71 39 £70,000 +7.69% 10
Work from Home +22 39 £68,000 +19.04% 9
Midlands +106 35 £65,000 +1.96%
North West +119 34 £68,000 +24.80% 9
South West +82 23 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Midlands +72 23 £60,000 -5.88%
East of England +121 19 £90,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +115 13 £60,000 +32.12% 6
East Midlands +102 12 £70,000 +9.80%
Scotland +59 8 £70,000 +33.33% 7
Wales +40 6 £45,000 +18.42% 1
North East +16 3 - - 12
Northern Ireland +17 1 £85,000 +25.93% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 151 (41.60%) Business Intelligence
2 145 (39.94%) SQL
3 142 (39.12%) Data Modelling
4 131 (36.09%) Analytics
5 129 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
6 124 (34.16%) Azure
7 123 (33.88%) Data Warehouse
8 115 (31.68%) AWS
9 107 (29.48%) SQL Server
10 105 (28.93%) ETL
11 91 (25.07%) Python
11 91 (25.07%) Data Science
12 90 (24.79%) Finance
13 88 (24.24%) Data Governance
14 85 (23.42%) Data Management
15 76 (20.94%) Big Data
16 62 (17.08%) Microsoft
16 62 (17.08%) Power Platform
16 62 (17.08%) Power BI
17 61 (16.80%) Machine Learning
18 59 (16.25%) Visualisation
19 58 (15.98%) Data Quality
20 55 (15.15%) Data Engineering
21 54 (14.88%) Degree
22 50 (13.77%) Data Integration
23 47 (12.95%) Migration
24 46 (12.67%) JavaScript
24 46 (12.67%) DevOps
25 44 (12.12%) GCP
25 44 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services

Data Architecture
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 20 (5.51%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.48%) Apache
3 8 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.93%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.65%) SAS
5 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.10%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.10%) CMS
7 3 (0.83%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.28%) Appian
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.28%) Liferay
9 1 (0.28%) Mule
9 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.10%) SPSS
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.38%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.83%) Actimize
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.55%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 124 (34.16%) Azure
2 115 (31.68%) AWS
3 62 (17.08%) Power Platform
4 44 (12.12%) GCP
5 11 (3.03%) PowerApps
6 10 (2.75%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.75%) PaaS
7 9 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (2.20%) Google Analytics
8 8 (2.20%) Trello
9 7 (1.93%) Office 365
10 5 (1.38%) Amazon Neptune
11 4 (1.10%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (1.10%) SaaS
12 3 (0.83%) GitHub
12 3 (0.83%) IaaS
12 3 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) Broadband
1 2 (0.55%) DNS
1 2 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.28%) AMQP
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (33.88%) Data Warehouse
2 107 (29.48%) SQL Server
3 76 (20.94%) Big Data
4 62 (17.08%) Power BI
5 44 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (11.57%) Snowflake Schema
7 40 (11.02%) NoSQL
7 40 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (9.92%) Hadoop
9 34 (9.37%) Tableau
10 30 (8.26%) Data Lake
11 26 (7.16%) Looker
12 25 (6.89%) OLAP
13 19 (5.23%) BigQuery
14 18 (4.96%) OLTP
14 18 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (4.41%) Relational Database
16 15 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
17 13 (3.58%) RDBMS
18 11 (3.03%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 21 (5.79%) JIRA
2 20 (5.51%) ERwin
3 13 (3.58%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.75%) PowerDesigner
5 7 (1.93%) ER Studio
5 7 (1.93%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.10%) LSMW
7 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.28%) GitLab
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.28%) Spinnaker
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Subversion
General
1 90 (24.79%) Finance
2 33 (9.09%) Marketing
3 19 (5.23%) Banking
4 11 (3.03%) Law
5 9 (2.48%) Front Office
5 9 (2.48%) Retail
6 8 (2.20%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.38%) Advertising
8 5 (1.38%) Back Office
8 5 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.83%) Electronics
10 3 (0.83%) Police
11 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.28%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (40.22%) Architect
2 87 (23.97%) Data Architect
3 71 (19.56%) Developer
4 48 (13.22%) Data Engineer
5 32 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.34%) Analyst
6 23 (6.34%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 21 (5.79%) SQL Developer
8 19 (5.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 15 (4.13%) Data Scientist
10 14 (3.86%) Senior Data Engineer
11 13 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 13 (3.58%) Consultant
12 12 (3.31%) AWS Architect
12 12 (3.31%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.31%) Lead Developer
13 10 (2.75%) Data Consultant
13 10 (2.75%) Data Modeller
13 10 (2.75%) Lead Architect
13 10 (2.75%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.02%) .NET
2 23 (6.34%) Web Services
3 21 (5.79%) React
4 17 (4.68%) Kafka
5 11 (3.03%) HTML
6 10 (2.75%) CSS
7 8 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (1.93%) JSON
8 7 (1.93%) XML
9 6 (1.65%) Apache NiFi
10 5 (1.38%) Django
10 5 (1.38%) Lambda Expressions
10 5 (1.38%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (1.38%) REST
10 5 (1.38%) Shiny
10 5 (1.38%) Velocity
11 4 (1.10%) Anaconda
11 4 (1.10%) D3.js
11 4 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.92%) Management Information System
3 24 (6.61%) Clustering
4 23 (6.34%) Algorithms
5 16 (4.41%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.75%) Reference Data
7 9 (2.48%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.38%) Social Media
8 5 (1.38%) User Experience
9 4 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (1.10%) Life Science
9 4 (1.10%) Linked Data
9 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.10%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.10%) Linux
2 3 (0.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (41.60%) Business Intelligence
2 142 (39.12%) Data Modelling
3 131 (36.09%) Analytics
4 129 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (28.93%) ETL
6 91 (25.07%) Data Science
7 88 (24.24%) Data Governance
8 85 (23.42%) Data Management
9 61 (16.80%) Machine Learning
10 59 (16.25%) Visualisation
11 55 (15.15%) Data Engineering
12 50 (13.77%) Data Integration
13 47 (12.95%) Migration
14 46 (12.67%) DevOps
15 43 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
15 43 (11.85%) Software Engineering
16 40 (11.02%) Data Migration
16 40 (11.02%) Data Strategy
17 39 (10.74%) Decision-Making
18 38 (10.47%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 145 (39.94%) SQL
2 91 (25.07%) Python
3 46 (12.67%) JavaScript
4 41 (11.29%) Java
5 36 (9.92%) C#
6 34 (9.37%) C
7 26 (7.16%) R
8 25 (6.89%) T-SQL
9 17 (4.68%) Scala
10 12 (3.31%) C++
11 9 (2.48%) Ruby
12 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.55%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) ABAP
14 1 (0.28%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.28%) PHP
14 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (14.88%) Degree
2 24 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.31%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.31%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.75%) AWS Certification
6 8 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.28%) PhD
10 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (15.98%) Data Quality
2 16 (4.41%) QA
3 14 (3.86%) GDPR
4 3 (0.83%) MiFID
4 3 (0.83%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) Basel III
5 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.28%) ITGC
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (3.31%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.48%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.10%) Ansible
3 3 (0.83%) Terraform
4 2 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.28%) Istio
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (17.08%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.47%) Oracle
3 35 (9.64%) Google
4 26 (7.16%) SAP
5 18 (4.96%) Informatica
6 16 (4.41%) IBM
7 10 (2.75%) Teradata
8 9 (2.48%) Talend
9 6 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.10%) Netezza
11 3 (0.83%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.83%) Databricks
11 3 (0.83%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.83%) Palantir
11 3 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.55%) Charles River
12 2 (0.55%) FactSet
12 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.55%) Splunk
12 2 (0.55%) TIBCO