Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Architecture
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 326 382 431
Rank change year-on-year +56 +49 +42
Permanent jobs citing Data Architecture 778 823 1,042
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.83% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 589 631 806
10th Percentile £44,800 £42,500 £46,713
25th Percentile £56,250 £54,375 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £120,000 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +10.17%

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 79,099 99,556 136,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.52% 92.22% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60,404 79,992 108,656
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,900 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.95% +5.56% -

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 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Top 17 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 23 April 2021. 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 +52 689 £70,000 - 148
London +79 409 £75,000 -1.64% 89
UK excluding London +22 317 £60,000 -4.00% 64
Work from Home -18 149 £70,000 -15.15% 32
North of England +39 85 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South East +57 77 £70,000 -8.20% 16
Yorkshire +36 52 £65,000 +22.07% 4
Midlands -1 46 £62,500 -7.41% 12
West Midlands -7 43 £62,500 -7.41% 11
Scotland +17 32 £50,000 -44.44% 4
East of England +19 31 £95,000 +35.71% 5
South West -43 26 £52,250 -1.42% 6
North West +11 25 £65,000 +8.33% 11
Wales +43 17 £49,450 -8.76%
North East +13 8 £58,750 -9.62% 5
East Midlands +21 3 £57,500 -43.21% 1
Isle of Man - 3 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 353 (45.37%) SQL
2 347 (44.60%) Analytics
3 345 (44.34%) Data Warehouse
4 326 (41.90%) Business Intelligence
5 311 (39.97%) Data Modelling
6 289 (37.15%) Azure
7 273 (35.09%) ETL
8 249 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
9 242 (31.11%) Python
10 234 (30.08%) AWS
11 199 (25.58%) Big Data
12 185 (23.78%) Data Management
13 159 (20.44%) Power Platform
14 158 (20.31%) Power BI
14 158 (20.31%) SQL Server
15 153 (19.67%) Finance
16 150 (19.28%) Data Governance
17 149 (19.15%) Data Lake
18 146 (18.77%) Data Science
19 138 (17.74%) Data Engineering
20 127 (16.32%) Microsoft
21 117 (15.04%) Data Quality
22 114 (14.65%) Visualisation
23 112 (14.40%) Data Strategy
24 111 (14.27%) GCP
25 109 (14.01%) Data Integration
26 105 (13.50%) Data Analytics
26 105 (13.50%) Apache Spark
27 103 (13.24%) DevOps
28 102 (13.11%) Hadoop

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
1 105 (13.50%) Apache Spark
2 42 (5.40%) Apache Airflow
3 31 (3.98%) Apache
4 23 (2.96%) Luigi
5 20 (2.57%) Apache Pig
6 16 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 9 (1.16%) SAS
10 5 (0.64%) Apache Synapse
11 4 (0.51%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.51%) Confluence
11 4 (0.51%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.51%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.39%) Mule
12 3 (0.39%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.26%) Appian
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.51%) SPSS
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Magento
3 4 (0.51%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.26%) SAP MDG
4 2 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.13%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 289 (37.15%) Azure
2 234 (30.08%) AWS
3 159 (20.44%) Power Platform
4 111 (14.27%) GCP
5 86 (11.05%) Azure Data Factory
6 44 (5.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 32 (4.11%) Amazon S3
8 26 (3.34%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 23 (2.96%) Amazon Kinesis
11 22 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (2.83%) Route 53
12 21 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
12 21 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
13 16 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (1.80%) Google Data Studio
15 13 (1.67%) Azure Service Bus
15 13 (1.67%) PaaS
15 13 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.16%) HTTP
2 6 (0.77%) LAN
2 6 (0.77%) WAN
3 5 (0.64%) DMZ
3 5 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (0.64%) Firewall
3 5 (0.64%) FTP
3 5 (0.64%) SAN
3 5 (0.64%) VPN
4 4 (0.51%) Internet
5 3 (0.39%) 802.11
5 3 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.39%) SMS
5 3 (0.39%) SNMP
5 3 (0.39%) SSH
5 3 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (44.34%) Data Warehouse
2 199 (25.58%) Big Data
3 158 (20.31%) Power BI
3 158 (20.31%) SQL Server
4 149 (19.15%) Data Lake
5 102 (13.11%) Hadoop
6 91 (11.70%) NoSQL
7 89 (11.44%) Tableau
8 76 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (8.74%) Snowflake Schema
10 67 (8.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 50 (6.43%) Relational Database
13 44 (5.66%) MySQL
14 43 (5.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 41 (5.27%) Amazon Redshift
16 36 (4.63%) MongoDB
17 31 (3.98%) Amazon RDS
18 27 (3.47%) Apache Hive
19 25 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (3.08%) JIRA
3 16 (2.06%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (1.41%) GitLab
5 10 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.03%) ERwin
6 8 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.39%) ER Studio
8 3 (0.39%) kappa
9 2 (0.26%) Flyway
9 2 (0.26%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.26%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.13%) LSMW
General
1 153 (19.67%) Finance
2 49 (6.30%) Marketing
3 38 (4.88%) Retail
4 29 (3.73%) Banking
4 29 (3.73%) Law
5 22 (2.83%) Advertising
5 22 (2.83%) Games
6 18 (2.31%) Public Sector
7 13 (1.67%) Publishing
8 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.64%) Legal
13 4 (0.51%) Avionics
13 4 (0.51%) Back Office
14 3 (0.39%) Front Office
14 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 322 (41.39%) Architect
2 262 (33.68%) Data Architect
3 157 (20.18%) Data Engineer
4 69 (8.87%) Developer
5 61 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 49 (6.30%) Analyst
7 33 (4.24%) Consultant
8 32 (4.11%) Data Analyst
9 31 (3.98%) Azure Engineer
10 29 (3.73%) AWS Architect
11 27 (3.47%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 25 (3.21%) Big Data Engineer
12 25 (3.21%) Senior Data Engineer
13 23 (2.96%) Azure Architect
14 22 (2.83%) Data Consultant
15 21 (2.70%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
15 21 (2.70%) Cloud Architect
16 20 (2.57%) Enterprise Architect
17 19 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
18 18 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.13%) Kafka
2 35 (4.50%) Web Services
3 32 (4.11%) .NET
4 26 (3.34%) REST
5 17 (2.19%) PySpark
6 15 (1.93%) JSON
7 14 (1.80%) AngularJS
7 14 (1.80%) XML
8 12 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (1.41%) Apache NiFi
9 11 (1.41%) Node.js
10 10 (1.29%) Ajax
10 10 (1.29%) ASP.NET
10 10 (1.29%) HTML
11 9 (1.16%) CSS
11 9 (1.16%) WAMP
12 8 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.90%) Middleware
14 6 (0.77%) MDX
14 6 (0.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.61%) Data Structures
3 38 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.37%) Life Science
5 22 (2.83%) Cloud Native
6 21 (2.70%) User Experience
7 20 (2.57%) Reference Data
8 13 (1.67%) Clustering
8 13 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.41%) Taxonomies
10 10 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (1.03%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.90%) Linked Data
13 7 (0.90%) Semantic Web
14 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.57%) Linux
2 11 (1.41%) Windows
3 9 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 9 (1.16%) Unix
4 5 (0.64%) CentOS
4 5 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (44.60%) Analytics
2 326 (41.90%) Business Intelligence
3 311 (39.97%) Data Modelling
4 273 (35.09%) ETL
5 249 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (23.78%) Data Management
7 150 (19.28%) Data Governance
8 146 (18.77%) Data Science
9 138 (17.74%) Data Engineering
10 114 (14.65%) Visualisation
11 112 (14.40%) Data Strategy
12 109 (14.01%) Data Integration
13 105 (13.50%) Data Analytics
14 103 (13.24%) DevOps
15 88 (11.31%) Migration
16 79 (10.15%) Data Visualisation
17 71 (9.13%) Data Analysis
18 65 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
19 64 (8.23%) Master Data Management
20 61 (7.84%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 353 (45.37%) SQL
2 242 (31.11%) Python
3 58 (7.46%) Java
4 49 (6.30%) C#
5 43 (5.53%) R
6 34 (4.37%) T-SQL
7 33 (4.24%) Scala
8 30 (3.86%) C
9 24 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.70%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (1.03%) VB
13 7 (0.90%) Go
14 6 (0.77%) C++
15 5 (0.64%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.51%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.51%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.51%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.39%) Google Apps Script
17 3 (0.39%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 51 (6.56%) Degree
2 31 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.77%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (15.04%) Data Quality
2 39 (5.01%) GDPR
3 24 (3.08%) QA
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (6.56%) Docker
2 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.39%) HDFS
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.26%) Firmware
4 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (5.14%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.03%) Terraform
3 3 (0.39%) Ansible
3 3 (0.39%) Nagios
4 2 (0.26%) Istio
4 2 (0.26%) Kibana
4 2 (0.26%) Oozie
5 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 127 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 98 (12.60%) Oracle
3 68 (8.74%) Google
4 50 (6.43%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (6.17%) Databricks
6 45 (5.78%) Informatica
7 40 (5.14%) SAP
8 27 (3.47%) IBM
9 19 (2.44%) Talend
10 16 (2.06%) Alteryx
10 16 (2.06%) Cloudera
11 14 (1.80%) Teradata
12 13 (1.67%) MuleSoft
13 9 (1.16%) Siebel
14 8 (1.03%) Cognos
15 7 (0.90%) Adobe
16 5 (0.64%) Ab Initio
16 5 (0.64%) Hortonworks
16 5 (0.64%) Netezza
16 5 (0.64%) Red Hat