Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Architecture
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 307 390 364
Rank change year-on-year +83 -26 +116
Permanent jobs citing Data Architecture 1,432 393 1,167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.70% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.75% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 994 302 895
10th Percentile £42,875 £42,550 £43,000
25th Percentile £56,397 £53,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -6.90% +3.57%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £103,750 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.44% -3.20% -3.85%

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 120,680 52,120 125,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.35% 92.86% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80,891 43,708 100,921
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.39%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +97 1,294 £72,500 +7.41% 166
London +41 712 £85,000 +21.43% 79
UK excluding London +55 602 £65,000 +7.44% 93
Work from Home -15 330 £70,000 +3.70% 27
North of England -2 175 £64,000 +7.56% 30
South East -6 158 £70,000 +7.69% 30
Midlands -16 127 £58,000 -3.33% 9
West Midlands -4 111 £60,000 -0.41% 7
Yorkshire -10 82 £67,500 +14.41% 6
North West -42 74 £62,500 -8.09% 19
South West -42 56 £62,500 +13.64% 11
East of England -70 49 £67,500 -25.00% 5
Scotland -51 32 £72,500 +20.83% 8
North East -8 19 £50,000 -13.04% 5
East Midlands -57 16 £52,500 +3.96% 2
Wales -50 6 £57,500 +27.78%
Isle of Man +6 4 - -

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 604 (42.18%) SQL
2 586 (40.92%) Data Modelling
3 554 (38.69%) Analytics
4 553 (38.62%) Data Warehouse
5 523 (36.52%) Azure
6 501 (34.99%) Business Intelligence
7 480 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
8 455 (31.77%) ETL
9 408 (28.49%) Data Management
10 387 (27.03%) Social Skills
11 385 (26.89%) Python
12 384 (26.82%) AWS
13 335 (23.39%) Data Governance
14 316 (22.07%) Data Quality
15 308 (21.51%) Big Data
16 298 (20.81%) Finance
17 290 (20.25%) Power Platform
18 284 (19.83%) Power BI
19 273 (19.06%) Data Engineering
20 270 (18.85%) Data Science
21 264 (18.44%) Microsoft
22 257 (17.95%) Data Strategy
23 254 (17.74%) GCP
24 248 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
25 235 (16.41%) Data Lake
26 227 (15.85%) SQL Server
27 202 (14.11%) DevOps
28 200 (13.97%) Visualisation
29 194 (13.55%) Data Pipeline
30 193 (13.48%) Problem-Solving

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
1 126 (8.80%) Apache Spark
2 75 (5.24%) Apache Airflow
3 52 (3.63%) Apache
4 28 (1.96%) SAS
5 25 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.40%) Confluence
7 16 (1.12%) Luigi
8 12 (0.84%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.77%) CMS
10 9 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.35%) Appian
14 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.14%) Apache Pulsar
16 1 (0.070%) Apache Pig
16 1 (0.070%) Jupyter
16 1 (0.070%) nginx
16 1 (0.070%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 33 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.56%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.14%) Figma
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.070%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.42%) Oracle BRM
3 6 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.21%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.21%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.070%) Avolution ABACUS
5 1 (0.070%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.070%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.070%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 523 (36.52%) Azure
2 384 (26.82%) AWS
3 290 (20.25%) Power Platform
4 254 (17.74%) GCP
5 114 (7.96%) Azure Data Factory
5 114 (7.96%) Snowflake
6 67 (4.68%) SaaS
7 65 (4.54%) PaaS
8 61 (4.26%) Serverless
9 45 (3.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 42 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
11 27 (1.89%) Collibra
12 22 (1.54%) Amazon EMR
12 22 (1.54%) Microsoft 365
13 19 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
14 18 (1.26%) Amazon S3
15 16 (1.12%) Azure Logic Apps
15 16 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
16 15 (1.05%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.82%) Broadband
2 17 (1.19%) LAN
3 12 (0.84%) ATM
3 12 (0.84%) DKIM
3 12 (0.84%) WAN
4 11 (0.77%) DNS
5 9 (0.63%) DHCP
5 9 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 9 (0.63%) IPv4
5 9 (0.63%) IPv6
5 9 (0.63%) SMTP
5 9 (0.63%) SNMP
5 9 (0.63%) SSH
5 9 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.49%) Firewall
7 6 (0.42%) SAN
8 4 (0.28%) HTTP
8 4 (0.28%) SSL
9 3 (0.21%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 553 (38.62%) Data Warehouse
2 308 (21.51%) Big Data
3 284 (19.83%) Power BI
4 235 (16.41%) Data Lake
5 227 (15.85%) SQL Server
6 182 (12.71%) Metadata
7 132 (9.22%) NoSQL
8 127 (8.87%) Relational Database
9 126 (8.80%) Tableau
10 120 (8.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 103 (7.19%) Hadoop
12 86 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
13 84 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 81 (5.66%) MySQL
15 74 (5.17%) BigQuery
15 74 (5.17%) MongoDB
16 63 (4.40%) Amazon Redshift
17 49 (3.42%) OLAP
18 42 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 42 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 39 (2.72%) ERwin
3 32 (2.23%) JIRA
3 32 (2.23%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 21 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
6 14 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.91%) Jasmine
8 12 (0.84%) RStudio
9 10 (0.70%) ER Studio
10 8 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.49%) PowerDesigner
12 6 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.21%) Subversion
13 3 (0.21%) Toad
13 3 (0.21%) TortoiseSVN
14 2 (0.14%) Cypress.io
14 2 (0.14%) ProC
14 2 (0.14%) TeamCity
General
1 387 (27.03%) Social Skills
2 298 (20.81%) Finance
3 248 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.75%) Public Sector
5 67 (4.68%) Banking
6 62 (4.33%) Law
7 56 (3.91%) Marketing
8 55 (3.84%) Retail
9 46 (3.21%) Influencing Skills
10 43 (3.00%) Presentation Skills
11 37 (2.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 24 (1.68%) Legal
13 18 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
13 18 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (1.05%) Advertising
14 15 (1.05%) Games
14 15 (1.05%) Social Housing
15 12 (0.84%) Back Office
16 11 (0.77%) Local Government
17 10 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 587 (40.99%) Architect
2 392 (27.37%) Data Architect
3 273 (19.06%) Data Engineer
4 182 (12.71%) Developer
5 152 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
6 74 (5.17%) Senior Architect
7 70 (4.89%) Analyst
7 70 (4.89%) Enterprise Architect
8 62 (4.33%) Data Manager
9 55 (3.84%) Senior Developer
10 52 (3.63%) Data Analyst
11 50 (3.49%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 44 (3.07%) Azure Engineer
12 44 (3.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 42 (2.93%) Azure Architect
14 38 (2.65%) Cloud Architect
15 36 (2.51%) Technical Architect
16 35 (2.44%) Consultant
17 30 (2.09%) Lead Architect
17 30 (2.09%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (7.05%) Kafka
2 72 (5.03%) .NET
3 58 (4.05%) AngularJS
4 50 (3.49%) Web Services
5 34 (2.37%) React
6 31 (2.16%) MDX
6 31 (2.16%) Spring
7 29 (2.03%) Node.js
8 25 (1.75%) PySpark
8 25 (1.75%) REST
8 25 (1.75%) Spring Boot
9 22 (1.54%) HTML
10 21 (1.47%) GraphQL
10 21 (1.47%) RESTful
11 20 (1.40%) Apache Beam
11 20 (1.40%) Middleware
12 15 (1.05%) TensorFlow
13 13 (0.91%) ASP.NET
14 12 (0.84%) CSS
14 12 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.68%) Management Information System
2 109 (7.61%) Data Structures
3 66 (4.61%) Life Science
4 65 (4.54%) Reference Data
5 41 (2.86%) Taxonomies
6 40 (2.79%) Public Cloud
7 36 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 35 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
9 33 (2.30%) Algorithms
10 28 (1.96%) Cloud Native
10 28 (1.96%) User Experience
11 27 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
12 26 (1.82%) Legacy Systems
13 24 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (1.47%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
17 15 (1.05%) Housing Association
17 15 (1.05%) Renewable Energy
18 14 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.51%) Windows
2 24 (1.68%) Linux
3 17 (1.19%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.12%) Unix
4 16 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.28%) Android
5 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (40.92%) Data Modelling
2 554 (38.69%) Analytics
3 501 (34.99%) Business Intelligence
4 480 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
5 455 (31.77%) ETL
6 408 (28.49%) Data Management
7 335 (23.39%) Data Governance
8 273 (19.06%) Data Engineering
9 270 (18.85%) Data Science
10 257 (17.95%) Data Strategy
11 202 (14.11%) DevOps
12 200 (13.97%) Visualisation
13 194 (13.55%) Data Pipeline
14 193 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
15 186 (12.99%) Artificial Intelligence
16 182 (12.71%) Machine Learning
17 171 (11.94%) Migration
18 169 (11.80%) Mentoring
19 152 (10.61%) Data Analytics
20 140 (9.78%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 604 (42.18%) SQL
2 385 (26.89%) Python
3 137 (9.57%) Java
4 109 (7.61%) R
5 87 (6.08%) C#
6 76 (5.31%) JavaScript
7 68 (4.75%) T-SQL
8 38 (2.65%) C++
9 37 (2.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 35 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 33 (2.30%) Scala
12 31 (2.16%) C
13 18 (1.26%) PHP
14 17 (1.19%) Go
14 17 (1.19%) Ruby
15 16 (1.12%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.05%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.84%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.77%) Perl
19 8 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 180 (12.57%) Degree
2 51 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.93%) SC Cleared
4 24 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (1.12%) Master's Degree
6 15 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.70%) PhD
8 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.42%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.21%) ACCA
11 3 (0.21%) CIMA
12 2 (0.14%) MCSE
12 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.14%) Tableau Certification
13 1 (0.070%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.070%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (22.07%) Data Quality
2 102 (7.12%) GDPR
3 57 (3.98%) QA
4 12 (0.84%) SLA
5 11 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.56%) Accessibility
8 7 (0.49%) GxP
9 6 (0.42%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.35%) PMO
11 4 (0.28%) SOC 2
12 3 (0.21%) IFRS
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.21%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.14%) COBIT
13 2 (0.14%) SEPA
14 1 (0.070%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.070%) MiFID
14 1 (0.070%) NCSC
14 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (5.45%) Docker
2 19 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.21%) HDFS
5 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.070%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 105 (7.33%) Kubernetes
2 50 (3.49%) Terraform
3 23 (1.61%) Ansible
4 6 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.42%) SCCM
5 4 (0.28%) Puppet
6 3 (0.21%) Istio
6 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.14%) Consul
7 2 (0.14%) Oozie
7 2 (0.14%) Salt
8 1 (0.070%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.070%) Kibana
8 1 (0.070%) Mesos
Vendors
1 264 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 143 (9.99%) Google
3 142 (9.92%) Oracle
4 110 (7.68%) Databricks
5 88 (6.15%) Informatica
6 45 (3.14%) SAP
7 28 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.89%) IBM
9 23 (1.61%) Talend
10 20 (1.40%) VMware
11 15 (1.05%) Hitachi
12 13 (0.91%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.84%) Adobe
13 12 (0.84%) TIBCO
14 11 (0.77%) BiZZdesign
15 10 (0.70%) Cloudera
15 10 (0.70%) Cognos
15 10 (0.70%) StreamSets
16 9 (0.63%) Alteryx
16 9 (0.63%) New Relic