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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Architecture
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 269 331 390
Rank change year-on-year +62 +59 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Architecture 2,414 1,195 477
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.04% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.10% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 963 819 367
10th Percentile £47,925 £46,250 £43,750
25th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -10.34%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £105,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +70 2,085 £75,000 +3.45% 132
London +12 1,167 £80,000 - 63
UK excluding London +119 1,007 £65,000 - 76
Work from Home +72 858 £75,000 +7.14% 46
North of England +85 294 £59,866 -11.31% 19
Midlands +52 206 £65,000 +4.00% 17
South East +16 198 £70,000 - 20
North West +47 161 £60,039 -10.05% 11
South West +92 154 £57,192 +3.99% 5
West Midlands +16 150 £75,000 +20.00% 13
Yorkshire +46 129 £58,500 -13.33% 5
Scotland +40 110 £55,000 -10.75% 7
East of England -29 80 £72,000 +6.67% 7
East Midlands +23 56 £62,500 +95.31% 4
Wales -8 14 £62,191 +24.38% 1
North East -12 6 £102,500 +48.01% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £81,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 1,366 (56.59%) Analytics
2 1,177 (48.76%) Agile
3 1,164 (48.22%) AWS
4 1,134 (46.98%) Python
5 1,078 (44.66%) Azure
6 927 (38.40%) Data Modelling
7 871 (36.08%) Data Science
8 868 (35.96%) Data Engineering
9 856 (35.46%) Big Data
10 832 (34.47%) SQL
11 831 (34.42%) GCP
12 803 (33.26%) DevOps
13 730 (30.24%) Machine Learning
14 697 (28.87%) Data Warehouse
15 669 (27.71%) Data Analytics
16 650 (26.93%) Mentoring
17 636 (26.35%) Microsoft
18 622 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
19 571 (23.65%) Java
19 571 (23.65%) Social Skills
20 556 (23.03%) Finance
21 552 (22.87%) Data Management
22 550 (22.78%) ETL
23 503 (20.84%) QA
24 477 (19.76%) Games
25 475 (19.68%) Information Security
26 471 (19.51%) Data Governance
27 452 (18.72%) Data Pipeline
28 444 (18.39%) Algorithms
29 434 (17.98%) Data Lake

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
1 339 (14.04%) Apache Spark
2 229 (9.49%) Apache Airflow
3 79 (3.27%) Apache
3 79 (3.27%) Apache Pulsar
4 44 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 34 (1.41%) Luigi
6 32 (1.33%) Confluence
6 32 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 27 (1.12%) Jupyter
8 26 (1.08%) Apache Pig
9 9 (0.37%) SAS
10 7 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.25%) CMS
12 5 (0.21%) FileNet
13 4 (0.17%) Appian
13 4 (0.17%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.083%) CICS
14 2 (0.083%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.083%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.041%) Tornado
Applications
1 93 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.41%) Sketch
4 9 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.17%) Campfire
7 1 (0.041%) Gephi
7 1 (0.041%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.46%) Shopify
2 10 (0.41%) Avolution ABACUS
2 10 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
3 7 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.083%) Aladdin
6 2 (0.083%) BambooHR
6 2 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.083%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.083%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.083%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.041%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.041%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.041%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.041%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1,164 (48.22%) AWS
2 1,078 (44.66%) Azure
3 831 (34.42%) GCP
4 315 (13.05%) Power Platform
5 204 (8.45%) Snowflake
6 130 (5.39%) Serverless
7 113 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
8 101 (4.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 95 (3.94%) SaaS
10 78 (3.23%) Amazon S3
10 78 (3.23%) dbt
11 71 (2.94%) Amazon Kinesis
12 67 (2.78%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 59 (2.44%) Azure DevOps
14 56 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
15 54 (2.24%) PaaS
16 51 (2.11%) Google Kubernetes Engine
17 50 (2.07%) GitHub
18 39 (1.62%) Collibra
19 36 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.62%) Internet
2 11 (0.46%) Network Security
3 8 (0.33%) Broadband
4 5 (0.21%) Skype
5 3 (0.12%) FTP
5 3 (0.12%) VPN
6 2 (0.083%) Firewall
6 2 (0.083%) WAN
7 1 (0.041%) AMQP
7 1 (0.041%) DNS
7 1 (0.041%) DSL
7 1 (0.041%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (35.46%) Big Data
2 697 (28.87%) Data Warehouse
3 434 (17.98%) Data Lake
4 332 (13.75%) NoSQL
5 305 (12.63%) Power BI
6 285 (11.81%) Hadoop
7 245 (10.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 240 (9.94%) SQL Server
9 193 (8.00%) Metadata
10 186 (7.71%) Tableau
11 182 (7.54%) Relational Database
12 160 (6.63%) BigQuery
13 144 (5.97%) MongoDB
14 136 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 124 (5.14%) MySQL
16 123 (5.10%) Flink
17 111 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
18 107 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 103 (4.27%) HBase
20 102 (4.23%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 78 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 64 (2.65%) JIRA
3 57 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 56 (2.32%) ERwin
5 30 (1.24%) ER Studio
5 30 (1.24%) Visual Studio
6 28 (1.16%) GitLab
7 27 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (1.08%) Maven
9 24 (0.99%) JUnit
9 24 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
10 23 (0.95%) SonarQube
11 20 (0.83%) Subversion
12 13 (0.54%) RStudio
13 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 10 (0.41%) CircleCI
15 7 (0.29%) Moq
16 5 (0.21%) Cypress.io
16 5 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 571 (23.65%) Social Skills
2 556 (23.03%) Finance
3 477 (19.76%) Games
4 386 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
5 171 (7.08%) Marketing
6 131 (5.43%) Banking
7 126 (5.22%) Legal
8 109 (4.52%) Retail
9 88 (3.65%) Presentation Skills
9 88 (3.65%) Public Sector
10 85 (3.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 85 (3.52%) Influencing Skills
11 74 (3.07%) Law
12 66 (2.73%) Manufacturing
13 52 (2.15%) Advertising
14 49 (2.03%) Automotive
15 36 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (1.37%) Financial Institution
17 28 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
18 25 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 743 (30.78%) Architect
2 538 (22.29%) Data Architect
3 480 (19.88%) Data Engineer
4 368 (15.24%) Trainee
5 204 (8.45%) Senior Data Engineer
6 160 (6.63%) Solutions Architect
7 130 (5.39%) Developer
8 107 (4.43%) Analyst
9 98 (4.06%) Data Manager
10 97 (4.02%) Senior Architect
11 85 (3.52%) Enterprise Architect
12 78 (3.23%) Consultant
13 75 (3.11%) Software Engineer
14 62 (2.57%) Engineering Manager
15 60 (2.49%) Data Consultant
16 56 (2.32%) Data Analyst
17 50 (2.07%) Senior Data Architect
18 44 (1.82%) Big Data Engineer
19 43 (1.78%) Lead Architect
20 40 (1.66%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (15.99%) Spring
2 189 (7.83%) Kafka
3 99 (4.10%) .NET
4 72 (2.98%) REST
5 71 (2.94%) Apache NiFi
6 68 (2.82%) PySpark
7 60 (2.49%) HTML
8 57 (2.36%) React
9 55 (2.28%) Node.js
10 52 (2.15%) Web Services
11 38 (1.57%) XML
12 34 (1.41%) JSON
13 31 (1.28%) AngularJS
14 28 (1.16%) Apache Beam
14 28 (1.16%) ASP.NET
14 28 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
16 24 (0.99%) CSS
17 23 (0.95%) Elastic Stack
17 23 (0.95%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 444 (18.39%) Algorithms
2 137 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 124 (5.14%) Cloud Native
4 92 (3.81%) User Experience
5 89 (3.69%) Blog
6 84 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
7 75 (3.11%) Data Structures
8 70 (2.90%) Hackathon
9 57 (2.36%) Public Cloud
10 55 (2.28%) Virtual Team
11 48 (1.99%) IoT
12 46 (1.91%) Reference Data
13 39 (1.62%) Legacy Systems
14 35 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
14 35 (1.45%) Mobile App
15 33 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (1.20%) NHS
17 28 (1.16%) Educational Technology
17 28 (1.16%) Taxonomies
18 20 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 96 (3.98%) Linux
2 55 (2.28%) Unix
2 55 (2.28%) Windows
3 18 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.62%) Android
5 3 (0.12%) Solaris
5 3 (0.12%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.041%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,366 (56.59%) Analytics
2 1,177 (48.76%) Agile
3 927 (38.40%) Data Modelling
4 871 (36.08%) Data Science
5 868 (35.96%) Data Engineering
6 803 (33.26%) DevOps
7 730 (30.24%) Machine Learning
8 669 (27.71%) Data Analytics
9 650 (26.93%) Mentoring
10 622 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
11 552 (22.87%) Data Management
12 550 (22.78%) ETL
13 475 (19.68%) Information Security
14 471 (19.51%) Data Governance
15 452 (18.72%) Data Pipeline
16 407 (16.86%) Cybersecurity
17 369 (15.29%) Security Management
18 368 (15.24%) SFIA
18 368 (15.24%) Threat Analysis
19 356 (14.75%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,134 (46.98%) Python
2 832 (34.47%) SQL
3 571 (23.65%) Java
4 139 (5.76%) Scala
5 128 (5.30%) R
6 91 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 90 (3.73%) C#
8 82 (3.40%) Bash
9 78 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 64 (2.65%) T-SQL
11 61 (2.53%) C
12 47 (1.95%) Go
13 28 (1.16%) Ruby
14 27 (1.12%) C++
15 19 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 19 (0.79%) VBA
16 8 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 8 (0.33%) SPARQL
17 7 (0.29%) PHP
18 6 (0.25%) SHACL
Qualifications
1 260 (10.77%) Degree
2 92 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 58 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 44 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (1.62%) TOGAF Certification
6 31 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 21 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
9 20 (0.83%) AWS Certification
10 17 (0.70%) PhD
11 13 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
12 11 (0.46%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.37%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.21%) MCSE
17 4 (0.17%) ISEB
18 3 (0.12%) PMP
19 2 (0.083%) SAP Certification
20 1 (0.041%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 503 (20.84%) QA
2 364 (15.08%) Data Quality
3 80 (3.31%) GDPR
4 23 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.91%) Accessibility
6 11 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.46%) SLA
7 9 (0.37%) COBIT
8 6 (0.25%) GxP
8 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.17%) PMO
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.12%) MiFID
10 3 (0.12%) SEPA
11 2 (0.083%) COREP
11 2 (0.083%) FINREP
12 1 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.041%) FATCA
12 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 127 (5.26%) Docker
2 64 (2.65%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.33%) KVM
5 6 (0.25%) HDFS
6 2 (0.083%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.041%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 200 (8.29%) Kubernetes
2 140 (5.80%) Terraform
3 50 (2.07%) Oozie
4 19 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.66%) Ansible
6 14 (0.58%) Consul
7 10 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.25%) Packer
9 5 (0.21%) Panaseer
9 5 (0.21%) SCCM
10 4 (0.17%) Grafana
10 4 (0.17%) Puppet
11 3 (0.12%) Kibana
11 3 (0.12%) MOM
12 2 (0.083%) Prometheus
13 1 (0.041%) Control-M
13 1 (0.041%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.041%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 636 (26.35%) Microsoft
2 239 (9.90%) Google
3 227 (9.40%) Oracle
4 150 (6.21%) Databricks
5 93 (3.85%) Teradata
6 85 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 75 (3.11%) Cloudera
8 68 (2.82%) Informatica
9 60 (2.49%) SAP
10 49 (2.03%) Alteryx
10 49 (2.03%) Splunk
11 45 (1.86%) IBM
12 34 (1.41%) Talend
13 23 (0.95%) MuleSoft
14 22 (0.91%) Hitachi
15 21 (0.87%) Apple
15 21 (0.87%) UiPath
16 17 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
17 16 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
18 14 (0.58%) PayPal