Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Architecture
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 482 484 504
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 +70
Permanent jobs citing Data Architecture 994 1088 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.57% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.64% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 762 839 933
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £101,500 £90,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Data Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Architecture.

Salary trend for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Architecture over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Architecture in the UK

Data Architecture
Top 16 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 November 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 -8 958 £65,000 -7.14% 72
London -26 573 £75,000 - 41
UK excluding London +6 412 £55,000 -8.33% 37
North of England +17 110 £61,250 +11.36% 9
South East -22 110 £55,000 -15.38% 10
South West +55 72 £48,500 -22.40% 5
Midlands +39 50 £55,000 +15.79% 3
North West -37 46 £61,250 +11.36% 3
East of England -2 44 £59,000 -15.71% 4
Yorkshire +35 39 £52,500 -10.64% 4
West Midlands +13 31 £67,500 +28.31% 3
North East - 25 £67,500 - 2
East Midlands +38 19 £45,000 +2.27%
Scotland -46 19 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Wales - 9 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Architecture.

1 455 (45.77%) Data Modelling
2 420 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
3 341 (34.31%) Finance
4 325 (32.70%) SQL
5 320 (32.19%) Data Warehouse
6 319 (32.09%) Analytics
7 318 (31.99%) Data Management
8 250 (25.15%) ETL
9 244 (24.55%) SQL Server
10 233 (23.44%) Data Quality
11 231 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
12 220 (22.13%) Big Data
13 212 (21.33%) Data Governance
14 179 (18.01%) Microsoft
15 158 (15.90%) Degree
16 146 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
17 145 (14.59%) Data Strategy
18 140 (14.08%) Hadoop
18 140 (14.08%) Oracle
19 139 (13.98%) Enterprise Architecture
20 130 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 124 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 121 (12.17%) TOGAF
22 121 (12.17%) Java
22 121 (12.17%) Python
22 121 (12.17%) Master Data Management
23 119 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
24 118 (11.87%) Visualisation
25 112 (11.27%) Migration
26 105 (10.56%) Data Integration

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
1 103 (10.36%) Apache Spark
2 33 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.52%) Apache Solr
4 16 (1.61%) Apache Pig
4 16 (1.61%) SAS
5 14 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.31%) Apache
7 12 (1.21%) IIS
7 12 (1.21%) JBoss
8 10 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.80%) Confluence
11 6 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.50%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
13 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.71%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.30%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.20%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.10%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 119 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (3.72%) SaaS
4 33 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (1.91%) IaaS
5 19 (1.91%) PaaS
6 10 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.60%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 4 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.40%) Office 365
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 4 (0.40%) Serverless
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.30%) BlueKai
10 3 (0.30%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.30%) GitHub
10 3 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.31%) Kerberos
1 13 (1.31%) SAN
2 10 (1.01%) NAS
3 9 (0.91%) LAN
3 9 (0.91%) SMS
3 9 (0.91%) WAN
4 8 (0.80%) SSL
5 5 (0.50%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.50%) Firewall
5 5 (0.50%) Skype
5 5 (0.50%) VoIP
6 4 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.40%) WLAN
7 3 (0.30%) AMQP
8 2 (0.20%) HTTP
8 2 (0.20%) Network Security
9 1 (0.10%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (32.19%) Data Warehouse
2 244 (24.55%) SQL Server
3 220 (22.13%) Big Data
4 140 (14.08%) Hadoop
5 130 (13.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 124 (12.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 99 (9.96%) NoSQL
7 99 (9.96%) Relational Database
8 74 (7.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 64 (6.44%) Power BI
10 49 (4.93%) RDBMS
11 46 (4.63%) QlikView
12 45 (4.53%) Data Mining
12 45 (4.53%) HBase
13 44 (4.43%) Apache Hive
14 38 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
15 37 (3.72%) MySQL
16 36 (3.62%) Apache Cassandra
16 36 (3.62%) OLAP
17 32 (3.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 35 (3.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 28 (2.82%) ERwin
3 20 (2.01%) JIRA
4 12 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.80%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.70%) Maven
7 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.40%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.40%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.40%) Subversion
8 4 (0.40%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.30%) Rational Rose
9 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.20%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.20%) XMLSpy
General
1 341 (34.31%) Finance
2 82 (8.25%) Marketing
3 81 (8.15%) Legal
4 80 (8.05%) Banking
5 60 (6.04%) Retail
6 59 (5.94%) Telecoms
7 52 (5.23%) Manufacturing
8 48 (4.83%) Electronics
9 36 (3.62%) Investment Banking
10 27 (2.72%) Front Office
11 25 (2.52%) Publishing
12 18 (1.81%) Law
13 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.80%) Advertising
14 8 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.50%) Automotive
16 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.30%) Back Office
17 3 (0.30%) Games
17 3 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 442 (44.47%) Architect
2 337 (33.90%) Data Architect
3 128 (12.88%) Developer
4 127 (12.78%) Analyst
5 76 (7.65%) Solutions Architect
6 71 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 62 (6.24%) Data Analyst
8 47 (4.73%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 46 (4.63%) Business Analyst
10 45 (4.53%) Senior Architect
11 44 (4.43%) Data Engineer
12 39 (3.92%) Senior Data Architect
13 37 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 31 (3.12%) Data Manager
15 30 (3.02%) Consultant
15 30 (3.02%) Data Business Analyst
16 27 (2.72%) Big Data Architect
16 27 (2.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 26 (2.62%) DBA
18 24 (2.41%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (6.14%) Web Services
2 50 (5.03%) .NET
3 46 (4.63%) XML
4 37 (3.72%) Kafka
5 30 (3.02%) Middleware
6 23 (2.31%) REST
7 22 (2.21%) SOAP
8 20 (2.01%) JSON
9 18 (1.81%) .NET Framework
9 18 (1.81%) HTML
9 18 (1.81%) MDX
10 15 (1.51%) Spring
11 13 (1.31%) CSS
12 12 (1.21%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.21%) RESTful
13 11 (1.11%) HTML5
13 11 (1.11%) WSDL
13 11 (1.11%) XSD
14 10 (1.01%) Spark Streaming
15 9 (0.91%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 146 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (8.65%) Computer Science
3 79 (7.95%) Management Information System
4 61 (6.14%) Data Structures
5 34 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.41%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.41%) Reference Data
8 20 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (2.01%) Replication
8 20 (2.01%) Taxonomies
9 17 (1.71%) Clustering
10 11 (1.11%) Equities
10 11 (1.11%) Fintech
11 10 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.70%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.70%) PMI
13 6 (0.60%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.12%) Windows
2 29 (2.92%) Linux
3 27 (2.72%) Unix
4 9 (0.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.70%) Solaris
6 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.10%) AIX
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (45.77%) Data Modelling
2 420 (42.25%) Business Intelligence
3 319 (32.09%) Analytics
4 318 (31.99%) Data Management
5 250 (25.15%) ETL
6 231 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
7 212 (21.33%) Data Governance
8 145 (14.59%) Data Strategy
9 139 (13.98%) Enterprise Architecture
10 121 (12.17%) Master Data Management
10 121 (12.17%) TOGAF
11 118 (11.87%) Visualisation
12 112 (11.27%) Migration
13 105 (10.56%) Data Integration
14 103 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 97 (9.76%) Data Analysis
15 97 (9.76%) Data Analytics
16 76 (7.65%) Project Management
17 75 (7.55%) Software Engineering
18 71 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 325 (32.70%) SQL
2 121 (12.17%) Java
2 121 (12.17%) Python
3 74 (7.44%) T-SQL
4 67 (6.74%) Scala
5 44 (4.43%) C#
6 25 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 24 (2.41%) R
8 22 (2.21%) C
9 19 (1.91%) PL/SQL
10 16 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.31%) C++
12 12 (1.21%) MATLAB
13 10 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 9 (0.91%) VBA
15 7 (0.70%) PHP
16 5 (0.50%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.40%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 158 (15.90%) Degree
2 55 (5.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 21 (2.11%) CCSA
4 21 (2.11%) CISM
4 21 (2.11%) CISSP
4 21 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 20 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.01%) PhD
8 8 (0.80%) MCDBA
8 8 (0.80%) MCSA
9 7 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.70%) MCITP
9 7 (0.70%) MCTS
9 7 (0.70%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.60%) APMP
10 6 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 6 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (23.44%) Data Quality
2 56 (5.63%) GDPR
3 35 (3.52%) QA
4 28 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (2.72%) PCI DSS
6 25 (2.52%) GCP
7 21 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 13 (1.31%) MiFID
9 9 (0.91%) EMIR
10 8 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.50%) COBIT
11 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.20%) PMO
13 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.10%) IFRS
13 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (2.41%) HDFS
2 20 (2.01%) Docker
3 18 (1.81%) Apache Flume
4 12 (1.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.50%) Firmware
6 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (1.51%) Ansible
2 11 (1.11%) Terraform
3 8 (0.80%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (0.70%) Oozie
4 7 (0.70%) Puppet
5 6 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.50%) Ambari
6 5 (0.50%) Control-M
6 5 (0.50%) SCCM
6 5 (0.50%) SCOM
7 4 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.40%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.40%) Nagios
7 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.40%) Packer
8 3 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.30%) Kibana
8 3 (0.30%) logstash
9 2 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 179 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 140 (14.08%) Oracle
3 96 (9.66%) SAP
4 71 (7.14%) Tableau
5 35 (3.52%) Talend
6 31 (3.12%) Informatica
7 30 (3.02%) IBM
8 26 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (2.52%) Cloudera
10 20 (2.01%) Google
11 19 (1.91%) Teradata
12 16 (1.61%) Hortonworks
13 15 (1.51%) Cisco
13 15 (1.51%) Cognizant
14 12 (1.21%) Ab Initio
14 12 (1.21%) Adobe
14 12 (1.21%) Charles River
14 12 (1.21%) Cognos
15 10 (1.01%) TIBCO
16 9 (0.91%) Sybase