Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Data Architect was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Data Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1143 1123 1220
Rank change year-on-year -20 +97 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Data Architect 33 70 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.040% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.041% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 39
UK median annual salary £95,000 £90,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% -15.15%
10th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £87,500 £87,000 £63,308
% change year-on-year +0.57% +37.42% -9.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,793 169,672 200,153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,587 141,257 167,368
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Lead Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Lead Data Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Data Architect in the UK

Lead Data Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Data Architect in the UK

Lead Data Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Data Architect over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Data Architect in the UK

Lead Data Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Data Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 -37 33 £95,000 +5.56% 7
London -49 23 £95,000 +5.56% 6
UK excluding London -4 10 £87,500 +0.57% 2
South East +10 5 £95,000 +5.56%
North of England +1 5 £80,000 +14.29% 1
North West -4 3 £72,500 +7.81%
Yorkshire +11 2 £105,000 +50.00%
Midlands +16 1 £105,000 +35.48%
West Midlands -8 1 £105,000 +35.48%

Lead Data Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Lead Data Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Lead Data Architect in the job title.

1 19 (57.58%) Analytics
2 18 (54.55%) Big Data
2 18 (54.55%) Data Architecture
3 14 (42.42%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) Python
5 12 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
6 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (27.27%) HBase
8 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (27.27%) Linux
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) R
8 9 (27.27%) Banking
9 8 (24.24%) Apache Hive
9 8 (24.24%) SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Apache
9 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (24.24%) Data Governance
10 7 (21.21%) Apache Pig
10 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
10 7 (21.21%) SAS
10 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 7 (21.21%) Open Source
10 7 (21.21%) MapReduce
10 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (21.21%) Retail
11 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Lead Data Architect Skill Set
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 8 (24.24%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) Apache Pig
2 7 (21.21%) Apache Spark
2 7 (21.21%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SPSS
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (15.15%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (9.09%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Big Data
2 12 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (27.27%) HBase
6 8 (24.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (24.24%) Apache Hive
7 6 (18.18%) Data Lake
8 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) Sqoop
8 5 (15.15%) Triplestore
9 3 (9.09%) HDInsight
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (6.06%) Data Mart
10 2 (6.06%) MariaDB
10 2 (6.06%) MySQL
10 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
11 1 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) PowerDesigner
General
1 9 (27.27%) Banking
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) Kafka
3 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Tez
4 1 (3.03%) D3.js
4 1 (3.03%) FpML
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.06%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Analytics
2 18 (54.55%) Data Architecture
3 12 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (24.24%) Data Governance
6 7 (21.21%) MapReduce
6 7 (21.21%) Open Source
7 6 (18.18%) Data Analytics
7 6 (18.18%) ETL
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 5 (15.15%) Machine Learning
8 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
9 4 (12.12%) Data Strategy
9 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
10 3 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) R
4 8 (24.24%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) Scala
7 3 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) Ruby
8 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
1 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Flume
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) HDFS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.06%) Talend
3 1 (3.03%) Datameer
3 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.03%) Informatica
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau