Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Data Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Data Architect
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1104 1169 1227
Rank change year-on-year +65 +58 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Data Architect 85 68 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.037% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 68 37 50
UK median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -16.42%
10th Percentile £55,600 £66,250 £61,875
90th Percentile £105,000 £110,000 £88,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.41% -10.00%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Senior Data Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Architect in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Data Architect in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Data Architect over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Data Architect in the UK

Senior Data Architect
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Data Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +55 82 £70,000 -6.67% 5
UK excluding London +63 44 £70,000 -3.45% 4
London +9 41 £90,000 +1.69% 1
Midlands - 29 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands - 29 £70,000 - 1
South West +17 10 £47,500 -26.92%
Wales - 2 £52,750 -
South East +30 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +24 1 £50,000 -28.57%
North of England -3 1 £50,000 -29.82%
Scotland -9 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior Data Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Data Architect in the job title.

1 51 (60.00%) Analytics
2 49 (57.65%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (55.29%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (50.59%) Data Modelling
5 40 (47.06%) TOGAF
6 39 (45.88%) Data Architecture
7 37 (43.53%) Data Integration
8 34 (40.00%) Big Data
9 33 (38.82%) Finance
10 32 (37.65%) Banking
11 31 (36.47%) Management Information System
12 30 (35.29%) Migration
12 30 (35.29%) Data Migration
12 30 (35.29%) Data Acquisition
13 29 (34.12%) Presales
13 29 (34.12%) Data Ingestion
13 29 (34.12%) Software Engineering
14 28 (32.94%) Asset Management
14 28 (32.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (32.94%) UML
14 28 (32.94%) ArchiMate
14 28 (32.94%) Infrastructure Management
15 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (27.06%) NoSQL
17 22 (25.88%) ETL
18 21 (24.71%) Data Strategy
19 19 (22.35%) Data Engineering
20 18 (21.18%) Data Management
21 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
21 17 (20.00%) SQL

Senior 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 7 (8.24%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (18.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (7.06%) IaaS
3 6 (7.06%) PaaS
4 5 (5.88%) SaaS
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (57.65%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (40.00%) Big Data
3 23 (27.06%) NoSQL
4 12 (14.12%) Geospatial Data
5 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 8 (9.41%) Apache Hive
7 7 (8.24%) HBase
8 6 (7.06%) Data Mining
8 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
9 5 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.71%) BigQuery
10 4 (4.71%) Bigtable
11 3 (3.53%) Data Lake
11 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.53%) Sqoop
12 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (2.35%) Apache Zeppelin
12 2 (2.35%) Spark SQL
12 2 (2.35%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.18%) ERwin
General
1 33 (38.82%) Finance
2 32 (37.65%) Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Publishing
4 5 (5.88%) Retail
5 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) XML
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Avro
2 3 (3.53%) Kafka
3 2 (2.35%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
4 1 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.18%) Spring
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.47%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Over-the-Top Content
3 4 (4.71%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.35%) Clustering
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) Analytics
2 47 (55.29%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (50.59%) Data Modelling
4 40 (47.06%) TOGAF
5 39 (45.88%) Data Architecture
6 37 (43.53%) Data Integration
7 30 (35.29%) Data Acquisition
7 30 (35.29%) Data Migration
7 30 (35.29%) Migration
8 29 (34.12%) Data Ingestion
8 29 (34.12%) Presales
8 29 (34.12%) Software Engineering
9 28 (32.94%) ArchiMate
9 28 (32.94%) Asset Management
9 28 (32.94%) Infrastructure Management
9 28 (32.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (32.94%) UML
10 27 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (25.88%) ETL
12 21 (24.71%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (18.82%) Java
2 16 (18.82%) Python
3 14 (16.47%) Scala
4 1 (1.18%) C
4 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) GCP
2 12 (14.12%) GDPR
3 10 (11.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Apache Flume
1 3 (3.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (3.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Ambari
1 2 (2.35%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.35%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Talend
2 8 (9.41%) Adobe
3 6 (7.06%) Google
4 5 (5.88%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.53%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Informatica
6 2 (2.35%) Teradata
7 1 (1.18%) CA
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) MapR
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.18%) NetApp
7 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.18%) Splunk
7 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) WSO2