The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Architect
Rank 865 844 867
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 12 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.008% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 16
Average salary £58,000 £75,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £91,450 £89,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
SQL Server Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102306 94953 105283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83534 79531 90590
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect across the England region.

SQL Server Architect Salary Trend in England

SQL Server Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SQL Server Architect Salary Histogram in England

SQL Server Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 9 £69,000 -13.75%
South East 0 2 £42,500 -5.55%
South West - 1 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £75,000 -
SQL Server Architect
UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Architect in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
5 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (31.82%) Data Architecture
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
8 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (22.73%) Clustering
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (18.18%) Information Governance
9 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
9 4 (18.18%) Metadata Management
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
9 4 (18.18%) Data Management
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) OLAP
10 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.64%) DNS
10 3 (13.64%) Active Directory

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (18.18%) OLAP
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) MDX
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Data Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Information Governance
4 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
4 4 (18.18%) Metadata Management
4 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 4 (18.18%) Data Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Database Security
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle