The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Database Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Architect
Rank 886 842 852
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Architect 19 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.029% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.031% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 30
Average salary £58,750 £65,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +44.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Database Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Database Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Database Architect within the UK.

Database Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Database Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Database Architect over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

Database Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Database Architect
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -43 9 £60,000 -7.69%
Scotland - 7 - -
Glasgow - 7 - -
London -16 6 £75,000 +15.38%
South East -10 3 £50,000 -28.57%
City of London +10 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 -
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
Wallingford - 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -

Database Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Database 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 Database Architect in their job title.

1 50 (89.29%) SQL
2 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 27 (48.21%) Data Modelling
4 26 (46.43%) Oracle
4 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 25 (44.64%) ETL
6 21 (37.50%) Data Analysis
7 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 18 (32.14%) Scrum
9 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
9 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
10 15 (26.79%) ITIL
11 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
12 13 (23.21%) Replication
13 12 (21.43%) Java
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (19.64%) Windows
14 11 (19.64%) Workflow
15 10 (17.86%) MySQL
15 10 (17.86%) JBoss
15 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
16 9 (16.07%) Data Mining
16 9 (16.07%) QlikView

Database Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Database 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 Database Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) SAN
1 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
2 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 4 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
3 17 (30.36%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (17.86%) MySQL
5 10 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (17.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (16.07%) QlikView
6 9 (16.07%) Data Mining
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
8 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
8 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (7.14%) Data Mart
9 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.57%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) XML
3 5 (8.93%) J2EE
4 4 (7.14%) SOAP
4 4 (7.14%) JMS
4 4 (7.14%) WSDL
4 4 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) WCF
5 1 (1.79%) LINQ
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
5 1 (1.79%) ODBC
5 1 (1.79%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) COM
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
1 13 (23.21%) Replication
2 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.29%) Clustering
4 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
5 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.57%) Statistics
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Data Modelling
2 25 (44.64%) ETL
3 21 (37.50%) Data Analysis
4 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (32.14%) Scrum
6 15 (26.79%) ITIL
7 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (19.64%) Workflow
9 8 (14.29%) Data Transformation
10 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (12.50%) Data Management
11 6 (10.71%) TOGAF
12 5 (8.93%) Data Mapping
12 5 (8.93%) Data Architecture
12 5 (8.93%) Information Assurance
12 5 (8.93%) CAD
12 5 (8.93%) Migration
12 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.43%) Java
4 9 (16.07%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) MCDBA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Oracle
3 10 (17.86%) JBoss
4 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) Cognos
5 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.79%) Netezza
6 1 (1.79%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.79%) Tableau