The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Architect
Rank 883 881 867
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 8 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 20
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 £48,500 £57,300 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £89,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £54,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +28.57%

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
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%

SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Server Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Salary Trend

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

SQL Server Architect Salary Trend in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

SQL Server Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 9 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -23 8 £58,000 -22.66% 1
London -4 6 £54,500 -29.67% 1
City of London +12 5 £51,000 -14.28% 1
South East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £67,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £67,500 -
Brentwood - 1 £67,500 -

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (32.00%) Data Architecture
7 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (20.00%) Clustering
9 5 (20.00%) Data Management
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.00%) OLAP
10 4 (16.00%) Information Governance
10 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
10 4 (16.00%) Metadata Management
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (16.00%) OLAP
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.00%) QlikView
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.00%) Big Data
8 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) MDX
2 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Data Architecture
4 5 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.00%) Information Governance
5 4 (16.00%) Master Data Management
5 4 (16.00%) Metadata Management
6 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) DataFlux
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) Trillium