The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had SQL Server Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Architect
Rank 900 938 936
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 15 30 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.027% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 51
Median salary £57,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.68% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £82,400
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.04%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SQL Server Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured SQL Server Architect in the job title.

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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

SQL Server Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 15 £57,500 -20.68% 1
London +26 7 £72,500 -1.69% 1
City of London +65 6 £72,500 -21.19%
South East +30 4 £56,250 -
Yorkshire +24 2 £51,250 -18.00%
West Yorkshire +15 2 £51,250 -18.00%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £52,500 -
Kent - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Wokingham - 2 £57,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, SQL Server 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 SQL Server Architect in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 35 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (55.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (53.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
6 25 (51.02%) ETL
7 24 (48.98%) T-SQL
8 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (40.82%) Data Architecture
9 20 (40.82%) Finance
10 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
10 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.57%) .NET
12 13 (26.53%) Data Modelling
12 13 (26.53%) Data Integration
13 12 (24.49%) SDLC
14 11 (22.45%) Banking
14 11 (22.45%) C#
14 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
14 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
15 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (18.37%) Driving Licence
16 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (18.37%) CSS
16 9 (18.37%) HTML
16 9 (18.37%) Star Schema
16 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
16 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (55.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (53.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (18.37%) Star Schema
7 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (14.29%) Power BI
9 6 (12.24%) QlikView
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (8.16%) DTS
12 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
12 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (4.08%) Big Data
13 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (4.08%) Pentaho
13 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
13 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.37%) CSS
3 9 (18.37%) HTML
3 9 (18.37%) jQuery
4 4 (8.16%) MDX
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.08%) WCF
6 1 (2.04%) Middleware
6 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Integration
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.37%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Neural Network
4 2 (4.08%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) LPAR
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) AIX
1 1 (2.04%) CentOS
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Solaris
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (51.02%) ETL
3 20 (40.82%) Data Architecture
4 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.53%) Data Modelling
6 12 (24.49%) SDLC
7 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.37%) Web Development
8 8 (16.33%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (10.20%) Analytics
10 5 (10.20%) Data Governance
10 5 (10.20%) Data Management
10 5 (10.20%) Physical Data Model
11 4 (8.16%) Inmon Methodology
11 4 (8.16%) MVC
12 3 (6.12%) Project Management
12 3 (6.12%) Scrum
13 2 (4.08%) Migration
13 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) T-SQL
3 11 (22.45%) C#
3 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Cognos
3 4 (8.16%) Tableau
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) CommVault
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) SunGard