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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Architect
Rank 906 917 885
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 9 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.014% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 6
Average salary £90,000 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

SQL Server Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 2 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 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +29 9 £90,000 +12.50%
England +29 9 £90,000 +20.00%

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (46.15%) ETL
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) Refactoring
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Big Data
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (23.08%) SAS
7 3 (23.08%) Toad
7 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Big Data
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Toad
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ETL
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Refactoring
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft