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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Architect
Rank 877 884 862
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 20 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.006% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 22
Average salary £60,000 £72,500 £40,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +81.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,800 £48,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,250 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +20.46%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

SQL Server Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 8 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 19 December 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 +12 20 £60,000 -17.24% 2
East of England - 15 £60,000 - 1
Ipswich - 11 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 11 £60,000 -
London +25 5 £65,000 -21.21%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £57,500 - 1
City of London - 4 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £57,500 - 1

SQL Server Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
4 12 (41.38%) C#
4 12 (41.38%) Replication
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (37.93%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.24%) Data Management
7 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (17.24%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Clustering
8 4 (13.79%) Information Governance
8 4 (13.79%) Master Data Management
8 4 (13.79%) Metadata Management
8 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
9 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V

SQL Server Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) QlikView
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) OLTP
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) iGaming
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Replication
2 5 (17.24%) Data Integration
3 4 (13.79%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) OO
1 11 (37.93%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (17.24%) Data Architecture
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
2 5 (17.24%) Data Management
3 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
3 4 (13.79%) Information Governance
3 4 (13.79%) Master Data Management
3 4 (13.79%) Metadata Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) T-SQL
3 12 (41.38%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.45%) DataFlux
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Cognos
2 1 (3.45%) Trillium
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago