The median annual salary for a SQL Server Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Server Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 263 317
Rank change year-on-year +42 +54  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.039% 0.070% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.073% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £60,000 £72,500 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% -1.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

SQL Server Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured SQL Server Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Architect in the City of London

SQL Server Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Architect in the City of London

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring SQL Server Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft