The median annual salary for a SQL Server Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 646 643
Rank change year-on-year +73 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 4 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.012% 0.021% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.022% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 19
Median salary £62,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,250 £80,000
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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SQL Server Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Architect in London

SQL Server Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Architect in London

SQL Server Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Architect in London

SQL Server Architect
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
City of London +34 2 £60,000 -17.24%
SQL Server Architect
England

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring SQL Server Architect in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Information Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (14.29%) Fintech
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) Text Mining
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Fintech
1 1 (14.29%) Robotics
1 1 (14.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Information Management
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Blue Prism
2 1 (14.29%) EMC