The median annual salary for a SQL Server Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Architect
England / South East
Rank 380 444 444
Rank change year-on-year +64 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 1 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.007% 0.083% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.086% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 3
Median salary £72,500 £65,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.53% +47.72%  
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Architect in the South East

SQL Server Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Architect in the South East

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring SQL Server Architect in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Document Management
5 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 3 (37.50%) Line Management
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
7 1 (12.50%) Blog
7 1 (12.50%) QlikView
7 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (12.50%) Tableau
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) OLTP

SQL Server Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Big Data
4 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) OLTP
4 1 (12.50%) Power BI
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Text Mining
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Document Management
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau