The median annual salary for a Database Architect was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Database Architect
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 909 960
Rank change year-on-year +66 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Architect 31 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.040% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 27
Median salary £75,000 £76,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -15.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £68,700
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £57,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year -2.17% -6.12%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Database Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Database Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Database Architect over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Database Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England +45 31 £75,000 -1.31% 5
London +37 24 £75,000 -6.25% 5
West Yorkshire +12 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Leeds +5 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire 0 2 £52,500 +5.00%
South West - 2 £56,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 £56,250 -
Malmesbury - 2 £56,250 -
Surrey +37 1 £65,000 -15.58%
South East +34 1 £65,000 -13.33%
City of London +22 1 £85,000 -
East of England 0 1 £62,500 +8.69%
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £62,500 -
Bedford - 1 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Database 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 featuring Database Architect in the job title.

1 33 (55.00%) Oracle
2 31 (51.67%) Linux
3 26 (43.33%) Migration
4 25 (41.67%) Finance
5 22 (36.67%) Unix
6 21 (35.00%) Windows
7 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 20 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (31.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (31.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 19 (31.67%) Oracle ODI
8 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database
8 19 (31.67%) SAN
8 19 (31.67%) Control-M
8 19 (31.67%) Middleware
8 19 (31.67%) VMware
9 18 (30.00%) Cisco
9 18 (30.00%) LAN
9 18 (30.00%) WAN
9 18 (30.00%) Solaris
9 18 (30.00%) Data Architecture
9 18 (30.00%) NAS
10 15 (25.00%) Degree
11 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
12 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
12 13 (21.67%) Mentoring

Database Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.33%) JBoss
1 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
1 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
1 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.33%) IaaS
2 11 (18.33%) PaaS
2 11 (18.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) SAN
2 18 (30.00%) LAN
2 18 (30.00%) NAS
2 18 (30.00%) WAN
3 11 (18.33%) Ethernet
3 11 (18.33%) Firewall
4 7 (11.67%) FCoE
4 7 (11.67%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (11.67%) iSCSI
4 7 (11.67%) Multicast
5 2 (3.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle Database
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 19 (31.67%) Oracle ODI
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (16.67%) MariaDB
6 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
6 9 (15.00%) MySQL
7 7 (11.67%) HBase
7 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.67%) Big Data
9 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (3.33%) DataStage
10 2 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) RStudio
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) Middleware
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (3.33%) SOAP
4 2 (3.33%) Velocity
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) JCE
5 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (10.00%) Hedge funds
4 5 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (8.33%) Replication
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Derivative
5 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Linux
2 22 (36.67%) Unix
3 21 (35.00%) Windows
4 18 (30.00%) Solaris
5 11 (18.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Migration
2 20 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 18 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 14 (23.33%) TOGAF
5 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
5 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.33%) Business Transformation
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.33%) DevOps
6 11 (18.33%) Matrix Organization
6 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
6 11 (18.33%) Re-Platforming
6 11 (18.33%) Risk Management
6 11 (18.33%) RUP
6 11 (18.33%) Scrum
6 11 (18.33%) Software Architecture
6 11 (18.33%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.33%) Erlang
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C++
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) CISSP
3 1 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.67%) OCA
3 1 (1.67%) OCP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.67%) KVM
3 7 (11.67%) NFS
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (11.67%) SRDF
3 7 (11.67%) Xen
4 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (31.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Oracle
2 19 (31.67%) VMware
3 18 (30.00%) Cisco
4 11 (18.33%) BEA
4 11 (18.33%) Cognizant
4 11 (18.33%) Fujitsu
5 8 (13.33%) NetApp
6 7 (11.67%) EMC
6 7 (11.67%) Intel
6 7 (11.67%) Sybase
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 2 (3.33%) Netezza
9 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.67%) iManage
9 1 (1.67%) RIMES
9 1 (1.67%) Tableau
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £78000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 20 days ago