The median annual salary for a Database Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Database Architect
UK
Rank 827 900 908
Rank change year-on-year +73 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Architect 30 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.047% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.048% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 50
Median salary £80,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £43,641 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £84,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £61,250 £68,500
% change year-on-year -2.04% -10.58%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Database Architect in the UK

Database Architect
Top 10 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 24 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
England +80 29 £80,000 +18.51% 4
London +69 20 £80,000 +6.66% 4
South East +59 6 £60,000 -17.24%
Surrey +42 6 £60,000 -20.00%
West Sussex - 5 £58,750 -
West Midlands - 3 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
City of London +48 1 £107,500 +66.66% 1
Birmingham - 1 £65,000 -

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 28 (53.85%) Oracle
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 24 (46.15%) Degree
3 24 (46.15%) SAN
4 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 19 (36.54%) Data Architecture
6 18 (34.62%) VMware
6 18 (34.62%) Windows
6 18 (34.62%) Linux
6 18 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (32.69%) NAS
7 17 (32.69%) Solaris
7 17 (32.69%) LAN
7 17 (32.69%) WAN
7 17 (32.69%) Cisco
7 17 (32.69%) Migration
7 17 (32.69%) TOGAF
8 16 (30.77%) Data Modelling
9 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
9 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
9 12 (23.08%) SQL
10 11 (21.15%) ITIL
10 11 (21.15%) NetApp
10 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (21.15%) HBase
10 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (19.23%) Multicast
11 10 (19.23%) KVM
11 10 (19.23%) SRDF

Database Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (19.23%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.46%) IaaS
2 7 (13.46%) PaaS
2 7 (13.46%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) SAN
2 17 (32.69%) LAN
2 17 (32.69%) NAS
2 17 (32.69%) WAN
3 10 (19.23%) FCoE
3 10 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (19.23%) iSCSI
3 10 (19.23%) Multicast
4 7 (13.46%) Ethernet
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 12 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 11 (21.15%) HBase
5 9 (17.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (15.38%) Big Data
6 8 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
7 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (13.46%) Oracle Exadata
7 7 (13.46%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (9.62%) DB2
8 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (7.69%) Power BI
9 4 (7.69%) QlikView
9 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.92%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Middleware
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) SOAP
3 4 (7.69%) Velocity
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) HTML5
4 1 (1.92%) JCE
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) Data Structures
2 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.54%) Hedge funds
4 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.62%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (9.62%) Replication
5 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
5 4 (7.69%) Reinsurance
6 2 (3.85%) Derivative
6 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.92%) Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Solaris
3 8 (15.38%) Unix
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) Data Architecture
2 17 (32.69%) Migration
2 17 (32.69%) TOGAF
3 16 (30.77%) Data Modelling
4 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (21.15%) ITIL
4 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (19.23%) Benchmarking
5 10 (19.23%) ETL
5 10 (19.23%) Storage Virtualisation
6 8 (15.38%) Data Integration
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
7 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.46%) Data Management
7 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
7 7 (13.46%) Re-Platforming
7 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
7 7 (13.46%) RUP
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (13.46%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) C#
4 4 (7.69%) Erlang
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (9.62%) MCSA
2 5 (9.62%) MCSE
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) OCA
3 1 (1.92%) OCP
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.23%) Hyper-V
2 10 (19.23%) KVM
2 10 (19.23%) NFS
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (19.23%) SRDF
2 10 (19.23%) Xen
3 7 (13.46%) Active Directory
3 7 (13.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Oracle
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 17 (32.69%) Cisco
4 11 (21.15%) NetApp
5 10 (19.23%) EMC
5 10 (19.23%) Intel
5 10 (19.23%) Sybase
6 7 (13.46%) BEA
6 7 (13.46%) Cognizant
6 7 (13.46%) Fujitsu
7 4 (7.69%) Cognos
7 4 (7.69%) Netezza
7 4 (7.69%) Teradata
8 1 (1.92%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.92%) iManage
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.92%) RIMES
London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Pension, Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive + Benefits
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