Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Database Architect was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1134 1216
Rank change year-on-year -22 +82 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Database Architect 33 85 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.045% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.047% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 21 69 83
UK median annual salary £72,500 £74,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.68% +14.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,750 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -21.79% +12.00% +13.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Database Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Database Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 33 £72,500 -2.68% 1
London -14 18 £78,000 +4.70% 1
UK excluding London -8 15 £54,750 -21.79%
North of England -14 11 £52,500 -30.00%
North West -3 7 £55,250 -
Yorkshire -21 4 £52,500 -30.00%
South East +30 2 £75,000 +7.14%
Midlands +13 1 £57,000 -
West Midlands +8 1 £57,000 -
East of England -2 1 £62,500 -

Database Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 14 (42.42%) ETL
4 14 (42.42%) Oracle Database
5 13 (39.39%) DevOps
5 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
5 13 (39.39%) Unix
6 12 (36.36%) Control-M
6 12 (36.36%) Middleware
6 12 (36.36%) Migration
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
6 12 (36.36%) Big Data
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
7 11 (33.33%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (21.21%) Apache
11 7 (21.21%) Web Services
11 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
11 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture

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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) JBoss
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 18 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (15.15%) GitHub
4 5 (15.15%) IaaS
4 5 (15.15%) PaaS
4 5 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) NAS
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle Database
2 12 (36.36%) Big Data
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle Exadata
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (12.12%) DataStage
6 4 (12.12%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (9.09%) MySQL
7 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.06%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (6.06%) OLAP
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) RStudio
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Middleware
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (21.21%) Web Services
3 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 2 (6.06%) Sphinx
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (12.12%) Life Science
4 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) DataPower
5 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.06%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Unix
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (15.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ETL
2 13 (39.39%) Data Modelling
2 13 (39.39%) DevOps
3 12 (36.36%) Migration
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (21.21%) Analytics
6 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
7 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.18%) Data Architecture
7 6 (18.18%) Data Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.15%) Business Transformation
8 5 (15.15%) Data Security
8 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Control-M
2 6 (18.18%) Ambari
2 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.18%) Puppet
3 5 (15.15%) ZABBIX
4 2 (6.06%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Hortonworks
2 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) BEA
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) Cognizant
3 5 (15.15%) Fujitsu
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Netezza
5 1 (3.03%) Tableau
5 1 (3.03%) Talend