The median annual salary for a SQL Server Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 909 940
Rank change year-on-year +65 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 28 15 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.016% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 28
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -18.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £87,650
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -4.54%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL Server Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Architect in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SQL Server Architect in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Architect over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Architect in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +65 28 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Bedfordshire - 10 - -
East of England - 10 - -
Luton - 10 - -
London +25 7 £62,500 -12.28% 2
Yorkshire +18 5 £70,000 +27.27%
West Midlands - 5 £57,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £57,500 -
Halifax - 5 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £70,000 -
Manchester - 1 £65,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring SQL Server Architect in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (55.77%) ETL
2 29 (55.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (53.85%) TOGAF
3 28 (53.85%) SQL
4 25 (48.08%) E-Commerce
4 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
5 24 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (42.31%) Finance
7 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (36.54%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (34.62%) Data Modelling
8 18 (34.62%) Management Information System
8 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 18 (34.62%) Analytics
8 18 (34.62%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (26.92%) RDBMS
9 14 (26.92%) SOA
9 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
9 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
10 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 12 (23.08%) Java
12 10 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (19.23%) Oracle
12 10 (19.23%) SAP
12 10 (19.23%) EJB
12 10 (19.23%) JDBC
12 10 (19.23%) Servlets
12 10 (19.23%) SOAP

SQL Server 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 10 (19.23%) CMS
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.62%) JBoss
2 5 (9.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 5 (9.62%) SAP Hybris
1 5 (9.62%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.62%) Silverpop
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (55.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
5 14 (26.92%) RDBMS
5 14 (26.92%) Relational Database
6 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.92%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.92%) OLTP
7 1 (1.92%) Power BI
7 1 (1.92%) QlikView
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Front Office
3 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) EJB
1 10 (19.23%) JDBC
1 10 (19.23%) JPA
1 10 (19.23%) Servlets
1 10 (19.23%) SOAP
1 10 (19.23%) Web Services
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) REST
4 5 (9.62%) Java EE
4 5 (9.62%) JMS
4 5 (9.62%) Spring
5 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
6 3 (5.77%) jQuery
6 3 (5.77%) XML
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (3.85%) Velocity
7 2 (3.85%) WinForms
7 2 (3.85%) XHTML
7 2 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Greenfield Project
1 18 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (19.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Virtual Team
4 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Blog
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
6 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) ETL
2 28 (53.85%) TOGAF
3 25 (48.08%) E-Commerce
4 19 (36.54%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (34.62%) Analytics
5 18 (34.62%) Data Modelling
5 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 14 (26.92%) SOA
7 10 (19.23%) CRM
7 10 (19.23%) Data Integration
7 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.38%) Change Management
9 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.46%) Data Architecture
9 7 (13.46%) UML
10 6 (11.54%) Data Management
10 6 (11.54%) Master Data Management
10 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.62%) Microservices
11 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) C#
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) Erlang
7 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) CCEA
2 1 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCITP
2 1 (1.92%) MCSA
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
1 1 (1.92%) XenApp
1 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Alteryx
3 5 (9.62%) hybris
3 5 (9.62%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) Informatica
3 5 (9.62%) Pega
3 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (9.62%) Sitecore
3 5 (9.62%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.85%) iManage
4 2 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) AppSense
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Schroders
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago