Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a SQL Server Architect was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1189 1235
Rank change year-on-year +27 +46 0
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 27 48 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.026% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 57
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% - -
10th Percentile £56,250 £49,375 £56,550
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £68,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year -16.36% +10.00% +4.17%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

SQL Server Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Architect in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 9 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 6 months to 23 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 +18 27 £60,000 -14.29% 1
UK excluding London +28 14 £57,500 -16.36% 1
London +4 12 £75,000 -14.29%
Midlands +31 9 £57,500 -
West Midlands +22 9 £57,500 -
South East +26 2 £55,000 -18.52% 1
East of England +8 2 - -
North of England -6 1 £65,000 -7.14%
North West - 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Virtual Team
6 8 (29.63%) Virtual Team Management
6 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
6 8 (29.63%) ETL
6 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
9 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (14.81%) Retail
10 4 (14.81%) MCITP
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (14.81%) CRM
10 4 (14.81%) Marketing
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) MCSE
10 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) Analytics
11 3 (11.11%) Master Data Management

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 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.70%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (3.70%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 3 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 3 (11.11%) OLAP
5 3 (11.11%) Power BI
6 2 (7.41%) OLTP
6 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Star Schema
7 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) DB2
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) QlikView
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Front Office
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) EJB
1 2 (7.41%) JDBC
1 2 (7.41%) JPA
1 2 (7.41%) MDX
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) Servlets
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) JMS
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (11.11%) Tandem
3 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.70%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) ETL
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
1 8 (29.63%) Virtual Team Management
2 4 (14.81%) Analytics
2 4 (14.81%) CRM
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (11.11%) Data Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Time Management
3 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 10 (37.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) MCITP
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 3 (11.11%) CCEA
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
1 3 (11.11%) XenApp
1 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) AppSense
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Informatica
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) hybris
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Pega
5 1 (3.70%) RedGate
5 1 (3.70%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO