The median annual salary for a SQL Server Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 923 942
Rank change year-on-year +87 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL Server Architect 22 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.030% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.031% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 31
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £76,150 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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%  

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server Architect in the UK

SQL Server Architect
Top 11 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 28 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 +95 21 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Yorkshire +41 12 £70,000 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire +37 12 £70,000 -12.50% 1
Halifax - 12 £70,000 - 1
London +73 4 £62,500 -13.79%
West Midlands - 4 £65,000 -
City of London +34 2 £60,000 -17.24%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £65,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
South East +37 1 £72,500 +11.53%

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (64.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (62.50%) Finance
5 29 (60.42%) MS Excel
6 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (50.00%) ETL
8 23 (47.92%) E-Commerce
9 22 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (43.75%) Data Modelling
10 21 (43.75%) Management Information System
10 21 (43.75%) TOGAF
10 21 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 21 (43.75%) Analytics
11 18 (37.50%) .NET
12 16 (33.33%) SQL
13 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
14 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
14 10 (20.83%) High Availability
14 10 (20.83%) QA
14 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
14 10 (20.83%) Project Management
14 10 (20.83%) OOP
14 10 (20.83%) SOAP
14 10 (20.83%) SOA
14 10 (20.83%) N-Tier
14 10 (20.83%) RDBMS

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:

Applications
1 29 (60.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (64.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 31 (64.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (56.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
6 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.33%) Big Data
8 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.17%) Text Mining
9 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (2.08%) OLTP
9 1 (2.08%) Power BI
9 1 (2.08%) QlikView
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) SOAP
3 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.58%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) XML
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.50%) Ajax
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (12.50%) CSS
5 6 (12.50%) HTML5
5 6 (12.50%) jQuery
5 6 (12.50%) WinForms
5 6 (12.50%) XHTML
5 6 (12.50%) XSL
6 4 (8.33%) Velocity
7 2 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (20.83%) N-Tier
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.50%) Replication
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) Fintech
6 1 (2.08%) Blog
6 1 (2.08%) Robotics
6 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) ETL
2 23 (47.92%) E-Commerce
3 22 (45.83%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (43.75%) Analytics
4 21 (43.75%) Data Modelling
4 21 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 21 (43.75%) TOGAF
5 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (20.83%) High Availability
6 10 (20.83%) OOP
6 10 (20.83%) Project Management
6 10 (20.83%) Service Design
6 10 (20.83%) SOA
6 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Data Architecture
8 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.58%) Document Management
10 6 (12.50%) MVC
10 6 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 6 (12.50%) VB
5 5 (10.42%) Java
6 4 (8.33%) Erlang
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) EMC
3 2 (4.17%) iManage
3 2 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.08%) Tableau
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