The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 28 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.70% 1.53% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.59% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £55,000 £57,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
225 251 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.74% 96.17% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131 191 209
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Architect
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the Aberdeen region.

Architect Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Architect
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Information Management
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (16.67%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Sun
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata