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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 22 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.59% 0.95% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.01% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £47,500 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 - £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 - £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
115 199 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.27% 94.76% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 90 148 188
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (25.00%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Sun
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata