The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 46 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 54 85 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.08% 5.46% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 5.76% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 49
Average salary £57,500 £63,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £95,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £63,600 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1249 1475 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.67% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 784 949 628
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Architect Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 52 (45.61%) Finance
2 32 (28.07%) SOA
3 29 (25.44%) Data Modelling
4 26 (22.81%) Middleware
5 25 (21.93%) XML
5 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (21.05%) Java
7 22 (19.30%) Web Services
8 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 19 (16.67%) Degree
10 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
11 15 (13.16%) XSLT
11 15 (13.16%) PRINCE2
11 15 (13.16%) Project Management
11 15 (13.16%) XForms
11 15 (13.16%) XML Schema
11 15 (13.16%) XPath
11 15 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (13.16%) Use Case
12 14 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (12.28%) Data Integration
12 14 (12.28%) Internet
13 13 (11.40%) Content Management
13 13 (11.40%) DSDM
13 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
13 13 (11.40%) Oracle
14 12 (10.53%) Windows
15 11 (9.65%) SOAP
15 11 (9.65%) .NET
15 11 (9.65%) MVC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.89%) JBoss
2 3 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.26%) Big Data
3 6 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MSI
2 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (45.61%) Finance
2 10 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.81%) Middleware
2 25 (21.93%) XML
3 22 (19.30%) Web Services
4 15 (13.16%) XSLT
4 15 (13.16%) XForms
4 15 (13.16%) XML Schema
5 11 (9.65%) SOAP
5 11 (9.65%) .NET
6 9 (7.89%) REST
6 9 (7.89%) Drools
6 9 (7.89%) JPA
6 9 (7.89%) jBPM
6 9 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.89%) Spring
6 9 (7.89%) J2EE
7 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.14%) Application Packaging
9 6 (5.26%) WinForms
9 6 (5.26%) WPF
10 4 (3.51%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Data Integration
2 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.26%) User Experience
4 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) SOA
2 29 (25.44%) Data Modelling
3 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 15 (13.16%) Project Management
4 15 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (13.16%) Use Case
5 14 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (11.40%) Content Management
6 13 (11.40%) DSDM
6 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
7 11 (9.65%) MVC
8 10 (8.77%) Logical Data Model
9 9 (7.89%) Open Source
10 8 (7.02%) Migration
10 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.02%) ETL
10 8 (7.02%) Data Management
11 7 (6.14%) Data Architecture
11 7 (6.14%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.05%) Java
2 15 (13.16%) XPath
3 8 (7.02%) Python
3 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.02%) SQL
3 8 (7.02%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.75%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) SCCM
1 7 (6.14%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.40%) Oracle
3 10 (8.77%) VMware
4 7 (6.14%) Citrix
5 5 (4.39%) IBM
5 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (0.88%) Google
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