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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 53 42 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 49 53 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.34% 4.36% 7.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 4.59% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 66
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,300 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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
1407 1154 1153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 94.98% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 926 720 833
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,550 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 47 (34.06%) Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.06%) Finance
2 38 (27.54%) SOA
3 35 (25.36%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (23.19%) Oracle
5 29 (21.01%) Data Management
6 25 (18.12%) ETL
7 24 (17.39%) Asset Management
7 24 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 24 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (15.22%) Information Architecture
8 21 (15.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (15.22%) Banking
8 21 (15.22%) Oracle EBS
8 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.77%) Data Modelling
9 19 (13.77%) TOGAF
10 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (11.59%) .NET
12 16 (11.59%) Scrum
13 15 (10.87%) SQL
14 14 (10.14%) Zachman Framework
14 14 (10.14%) Data Mapping
14 14 (10.14%) Windows
15 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
15 13 (9.42%) C#
15 13 (9.42%) Middleware
15 13 (9.42%) Network Management
16 12 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 24 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (5.80%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.62%) SAS
4 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (15.22%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.45%) Finacle
5 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 4 (2.90%) LAN
2 4 (2.90%) WAN
3 3 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.72%) SAN
4 1 (0.72%) Wireless
4 1 (0.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.36%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (15.22%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.80%) Big Data
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.62%) PowerCenter
7 3 (2.17%) DataStage
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.45%) OLAP
8 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) ERwin
2 1 (0.72%) PowerDesigner
General
1 47 (34.06%) Finance
2 21 (15.22%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Advertising
6 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.45%) French Language
6 2 (1.45%) German Language
6 2 (1.45%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.45%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) .NET
2 13 (9.42%) Middleware
3 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (2.90%) XML
6 3 (2.17%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.17%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.45%) Web Services
7 2 (1.45%) Spring
8 1 (0.72%) JSF
8 1 (0.72%) Java EE
8 1 (0.72%) WCF
8 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.72%) HTML
8 1 (0.72%) SAML
8 1 (0.72%) Swing
8 1 (0.72%) JMS
8 1 (0.72%) WSDL
8 1 (0.72%) CSS
8 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) Handset
4 4 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.90%) iPhone
5 3 (2.17%) Data Conversion
5 3 (2.17%) Replication
5 3 (2.17%) Clustering
6 2 (1.45%) CESG
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Equities
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) EMV
7 1 (0.72%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) UNIX
3 6 (4.35%) Android
3 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Linux
5 1 (0.72%) AIX
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (27.54%) SOA
3 29 (21.01%) Data Management
4 25 (18.12%) ETL
5 24 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 24 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 21 (15.22%) Information Architecture
7 19 (13.77%) TOGAF
7 19 (13.77%) Data Modelling
8 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (11.59%) Scrum
10 14 (10.14%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (10.14%) Data Mapping
11 13 (9.42%) Network Management
12 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (7.97%) TDD
12 11 (7.97%) Data Governance
13 10 (7.25%) Data Architecture
14 9 (6.52%) UML
14 9 (6.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.87%) SQL
2 13 (9.42%) C#
2 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.80%) Java
4 3 (2.17%) C
5 2 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.72%) C++
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) PMP
2 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) QA
2 7 (5.07%) SLA
3 4 (2.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Oracle
2 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.25%) Informatica
4 5 (3.62%) Teradata
4 5 (3.62%) SAP
4 5 (3.62%) JBoss
5 4 (2.90%) IBM
6 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.45%) Cisco
6 2 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (0.72%) EMC
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix
7 1 (0.72%) Sun
7 1 (0.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.72%) ExactTarget
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