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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 57 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 60 82 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.96% 5.81% 6.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 6.08% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 58
Average salary £65,000 £65,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +13.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £51,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 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
1451 1349 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.84% 95.54% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 946 868 845
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,375
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (35.61%) SOA
2 42 (31.82%) Finance
3 34 (25.76%) Oracle
4 33 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (23.48%) TOGAF
6 25 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (18.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 24 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (17.42%) Asset Management
8 23 (17.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 22 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
10 21 (15.91%) Java
11 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 19 (14.39%) Data Management
12 19 (14.39%) Zachman Framework
13 18 (13.64%) SQL
13 18 (13.64%) Windows
14 17 (12.88%) Degree
15 16 (12.12%) Data Modelling
15 16 (12.12%) Hibernate
16 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
16 15 (11.36%) Spring
16 15 (11.36%) Banking
17 14 (10.61%) Coaching
18 13 (9.85%) Big Data
18 13 (9.85%) Network Management
18 13 (9.85%) .NET
18 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
18 13 (9.85%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (17.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.58%) CMS
3 8 (6.06%) IIS
3 8 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.79%) JBoss
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle Beehive
6 4 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.52%) SAS
7 2 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.52%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.52%) Finacle
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Office 365
2 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) WAN
1 6 (4.55%) LAN
1 6 (4.55%) Internet
2 4 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (2.27%) Firewall
4 2 (1.52%) VoIP
5 1 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Wireless
5 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) Data Warehouse
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle BI EE
2 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.85%) Big Data
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.52%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.76%) DB2
9 1 (0.76%) OLAP
9 1 (0.76%) DataStage
9 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Maven
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (3.03%) ERwin
3 1 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
General
1 42 (31.82%) Finance
2 15 (11.36%) Banking
3 12 (9.09%) Retail
4 8 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.30%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.79%) Marketing
7 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.52%) French Language
8 2 (1.52%) German Language
8 2 (1.52%) Law
8 2 (1.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) Hibernate
2 15 (11.36%) Spring
3 13 (9.85%) .NET
4 12 (9.09%) Middleware
5 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (5.30%) Java EE
7 6 (4.55%) Swing
7 6 (4.55%) JMS
8 2 (1.52%) Web Services
8 2 (1.52%) XML
9 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.76%) XSLT
9 1 (0.76%) CSS
9 1 (0.76%) SOAP
9 1 (0.76%) HTML
9 1 (0.76%) WSDL
9 1 (0.76%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.76%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 6 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 5 (3.79%) Algorithms
2 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.79%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.03%) iPhone
3 4 (3.03%) Handset
3 4 (3.03%) User Experience
4 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.52%) CMDB
5 2 (1.52%) CESG
5 2 (1.52%) Social Media
5 2 (1.52%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.52%) Open Source
5 2 (1.52%) Clustering
5 2 (1.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) EMV
6 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) Linux
3 5 (3.79%) Android
3 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.52%) UNIX
5 1 (0.76%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) SOA
2 33 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (23.48%) TOGAF
4 24 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (17.42%) Asset Management
6 19 (14.39%) Data Management
6 19 (14.39%) Zachman Framework
7 16 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 14 (10.61%) Coaching
9 13 (9.85%) Network Management
9 13 (9.85%) Scrum
10 11 (8.33%) TDD
10 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.58%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (7.58%) ETL
11 10 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.06%) Security Architecture
12 8 (6.06%) UML
12 8 (6.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.91%) Java
2 18 (13.64%) SQL
3 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (0.76%) C++
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.76%) VBScript
7 1 (0.76%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (12.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) SLA
1 7 (5.30%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (25.76%) Oracle
2 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.03%) SAP
3 4 (3.03%) Informatica
4 2 (1.52%) Teradata
4 2 (1.52%) HP
4 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco
4 2 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) ExactTarget
5 1 (0.76%) Sybase
5 1 (0.76%) Cognos
5 1 (0.76%) Sun
5 1 (0.76%) EMC
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
5 1 (0.76%) Twitter
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