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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 54 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 49 88 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.45% 5.52% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 5.78% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 61 52
Average salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £67,500
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 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
1338 1523 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.61% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 862 993 692
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 £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £58,550
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 30 June 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 58 (49.15%) Finance
2 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 29 (24.58%) Middleware
4 28 (23.73%) Data Modelling
5 27 (22.88%) SOA
6 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (18.64%) MS Excel
7 22 (18.64%) Java
7 22 (18.64%) XML
8 20 (16.95%) Web Services
8 20 (16.95%) Degree
9 17 (14.41%) Oracle
10 16 (13.56%) Project Management
11 14 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (11.86%) Data Integration
12 13 (11.02%) Use Case
12 13 (11.02%) XPath
12 13 (11.02%) Internet
12 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
12 13 (11.02%) .NET
12 13 (11.02%) XSLT
12 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
12 13 (11.02%) XML Schema
12 13 (11.02%) XForms
13 12 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (10.17%) Banking
13 12 (10.17%) Open Source
14 11 (9.32%) Data Architecture
14 11 (9.32%) Content Management
14 11 (9.32%) MVC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (7.63%) JBoss
2 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 22 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) thinkFolio
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
2 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.93%) Big Data
4 6 (5.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) HBase
6 1 (0.85%) Mahout
6 1 (0.85%) DB2
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.85%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.85%) Triplestore
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (49.15%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.58%) Middleware
2 22 (18.64%) XML
3 20 (16.95%) Web Services
4 13 (11.02%) .NET
4 13 (11.02%) XSLT
4 13 (11.02%) XML Schema
4 13 (11.02%) XForms
5 11 (9.32%) SOAP
6 9 (7.63%) J2EE
6 9 (7.63%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.63%) Spring
6 9 (7.63%) jBPM
6 9 (7.63%) JPA
6 9 (7.63%) Drools
6 9 (7.63%) REST
7 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.08%) WPF
8 6 (5.08%) WinForms
9 4 (3.39%) XSD
10 3 (2.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Data Integration
2 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) User Experience
4 2 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.85%) LPAR
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) UNIX
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Data Modelling
2 27 (22.88%) SOA
3 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.56%) Project Management
5 14 (11.86%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (11.02%) Use Case
6 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (10.17%) Open Source
8 11 (9.32%) Data Architecture
8 11 (9.32%) Content Management
8 11 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 11 (9.32%) DSDM
8 11 (9.32%) MVC
8 11 (9.32%) Migration
9 10 (8.47%) ETL
9 10 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.47%) Logical Data Model
10 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.78%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.64%) Java
2 13 (11.02%) XPath
3 10 (8.47%) SQL
4 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.08%) Python
6 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.69%) C#
8 1 (0.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) CISM
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
2 2 (1.69%) CISSP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) CISA
3 1 (0.85%) CCNP
3 1 (0.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) VMware
4 6 (5.08%) IBM
4 6 (5.08%) HP
5 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Informatica
6 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.85%) AppSense
6 1 (0.85%) Teradata
6 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.85%) Google
6 1 (0.85%) Netezza
6 1 (0.85%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.85%) Vertica
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