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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 45 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 53 62 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.17% 4.60% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.39% 4.82% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 55
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,200 £85,000 £99,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 61 (45.52%) Finance
2 36 (26.87%) Banking
3 34 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (20.15%) Data Centre
5 26 (19.40%) Retail
6 22 (16.42%) Oracle
7 21 (15.67%) Java
8 19 (14.18%) SOA
9 16 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (11.19%) Retail Banking
10 15 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (9.70%) TOGAF
12 12 (8.96%) ERP
12 12 (8.96%) Unix
13 11 (8.21%) Middleware
13 11 (8.21%) Windows
13 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
14 10 (7.46%) C#
14 10 (7.46%) SQL
14 10 (7.46%) SAP
15 9 (6.72%) J2EE
15 9 (6.72%) CCNP
15 9 (6.72%) Cisco
15 9 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (6.72%) Degree
16 8 (5.97%) Asset Management
16 8 (5.97%) CCIE
16 8 (5.97%) Process Management
17 7 (5.22%) Big Data

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (3.73%) Apache Spark
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.99%) Node.js
3 2 (1.49%) CMS
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.75%) Primavera
4 1 (0.75%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.75%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.48%) Internet
2 5 (3.73%) Firewall
2 5 (3.73%) VoIP
3 3 (2.24%) LAN
3 3 (2.24%) SAN
3 3 (2.24%) WAN
3 3 (2.24%) Wireless
4 2 (1.49%) ATM
4 2 (1.49%) BGP
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.49%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.49%) ISDN
4 2 (1.49%) MPLS
4 2 (1.49%) Network Security
4 2 (1.49%) OSPF
4 2 (1.49%) PPP
4 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.49%) VLAN
4 2 (1.49%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) Big Data
1 7 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (5.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (45.52%) Finance
2 36 (26.87%) Banking
3 26 (19.40%) Retail
4 15 (11.19%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Back Office
5 5 (3.73%) Front Office
6 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.24%) Law
8 2 (1.49%) Electronics
8 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) Middleware
2 9 (6.72%) J2EE
3 7 (5.22%) XML
4 6 (4.48%) .NET
4 6 (4.48%) Web Services
5 5 (3.73%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.73%) HTML
5 5 (3.73%) HTML5
5 5 (3.73%) XBRL
6 4 (2.99%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (2.99%) React
7 3 (2.24%) JMS
8 1 (0.75%) Java EE
8 1 (0.75%) REST
8 1 (0.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.22%) Clustering
3 6 (4.48%) Replication
3 6 (4.48%) Taxonomies
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.49%) PMI
7 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) SCADA
8 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Unix
2 11 (8.21%) Windows
3 4 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.24%) Linux
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (14.18%) SOA
3 16 (11.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.70%) TOGAF
6 12 (8.96%) ERP
7 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (5.97%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.97%) Process Management
9 7 (5.22%) Data Architecture
10 6 (4.48%) UML
10 6 (4.48%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (3.73%) Data Management
11 5 (3.73%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.73%) OO
11 5 (3.73%) Project Management
11 5 (3.73%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (3.73%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) Java
2 10 (7.46%) C#
2 10 (7.46%) SQL
3 5 (3.73%) C++
3 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.99%) Scala
5 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby
6 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) CCNP
1 9 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 8 (5.97%) CCIE
3 4 (2.99%) CCNA
4 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.49%) CCSA
5 2 (1.49%) CCSE
5 2 (1.49%) CISM
5 2 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (0.75%) CISA
6 1 (0.75%) IISP
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (2.99%) COBIT
3 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (2.99%) XenApp
3 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (16.42%) Oracle
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) SAP
3 9 (6.72%) Cisco
4 6 (4.48%) Citrix
4 6 (4.48%) IBM
5 5 (3.73%) Siebel
6 4 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.24%) AppSense
8 2 (1.49%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.49%) F5
8 2 (1.49%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.75%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.75%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.75%) Pega
9 1 (0.75%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.75%) Splunk
9 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
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