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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 28 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 77 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.94% 4.45% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 4.65% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 43 37 57
Average salary £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.43%
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
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 36 (27.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (26.72%) Banking
4 31 (23.66%) TOGAF
4 31 (23.66%) SOA
5 27 (20.61%) Java
6 24 (18.32%) Middleware
6 24 (18.32%) Zachman Framework
7 22 (16.79%) Open Source
8 21 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (15.27%) Oracle
10 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.98%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
12 15 (11.45%) SAP
13 14 (10.69%) Business Development
13 14 (10.69%) Degree
14 13 (9.92%) .NET
14 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
15 12 (9.16%) Presales
15 12 (9.16%) Cisco
15 12 (9.16%) Firewall
15 12 (9.16%) Data Architecture
16 11 (8.40%) Retail
16 11 (8.40%) IBM
16 11 (8.40%) ITIL
17 10 (7.63%) CRM
17 10 (7.63%) Project Management
18 9 (6.87%) Requirements Management
18 9 (6.87%) Retail Banking

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (6.87%) NetWeaver
2 6 (4.58%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.82%) Node.js
4 2 (1.53%) CMS
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.76%) Primavera
2 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) IaaS
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.16%) Firewall
2 8 (6.11%) LAN
2 8 (6.11%) SAN
3 7 (5.34%) BGP
3 7 (5.34%) HSRP
3 7 (5.34%) OSPF
3 7 (5.34%) WAN
3 7 (5.34%) Wireless
4 5 (3.82%) 802.11
4 5 (3.82%) DPNSS
4 5 (3.82%) SCCP
4 5 (3.82%) WLAN
5 4 (3.05%) NAS
5 4 (3.05%) VoIP
6 3 (2.29%) Internet
7 2 (1.53%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.53%) MPLS
7 2 (1.53%) PPP
7 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.53%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) Big Data
2 7 (5.34%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.76%) Maven
1 1 (0.76%) Subversion
1 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 35 (26.72%) Banking
3 11 (8.40%) Retail
4 9 (6.87%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.29%) Local Government
6 3 (2.29%) Marketing
7 2 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (1.53%) Legal
7 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
8 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) Middleware
2 13 (9.92%) .NET
3 7 (5.34%) Java EE
4 6 (4.58%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.58%) HTML
4 6 (4.58%) HTML5
4 6 (4.58%) J2EE
5 5 (3.82%) 802.1X
5 5 (3.82%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (3.82%) React
6 3 (2.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.29%) Web Services
6 3 (2.29%) XML
7 1 (0.76%) CGI
7 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.76%) REST
7 1 (0.76%) Spring
7 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.76%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.34%) PMI
4 6 (4.58%) Taxonomies
5 5 (3.82%) CCTV
6 4 (3.05%) Clustering
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.05%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.29%) Replication
8 2 (1.53%) DataPower
8 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Ontologies
8 2 (1.53%) User Experience
9 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Linux
2 5 (3.82%) Unix
2 5 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (23.66%) SOA
2 31 (23.66%) TOGAF
3 24 (18.32%) Zachman Framework
4 22 (16.79%) Open Source
5 21 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (12.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (12.21%) Software Engineering
8 14 (10.69%) Business Development
9 12 (9.16%) Data Architecture
9 12 (9.16%) Presales
10 11 (8.40%) ITIL
11 10 (7.63%) CRM
11 10 (7.63%) Project Management
12 9 (6.87%) Requirements Management
13 7 (5.34%) Data Management
13 7 (5.34%) Network Design
13 7 (5.34%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (5.34%) UML
14 6 (4.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.61%) Java
2 9 (6.87%) ABAP
2 9 (6.87%) C#
2 9 (6.87%) SQL
3 6 (4.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.82%) Scala
5 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Degree
2 8 (6.11%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.34%) CCNP
3 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.05%) CCIE
4 4 (3.05%) CCNA
5 3 (2.29%) CCDP
6 2 (1.53%) CCDA
6 2 (1.53%) CCSA
6 2 (1.53%) CCSE
7 1 (0.76%) CISA
7 1 (0.76%) CISM
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) COBIT
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.53%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Oracle
2 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.45%) SAP
4 12 (9.16%) Cisco
5 11 (8.40%) IBM
6 9 (6.87%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.34%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.34%) Juniper
8 6 (4.58%) Cognizant
9 5 (3.82%) Aruba
9 5 (3.82%) Motorola
10 4 (3.05%) VMware
11 3 (2.29%) Remedy
12 2 (1.53%) Blue Coat
12 2 (1.53%) Brocade
12 2 (1.53%) Citrix
13 1 (0.76%) ILOG
13 1 (0.76%) Pega
13 1 (0.76%) Siebel
13 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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