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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 36 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 71 88 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.17% 6.46% 6.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.51% 6.78% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 59
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £98,000 £72,500
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
1289 1298 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.95% 95.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 849 830 759
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 60 (44.12%) Finance
2 34 (25.00%) SOA
3 32 (23.53%) Java
4 31 (22.79%) Degree
5 29 (21.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 28 (20.59%) Banking
7 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (18.38%) TOGAF
9 23 (16.91%) Windows
9 23 (16.91%) Retail
10 19 (13.97%) Spring
10 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
10 19 (13.97%) Hibernate
11 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
11 15 (11.03%) Coaching
12 14 (10.29%) Big Data
12 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
13 13 (9.56%) Migration
13 13 (9.56%) Middleware
13 13 (9.56%) MS Excel
13 13 (9.56%) Retail Banking
14 12 (8.82%) Internet
14 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (8.09%) XML
15 11 (8.09%) Technical Analysis
15 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
16 10 (7.35%) Zachman Framework
16 10 (7.35%) XPath
16 10 (7.35%) Use Case

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.62%) CMS
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (3.68%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.94%) JBoss
5 3 (2.21%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) CICS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) SPSS
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.41%) Office 365
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) Internet
2 8 (5.88%) LAN
2 8 (5.88%) WAN
3 5 (3.68%) HTTP
4 4 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.74%) Wireless
5 1 (0.74%) Network Security
5 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.29%) Big Data
2 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (2.94%) DB2
6 3 (2.21%) OLAP
6 3 (2.21%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.21%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) MSI
2 6 (4.41%) Maven
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.94%) ERwin
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.74%) PowerDesigner
General
1 60 (44.12%) Finance
2 28 (20.59%) Banking
3 23 (16.91%) Retail
4 13 (9.56%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.15%) Aerospace
6 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.94%) Marketing
8 2 (1.47%) Law
8 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.97%) Hibernate
1 19 (13.97%) Spring
2 13 (9.56%) Middleware
3 11 (8.09%) XML
4 10 (7.35%) XSLT
4 10 (7.35%) XML Schema
4 10 (7.35%) XForms
5 8 (5.88%) Swing
5 8 (5.88%) JMS
6 7 (5.15%) Web Services
6 7 (5.15%) Application Packaging
7 6 (4.41%) Java EE
8 3 (2.21%) SOAP
8 3 (2.21%) .NET
9 2 (1.47%) J2EE
9 2 (1.47%) REST
10 1 (0.74%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.74%) Underscore.js
10 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.15%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.15%) Social Media
3 7 (5.15%) User Experience
3 7 (5.15%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.94%) Open Source
5 3 (2.21%) CMDB
5 3 (2.21%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.74%) EMV
7 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.91%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.74%) AIX
3 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.00%) SOA
2 29 (21.32%) Enterprise Architecture
3 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (18.38%) TOGAF
5 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
5 15 (11.03%) Coaching
6 13 (9.56%) Migration
7 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.09%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.09%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (7.35%) Zachman Framework
9 10 (7.35%) Use Case
9 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.35%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.62%) OO
10 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.62%) Security Architecture
10 9 (6.62%) Analytics
11 8 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (5.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) Java
2 10 (7.35%) XPath
3 9 (6.62%) SQL
4 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.41%) Python
6 5 (3.68%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.74%) VBScript
7 1 (0.74%) C#
7 1 (0.74%) C++
7 1 (0.74%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (22.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.68%) Firmware
2 5 (3.68%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) SCCM
1 7 (5.15%) AppDNA
2 5 (3.68%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.35%) Oracle
3 7 (5.15%) Citrix
3 7 (5.15%) VMware
4 4 (2.94%) SAP
5 3 (2.21%) Cognos
5 3 (2.21%) Sybase
5 3 (2.21%) Teradata
5 3 (2.21%) Informatica
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Avaya
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
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