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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 45 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 57 86 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.22% 6.13% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 6.39% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38 50 62
Average salary £71,250 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £97,500 £85,000
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
1276 1346 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.94% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 790 868 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
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 February 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (46.38%) Finance
2 40 (28.99%) SOA
3 37 (26.81%) Java
4 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (23.19%) Degree
5 29 (21.01%) Enterprise Architecture
5 29 (21.01%) Banking
6 24 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 23 (16.67%) Retail
7 23 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 21 (15.22%) Spring
8 21 (15.22%) Hibernate
9 20 (14.49%) Middleware
10 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
11 17 (12.32%) Internet
11 17 (12.32%) XML
12 16 (11.59%) Windows
13 15 (10.87%) XSLT
13 15 (10.87%) XForms
13 15 (10.87%) XML Schema
13 15 (10.87%) XPath
13 15 (10.87%) Use Case
14 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (10.14%) SharePoint
14 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
14 14 (10.14%) Oracle
15 13 (9.42%) Project Management
15 13 (9.42%) Migration
15 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2
15 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.52%) CMS
3 7 (5.07%) JBoss
4 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Beehive
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.17%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) CICS
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) Internet
2 5 (3.62%) HTTP
3 4 (2.90%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) LAN
3 4 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (8.70%) Big Data
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (2.90%) DB2
6 3 (2.17%) OLAP
6 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.17%) SAP HANA
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.17%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MSI
2 6 (4.35%) Maven
3 5 (3.62%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.90%) ERwin
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.72%) PowerDesigner
General
1 64 (46.38%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) Banking
3 23 (16.67%) Retail
4 13 (9.42%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.07%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.22%) Hibernate
1 21 (15.22%) Spring
2 20 (14.49%) Middleware
3 17 (12.32%) XML
4 15 (10.87%) XSLT
4 15 (10.87%) XML Schema
4 15 (10.87%) XForms
5 12 (8.70%) Web Services
6 7 (5.07%) Swing
6 7 (5.07%) JMS
6 7 (5.07%) Application Packaging
7 6 (4.35%) Java EE
7 6 (4.35%) SOAP
8 5 (3.62%) J2EE
8 5 (3.62%) REST
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (2.90%) JPA
9 4 (2.90%) Drools
9 4 (2.90%) .NET
9 4 (2.90%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.07%) Open Source
3 7 (5.07%) Social Media
3 7 (5.07%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.07%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.07%) User Experience
4 3 (2.17%) CMDB
4 3 (2.17%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.59%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) UNIX
3 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.99%) SOA
2 32 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.01%) Enterprise Architecture
4 24 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 23 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 15 (10.87%) Use Case
7 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
8 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2
8 13 (9.42%) Project Management
8 13 (9.42%) Migration
8 13 (9.42%) Coaching
9 12 (8.70%) DSDM
10 11 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.25%) Content Management
11 10 (7.25%) Zachman Framework
11 10 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (6.52%) Analytics
13 8 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.81%) Java
2 15 (10.87%) XPath
3 8 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.80%) SQL
3 8 (5.80%) Python
4 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.72%) C#
5 1 (0.72%) COBOL
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (23.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (3.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.62%) Firmware
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) SCCM
1 7 (5.07%) AppDNA
2 5 (3.62%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle
3 7 (5.07%) Citrix
3 7 (5.07%) VMware
4 4 (2.90%) SAP
5 3 (2.17%) Cognos
5 3 (2.17%) Sybase
5 3 (2.17%) Teradata
5 3 (2.17%) Informatica
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Avaya
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