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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 35 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 80 95 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.67% 6.54% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 6.87% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 65 52
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 £43,900 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £100,000 £72,150
UK excluding London average salary £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +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
1330 1383 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.26% 95.25% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 896 903 764
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 19 December 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (39.20%) Finance
2 31 (24.80%) SOA
3 28 (22.40%) Java
4 27 (21.60%) Enterprise Architecture
4 27 (21.60%) TOGAF
5 26 (20.80%) Banking
6 24 (19.20%) Retail
6 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (19.20%) Degree
7 20 (16.00%) Windows
7 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (15.20%) Hibernate
8 19 (15.20%) Spring
9 15 (12.00%) SharePoint
9 15 (12.00%) Coaching
10 14 (11.20%) Big Data
11 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
11 13 (10.40%) Migration
11 13 (10.40%) Zachman Framework
11 13 (10.40%) Retail Banking
12 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.60%) Oracle
12 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (8.80%) Data Modelling
13 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (8.80%) Technical Analysis
13 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.80%) CMS
14 10 (8.00%) Middleware
14 10 (8.00%) SQL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.80%) CMS
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (2.40%) JBoss
4 3 (2.40%) SAS
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.80%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) SPSS
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.60%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.60%) Finacle
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.80%) Office 365
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.40%) SaaS
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) Internet
2 8 (6.40%) LAN
2 8 (6.40%) WAN
3 5 (4.00%) HTTP
4 4 (3.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.80%) Wireless
5 1 (0.80%) Network Security
5 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) Big Data
2 12 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.20%) DB2
8 3 (2.40%) OLAP
8 3 (2.40%) SAP BW
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.40%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Maven
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (4.00%) MSI
3 4 (3.20%) ERwin
4 1 (0.80%) PowerDesigner
General
1 49 (39.20%) Finance
2 26 (20.80%) Banking
3 24 (19.20%) Retail
4 13 (10.40%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.60%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.20%) Marketing
7 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.60%) Law
9 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.20%) Hibernate
1 19 (15.20%) Spring
2 10 (8.00%) Middleware
3 8 (6.40%) Swing
3 8 (6.40%) JMS
4 7 (5.60%) XML
5 6 (4.80%) XSLT
5 6 (4.80%) XML Schema
5 6 (4.80%) XForms
5 6 (4.80%) Java EE
6 5 (4.00%) Application Packaging
6 5 (4.00%) .NET
7 3 (2.40%) SOAP
7 3 (2.40%) Web Services
8 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.60%) REST
8 2 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.60%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Social Media
1 8 (6.40%) Data Structures
2 7 (5.60%) Algorithms
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.00%) User Experience
3 5 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.40%) Open Source
4 3 (2.40%) CMDB
4 3 (2.40%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.80%) EMV
5 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Android
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.80%) AIX
3 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) SOA
2 27 (21.60%) TOGAF
2 27 (21.60%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.00%) Coaching
5 13 (10.40%) Migration
5 13 (10.40%) Zachman Framework
6 12 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.80%) Data Modelling
7 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.80%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.80%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.20%) Security Architecture
9 9 (7.20%) OO
10 8 (6.40%) Use Case
10 8 (6.40%) Analytics
11 7 (5.60%) DevOps
12 6 (4.80%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) Java
2 10 (8.00%) SQL
3 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.80%) XPath
4 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.40%) C#
6 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.60%) Python
7 1 (0.80%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.80%) VBScript
7 1 (0.80%) C++
7 1 (0.80%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Firmware
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) SCCM
1 5 (4.00%) Data Guard
1 5 (4.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
3 5 (4.00%) Citrix
3 5 (4.00%) VMware
4 4 (3.20%) SAP
5 3 (2.40%) Cognos
5 3 (2.40%) Sybase
5 3 (2.40%) Teradata
5 3 (2.40%) Informatica
6 1 (0.80%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.80%) Cisco
6 1 (0.80%) Avaya
6 1 (0.80%) HP
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