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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 64 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 46 61 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.08% 4.85% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 5.11% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 65
Average salary £65,000 £65,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.38% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £51,750 £47,584
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
1438 1194 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 94.99% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 971 764 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,974
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 45 (33.58%) Finance
2 43 (32.09%) SOA
2 43 (32.09%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (23.88%) Oracle
4 31 (23.13%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (18.66%) TOGAF
6 24 (17.91%) Asset Management
6 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (17.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 22 (16.42%) Data Management
7 22 (16.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 21 (15.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (15.67%) Oracle EBS
8 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.43%) SQL
9 18 (13.43%) Banking
10 17 (12.69%) Zachman Framework
10 17 (12.69%) Information Architecture
10 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
10 17 (12.69%) Windows
10 17 (12.69%) ETL
11 15 (11.19%) Data Modelling
11 15 (11.19%) .NET
11 15 (11.19%) Scrum
11 15 (11.19%) Degree
12 14 (10.45%) Java
13 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
13 13 (9.70%) Middleware
13 13 (9.70%) Network Management
14 12 (8.96%) Big Data

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (17.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (5.97%) IIS
2 8 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.48%) CMS
4 4 (2.99%) SAS
5 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.24%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (8.96%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.49%) Finacle
5 2 (1.49%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.73%) Office 365
2 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Force.com
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) Internet
2 6 (4.48%) LAN
2 6 (4.48%) WAN
3 3 (2.24%) VoIP
4 2 (1.49%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) SSL
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) Network Security
5 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.13%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (15.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.96%) Big Data
5 11 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.24%) DataStage
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.49%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.75%) OLAP
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Maven
1 4 (2.99%) ERwin
2 1 (0.75%) PowerDesigner
General
1 45 (33.58%) Finance
2 18 (13.43%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Marketing
6 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.24%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) French Language
7 2 (1.49%) German Language
7 2 (1.49%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) .NET
2 13 (9.70%) Middleware
3 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 10 (7.46%) Hibernate
4 9 (6.72%) Spring
5 8 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (3.73%) Java EE
7 4 (2.99%) Swing
7 4 (2.99%) XML
7 4 (2.99%) JMS
8 3 (2.24%) XML Schema
9 2 (1.49%) Web Services
10 1 (0.75%) WSDL
10 1 (0.75%) SAML
10 1 (0.75%) HTML
10 1 (0.75%) CSS
10 1 (0.75%) SOAP
10 1 (0.75%) JSF
10 1 (0.75%) WCF
10 1 (0.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.99%) User Experience
4 4 (2.99%) iPhone
4 4 (2.99%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.99%) Handset
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.24%) Clustering
5 3 (2.24%) Replication
5 3 (2.24%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.49%) CMDB
6 2 (1.49%) CESG
7 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.75%) EMV
7 1 (0.75%) Equities
7 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Windows
2 8 (5.97%) UNIX
3 5 (3.73%) Linux
3 5 (3.73%) Android
3 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) AIX
4 1 (0.75%) Solaris
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.09%) SOA
1 43 (32.09%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (18.66%) TOGAF
3 24 (17.91%) Asset Management
3 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.42%) Data Management
4 22 (16.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (12.69%) Zachman Framework
5 17 (12.69%) Information Architecture
5 17 (12.69%) ETL
6 15 (11.19%) Data Modelling
6 15 (11.19%) Scrum
7 13 (9.70%) Network Management
8 12 (8.96%) Coaching
9 11 (8.21%) TDD
10 10 (7.46%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.72%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (6.72%) Data Mapping
11 9 (6.72%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) SQL
2 14 (10.45%) Java
3 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.96%) C#
5 3 (2.24%) C
6 2 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) C++
7 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.75%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) PMP
3 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
2 7 (5.22%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (23.88%) Oracle
2 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.48%) Informatica
4 5 (3.73%) JBoss
5 4 (2.99%) Teradata
5 4 (2.99%) SAP
6 3 (2.24%) IBM
7 2 (1.49%) HP
7 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) EMC
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.75%) Twitter
8 1 (0.75%) ExactTarget
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