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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 37 56 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 84 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.33% 3.34% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 3.48% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 24
Average salary £67,750 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,650 £75,300 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
1479 1408 1134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.91% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 960 927 704
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (43.88%) Finance
2 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.14%) Banking
4 25 (17.99%) Oracle
5 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
6 21 (15.11%) SOA
7 19 (13.67%) Data Modelling
8 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (11.51%) Java
8 16 (11.51%) SQL
8 16 (11.51%) Web Services
8 16 (11.51%) Middleware
9 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (10.79%) Data Centre
10 14 (10.07%) Migration
10 14 (10.07%) UML
11 13 (9.35%) Windows
11 13 (9.35%) XML
11 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
11 13 (9.35%) .NET
11 13 (9.35%) ETL
11 13 (9.35%) Retail
11 13 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (9.35%) Open Source
12 12 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (8.63%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (8.63%) Data Integration
12 12 (8.63%) Data Architecture
12 12 (8.63%) CRM
13 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.60%) SAS
2 5 (3.60%) Apache Pig
2 5 (3.60%) Apache
3 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.88%) JBoss
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.60%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.32%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) VoIP
3 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.91%) Big Data
3 7 (5.04%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.60%) HBase
4 5 (3.60%) Mahout
4 5 (3.60%) Pentaho
4 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.60%) Apache Hive
4 5 (3.60%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.60%) Sqoop
4 5 (3.60%) Triplestore
4 5 (3.60%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.60%) DB2
5 2 (1.44%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (43.88%) Finance
2 28 (20.14%) Banking
3 13 (9.35%) Retail
4 5 (3.60%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.51%) Web Services
1 16 (11.51%) Middleware
2 13 (9.35%) XML
2 13 (9.35%) .NET
3 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.04%) J2EE
5 6 (4.32%) SOAP
5 6 (4.32%) WinForms
6 5 (3.60%) XSD
6 5 (3.60%) WPF
6 5 (3.60%) MLlib
7 4 (2.88%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.88%) jQuery
7 4 (2.88%) JPA
7 4 (2.88%) Drools
7 4 (2.88%) HTML5
7 4 (2.88%) REST
7 4 (2.88%) XSLT
7 4 (2.88%) CSS
7 4 (2.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.63%) Data Integration
3 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.16%) Replication
6 3 (2.16%) Clustering
7 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) DTV
8 1 (0.72%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.35%) Windows
2 6 (4.32%) Linux
3 4 (2.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.11%) SOA
2 19 (13.67%) Data Modelling
3 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.07%) Migration
5 14 (10.07%) UML
6 13 (9.35%) ETL
6 13 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (9.35%) Open Source
7 12 (8.63%) Data Architecture
7 12 (8.63%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (8.63%) CRM
8 11 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.19%) Data Management
9 10 (7.19%) Analytics
9 10 (7.19%) Logical Data Model
9 10 (7.19%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.47%) Information Architecture
10 9 (6.47%) Service Management
11 8 (5.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.51%) Java
1 16 (11.51%) SQL
2 8 (5.76%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.60%) Python
3 5 (3.60%) Perl
3 5 (3.60%) PHP
3 5 (3.60%) R
4 3 (2.16%) C#
4 3 (2.16%) XPath
5 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.16%) CCNP
4 2 (1.44%) CCNA
4 2 (1.44%) CISSP
4 2 (1.44%) CCIE
4 2 (1.44%) CISM
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) CISA
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) COBIT
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.60%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.72%) XenApp
3 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.44%) SCCM
3 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.99%) Oracle
3 7 (5.04%) VMware
3 7 (5.04%) IBM
4 6 (4.32%) HP
5 5 (3.60%) Informatica
5 5 (3.60%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (3.60%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.60%) Cognos
5 5 (3.60%) Teradata
5 5 (3.60%) Netezza
5 5 (3.60%) Greenplum
5 5 (3.60%) Vertica
5 5 (3.60%) Talend
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco
7 2 (1.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Splunk
8 1 (0.72%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.72%) Blue Coat
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