The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 92 99 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 5 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.072% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.075% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 12
Average salary £72,500 - £75,000
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 - £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 - £89,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Senior 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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Edinburgh region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Splunk
6 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (10.00%) IaaS
6 1 (10.00%) KYC
6 1 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (10.00%) IISP
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
General
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Law
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) KYC
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) ILOG
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Pega
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO