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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 100 97 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 7 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.079% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.083% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £47,710
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +46.72%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
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
1432 1199 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.17% 95.01% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 964 769 854
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 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 9 (37.50%) SOA
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) UML
5 7 (29.17%) IIS
5 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (29.17%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (29.17%) BDD
6 6 (25.00%) Coaching
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Internet
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
9 3 (12.50%) JMS
9 3 (12.50%) Telecoms

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (29.17%) IIS
1 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) Swing
3 3 (12.50%) JMS
3 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 9 (37.50%) SOA
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) UML
4 7 (29.17%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (25.00%) Coaching
6 5 (20.83%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (12.50%) Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) Content Management
8 3 (12.50%) Master Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Informatica