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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 100 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.42% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.44% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 8
Average salary £75,000 £70,000 £47,710
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +46.72%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £65,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
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
1431 1350 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.54% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 936 866 835
Average salary £40,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SOA
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
3 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) Coaching
4 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (33.33%) UML
4 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (33.33%) IIS
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) OO
6 5 (23.81%) Swing
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) JMS
6 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
6 5 (23.81%) Hibernate

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) Swing
3 5 (23.81%) JMS
3 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
3 5 (23.81%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Structures
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) SOA
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 8 (38.10%) Scrum
2 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 8 (38.10%) Coaching
3 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 7 (33.33%) BDD
3 7 (33.33%) UML
3 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (23.81%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica