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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 98 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.082% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.087% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +30.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £67,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.53%
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
1435 1152 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.12% 94.81% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 957 716 830
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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 11 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) SOA
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) UML
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (31.82%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (31.82%) IIS
5 7 (31.82%) Domain-Driven Design
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Internet
7 4 (18.18%) ETL
7 4 (18.18%) Data Management
7 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) Content Management
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) WAN

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (31.82%) IIS
1 7 (31.82%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (40.91%) SOA
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) UML
4 7 (31.82%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (31.82%) Domain-Driven Design
4 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) Content Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Informatica
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle