The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 81 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 22 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 1.54% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.82% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 2
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +12.59%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Software Architecture
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1186 1322 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.63% 84.69% 78.49%
Number of salaries quoted 700 865 534
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 24 (82.76%) C
1 24 (82.76%) C++
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
3 20 (68.97%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
4 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (65.52%) TDD
5 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
5 18 (62.07%) OOP
5 18 (62.07%) Computer Science
6 17 (58.62%) MFC
6 17 (58.62%) STL
6 17 (58.62%) UNIX
6 17 (58.62%) Windows
6 17 (58.62%) VC++
6 17 (58.62%) Ethernet
6 17 (58.62%) OpenGL
6 17 (58.62%) Electronics
6 17 (58.62%) Subversion
6 17 (58.62%) Degree
6 17 (58.62%) Mathematics
6 17 (58.62%) WPF
6 17 (58.62%) Unit Testing
6 17 (58.62%) Qt
6 17 (58.62%) Visualisation
6 17 (58.62%) CUDA
6 17 (58.62%) Waterfall
6 17 (58.62%) Direct3D
6 17 (58.62%) 3D Visualisation
6 17 (58.62%) Linear Algebra

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio
2 17 (58.62%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (58.62%) Electronics
2 7 (24.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) MFC
2 17 (58.62%) STL
2 17 (58.62%) OpenGL
2 17 (58.62%) WPF
2 17 (58.62%) Qt
2 17 (58.62%) Direct3D
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) Hibernate
4 7 (24.14%) Java RMI
4 7 (24.14%) JPA
4 7 (24.14%) JNI
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.90%) HTML5
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.45%) Marionette.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Computer Science
2 17 (58.62%) Visualisation
2 17 (58.62%) CUDA
2 17 (58.62%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) UNIX
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) TDD
3 18 (62.07%) OOP
4 17 (58.62%) Unit Testing
4 17 (58.62%) Waterfall
4 17 (58.62%) 3D Visualisation
4 17 (58.62%) Linear Algebra
5 7 (24.14%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.34%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C
1 24 (82.76%) C++
2 20 (68.97%) C#
3 17 (58.62%) VC++
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
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