The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 80 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 30 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.81% 0.46% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.58% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 9
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,895 £32,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1379 860 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.17% 78.32% 73.69%
Number of salaries quoted 896 490 750
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Architecture
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (67.57%) C#
2 24 (64.86%) .NET
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
4 16 (43.24%) UNIX
5 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 14 (37.84%) Degree
7 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
7 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
7 13 (35.14%) C
7 13 (35.14%) C++
8 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
8 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
8 12 (32.43%) MVC
8 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (29.73%) 3D Visualisation
9 11 (29.73%) Direct3D
9 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
9 11 (29.73%) Qt
9 11 (29.73%) CUDA
9 11 (29.73%) WPF
9 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
9 11 (29.73%) Subversion
9 11 (29.73%) Electronics
9 11 (29.73%) Ethernet
9 11 (29.73%) OpenGL
9 11 (29.73%) STL
9 11 (29.73%) OOP
9 11 (29.73%) VC++

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) GitHub
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Informix
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
2 11 (29.73%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) JUnit
General
1 11 (29.73%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Programmer
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Software Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) C# Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 11 (29.73%) Direct3D
3 11 (29.73%) Qt
3 11 (29.73%) WPF
3 11 (29.73%) OpenGL
3 11 (29.73%) STL
3 11 (29.73%) MFC
4 7 (18.92%) jQuery
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 4 (10.81%) LESS
7 3 (8.11%) Sinatra
7 3 (8.11%) JSON
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Mathematics
1 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
2 11 (29.73%) CUDA
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) UNIX
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
2 12 (32.43%) MVC
3 11 (29.73%) 3D Visualisation
3 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
3 11 (29.73%) OOP
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) Workflow
5 7 (18.92%) Document Management
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Product Management
8 3 (8.11%) Use Case
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.41%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) C
3 13 (35.14%) C++
4 11 (29.73%) VC++
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Perl
7 5 (13.51%) Python
7 5 (13.51%) Ruby
8 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) Java
9 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Pega
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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