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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 98 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 11 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 1.20% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.42% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 1
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -38.67%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
1383 1265 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.54% 84.33% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 879 844 652
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (84.62%) C
1 22 (84.62%) C++
2 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 18 (69.23%) C#
3 18 (69.23%) .NET
4 17 (65.38%) OOP
4 17 (65.38%) TDD
4 17 (65.38%) Computer Science
4 17 (65.38%) Waterfall
4 17 (65.38%) Visualisation
5 16 (61.54%) 3D Visualisation
5 16 (61.54%) Degree
5 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
5 16 (61.54%) Unit Testing
5 16 (61.54%) Subversion
5 16 (61.54%) Windows
5 16 (61.54%) MFC
5 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio
5 16 (61.54%) STL
5 16 (61.54%) VC++
5 16 (61.54%) Ethernet
5 16 (61.54%) Electronics
5 16 (61.54%) Linear Algebra
5 16 (61.54%) SDLC
6 11 (42.31%) WinForms
7 10 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (38.46%) OOD
7 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 10 (38.46%) UML

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio
1 16 (61.54%) Subversion
General
1 16 (61.54%) Electronics
2 5 (19.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Software Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Head of Development
4 1 (3.85%) Head of Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) MFC
2 16 (61.54%) STL
3 11 (42.31%) WinForms
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) WPF
5 6 (23.08%) Java RMI
5 6 (23.08%) OpenGL
5 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 6 (23.08%) JPA
5 6 (23.08%) Qt
5 6 (23.08%) Direct3D
6 5 (19.23%) JNI
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (3.85%) Spring
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) Java EE
8 1 (3.85%) jQuery
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Computer Science
1 17 (65.38%) Visualisation
2 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 10 (38.46%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
4 6 (23.08%) CUDA
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
3 17 (65.38%) Waterfall
3 17 (65.38%) OOP
4 16 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 16 (61.54%) 3D Visualisation
4 16 (61.54%) Linear Algebra
4 16 (61.54%) SDLC
5 10 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (38.46%) UML
5 10 (38.46%) OOD
6 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) OO
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C
1 22 (84.62%) C++
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) VC++
4 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft