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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 95 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 2 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.87% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.00% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 8
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +3.35%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
1151 1204 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 86.93% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 775 752 803
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) Robolectric
3 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Robolectric
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JPA
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Java RMI
3 1 (14.29%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft