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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 93 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.16% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.19% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 2
Average salary £38,500 £64,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.84% +70.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
1245 1060 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.33% 81.11%
Number of salaries quoted 848 676 709
Average salary £41,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.75% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) C#
2 28 (66.67%) .NET
3 24 (57.14%) UNIX
4 22 (52.38%) TDD
5 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 20 (47.62%) Windows
7 19 (45.24%) C++
7 19 (45.24%) Degree
8 18 (42.86%) WPF
8 18 (42.86%) Mathematics
8 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
8 18 (42.86%) Visualisation
8 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
8 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 18 (42.86%) C
9 17 (40.48%) OpenGL
9 17 (40.48%) Ethernet
9 17 (40.48%) Electronics
9 17 (40.48%) STL
9 17 (40.48%) OOP
9 17 (40.48%) VC++
9 17 (40.48%) MFC
9 17 (40.48%) Qt
9 17 (40.48%) CUDA
9 17 (40.48%) Direct3D
9 17 (40.48%) 3D Visualisation
9 17 (40.48%) Unit Testing
9 17 (40.48%) Subversion
10 14 (33.33%) SQL

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) OLAP
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 17 (40.48%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) RubyMine
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (40.48%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Software Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) C# Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) WPF
3 17 (40.48%) OpenGL
3 17 (40.48%) STL
3 17 (40.48%) MFC
3 17 (40.48%) Qt
3 17 (40.48%) Direct3D
4 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 9 (21.43%) jQuery
6 8 (19.05%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) CSS
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (16.67%) HTML5
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (16.67%) LESS
7 7 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (14.29%) Sinatra
9 4 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (4.76%) Kafka
10 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Mathematics
1 18 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 18 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 17 (40.48%) CUDA
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Informatics
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) UNIX
2 20 (47.62%) Windows
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) TDD
3 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (40.48%) OOP
4 17 (40.48%) 3D Visualisation
4 17 (40.48%) Unit Testing
5 13 (30.95%) Waterfall
6 7 (16.67%) MVC
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) OO
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) SOA
9 2 (4.76%) B2B
9 2 (4.76%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) Product Management
10 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (2.38%) System Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) C++
3 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (42.86%) C
4 17 (40.48%) VC++
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (21.43%) Python
7 7 (16.67%) Perl
7 7 (16.67%) Ruby
8 4 (9.52%) Java
9 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £51000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago