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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 96 98 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 17 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.12% 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.27% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 2
Average salary £38,500 £64,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.31% +72.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.11%
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
1263 1119 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.42% 84.01% 81.06%
Number of salaries quoted 841 715 714
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 30 September 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 25 (59.52%) UNIX
4 23 (54.76%) TDD
5 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (50.00%) Windows
6 20 (47.62%) C++
7 19 (45.24%) C
7 19 (45.24%) Visual Studio
7 19 (45.24%) Mathematics
7 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
7 19 (45.24%) Degree
7 19 (45.24%) WPF
7 19 (45.24%) Visualisation
8 18 (42.86%) Qt
8 18 (42.86%) CUDA
8 18 (42.86%) Direct3D
8 18 (42.86%) 3D Visualisation
8 18 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 18 (42.86%) Subversion
8 18 (42.86%) STL
8 18 (42.86%) OOP
8 18 (42.86%) VC++
8 18 (42.86%) MFC
8 18 (42.86%) OpenGL
8 18 (42.86%) Ethernet
8 18 (42.86%) Electronics
9 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
10 14 (33.33%) Waterfall

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) OLAP
3 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Visual Studio
2 18 (42.86%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) RubyMine
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (42.86%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Billing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
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%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Software Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) C# Programmer
6 1 (2.38%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Graduate
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) WPF
3 18 (42.86%) MFC
3 18 (42.86%) STL
3 18 (42.86%) OpenGL
3 18 (42.86%) Qt
3 18 (42.86%) Direct3D
4 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (19.05%) HTML
5 8 (19.05%) jQuery
6 7 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (16.67%) CSS
6 7 (16.67%) HTML5
6 7 (16.67%) LESS
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (14.29%) Sinatra
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) Kafka
9 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Visualisation
1 19 (45.24%) Mathematics
1 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 18 (42.86%) CUDA
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) UNIX
2 21 (50.00%) 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 23 (54.76%) TDD
3 21 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 18 (42.86%) OOP
4 18 (42.86%) 3D Visualisation
5 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) MVC
7 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
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%) OO
9 2 (4.76%) Product Management
10 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
10 1 (2.38%) RAD
10 1 (2.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) C++
3 19 (45.24%) C
4 18 (42.86%) VC++
5 17 (40.48%) JavaScript
6 13 (30.95%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) Python
8 7 (16.67%) Perl
8 7 (16.67%) Ruby
9 4 (9.52%) Java
10 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
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
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