The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 50 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 45 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.47% 0.66% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 0.69% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 16
Average salary £62,500 £64,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.10% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Solutions Architect
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1212 1309 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.83% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 783 796 1020
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Edinburgh region.

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 29 (39.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (36.99%) Finance
3 25 (34.25%) Banking
4 21 (28.77%) TOGAF
4 21 (28.77%) Middleware
4 21 (28.77%) SOA
5 18 (24.66%) Java
5 18 (24.66%) Zachman Framework
5 18 (24.66%) Open Source
6 11 (15.07%) Business Development
6 11 (15.07%) Presales
6 11 (15.07%) SAP
7 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
8 9 (12.33%) Requirements Management
8 9 (12.33%) ABAP
8 9 (12.33%) .NET
8 9 (12.33%) Oracle
8 9 (12.33%) NetWeaver
8 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.96%) IBM
10 7 (9.59%) Project Management
10 7 (9.59%) Data Architecture
11 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
11 6 (8.22%) Taxonomies
11 6 (8.22%) Retail
11 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.22%) CRM
11 6 (8.22%) J2EE
11 6 (8.22%) ITIL

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.74%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) LAN
1 1 (1.37%) VoIP
1 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 25 (34.25%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.11%) Marketing
6 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 2 (2.74%) Local Government
6 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) Middleware
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
3 6 (8.22%) J2EE
4 5 (6.85%) Java EE
5 2 (2.74%) XML
6 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) CGI
6 1 (1.37%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Taxonomies
2 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) PMI
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) DataPower
3 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.74%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (28.77%) SOA
2 21 (28.77%) TOGAF
3 18 (24.66%) Open Source
3 18 (24.66%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (15.07%) Business Development
4 11 (15.07%) Presales
5 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.33%) Requirements Management
7 7 (9.59%) Data Architecture
7 7 (9.59%) Project Management
8 6 (8.22%) CRM
8 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL
9 5 (6.85%) UML
10 4 (5.48%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.48%) Process Management
11 3 (4.11%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.66%) Java
2 9 (12.33%) ABAP
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) COBIT
2 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) SAP
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
3 8 (10.96%) IBM
4 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.48%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
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