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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 88 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 1.59% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.68% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 29
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) User Experience
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) thinkFolio
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Retail
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (5.88%) XPath
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.88%) DSDM
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) SOA

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) thinkFolio
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
3 1 (5.88%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Content Management
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) DSDM
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Edinburgh
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