The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 97 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 11 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 2.65% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 2.75% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 27
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1431 1162 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 96.19% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 952 737 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (32.56%) Finance
1 14 (32.56%) Banking
2 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (20.93%) Data Mapping
3 9 (20.93%) ETL
4 6 (13.95%) UNIX
4 6 (13.95%) Retail
4 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (11.63%) Information Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security
5 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) Content Management
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
7 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
7 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) Internet
7 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.98%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) .NET
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) CRM

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.33%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (32.56%) Banking
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (2.33%) RichFaces
3 1 (2.33%) REST
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) WCF
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) WSDL
3 1 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Equities
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 1 (2.33%) Solaris
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (20.93%) ETL
2 9 (20.93%) Data Mapping
3 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (11.63%) Information Security
3 5 (11.63%) Information Architecture
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Content Management
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) UML
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) CRM
6 2 (4.65%) SOA
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Management
6 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) EMC
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) ExactTarget
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco