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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 92 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 14 26 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 2.08% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 2.19% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 33
Average salary £66,250 £72,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £59,500 £47,542
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
1409 1189 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.31% 94.97% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 950 757 846
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 2014.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (17.14%) UNIX
4 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Internet
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Information Security
5 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Information Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) ETL
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Content Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
6 4 (11.43%) Coaching
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (8.57%) Retail
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.71%) Java
8 2 (5.71%) .NET
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Temenos T24
1 1 (2.86%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Law
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Local Government
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) WSDL
2 1 (2.86%) SAML
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) Java EE
2 1 (2.86%) WCF
2 1 (2.86%) RichFaces
2 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Equities
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 5 (14.29%) Information Architecture
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (14.29%) Information Security
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) ETL
3 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
3 4 (11.43%) Content Management
3 4 (11.43%) Coaching
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
2 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.86%) ExactTarget
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