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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 69 92 67
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 31 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.43% 0.95% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 0.99% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 14
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £48,187
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +50.45%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.58%
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
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (35.59%) Banking
4 12 (20.34%) Retail
5 9 (15.25%) J2EE
5 9 (15.25%) SOA
6 8 (13.56%) Process Management
6 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
7 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
7 7 (11.86%) Java
7 7 (11.86%) .NET
8 6 (10.17%) IBM
8 6 (10.17%) Taxonomies
9 5 (8.47%) UML
9 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.78%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
10 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.78%) Project Management
11 3 (5.08%) Business Development
11 3 (5.08%) Coaching
11 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
11 3 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
11 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.08%) Windows
11 3 (5.08%) SQL
11 3 (5.08%) ITIL
11 3 (5.08%) Oracle

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) VoIP
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
1 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 21 (35.59%) Banking
3 12 (20.34%) Retail
4 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.39%) Electronics
6 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.39%) Marketing
7 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) J2EE
2 7 (11.86%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) Java EE
3 2 (3.39%) XML
4 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Taxonomies
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Ontologies
3 2 (3.39%) PMI
4 1 (1.69%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (15.25%) SOA
3 8 (13.56%) Process Management
4 7 (11.86%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (8.47%) UML
6 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 4 (6.78%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.08%) Business Development
7 3 (5.08%) Coaching
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.08%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (3.39%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.39%) Presales
8 2 (3.39%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCNP
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) COBIT
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) IBM
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) F5
4 1 (1.69%) Juniper
4 1 (1.69%) Riverbed
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Market competitive
Posted: 6 days ago