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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 83 99 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 23 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 0.61% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.63% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 27
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,700 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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
1397 1425 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 96.02% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 910 946 736
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £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 31 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Open Source
4 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
6 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.15%) Cognos
6 5 (15.15%) ETL
6 5 (15.15%) SAS
6 5 (15.15%) Java
6 5 (15.15%) Perl
6 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Web Services
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) DB2
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Apache
6 5 (15.15%) Python
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
6 5 (15.15%) Teradata
6 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Business Development
6 5 (15.15%) Netezza
6 5 (15.15%) Informatica
6 5 (15.15%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (15.15%) SPSS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (15.15%) Apache
1 5 (15.15%) SAS
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Pig
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) SPSS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) thinkFolio
2 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) DB2
1 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
1 5 (15.15%) Pentaho
1 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Hive
1 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
1 5 (15.15%) HBase
1 5 (15.15%) Mahout
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
1 5 (15.15%) Sqoop
1 5 (15.15%) Triplestore
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
1 5 (15.15%) MLlib
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.03%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) ETL
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Business Development
4 5 (15.15%) MapReduce
4 5 (15.15%) Analytics
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.12%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) Data Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
1 5 (15.15%) Perl
1 5 (15.15%) PHP
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
1 5 (15.15%) Python
1 5 (15.15%) R
2 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
1 5 (15.15%) Cognos
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 5 (15.15%) Informatica
1 5 (15.15%) MicroStrategy
1 5 (15.15%) Teradata
1 5 (15.15%) Netezza
1 5 (15.15%) Greenplum
1 5 (15.15%) Vertica
1 5 (15.15%) Talend
2 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
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