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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 89 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 10 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.72% 1.95% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.04% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 19
Average salary £67,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1314 1568 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.15% 95.67% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1004 614
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
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 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (50.00%) Finance
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Social Media
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) EAI
5 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (8.33%) Retail
7 2 (8.33%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) XML
7 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) Middleware
7 2 (8.33%) thinkFolio
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Coaching
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) CICS
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) thinkFolio
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) XSLT
2 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.17%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) EAI
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Use Case
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) DSDM
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.17%) XPath
2 1 (4.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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