The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 103 98 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.29% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.35% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 16
Average salary £49,000 £62,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.60% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £55,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -3.63%
Technical Architecture
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1292 1149 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.45% 82.01% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 857 730 666
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Edinburgh region.

Technical Architecture Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 10 (58.82%) SOA
2 10 (58.82%) Middleware
3 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
3 9 (52.94%) BPMN
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
4 8 (47.06%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (47.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (47.06%) Jython
4 8 (47.06%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) XQuery
4 8 (47.06%) SOAP
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) XSLT
4 8 (47.06%) Ant
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.76%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Ant
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware Specialist
2 6 (35.29%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) SOA Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Middleware
2 8 (47.06%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.88%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SOA
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 9 (52.94%) BPMN
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 8 (47.06%) Jython
1 8 (47.06%) Python
1 8 (47.06%) XQuery
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) VMware