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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 91 98 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 10 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.44% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.52% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Average salary £55,000 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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
1141 1143 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.58% 83.31% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 748 622
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Use Case
5 4 (30.77%) Content Management
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) DSDM
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) XML Schema
5 4 (30.77%) XForms
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) XPath
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) CMDB
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Line Management

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
1 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Business Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) XSLT
1 4 (30.77%) XML Schema
1 4 (30.77%) XForms
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) CMDB
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Use Case
3 4 (30.77%) Content Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) DSDM
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) XPath
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001