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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 87 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing Technical Architecture 15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 0.80% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.93% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £37,500 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £72,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £55,000 £53,900
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +2.04%
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
1187 1397 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.58% 85.60% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 697 911 490
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 27 April 2015.

Technical Architecture Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) XML
2 12 (48.00%) SOA
3 11 (44.00%) Internet
3 11 (44.00%) Project Management
4 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 9 (36.00%) XPath
5 9 (36.00%) Use Case
5 9 (36.00%) Data Integration
5 9 (36.00%) Middleware
5 9 (36.00%) XForms
5 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (36.00%) XML Schema
5 9 (36.00%) XSLT
5 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) DSDM
6 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (32.00%) ISO 9001
6 8 (32.00%) Content Management
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle
7 4 (16.00%) Line Management
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
8 3 (12.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) IBM
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (8.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) AWS Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Architect
5 2 (8.00%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Head of Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) XSLT
2 9 (36.00%) XML Schema
2 9 (36.00%) XForms
2 9 (36.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) WinForms
5 1 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) BYOD
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) SOA
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Project Management
3 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (36.00%) Use Case
4 8 (32.00%) Content Management
4 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (32.00%) DSDM
5 4 (16.00%) Line Management
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Data Management
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) XPath
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Apple