The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 56 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 52 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.71% 4.19% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 4.40% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 7
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1349 1067 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.36% 95.10% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 816 730 553
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Architect Salary Trend in Glasgow

Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 38 (37.62%) Finance
2 29 (28.71%) Relational Database
3 21 (20.79%) Oracle
4 20 (19.80%) C#
4 20 (19.80%) Java
5 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
6 18 (17.82%) SQL
7 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
8 16 (15.84%) Web Services
8 16 (15.84%) RDBMS
9 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.85%) ITIL
10 14 (13.86%) C++
10 14 (13.86%) Java EE
11 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.87%) Google
11 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (12.87%) Google Compute Engine
11 13 (12.87%) Python
12 12 (11.88%) HTTP
12 12 (11.88%) Sybase
12 12 (11.88%) CFEngine
12 12 (11.88%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (11.88%) Puppet
12 12 (11.88%) NoSQL
13 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
13 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
14 10 (9.90%) Analytics
14 10 (9.90%) Jenkins

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.96%) SAS
2 4 (3.96%) CMS
3 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.97%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (12.87%) Google Compute Engine
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.91%) Heroku
2 9 (8.91%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) HTTP
2 7 (6.93%) Internet
3 5 (4.95%) Network Security
4 4 (3.96%) Intranet
5 1 (0.99%) AMQP
5 1 (0.99%) Firewall
5 1 (0.99%) DNS
5 1 (0.99%) ATM
5 1 (0.99%) LAN
5 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.71%) Relational Database
2 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
3 16 (15.84%) RDBMS
4 12 (11.88%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.96%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.96%) DataStage
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.99%) OLTP
8 1 (0.99%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.98%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (1.98%) ERwin
4 1 (0.99%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Ant
4 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (37.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Publishing
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) Web Services
2 14 (13.86%) Java EE
3 7 (6.93%) HTML
4 6 (5.94%) .NET
5 4 (3.96%) JSP
5 4 (3.96%) REST
6 3 (2.97%) CSS3
6 3 (2.97%) CSS
6 3 (2.97%) HTML5
6 3 (2.97%) SOAP
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.98%) XML
7 2 (1.98%) jQuery
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.99%) JMS
8 1 (0.99%) Middleware
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.96%) iPhone
3 4 (3.96%) Handset
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.98%) Open Source
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.98%) Derivative
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) DTV
6 1 (0.99%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) UNIX
3 4 (3.96%) Android
3 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
2 15 (14.85%) ITIL
3 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
4 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
4 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (9.90%) Analytics
6 7 (6.93%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (5.94%) Scrum
7 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.95%) Information Security
8 5 (4.95%) Data Security
8 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.95%) OO
8 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.95%) SOA
8 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.95%) Web Development
8 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.95%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) C#
1 20 (19.80%) Java
2 18 (17.82%) SQL
3 14 (13.86%) C++
4 13 (12.87%) Python
5 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.98%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) VBScript
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) CCIE
1 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.97%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (1.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) Docker
2 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) Puppet
1 12 (11.88%) CFEngine
1 12 (11.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Oracle
2 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.87%) Google
4 12 (11.88%) Sybase
5 7 (6.93%) Juniper
5 7 (6.93%) Cisco
5 7 (6.93%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.95%) SAP
7 4 (3.96%) Cognos
7 4 (3.96%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.96%) Informatica
7 4 (3.96%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (3.96%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.97%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.97%) Telelogic
8 3 (2.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.99%) Genesys
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