The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 89 110 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.09% 0.21% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.22% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 17
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,212 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
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 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
1102 1368 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.76% 96.68% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 714 844 824
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Solutions Architect Salary Trend in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (28.57%) Open Source
3 10 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) ArchiMate
4 7 (20.00%) User Experience
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
5 6 (17.14%) MPLS
6 5 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (11.43%) Banking
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Teradata
8 3 (8.57%) Greenplum
8 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Business Development
8 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
8 3 (8.57%) Informatica
8 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (8.57%) SPSS
8 3 (8.57%) Internet
8 3 (8.57%) Python

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (8.57%) Apache
1 3 (8.57%) SAS
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
1 6 (17.14%) MPLS
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
1 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Pentaho
1 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
1 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.57%) HBase
1 3 (8.57%) Mahout
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
1 3 (8.57%) Sqoop
1 3 (8.57%) Triplestore
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
1 3 (8.57%) MLlib
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 10 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 10 (28.57%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) ArchiMate
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) ETL
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Information Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) MapReduce
4 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
2 3 (8.57%) PHP
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
1 3 (8.57%) Cognos
1 3 (8.57%) Informatica
1 3 (8.57%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (8.57%) Teradata
1 3 (8.57%) Netezza
1 3 (8.57%) Greenplum
1 3 (8.57%) Vertica
1 3 (8.57%) Talend
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
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