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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 81 106 84
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 21 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.70% 0.56% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.59% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 6
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
1162 1364 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.94% 95.99% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 779 888 568
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Open Source
6 8 (26.67%) ArchiMate
6 8 (26.67%) User Experience
6 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (20.00%) Internet
8 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (13.33%) MPLS
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) SaaS
10 3 (10.00%) ERP
10 3 (10.00%) SAP
10 3 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (10.00%) Degree
11 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
11 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
11 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 2 (6.67%) Scrum
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL
11 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
11 2 (6.67%) Project Management
11 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) MPLS
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) OLTP
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) iBATIS
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) JMS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Open Source
2 8 (26.67%) User Experience
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) ArchiMate
5 5 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Sybase
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