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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 92 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 20 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.47% 1.01% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.05% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 12
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
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
1317 1051 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.84% 96.69% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 828 678 745
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £55,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Solutions Architect Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
3 7 (25.93%) Open Source
3 7 (25.93%) Presales
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.11%) LAN
6 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
7 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
7 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
8 1 (3.70%) User Experience
8 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (3.70%) Physical Data Model
8 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Data Centre

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MTS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ERwin
1 1 (3.70%) MagicDraw
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) EJB
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) JavaBeans
2 1 (3.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Open Source
2 7 (25.93%) Presales
2 7 (25.93%) TOGAF
3 6 (22.22%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) ArchiMate
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (3.70%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) UAG
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) CA
3 1 (3.70%) FNZ
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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