The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 106 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 2 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 1.41% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 1.47% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 2
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1338 1154 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.61% 95.69% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 825 787 543
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Solutions Architect
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
1 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) CMS
1 4 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS3
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) RichFaces
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JSF
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Scrum
1 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BPMN
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) BPEL
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) BPR
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft