The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 48 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 148 125 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.59% 3.76% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.78% 3.93% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 95 78 89
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £47,500 £47,668
10% offered a salary of more than £80,200 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.30%
Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3094 3178 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.94% 95.55% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 2026 2070
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Architect Salary Trend in Scotland

Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 82 £57,500 -11.53% 5
Glasgow +36 57 £70,000 +21.73% 3
Aberdeen +10 4 £55,000 -3.50%
Stirling - 1 £75,000 -
Fife - 1 £50,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £65,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 107 (38.35%) Finance
2 65 (23.30%) Java
3 56 (20.07%) Enterprise Architecture
4 51 (18.28%) TOGAF
4 51 (18.28%) SOA
4 51 (18.28%) Microsoft
5 50 (17.92%) Oracle
6 47 (16.85%) SQL
7 45 (16.13%) Data Modelling
8 44 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (14.34%) Banking
10 39 (13.98%) Degree
11 38 (13.62%) Web Services
12 36 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (12.90%) Relational Database
13 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
14 34 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (11.83%) C#
16 30 (10.75%) Java EE
17 29 (10.39%) Zachman Framework
18 27 (9.68%) Retail
18 27 (9.68%) Spring
18 27 (9.68%) Hibernate
18 27 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
19 24 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (8.60%) RDBMS
20 23 (8.24%) HTTP
21 21 (7.53%) Windows
21 21 (7.53%) Coaching

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (7.17%) CMS
2 17 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.15%) SAS
4 6 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Beehive
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.43%) IIS
6 4 (1.43%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) CICS
7 1 (0.36%) Documentum
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 15 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) SPSS
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.72%) Finacle
5 2 (0.72%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (7.17%) Google Compute Engine
1 20 (7.17%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.94%) OpenShift
3 11 (3.94%) Heroku
4 8 (2.87%) SaaS
5 6 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.15%) Office 365
6 3 (1.08%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.24%) HTTP
2 16 (5.73%) Internet
3 10 (3.58%) WAN
4 8 (2.87%) LAN
5 6 (2.15%) Firewall
6 5 (1.79%) Network Security
6 5 (1.79%) Intranet
7 3 (1.08%) SAN
8 2 (0.72%) MPLS
8 2 (0.72%) NAS
8 2 (0.72%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.36%) AMQP
9 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.36%) MGW
9 1 (0.36%) Wireless
9 1 (0.36%) DNS
9 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
1 36 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 35 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 24 (8.60%) RDBMS
4 20 (7.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 20 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.45%) Big Data
6 11 (3.94%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.79%) OLAP
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.30%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (3.58%) Maven
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (1.79%) ERwin
5 2 (0.72%) Ant
5 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.36%) JUnit
6 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
6 1 (0.36%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 107 (38.35%) Finance
2 40 (14.34%) Banking
3 27 (9.68%) Retail
4 17 (6.09%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.51%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.51%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.51%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.79%) Marketing
8 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Publishing
10 2 (0.72%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.62%) Web Services
2 30 (10.75%) Java EE
3 27 (9.68%) Spring
3 27 (9.68%) Hibernate
4 18 (6.45%) Middleware
5 15 (5.38%) .NET
5 15 (5.38%) SOAP
6 12 (4.30%) XML
7 11 (3.94%) JMS
8 8 (2.87%) Swing
8 8 (2.87%) ASP.NET
9 7 (2.51%) HTML
9 7 (2.51%) XML Messaging
9 7 (2.51%) Apache CXF
9 7 (2.51%) REST
10 6 (2.15%) JSP
11 4 (1.43%) XSLT
11 4 (1.43%) XML Schema
11 4 (1.43%) XForms
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.02%) Data Integration
3 12 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.30%) Open Source
4 10 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.51%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.51%) Social Media
7 6 (2.15%) User Experience
7 6 (2.15%) Equities
7 6 (2.15%) Derivative
8 3 (1.08%) CMDB
9 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) EMV
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
10 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.53%) Windows
2 17 (6.09%) Linux
3 6 (2.15%) UNIX
4 3 (1.08%) AIX
5 2 (0.72%) Solaris
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.36%) HPUX
6 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.07%) Enterprise Architecture
2 51 (18.28%) TOGAF
2 51 (18.28%) SOA
3 45 (16.13%) Data Modelling
4 44 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.19%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (10.39%) Zachman Framework
7 27 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
8 24 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (7.53%) Coaching
10 18 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 17 (6.09%) Analytics
11 17 (6.09%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.09%) ITIL
12 16 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.38%) Asset Management
13 15 (5.38%) Data Management
14 14 (5.02%) Scrum
15 13 (4.66%) OO
15 13 (4.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (23.30%) Java
2 47 (16.85%) SQL
3 33 (11.83%) C#
4 20 (7.17%) C++
5 19 (6.81%) Python
6 14 (5.02%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.43%) XPath
8 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.36%) Jython
11 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
11 1 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 39 (13.98%) Degree
2 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.79%) CCIE
4 3 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.36%) CCDP
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) OCP
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PMP
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.36%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.36%) MCTS
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.02%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.94%) Docker
2 5 (1.79%) Firmware
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (6.81%) Puppet
1 19 (6.81%) CFEngine
1 19 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.36%) OpenView
3 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.92%) Oracle
3 20 (7.17%) Google
4 18 (6.45%) Sybase
5 11 (3.94%) SAP
5 11 (3.94%) Cisco
5 11 (3.94%) IBM
6 8 (2.87%) VMware
7 7 (2.51%) Informatica
8 6 (2.15%) Juniper
8 6 (2.15%) Cognos
9 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.43%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.43%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.43%) HP
10 4 (1.43%) Citrix
11 3 (1.08%) EMC
11 3 (1.08%) Teradata
11 3 (1.08%) Telelogic
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