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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 57 60 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 125 109 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.47% 3.48% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% 3.69% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71 60 104
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,710
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
3430 2957 3045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.47% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 1925 2092
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Glasgow +12 62 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Edinburgh -28 46 £66,000 +0.76% 4
Aberdeen +18 3 £45,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire +1 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Stirling - 2 £75,000 -
Fife - 1 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 93 (32.98%) Finance
2 68 (24.11%) Oracle
3 58 (20.57%) SOA
4 52 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (17.73%) Java
6 48 (17.02%) TOGAF
7 45 (15.96%) SQL
8 44 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (15.60%) Enterprise Architecture
9 43 (15.25%) Microsoft
10 40 (14.18%) C#
11 39 (13.83%) SQL Server
11 39 (13.83%) Data Modelling
11 39 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
12 36 (12.77%) Relational Database
13 30 (10.64%) Degree
13 30 (10.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 30 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (10.64%) Asset Management
14 29 (10.28%) Data Management
14 29 (10.28%) Web Services
15 28 (9.93%) Java EE
16 27 (9.57%) Zachman Framework
16 27 (9.57%) Oracle EBS
17 26 (9.22%) Banking
18 25 (8.87%) Windows
19 24 (8.51%) .NET
20 22 (7.80%) RDBMS
20 22 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
21 21 (7.45%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 30 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (5.67%) CMS
3 10 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.84%) IIS
4 8 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.48%) SAS
6 6 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Beehive
9 1 (0.35%) Documentum
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (9.57%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (5.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (2.48%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.71%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.71%) Finacle
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (6.38%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.55%) OpenShift
3 10 (3.55%) Heroku
4 5 (1.77%) Office 365
5 4 (1.42%) SaaS
5 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.06%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Force.com
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.03%) HTTP
2 14 (4.96%) Internet
3 9 (3.19%) WAN
4 8 (2.84%) Network Security
5 7 (2.48%) LAN
6 5 (1.77%) Intranet
6 5 (1.77%) Firewall
7 3 (1.06%) VoIP
8 2 (0.71%) SAN
8 2 (0.71%) DNS
8 2 (0.71%) MPLS
8 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.35%) Wireless
9 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.35%) MGW
9 1 (0.35%) NAS
9 1 (0.35%) AMQP
9 1 (0.35%) SSL
9 1 (0.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.83%) SQL Server
1 39 (13.83%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 30 (10.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 22 (7.80%) RDBMS
5 18 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.67%) Big Data
7 14 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.13%) DataStage
10 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.42%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.06%) OLAP
12 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (3.19%) Maven
4 4 (1.42%) ERwin
5 2 (0.71%) Ant
5 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.35%) JUnit
6 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.35%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.35%) Subversion
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.35%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 93 (32.98%) Finance
2 26 (9.22%) Banking
3 9 (3.19%) Retail
4 7 (2.48%) Publishing
5 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.77%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.77%) Marketing
7 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.71%) French Language
8 2 (0.71%) German Language
8 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.28%) Web Services
2 28 (9.93%) Java EE
3 24 (8.51%) .NET
4 15 (5.32%) Middleware
4 15 (5.32%) Hibernate
4 15 (5.32%) Spring
5 13 (4.61%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.55%) HTML
7 8 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (2.48%) REST
8 7 (2.48%) SOAP
9 6 (2.13%) JSP
9 6 (2.13%) JMS
10 5 (1.77%) XML
11 4 (1.42%) Swing
11 4 (1.42%) CSS
11 4 (1.42%) HTML5
12 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (1.06%) CSS3
12 3 (1.06%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.48%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.13%) iPhone
6 6 (2.13%) Open Source
6 6 (2.13%) Handset
6 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.77%) User Experience
8 4 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.06%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.06%) Replication
9 3 (1.06%) Clustering
10 2 (0.71%) Equities
10 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.71%) CESG
10 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.87%) Windows
2 13 (4.61%) Linux
3 12 (4.26%) UNIX
4 7 (2.48%) Android
4 7 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.71%) Solaris
6 1 (0.35%) AIX
6 1 (0.35%) HPUX
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.57%) SOA
2 52 (18.44%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (17.02%) TOGAF
4 44 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (15.60%) Enterprise Architecture
5 39 (13.83%) Data Modelling
6 30 (10.64%) Asset Management
7 29 (10.28%) Data Management
8 27 (9.57%) Zachman Framework
9 22 (7.80%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (7.45%) Scrum
11 20 (7.09%) ETL
12 19 (6.74%) ITIL
13 18 (6.38%) Analytics
13 18 (6.38%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.38%) Coaching
14 17 (6.03%) Network Management
14 17 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.32%) Software Engineering
16 14 (4.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.73%) Java
2 45 (15.96%) SQL
3 40 (14.18%) C#
4 20 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.38%) C++
5 18 (6.38%) Python
6 4 (1.42%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.06%) C
8 2 (0.71%) PHP
8 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 30 (10.64%) Degree
2 8 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.48%) CCIE
4 6 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.71%) PMP
6 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.71%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CCDP
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) OCP
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MBA
7 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.35%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.03%) QA
2 7 (2.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (3.55%) Docker
2 6 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (6.03%) Puppet
1 17 (6.03%) CFEngine
1 17 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) OpenView
2 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 68 (24.11%) Oracle
2 43 (15.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.38%) Google
4 15 (5.32%) Sybase
5 11 (3.90%) Cisco
6 10 (3.55%) SAP
7 9 (3.19%) Informatica
7 9 (3.19%) VMware
8 7 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.48%) Juniper
8 7 (2.48%) IBM
9 5 (1.77%) JBoss
10 4 (1.42%) Cognos
10 4 (1.42%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.42%) Citrix
10 4 (1.42%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.06%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.06%) Telelogic
11 3 (1.06%) Teradata
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