The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 61 50 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 133 144 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.28% 4.62% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.46% 4.90% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 87 79 122
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,400 £45,050
10% offered a salary of more than £91,500 £86,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Architect
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 79 £63,750 -5.55% 15
Glasgow -21 40 £48,750 -18.75% 9
Aberdeen +1 4 £52,500 +15.38%
Fife - 4 £45,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £58,500 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 92 (31.83%) Finance
2 66 (22.84%) Java
3 59 (20.42%) Linux
4 58 (20.07%) Enterprise Architecture
5 56 (19.38%) Middleware
6 47 (16.26%) TOGAF
7 46 (15.92%) Banking
7 46 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (15.22%) ETL
8 44 (15.22%) MongoDB
9 42 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (12.80%) Python
12 35 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (12.11%) Open Source
13 33 (11.42%) Red Hat
14 30 (10.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (10.03%) Oracle
16 28 (9.69%) OO
16 28 (9.69%) Data Modelling
16 28 (9.69%) Data Management
17 27 (9.34%) Microsoft
17 27 (9.34%) NoSQL
18 26 (9.00%) Jython
18 26 (9.00%) Scrum
19 25 (8.65%) Informatica
19 25 (8.65%) JBoss
19 25 (8.65%) Data Architecture
20 24 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 23 (7.96%) Information Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (7.27%) SugarCRM
2 15 (5.19%) Drupal
3 14 (4.84%) SAS
4 13 (4.50%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.77%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.08%) Apache
7 5 (1.73%) CMS
7 5 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.69%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.42%) Network Security
2 6 (2.08%) LAN
2 6 (2.08%) WAN
3 5 (1.73%) Internet
3 5 (1.73%) SAN
4 4 (1.38%) VoIP
4 4 (1.38%) LDAP
5 3 (1.04%) Firewall
5 3 (1.04%) DNS
5 3 (1.04%) NAS
6 2 (0.69%) VPN
6 2 (0.69%) DHCP
7 1 (0.35%) SMS
7 1 (0.35%) BGP
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.22%) MongoDB
2 42 (14.53%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (10.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 27 (9.34%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.54%) SQL Server
7 16 (5.54%) RDBMS
8 15 (5.19%) Pentaho
9 12 (4.15%) OLAP
10 10 (3.46%) PowerCenter
11 9 (3.11%) Big Data
12 7 (2.42%) OLTP
12 7 (2.42%) DataStage
12 7 (2.42%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 4 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 4 (1.38%) MySQL
13 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (5.19%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.15%) JIRA
4 9 (3.11%) ERwin
5 4 (1.38%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (1.38%) Maven
6 3 (1.04%) JUnit
7 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.69%) Ant
8 1 (0.35%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (31.83%) Finance
2 46 (15.92%) Banking
3 10 (3.46%) Retail
4 8 (2.77%) Games
5 7 (2.42%) Legal
5 7 (2.42%) Advertising
6 6 (2.08%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.38%) Middleware
2 19 (6.57%) jQuery
3 18 (6.23%) .NET
4 15 (5.19%) HTML
5 14 (4.84%) AngularJS
5 14 (4.84%) CSS
6 13 (4.50%) JSON
6 13 (4.50%) HTML5
7 12 (4.15%) Django
7 12 (4.15%) PostGIS
7 12 (4.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (3.46%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.77%) XML
10 7 (2.42%) Spring
10 7 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (2.08%) Web Services
11 6 (2.08%) LAMP
12 5 (1.73%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.11%) Open Source
2 17 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.50%) GIS
4 9 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.42%) Blog
5 7 (2.42%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.42%) Online Games
6 6 (2.08%) Handset
7 5 (1.73%) iPhone
8 4 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.04%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.04%) Derivative
10 2 (0.69%) DataPower
10 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
10 2 (0.69%) CESG
11 1 (0.35%) Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Clustering
11 1 (0.35%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.42%) Linux
2 24 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (7.61%) UNIX
4 21 (7.27%) Windows
5 15 (5.19%) Debian
6 14 (4.84%) Ubuntu
7 8 (2.77%) Solaris
8 7 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.42%) Android
9 6 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.08%) AIX
10 2 (0.69%) HPUX
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.07%) Enterprise Architecture
2 47 (16.26%) TOGAF
3 46 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (15.22%) ETL
5 38 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (9.69%) OO
7 28 (9.69%) Data Modelling
7 28 (9.69%) Data Management
8 26 (9.00%) Scrum
9 25 (8.65%) Data Architecture
10 23 (7.96%) Information Architecture
10 23 (7.96%) ITIL
11 22 (7.61%) Data Mapping
12 19 (6.57%) SOA
13 16 (5.54%) Data Governance
13 16 (5.54%) MVC
14 15 (5.19%) Service Delivery
15 14 (4.84%) Master Data Management
16 13 (4.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (22.84%) Java
2 37 (12.80%) Python
3 26 (9.00%) Jython
4 21 (7.27%) SQL
5 19 (6.57%) JavaScript
6 18 (6.23%) C#
7 16 (5.54%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.50%) Perl
9 12 (4.15%) Ruby
10 9 (3.11%) C
11 6 (2.08%) C++
11 6 (2.08%) PHP
12 3 (1.04%) VB
13 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) VBScript
14 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (5.19%) Degree
2 9 (3.11%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.73%) CCIE
4 4 (1.38%) ISEB
4 4 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.69%) CISSP
5 2 (0.69%) PMP
5 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.69%) CISM
5 2 (0.69%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.46%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.38%) QA
3 3 (1.04%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (1.04%) vSphere
3 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Samba
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (3.11%) SCCM
2 5 (1.73%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.73%) SCOM
3 2 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.69%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (11.42%) Red Hat
2 29 (10.03%) Oracle
3 27 (9.34%) Microsoft
4 25 (8.65%) Informatica
4 25 (8.65%) JBoss
5 18 (6.23%) IBM
6 15 (5.19%) Talend
7 13 (4.50%) Teradata
8 12 (4.15%) VMware
9 9 (3.11%) Cisco
10 6 (2.08%) SAP
11 5 (1.73%) Juniper
12 3 (1.04%) EMC
12 3 (1.04%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
12 3 (1.04%) Pega
13 2 (0.69%) ForgeRock
13 2 (0.69%) Symantec
13 2 (0.69%) Ab Initio
14 1 (0.35%) Actimize
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