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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 69 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 100 160 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.16% 4.23% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 4.45% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 107 96
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,913 £46,650 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
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
2950 3598 3113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 95.11% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2391 2002
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £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 June 2015.

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 June 2015. 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 -16 49 £61,500 +2.50% 7
Glasgow -10 46 £51,500 -17.60% 5
Stirling -6 2 - -
West Lothian -4 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 104 (41.60%) Finance
2 53 (21.20%) Java
3 52 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (16.80%) SOA
5 41 (16.40%) Data Modelling
6 40 (16.00%) Degree
7 39 (15.60%) TOGAF
8 38 (15.20%) Enterprise Architecture
9 37 (14.80%) Project Management
10 36 (14.40%) Middleware
11 35 (14.00%) Oracle
12 34 (13.60%) Microsoft
13 32 (12.80%) Open Source
14 26 (10.40%) Spring
14 26 (10.40%) MVC
14 26 (10.40%) SQL Server
15 25 (10.00%) Web Services
16 24 (9.60%) SQL
16 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (9.20%) .NET
17 23 (9.20%) MS Excel
17 23 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (9.20%) Banking
18 22 (8.80%) Technical Architecture
18 22 (8.80%) XML
18 22 (8.80%) JavaScript
18 22 (8.80%) User Experience
19 21 (8.40%) Mentoring
19 21 (8.40%) Hibernate
20 20 (8.00%) Data Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 11 (4.40%) JBoss
2 9 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.40%) Mule
4 4 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.40%) SPSS
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.60%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.00%) SaaS
4 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.20%) Internet
2 12 (4.80%) WAN
3 8 (3.20%) Network Security
4 6 (2.40%) MPLS
5 5 (2.00%) DNS
6 4 (1.60%) LAN
6 4 (1.60%) Firewall
7 2 (0.80%) VPN
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.40%) HSRP
8 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.40%) BGP
8 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.40%) VoIP
8 1 (0.40%) WLAN
8 1 (0.40%) LDAP
8 1 (0.40%) ATM
8 1 (0.40%) SSL
8 1 (0.40%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.80%) Big Data
4 8 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.20%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.80%) MySQL
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) DB2
9 1 (0.40%) OLAP
9 1 (0.40%) OLTP
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.40%) Maven
3 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 104 (41.60%) Finance
2 23 (9.20%) Banking
3 10 (4.00%) Retail
4 8 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.60%) Local Government
6 3 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.40%) Middleware
2 26 (10.40%) Spring
3 25 (10.00%) Web Services
4 23 (9.20%) .NET
5 22 (8.80%) XML
6 21 (8.40%) Hibernate
7 15 (6.00%) J2EE
7 15 (6.00%) ASP.NET
8 13 (5.20%) XSLT
8 13 (5.20%) XML Schema
8 13 (5.20%) XForms
9 11 (4.40%) SOAP
9 11 (4.40%) Java EE
10 10 (4.00%) jQuery
10 10 (4.00%) HTML
11 9 (3.60%) JPA
11 9 (3.60%) Drools
11 9 (3.60%) jBPM
11 9 (3.60%) REST
12 8 (3.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.80%) User Experience
3 15 (6.00%) Data Integration
4 13 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.80%) Physics
8 4 (1.60%) Wiki
8 4 (1.60%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.60%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.60%) Equities
8 4 (1.60%) Derivative
9 2 (0.80%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.40%) LPAR
10 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.60%) Windows
2 8 (3.20%) UNIX
3 7 (2.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.80%) SOA
3 41 (16.40%) Data Modelling
4 39 (15.60%) TOGAF
5 38 (15.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 37 (14.80%) Project Management
7 32 (12.80%) Open Source
8 26 (10.40%) MVC
9 22 (8.80%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (8.40%) Mentoring
11 20 (8.00%) Data Architecture
11 20 (8.00%) Data Management
12 19 (7.60%) TDD
13 18 (7.20%) Waterfall
14 17 (6.80%) Zachman Framework
15 16 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (6.40%) ETL
15 16 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (5.60%) PRINCE2
17 13 (5.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.20%) Java
2 24 (9.60%) SQL
3 22 (8.80%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.20%) C#
4 13 (5.20%) XPath
5 9 (3.60%) Python
6 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) R
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (16.00%) Degree
2 14 (5.60%) ISEB
3 10 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.60%) CISSP
5 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.80%) MCSE
5 2 (0.80%) CCNP
5 2 (0.80%) CCNA
5 2 (0.80%) CISM
6 1 (0.40%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.40%) CISA
6 1 (0.40%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.40%) QA
2 7 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.40%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (14.00%) Oracle
2 34 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.20%) IBM
3 8 (3.20%) VMware
4 6 (2.40%) Cisco
4 6 (2.40%) SAP
4 6 (2.40%) HP
4 6 (2.40%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.60%) GoldenSource
6 4 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.20%) Informatica
8 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.80%) McAfee
8 2 (0.80%) F5
9 1 (0.40%) Splunk
9 1 (0.40%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.40%) Vertica
9 1 (0.40%) Talend
9 1 (0.40%) Google
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