The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 34 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 141 151 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.02% 4.87% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.29% 5.12% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 73 94 98
Median salary £60,000 £67,000 £63,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +5.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £79,700 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
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
2241 2950 3154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.19% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2057
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 74 £60,000 -4.00% 13
Glasgow +20 55 £65,000 +4.00% 3
Inverclyde 0 5 £43,500 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £44,250 -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £67,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 112 (31.55%) Finance
2 74 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (18.31%) Java
4 53 (14.93%) Oracle
5 48 (13.52%) Microsoft
6 45 (12.68%) Data Architecture
7 44 (12.39%) Data Modelling
7 44 (12.39%) SOA
8 43 (12.11%) UML
9 40 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
10 39 (10.99%) Banking
10 39 (10.99%) SAP
11 38 (10.70%) Windows
12 36 (10.14%) TOGAF
12 36 (10.14%) Scrum
13 35 (9.86%) Use Case
14 33 (9.30%) Logical Data Model
15 32 (9.01%) Retail
16 31 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (8.73%) Project Management
16 31 (8.73%) Mentoring
17 30 (8.45%) NoSQL
18 28 (7.89%) Degree
19 27 (7.61%) Software Engineering
19 27 (7.61%) .NET
20 25 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
21 24 (6.76%) OO
21 24 (6.76%) ETL
21 24 (6.76%) SQL
21 24 (6.76%) C#

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (4.23%) JBoss
3 9 (2.54%) Apache Qpid
3 9 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.25%) IIS
5 7 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.41%) Apache
6 5 (1.41%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.13%) GemFire
7 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.51%) SAP CO
1 16 (4.51%) SAP FI
1 16 (4.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (3.38%) SAP SCM
3 9 (2.54%) SAP CRM
3 9 (2.54%) SAP SD
4 8 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.79%) SaaS
3 12 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (3.38%) Google Compute Engine
3 12 (3.38%) Office 365
4 9 (2.54%) GitHub
4 9 (2.54%) Google App Engine
4 9 (2.54%) Heroku
4 9 (2.54%) PaaS
5 5 (1.41%) IaaS
6 3 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.76%) Firewall
1 24 (6.76%) Internet
2 10 (2.82%) WAN
3 9 (2.54%) AMQP
3 9 (2.54%) HTTP
3 9 (2.54%) LAN
3 9 (2.54%) Software-Defined Networking
4 8 (2.25%) Wireless
5 7 (1.97%) SAN
6 6 (1.69%) DNS
6 6 (1.69%) VoIP
7 5 (1.41%) DHCP
8 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.56%) Network Security
8 2 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.28%) 3G
9 1 (0.28%) 4G
9 1 (0.28%) 5G
9 1 (0.28%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.45%) NoSQL
2 25 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.48%) Big Data
5 19 (5.35%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.79%) OLAP
7 13 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (3.66%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.38%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.10%) HBase
9 11 (3.10%) Oracle OLAP
10 9 (2.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 9 (2.54%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.54%) MySQL
10 9 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.54%) SAP BW
10 9 (2.54%) SAP HANA
10 9 (2.54%) SQL Server
11 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.66%) Subversion
2 12 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.38%) Maven
3 9 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.69%) ERwin
4 6 (1.69%) MagicDraw
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (31.55%) Finance
2 39 (10.99%) Banking
3 32 (9.01%) Retail
4 17 (4.79%) Games
4 17 (4.79%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.54%) Billing
5 9 (2.54%) Marketing
6 6 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.13%) Back Office
7 4 (1.13%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Front Office
8 3 (0.85%) Local Government
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.61%) .NET
2 23 (6.48%) Web Services
3 21 (5.92%) Hibernate
4 14 (3.94%) REST
5 13 (3.66%) JPA
5 13 (3.66%) Spring
6 12 (3.38%) JSF
6 12 (3.38%) Middleware
6 12 (3.38%) RichFaces
7 11 (3.10%) Apache CXF
7 11 (3.10%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.10%) Java EE
8 9 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (2.25%) Software Packaging
10 7 (1.97%) Drools
10 7 (1.97%) XML
11 4 (1.13%) Apache OpenJPA
11 4 (1.13%) Ehcache
11 4 (1.13%) SOAP
11 4 (1.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.35%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.54%) Blog
3 9 (2.54%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.25%) Taxonomies
5 6 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 6 (1.69%) VAX
6 5 (1.41%) Clustering
6 5 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.41%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.41%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.41%) Replication
7 4 (1.13%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.13%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.13%) PMI
7 4 (1.13%) User Experience
8 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.70%) Windows
2 16 (4.51%) Unix
3 10 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.97%) Linux
5 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.13%) Android
7 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (20.85%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (12.68%) Data Architecture
3 44 (12.39%) Data Modelling
3 44 (12.39%) SOA
4 43 (12.11%) UML
5 40 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 36 (10.14%) Scrum
6 36 (10.14%) TOGAF
7 35 (9.86%) Use Case
8 33 (9.30%) Logical Data Model
9 31 (8.73%) Mentoring
9 31 (8.73%) Project Management
9 31 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (7.61%) Software Engineering
11 24 (6.76%) ETL
11 24 (6.76%) OO
11 24 (6.76%) Open Source
12 22 (6.20%) Analytics
12 22 (6.20%) ITIL
12 22 (6.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (18.31%) Java
2 24 (6.76%) C#
2 24 (6.76%) SQL
3 20 (5.63%) JavaScript
4 18 (5.07%) C++
5 13 (3.66%) Perl
6 11 (3.10%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.82%) Python
8 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.41%) C
11 2 (0.56%) VBScript
12 1 (0.28%) AWK
12 1 (0.28%) Korn
12 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (7.89%) Degree
2 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (1.69%) CISM
3 6 (1.69%) CISSP
4 5 (1.41%) CEH
4 5 (1.41%) CISA
5 4 (1.13%) MCSE
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.85%) MCITP
7 2 (0.56%) CCNP
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) CCDA
8 1 (0.28%) CCDP
8 1 (0.28%) CCIE
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) IISP
8 1 (0.28%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.28%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.10%) QA
2 9 (2.54%) Basel II
2 9 (2.54%) MiFID
2 9 (2.54%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.41%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.56%) SEPA
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (2.82%) Docker
2 6 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.54%) CFEngine
1 9 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (2.54%) Puppet
2 2 (0.56%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 53 (14.93%) Oracle
2 48 (13.52%) Microsoft
3 39 (10.99%) SAP
4 13 (3.66%) Sybase
5 12 (3.38%) Google
6 11 (3.10%) IBM
6 11 (3.10%) Informatica
7 10 (2.82%) Citrix
7 10 (2.82%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.54%) VMware
9 8 (2.25%) Cisco
10 7 (1.97%) Cognizant
11 4 (1.13%) Terracotta
12 3 (0.85%) ION Trading
13 2 (0.56%) Casewise
13 2 (0.56%) Cognos
14 1 (0.28%) Adobe
14 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.28%) Juniper
14 1 (0.28%) Remedy
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 (plus package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £68000 - £73000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + CAR ALLOWANCE, BONUS, PENSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Churchill Frank
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago