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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 45 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 149 167 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.76% 4.88% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 5.11% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 104 105 133
Average salary £63,250 £67,500 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.29% +19.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,500 £72,500
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
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Glasgow +10 76 £60,000 -11.11% 10
Edinburgh -13 57 £71,250 +1.78% 9
Aberdeen +10 2 £47,500 - 1
Fife +4 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Renfrewshire - 2 £48,750 -
Dundee - 2 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £72,500 -
Highlands - 1 £62,500 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 122 (41.36%) Finance
2 79 (26.78%) Java
3 72 (24.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 69 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (20.34%) Degree
6 59 (20.00%) SOA
7 57 (19.32%) TOGAF
8 47 (15.93%) Banking
9 44 (14.92%) Data Modelling
10 40 (13.56%) Spring
11 38 (12.88%) Hibernate
12 37 (12.54%) Web Services
13 36 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (11.53%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (11.19%) SQL Server
16 32 (10.85%) Oracle
17 31 (10.51%) Retail
18 30 (10.17%) Microsoft
19 29 (9.83%) Middleware
19 29 (9.83%) JavaScript
19 29 (9.83%) SQL
20 26 (8.81%) Internet
20 26 (8.81%) Project Management
20 26 (8.81%) Technical Architecture
21 25 (8.47%) XML
21 25 (8.47%) Open Source
22 24 (8.14%) Zachman Framework
23 23 (7.80%) Java EE
23 23 (7.80%) MVC
24 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (5.08%) SharePoint
1 15 (5.08%) CMS
2 12 (4.07%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.37%) JBoss
4 5 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.69%) Oracle Beehive
5 4 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.02%) SAS
6 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.34%) Mule
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Documentum
8 1 (0.34%) CICS
Applications
1 16 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.71%) SaaS
4 7 (2.37%) Google Compute Engine
4 7 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.68%) PaaS
7 2 (0.68%) Heroku
8 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.81%) Internet
2 13 (4.41%) WAN
3 11 (3.73%) HTTP
4 10 (3.39%) Firewall
5 7 (2.37%) LAN
6 4 (1.36%) SAN
7 3 (1.02%) MPLS
7 3 (1.02%) DNS
8 2 (0.68%) Intranet
9 1 (0.34%) BGP
9 1 (0.34%) IPv4
9 1 (0.34%) IPv6
9 1 (0.34%) VPN
9 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.53%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (11.19%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.78%) Big Data
4 16 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.73%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.37%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.37%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (1.69%) OLAP
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.05%) Maven
2 7 (2.37%) MSI
3 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.36%) ERwin
5 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.34%) MSTest
6 1 (0.34%) Moq
6 1 (0.34%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.34%) Ant
6 1 (0.34%) JUnit
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.34%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.34%) NUnit
6 1 (0.34%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 122 (41.36%) Finance
2 47 (15.93%) Banking
3 31 (10.51%) Retail
4 19 (6.44%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.37%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.36%) Billing
9 4 (1.36%) Local Government
10 3 (1.02%) Marketing
10 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.68%) Publishing
11 2 (0.68%) Games
11 2 (0.68%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.56%) Spring
2 38 (12.88%) Hibernate
3 37 (12.54%) Web Services
4 29 (9.83%) Middleware
5 25 (8.47%) XML
6 23 (7.80%) Java EE
7 20 (6.78%) .NET
8 16 (5.42%) SOAP
9 15 (5.08%) XSLT
9 15 (5.08%) XML Schema
9 15 (5.08%) XForms
10 12 (4.07%) ASP.NET
10 12 (4.07%) HTML
11 10 (3.39%) JMS
12 9 (3.05%) jQuery
13 8 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (2.71%) REST
13 8 (2.71%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.37%) Apache CXF
14 7 (2.37%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.47%) Open Source
3 22 (7.46%) User Experience
4 18 (6.10%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.42%) Data Integration
6 11 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.37%) Social Media
7 7 (2.37%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.37%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.37%) Physics
7 7 (2.37%) Equities
7 7 (2.37%) Derivative
8 4 (1.36%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.36%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.02%) CMDB
10 2 (0.68%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.46%) Windows
2 13 (4.41%) Linux
3 10 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (0.68%) AIX
5 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 69 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.00%) SOA
4 57 (19.32%) TOGAF
5 44 (14.92%) Data Modelling
6 26 (8.81%) Project Management
6 26 (8.81%) Technical Architecture
7 24 (8.14%) Zachman Framework
8 23 (7.80%) MVC
9 22 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (5.76%) Data Architecture
11 17 (5.76%) OO
12 16 (5.42%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.42%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (5.08%) Migration
13 15 (5.08%) Use Case
13 15 (5.08%) Analytics
14 14 (4.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (26.78%) Java
2 29 (9.83%) JavaScript
2 29 (9.83%) SQL
3 22 (7.46%) C#
4 17 (5.76%) Python
5 15 (5.08%) XPath
6 11 (3.73%) C++
7 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.69%) C
9 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.36%) VBA
10 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.68%) VB
11 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) VBScript
12 1 (0.34%) COBOL
12 1 (0.34%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.34%) Jython
12 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (20.34%) Degree
2 4 (1.36%) ISEB
2 4 (1.36%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.34%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.34%) VCP4
5 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.41%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.69%) Firmware
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.68%) Docker
5 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.71%) Puppet
1 8 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.37%) CFEngine
2 7 (2.37%) AppDNA
2 7 (2.37%) SCCM
3 5 (1.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 32 (10.85%) Oracle
2 30 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.41%) VMware
4 12 (4.07%) Citrix
5 8 (2.71%) Cisco
5 8 (2.71%) IBM
5 8 (2.71%) Sybase
5 8 (2.71%) SAP
5 8 (2.71%) Google
6 7 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.69%) EMC
8 4 (1.36%) Teradata
8 4 (1.36%) Informatica
8 4 (1.36%) NetApp
9 3 (1.02%) Cognos
10 2 (0.68%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.68%) Juniper
11 1 (0.34%) BMC
11 1 (0.34%) Avaya
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
Scotland
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £65000.00 - £72000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £56600 - £68700 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central Scotland
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 40000-46000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £80000 - £980000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago