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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 51 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 138 125 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.17% 3.40% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 3.58% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 92 66 60
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,308 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +19 84 £67,750 +4.23% 13
Glasgow -1 45 £57,500 - 16
West Lothian -2 3 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Stirling +7 2 £68,500 -
North Lanarkshire +5 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £60,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 101 (40.56%) Finance
2 41 (16.47%) Oracle
3 40 (16.06%) Microsoft
4 39 (15.66%) Enterprise Architecture
5 35 (14.06%) Banking
6 34 (13.65%) TOGAF
7 33 (13.25%) SOA
8 32 (12.85%) Data Modelling
9 30 (12.05%) Java
10 26 (10.44%) SQL
11 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
11 25 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (9.64%) Project Management
13 23 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (9.24%) Data Management
13 23 (9.24%) Data Architecture
14 22 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (8.84%) Middleware
14 22 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (8.43%) Windows
15 21 (8.43%) Open Source
16 20 (8.03%) Zachman Framework
16 20 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (7.63%) Degree
17 19 (7.63%) ETL
17 19 (7.63%) Analytics
17 19 (7.63%) Data Centre
18 18 (7.23%) SQL Server
19 17 (6.83%) Web Services
19 17 (6.83%) CRM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (2.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.41%) JBoss
2 6 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.01%) Apache
3 5 (2.01%) SAS
3 5 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.01%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.61%) Mule
4 4 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.80%) IIS
5 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.80%) Lync
5 2 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.40%) MTS
Applications
1 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.01%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.61%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.21%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.01%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.61%) SaaS
6 3 (1.20%) PaaS
7 2 (0.80%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) Internet
2 10 (4.02%) Network Security
3 8 (3.21%) WAN
4 4 (1.61%) MPLS
4 4 (1.61%) LAN
5 3 (1.20%) VoIP
6 2 (0.80%) VPN
6 2 (0.80%) DNS
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
7 1 (0.40%) HSRP
7 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.40%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.40%) DHCP
7 1 (0.40%) SSL
7 1 (0.40%) SAN
7 1 (0.40%) WLAN
7 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.84%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.02%) Big Data
4 10 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.21%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.41%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.01%) DB2
7 5 (2.01%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.01%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.01%) Pentaho
7 5 (2.01%) Sqoop
7 5 (2.01%) Triplestore
7 5 (2.01%) HBase
7 5 (2.01%) Mahout
7 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 101 (40.56%) Finance
2 35 (14.06%) Banking
3 16 (6.43%) Retail
4 5 (2.01%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.84%) Middleware
2 17 (6.83%) Web Services
3 16 (6.43%) .NET
4 13 (5.22%) XML
5 11 (4.42%) J2EE
6 10 (4.02%) Spring
7 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.81%) JMS
8 7 (2.81%) Hibernate
9 6 (2.41%) WinForms
9 6 (2.41%) SOAP
10 5 (2.01%) HTML
10 5 (2.01%) XSD
10 5 (2.01%) WPF
10 5 (2.01%) MLlib
11 4 (1.61%) REST
11 4 (1.61%) HTML5
11 4 (1.61%) jQuery
11 4 (1.61%) JPA
11 4 (1.61%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.22%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.01%) User Experience
4 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.20%) Replication
6 3 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (0.80%) Equities
7 2 (0.80%) Derivative
7 2 (0.80%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.80%) Wiki
7 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.40%) LPAR
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.40%) DTV
8 1 (0.40%) GIS
8 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.43%) Windows
2 11 (4.42%) UNIX
2 11 (4.42%) Linux
3 1 (0.40%) Android
3 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.66%) Enterprise Architecture
2 34 (13.65%) TOGAF
3 33 (13.25%) SOA
4 32 (12.85%) Data Modelling
5 24 (9.64%) Project Management
6 23 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (9.24%) Data Management
6 23 (9.24%) Data Architecture
7 22 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (8.43%) Open Source
9 20 (8.03%) Zachman Framework
9 20 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (7.63%) ETL
10 19 (7.63%) Analytics
11 17 (6.83%) CRM
11 17 (6.83%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (6.43%) UML
12 16 (6.43%) Migration
12 16 (6.43%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.62%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.05%) Java
2 26 (10.44%) SQL
3 9 (3.61%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.41%) C#
4 6 (2.41%) Python
5 5 (2.01%) R
5 5 (2.01%) Perl
5 5 (2.01%) PHP
6 4 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.20%) XPath
8 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.63%) Degree
2 10 (4.02%) ISTQB
2 10 (4.02%) ISEB
3 5 (2.01%) CISSP
3 5 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.61%) CCNP
5 3 (1.20%) CCNA
5 3 (1.20%) MCSE
5 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.80%) CCIE
6 2 (0.80%) CISM
7 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) CISA
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.61%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.01%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.80%) UAG
5 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (16.47%) Oracle
2 40 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.02%) Cisco
4 9 (3.61%) IBM
5 8 (3.21%) Informatica
6 7 (2.81%) VMware
7 6 (2.41%) HP
8 5 (2.01%) Cognos
8 5 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.01%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.01%) Teradata
8 5 (2.01%) Netezza
8 5 (2.01%) Greenplum
8 5 (2.01%) Vertica
8 5 (2.01%) Talend
9 4 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.61%) SAP
10 2 (0.80%) Citrix
10 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.80%) F5
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70K - 110K & comprehensive bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45-65K
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90K + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k + excellent package, car, bonus etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £93000 per annum + up to £93k package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £50-90,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £75,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £ 50,000 - 100,000. Maybe more for the right Arhcitect
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Annual bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago