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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 44 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 149 129 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.79% 3.49% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 3.65% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 106 79 97
Average salary £62,500 £62,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% +9.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 March 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 March 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 +29 67 £64,500 +17.27% 6
Edinburgh +3 66 £62,000 -6.41% 17
Stirling - 5 £70,000 - 1
Aberdeen +12 2 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South Lanarkshire - 2 £39,000 - 1
Fife -1 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Inverclyde - 1 £72,500 -
Highlands - 1 £62,500 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 134 (44.37%) Finance
2 71 (23.51%) Enterprise Architecture
3 70 (23.18%) Java
4 64 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (19.87%) SOA
6 55 (18.21%) TOGAF
7 53 (17.55%) Degree
8 50 (16.56%) Data Modelling
9 48 (15.89%) Banking
10 39 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (12.25%) Middleware
11 37 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (12.25%) Spring
12 36 (11.92%) SQL Server
13 35 (11.59%) Microsoft
14 34 (11.26%) Oracle
15 33 (10.93%) Web Services
15 33 (10.93%) Project Management
15 33 (10.93%) Open Source
16 32 (10.60%) Hibernate
17 30 (9.93%) Retail
17 30 (9.93%) XML
18 29 (9.60%) SQL
18 29 (9.60%) Zachman Framework
19 28 (9.27%) JavaScript
19 28 (9.27%) Internet
20 27 (8.94%) MVC
21 25 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
21 25 (8.28%) User Experience
22 24 (7.95%) .NET

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.97%) JBoss
3 11 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.65%) CMS
5 7 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Beehive
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (1.32%) Mule
6 4 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.99%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) CICS
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (1.99%) SaaS
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Heroku
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
5 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.27%) Internet
2 9 (2.98%) WAN
3 7 (2.32%) Firewall
4 6 (1.99%) HTTP
5 5 (1.66%) DNS
5 5 (1.66%) LAN
6 4 (1.32%) SAN
7 2 (0.66%) Intranet
7 2 (0.66%) MPLS
8 1 (0.33%) BGP
8 1 (0.33%) IPv4
8 1 (0.33%) IPv6
8 1 (0.33%) VPN
8 1 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (11.92%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.64%) Big Data
4 11 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.31%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.98%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.32%) DB2
10 4 (1.32%) OLAP
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.32%) MSI
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.32%) ERwin
4 2 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.33%) MSTest
5 1 (0.33%) Moq
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) NUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.33%) PowerDesigner
General
1 134 (44.37%) Finance
2 48 (15.89%) Banking
3 30 (9.93%) Retail
4 16 (5.30%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) Billing
7 4 (1.32%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.32%) Local Government
8 3 (0.99%) Marketing
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
8 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.25%) Middleware
1 37 (12.25%) Spring
2 33 (10.93%) Web Services
3 32 (10.60%) Hibernate
4 30 (9.93%) XML
5 24 (7.95%) .NET
6 19 (6.29%) SOAP
6 19 (6.29%) XSLT
6 19 (6.29%) XML Schema
6 19 (6.29%) XForms
7 14 (4.64%) J2EE
7 14 (4.64%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.30%) Java EE
9 11 (3.64%) HTML
10 10 (3.31%) jQuery
10 10 (3.31%) REST
11 9 (2.98%) JMS
12 8 (2.65%) jBPM
12 8 (2.65%) JPA
12 8 (2.65%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (10.93%) Open Source
3 25 (8.28%) User Experience
4 22 (7.28%) Data Integration
5 16 (5.30%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.98%) Equities
6 9 (2.98%) Derivative
7 7 (2.32%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.32%) Physics
7 7 (2.32%) Reference Data
7 7 (2.32%) Social Media
8 4 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.32%) Wiki
8 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.32%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.99%) Taxonomies
10 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.96%) Windows
2 10 (3.31%) Linux
3 9 (2.98%) UNIX
4 2 (0.66%) AIX
5 1 (0.33%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.51%) Enterprise Architecture
2 64 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (19.87%) SOA
4 55 (18.21%) TOGAF
5 50 (16.56%) Data Modelling
6 33 (10.93%) Project Management
7 29 (9.60%) Zachman Framework
8 27 (8.94%) MVC
9 25 (8.28%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.95%) Data Architecture
11 19 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 19 (6.29%) Use Case
12 18 (5.96%) Migration
12 18 (5.96%) PRINCE2
13 17 (5.63%) OO
14 15 (4.97%) DSDM
15 14 (4.64%) Scrum
15 14 (4.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.18%) Java
2 29 (9.60%) SQL
3 28 (9.27%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.62%) C#
5 19 (6.29%) XPath
6 14 (4.64%) Python
7 8 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.32%) C++
9 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.66%) C
10 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.32%) VBA
11 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.66%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) COBOL
13 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (17.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.32%) NVQ Level 3
2 4 (1.32%) ISEB
3 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.66%) MCSE
5 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.33%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.30%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.32%) Firmware
4 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.32%) SCCM
1 7 (2.32%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.32%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.99%) Puppet
3 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 35 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.26%) Oracle
3 12 (3.97%) Citrix
3 12 (3.97%) VMware
4 8 (2.65%) SAP
5 7 (2.32%) Cisco
5 7 (2.32%) IBM
5 7 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.66%) Sybase
7 4 (1.32%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.32%) Teradata
7 4 (1.32%) GoldenSource
7 4 (1.32%) Informatica
7 4 (1.32%) NetApp
7 4 (1.32%) EMC
8 3 (0.99%) Google
8 3 (0.99%) Cognos
9 2 (0.66%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.66%) Juniper
10 1 (0.33%) BMC
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Posted: 2 days ago
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