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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 42 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 152 150 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.94% 4.59% 5.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.22% 4.83% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 102 99 123
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £84,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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
2910 3107 2952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.60% 94.99% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1969 2102
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,148 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -5 80 £62,500 -3.84% 4
Glasgow +22 55 £65,000 -7.14% 13
Fife - 4 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £49,500 -
Aberdeen +3 2 £55,000 -3.50%
Dundee - 2 - - 1
West Lothian +4 1 £65,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 106 (38.69%) Finance
2 64 (23.36%) Java
3 60 (21.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 48 (17.52%) TOGAF
5 46 (16.79%) SOA
6 44 (16.06%) Banking
6 44 (16.06%) Degree
7 41 (14.96%) SQL
7 41 (14.96%) Microsoft
8 40 (14.60%) Data Modelling
8 40 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (13.87%) Oracle
10 36 (13.14%) Web Services
11 32 (11.68%) SQL Server
12 30 (10.95%) Windows
12 30 (10.95%) Retail
13 29 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (10.58%) Relational Database
14 28 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (9.85%) Hibernate
15 27 (9.85%) Spring
16 26 (9.49%) Technical Architecture
17 25 (9.12%) Zachman Framework
18 24 (8.76%) C#
18 24 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (8.39%) Java EE
20 21 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (7.30%) CMS
21 20 (7.30%) Coaching
22 19 (6.93%) HTTP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (7.30%) CMS
2 17 (6.20%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.55%) SAS
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle Beehive
4 5 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.09%) JBoss
7 1 (0.36%) Documentum
7 1 (0.36%) CICS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.09%) SPSS
3 3 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.73%) Finacle
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.73%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.47%) Google Compute Engine
2 15 (5.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.55%) SaaS
5 6 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.19%) Heroku
5 6 (2.19%) Office 365
5 6 (2.19%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.93%) HTTP
2 18 (6.57%) Internet
3 12 (4.38%) WAN
4 10 (3.65%) LAN
5 9 (3.28%) Firewall
6 5 (1.82%) SAN
7 4 (1.46%) Network Security
8 3 (1.09%) Intranet
9 2 (0.73%) NAS
9 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.73%) MPLS
10 1 (0.36%) Wireless
10 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.36%) MGW
10 1 (0.36%) VPN
10 1 (0.36%) DNS
10 1 (0.36%) SSL
10 1 (0.36%) IPv4
10 1 (0.36%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.58%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (10.58%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.93%) Big Data
3 19 (6.93%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.74%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.19%) OLAP
7 6 (2.19%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.46%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.28%) Maven
2 7 (2.55%) MSI
3 6 (2.19%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.46%) ERwin
6 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.36%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.36%) Ant
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
7 1 (0.36%) NUnit
7 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.36%) Subversion
7 1 (0.36%) MSTest
7 1 (0.36%) Moq
7 1 (0.36%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 106 (38.69%) Finance
2 44 (16.06%) Banking
3 30 (10.95%) Retail
4 19 (6.93%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.55%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.82%) Marketing
9 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.09%) Publishing
10 3 (1.09%) Billing
11 2 (0.73%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.14%) Web Services
2 27 (9.85%) Hibernate
2 27 (9.85%) Spring
3 23 (8.39%) Java EE
4 17 (6.20%) Middleware
5 15 (5.47%) XML
6 14 (5.11%) .NET
6 14 (5.11%) SOAP
7 11 (4.01%) JMS
8 8 (2.92%) Swing
9 7 (2.55%) HTML
9 7 (2.55%) XML Messaging
9 7 (2.55%) Application Packaging
9 7 (2.55%) REST
9 7 (2.55%) Apache CXF
10 6 (2.19%) XSLT
10 6 (2.19%) XML Schema
10 6 (2.19%) XForms
11 5 (1.82%) JSP
12 4 (1.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.47%) Data Integration
3 12 (4.38%) Open Source
3 12 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.92%) User Experience
5 8 (2.92%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.92%) Social Media
6 7 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.19%) Derivative
7 6 (2.19%) Equities
8 3 (1.09%) CMDB
8 3 (1.09%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.73%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) EMV
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.95%) Windows
2 16 (5.84%) Linux
3 10 (3.65%) UNIX
4 2 (0.73%) AIX
4 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.36%) HPUX
5 1 (0.36%) Solaris
5 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.90%) Enterprise Architecture
2 48 (17.52%) TOGAF
3 46 (16.79%) SOA
4 40 (14.60%) Data Modelling
4 40 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (9.49%) Technical Architecture
6 25 (9.12%) Zachman Framework
7 24 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (7.30%) Coaching
10 18 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.20%) Analytics
12 16 (5.84%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.47%) Software Engineering
14 14 (5.11%) Migration
14 14 (5.11%) Project Management
15 13 (4.74%) Data Architecture
16 12 (4.38%) Security Architecture
16 12 (4.38%) OO
17 11 (4.01%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.36%) Java
2 41 (14.96%) SQL
3 24 (8.76%) C#
4 18 (6.57%) C++
4 18 (6.57%) Python
5 15 (5.47%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.19%) XPath
8 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.46%) C
10 3 (1.09%) VBA
10 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.73%) VB
11 2 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) VBScript
12 1 (0.36%) COBOL
12 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.36%) Jython
12 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (16.06%) Degree
2 6 (2.19%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.09%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.36%) CCIE
5 1 (0.36%) CCDP
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.36%) PMP
5 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.36%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.36%) MCTS
5 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.11%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (2.19%) Docker
4 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.82%) Firmware
4 5 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.47%) Puppet
1 15 (5.47%) CFEngine
1 15 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.55%) AppDNA
2 7 (2.55%) SCCM
3 5 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
4 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.87%) Oracle
3 15 (5.47%) Google
4 14 (5.11%) VMware
4 14 (5.11%) Sybase
4 14 (5.11%) Citrix
5 10 (3.65%) SAP
5 10 (3.65%) Cisco
6 8 (2.92%) IBM
6 8 (2.92%) Informatica
7 7 (2.55%) Cognos
8 6 (2.19%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.82%) EMC
10 4 (1.46%) Teradata
10 4 (1.46%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.46%) NetApp
11 3 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.09%) HP
11 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
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