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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 43 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 145 141 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.61% 3.53% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 3.72% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 97 92 81
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £40,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £94,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
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
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 24 April 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 66 £59,000 +21.02% 3
Edinburgh +1 65 £61,500 -3.52% 8
Stirling - 7 £70,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £39,000 -
Aberdeen +20 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Highlands - 1 £62,500 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 128 (42.38%) Finance
2 67 (22.19%) Java
3 64 (21.19%) Enterprise Architecture
4 62 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (19.54%) SOA
6 52 (17.22%) TOGAF
7 50 (16.56%) Data Modelling
8 48 (15.89%) Degree
9 41 (13.58%) Banking
9 41 (13.58%) Project Management
10 38 (12.58%) Middleware
11 35 (11.59%) SQL Server
12 34 (11.26%) Web Services
12 34 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (10.60%) XML
13 32 (10.60%) Microsoft
13 32 (10.60%) Spring
14 31 (10.26%) Zachman Framework
14 31 (10.26%) Oracle
14 31 (10.26%) SQL
14 31 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (9.93%) Open Source
16 29 (9.60%) MVC
16 29 (9.60%) JavaScript
17 28 (9.27%) Technical Architecture
18 26 (8.61%) Retail
18 26 (8.61%) Hibernate
18 26 (8.61%) .NET
18 26 (8.61%) Internet
19 25 (8.28%) User Experience

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (4.30%) JBoss
1 13 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.32%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (2.32%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.99%) Mule
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.66%) SAS
6 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.66%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.33%) CICS
Applications
1 20 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.61%) Internet
2 13 (4.30%) WAN
3 8 (2.65%) Firewall
4 7 (2.32%) LAN
5 5 (1.66%) DNS
6 4 (1.32%) MPLS
6 4 (1.32%) Network Security
6 4 (1.32%) SAN
7 3 (0.99%) VPN
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.33%) NAS
9 1 (0.33%) HSRP
9 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.33%) ATM
9 1 (0.33%) Wireless
9 1 (0.33%) BGP
9 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.33%) SSL
9 1 (0.33%) IPv4
9 1 (0.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.64%) Big Data
4 9 (2.98%) Data Mining
5 8 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.32%) OLAP
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.99%) DB2
10 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.66%) MySQL
11 2 (0.66%) OLTP
11 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.32%) MSI
3 2 (0.66%) ERwin
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.33%) NUnit
4 1 (0.33%) MSTest
4 1 (0.33%) Moq
General
1 128 (42.38%) Finance
2 41 (13.58%) Banking
3 26 (8.61%) Retail
4 11 (3.64%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.32%) Billing
5 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.32%) Local Government
6 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.66%) Law
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.58%) Middleware
2 34 (11.26%) Web Services
3 32 (10.60%) XML
3 32 (10.60%) Spring
4 26 (8.61%) Hibernate
4 26 (8.61%) .NET
5 20 (6.62%) SOAP
6 18 (5.96%) XSLT
6 18 (5.96%) XML Schema
6 18 (5.96%) XForms
7 15 (4.97%) J2EE
7 15 (4.97%) ASP.NET
8 11 (3.64%) HTML
8 11 (3.64%) REST
9 10 (3.31%) Java EE
9 10 (3.31%) jQuery
10 9 (2.98%) JPA
10 9 (2.98%) Drools
10 9 (2.98%) jBPM
10 9 (2.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.93%) Open Source
3 25 (8.28%) User Experience
4 20 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (6.62%) Data Integration
5 16 (5.30%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.98%) Equities
6 9 (2.98%) Derivative
7 7 (2.32%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.32%) Physics
8 6 (1.99%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.99%) Social Media
9 4 (1.32%) Wiki
9 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.99%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.66%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.97%) Windows
2 10 (3.31%) Linux
2 10 (3.31%) UNIX
3 2 (0.66%) AIX
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.19%) Enterprise Architecture
2 62 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (19.54%) SOA
4 52 (17.22%) TOGAF
5 50 (16.56%) Data Modelling
6 41 (13.58%) Project Management
7 31 (10.26%) Zachman Framework
8 29 (9.60%) MVC
9 28 (9.27%) Technical Architecture
10 22 (7.28%) Data Architecture
11 18 (5.96%) Use Case
11 18 (5.96%) TDD
12 17 (5.63%) Data Management
12 17 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (5.63%) PRINCE2
13 16 (5.30%) E-Commerce
13 16 (5.30%) Migration
14 15 (4.97%) OO
14 15 (4.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 67 (22.19%) Java
2 31 (10.26%) SQL
3 29 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.29%) C#
5 18 (5.96%) XPath
6 12 (3.97%) Python
7 9 (2.98%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.66%) C
8 5 (1.66%) C++
9 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.32%) VBA
10 3 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.33%) VB
11 1 (0.33%) COBOL
11 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 48 (15.89%) Degree
2 11 (3.64%) ISEB
3 7 (2.32%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.32%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) MCSE
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.33%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNA
7 1 (0.33%) CISSP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.97%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.99%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.32%) SCCM
1 7 (2.32%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 32 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.26%) Oracle
3 12 (3.97%) VMware
4 11 (3.64%) Citrix
5 9 (2.98%) Cisco
5 9 (2.98%) IBM
6 7 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.99%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.99%) SAP
8 4 (1.32%) Informatica
8 4 (1.32%) NetApp
8 4 (1.32%) EMC
8 4 (1.32%) GoldenSource
9 3 (0.99%) Teradata
9 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.99%) Sybase
10 2 (0.66%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.66%) Cognos
10 2 (0.66%) Juniper
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