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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 42 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 154 158 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.00% 4.78% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 5.01% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 106 103 126
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £56,615
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +19.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,187 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
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
2900 3156 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.55% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1892 2039 1930
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -7 72 £62,500 -3.10% 7
Glasgow +7 62 £65,000 -3.70% 12
Fife - 4 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £49,500 -
Dundee - 3 - -
Aberdeen +1 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian -6 1 £65,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £72,500 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 114 (39.72%) Finance
2 70 (24.39%) Java
3 68 (23.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 54 (18.82%) Degree
5 53 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (18.47%) SOA
6 52 (18.12%) TOGAF
7 44 (15.33%) Banking
8 38 (13.24%) Web Services
8 38 (13.24%) Data Modelling
9 33 (11.50%) Oracle
9 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
10 31 (10.80%) SQL
10 31 (10.80%) Retail
10 31 (10.80%) Spring
11 30 (10.45%) Hibernate
11 30 (10.45%) Windows
12 29 (10.10%) SQL Server
12 29 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
14 26 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (8.71%) Zachman Framework
16 24 (8.36%) Java EE
16 24 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (8.01%) Internet
18 22 (7.67%) Middleware
18 22 (7.67%) C#
19 21 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (6.97%) Big Data

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (5.57%) CMS
1 16 (5.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Beehive
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.74%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.39%) JBoss
5 3 (1.05%) SAS
6 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.35%) CICS
7 1 (0.35%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.74%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.39%) MS Office
4 3 (1.05%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.53%) Google Compute Engine
2 13 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.79%) SaaS
6 6 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.09%) Office 365
7 4 (1.39%) Heroku
7 4 (1.39%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.01%) Internet
2 17 (5.92%) HTTP
3 15 (5.23%) WAN
4 11 (3.83%) LAN
5 10 (3.48%) Firewall
6 5 (1.74%) SAN
7 3 (1.05%) Intranet
8 2 (0.70%) MPLS
8 2 (0.70%) Network Security
8 2 (0.70%) NAS
8 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.35%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.35%) MGW
9 1 (0.35%) BGP
9 1 (0.35%) VPN
9 1 (0.35%) DNS
9 1 (0.35%) IPv4
9 1 (0.35%) IPv6
9 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.97%) Big Data
3 20 (6.97%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.53%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.83%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (2.09%) OLAP
8 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.09%) Oracle OLAP
8 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (3.14%) Maven
2 7 (2.44%) MSI
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.39%) ERwin
4 4 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.35%) MSTest
5 1 (0.35%) Moq
5 1 (0.35%) LLBLGen Pro
5 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.35%) Ant
5 1 (0.35%) JUnit
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.35%) NUnit
5 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 114 (39.72%) Finance
2 44 (15.33%) Banking
3 31 (10.80%) Retail
4 19 (6.62%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.44%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.39%) Billing
9 4 (1.39%) Marketing
10 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.70%) Local Government
11 2 (0.70%) Publishing
11 2 (0.70%) Games
12 1 (0.35%) Back Office
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.24%) Web Services
2 31 (10.80%) Spring
3 30 (10.45%) Hibernate
4 24 (8.36%) Java EE
5 22 (7.67%) Middleware
6 20 (6.97%) XML
7 14 (4.88%) SOAP
7 14 (4.88%) .NET
8 11 (3.83%) XSLT
8 11 (3.83%) JMS
8 11 (3.83%) XForms
8 11 (3.83%) XML Schema
9 9 (3.14%) HTML
10 8 (2.79%) Swing
11 7 (2.44%) REST
11 7 (2.44%) Apache CXF
11 7 (2.44%) XML Messaging
11 7 (2.44%) Application Packaging
12 5 (1.74%) JSP
12 5 (1.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.88%) Open Source
2 14 (4.88%) Data Integration
2 14 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.53%) User Experience
4 11 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.79%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.44%) Social Media
7 6 (2.09%) Derivative
7 6 (2.09%) Equities
8 4 (1.39%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.05%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.05%) CMDB
9 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.70%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.70%) Physics
10 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.45%) Windows
2 15 (5.23%) Linux
3 10 (3.48%) UNIX
4 2 (0.70%) AIX
4 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) HPUX
5 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.69%) Enterprise Architecture
2 53 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.47%) SOA
3 52 (18.12%) TOGAF
4 38 (13.24%) Data Modelling
5 28 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
6 25 (8.71%) Zachman Framework
7 24 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (5.92%) Coaching
9 17 (5.92%) Project Management
10 16 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.57%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.57%) Data Architecture
11 15 (5.23%) Analytics
11 15 (5.23%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.23%) Migration
12 13 (4.53%) OO
13 11 (3.83%) PRINCE2
13 11 (3.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 70 (24.39%) Java
2 31 (10.80%) SQL
3 22 (7.67%) C#
4 20 (6.97%) Python
5 19 (6.62%) JavaScript
6 17 (5.92%) C++
7 11 (3.83%) XPath
8 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.74%) C
9 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.39%) VBA
10 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.70%) VB
11 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
12 1 (0.35%) COBOL
12 1 (0.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 54 (18.82%) Degree
2 6 (2.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (0.70%) ISEB
4 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.35%) CCDP
5 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) QA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.74%) Firmware
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.39%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (4.88%) Puppet
2 13 (4.53%) CFEngine
3 7 (2.44%) AppDNA
3 7 (2.44%) SCCM
4 5 (1.74%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (11.50%) Oracle
1 33 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.88%) Google
3 13 (4.53%) VMware
4 12 (4.18%) Citrix
4 12 (4.18%) Sybase
5 10 (3.48%) Cisco
6 8 (2.79%) IBM
7 7 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.09%) SAP
9 5 (1.74%) EMC
10 4 (1.39%) Teradata
10 4 (1.39%) Informatica
10 4 (1.39%) NetApp
11 3 (1.05%) Cognos
12 2 (0.70%) Telelogic
12 2 (0.70%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.70%) Avaya
12 2 (0.70%) Juniper
12 2 (0.70%) HP
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + pension, share options, medical etc
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Salary: £58000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits
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