The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK / Scotland
Rank 39 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 119 175 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.27% 5.92% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.49% 6.19% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84 113 102
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £49,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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
2166 2827 2899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.97% 95.57% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1858 1920
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,925 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Architect
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 81 £60,000 -7.69% 12
Glasgow -11 34 £70,000 +20.68% 2
Renfrewshire -2 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Inverclyde -5 1 £43,500 -24.34%
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 82 (29.08%) Finance
2 52 (18.44%) Java
3 48 (17.02%) SOA
3 48 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (15.96%) UML
5 39 (13.83%) Data Modelling
6 38 (13.48%) SAP
7 36 (12.77%) Use Case
8 35 (12.41%) Oracle
9 32 (11.35%) OO
10 31 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
11 30 (10.64%) Logical Data Model
12 29 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (9.93%) Data Architecture
13 28 (9.93%) TOGAF
14 27 (9.57%) Mentoring
15 26 (9.22%) Open Source
16 25 (8.87%) Microsoft
17 22 (7.80%) Windows
17 22 (7.80%) Relational Database
18 21 (7.45%) Technical Architecture
19 20 (7.09%) Degree
19 20 (7.09%) JPA
19 20 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (7.09%) Wireframes
20 19 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (6.74%) Big Data
20 19 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
20 19 (6.74%) Project Management
20 19 (6.74%) Banking

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (6.38%) JBoss
1 18 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.77%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.42%) Apache
3 4 (1.42%) GemFire
4 3 (1.06%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Qpid
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.71%) CMS
5 2 (0.71%) IIS
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (5.67%) SAP CO
1 16 (5.67%) SAP FI
1 16 (5.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (4.26%) SAP SCM
3 9 (3.19%) SAP CRM
3 9 (3.19%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.19%) SaaS
3 5 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.77%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (1.42%) Office 365
5 3 (1.06%) IaaS
6 2 (0.71%) GitHub
6 2 (0.71%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.71%) Heroku
6 2 (0.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.03%) Internet
2 12 (4.26%) Firewall
3 8 (2.84%) VoIP
4 6 (2.13%) DNS
5 5 (1.77%) DHCP
5 5 (1.77%) LAN
5 5 (1.77%) WAN
5 5 (1.77%) Wireless
6 3 (1.06%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.06%) Network Security
7 2 (0.71%) AMQP
7 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.71%) HTTP
7 2 (0.71%) SAN
7 2 (0.71%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.35%) 3G
8 1 (0.35%) 4G
8 1 (0.35%) 5G
8 1 (0.35%) LDAP
8 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.80%) Relational Database
2 20 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.74%) Big Data
4 18 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.03%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.55%) OLAP
7 9 (3.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 9 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.19%) SAP BW
7 9 (3.19%) SAP HANA
8 7 (2.48%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.13%) Data Lake
9 6 (2.13%) OLTP
10 5 (1.77%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.42%) HBase
11 4 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.42%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.13%) ERwin
1 6 (2.13%) MagicDraw
2 5 (1.77%) Subversion
3 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.42%) Maven
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 82 (29.08%) Finance
2 19 (6.74%) Banking
3 18 (6.38%) Retail
4 9 (3.19%) Marketing
5 7 (2.48%) Games
6 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.77%) Front Office
7 5 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.42%) Back Office
8 4 (1.42%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.06%) Local Government
10 2 (0.71%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.09%) JPA
2 18 (6.38%) Hibernate
2 18 (6.38%) JSF
2 18 (6.38%) RichFaces
3 17 (6.03%) Apache CXF
4 15 (5.32%) Middleware
5 14 (4.96%) Web Services
6 12 (4.26%) .NET
7 9 (3.19%) Drools
8 7 (2.48%) REST
8 7 (2.48%) XML
9 6 (2.13%) Apache OpenJPA
9 6 (2.13%) Spring
10 5 (1.77%) SOAP
11 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.42%) Ehcache
11 4 (1.42%) Java EE
11 4 (1.42%) XML Schema
12 2 (0.71%) CSS3
12 2 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.96%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.84%) Taxonomies
5 5 (1.77%) Clustering
5 5 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (1.77%) Internet of Things
5 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.77%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.77%) Replication
6 4 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.42%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.42%) Ontologies
6 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.06%) Statistics
7 3 (1.06%) User Experience
7 3 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.80%) Windows
2 12 (4.26%) Unix
3 7 (2.48%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.13%) Linux
5 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (17.02%) SOA
2 45 (15.96%) UML
3 39 (13.83%) Data Modelling
4 36 (12.77%) Use Case
5 32 (11.35%) OO
6 31 (10.99%) Enterprise Architecture
7 30 (10.64%) Logical Data Model
8 29 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (9.93%) Data Architecture
9 28 (9.93%) TOGAF
10 27 (9.57%) Mentoring
11 26 (9.22%) Open Source
12 21 (7.45%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (7.09%) Wireframes
14 19 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (6.74%) Project Management
15 18 (6.38%) Change Management
16 17 (6.03%) Analytics
16 17 (6.03%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.44%) Java
2 17 (6.03%) SQL
3 13 (4.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.84%) C#
5 5 (1.77%) Perl
6 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.06%) C++
7 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.06%) Python
8 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.09%) Degree
2 7 (2.48%) CISSP
3 6 (2.13%) CEH
3 6 (2.13%) CISM
4 5 (1.77%) CISA
4 5 (1.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) CCNP
5 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.35%) GIAC
7 1 (0.35%) IISP
7 1 (0.35%) MCSE
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.90%) QA
2 9 (3.19%) Basel II
2 9 (3.19%) MiFID
3 8 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.77%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.06%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) CFEngine
1 2 (0.71%) Oozie
1 2 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) Mesos
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (13.48%) SAP
2 35 (12.41%) Oracle
3 25 (8.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.55%) IBM
6 7 (2.48%) Cognizant
7 6 (2.13%) Citrix
7 6 (2.13%) Sybase
8 5 (1.77%) Google
8 5 (1.77%) ION Trading
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco
9 4 (1.42%) Informatica
9 4 (1.42%) Terracotta
10 3 (1.06%) VMware
11 2 (0.71%) Casewise
11 2 (0.71%) Cognos
12 1 (0.35%) Adobe
12 1 (0.35%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.35%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.35%) Splunk
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60,000 - £80,000k base, bonus & a fantastic range of additional benef
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ANSON MCCADE
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Salary: £60,000-80,000k base and excellent package
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £60,000-70,000k base and strong package
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