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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
UK / Scotland
Rank 44 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 117 183 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.15% 6.16% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 6.44% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 93 116 103
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,340 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £85,000 £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
2179 2840 3039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.99% 95.62% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1829 1935
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,375 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +17 78 £60,000 -11.99% 12
Glasgow -14 40 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire -5 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Architect
UK

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 71 (28.40%) Finance
2 58 (23.20%) SOA
3 46 (18.40%) Java
4 45 (18.00%) UML
5 43 (17.20%) Data Modelling
6 40 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (14.40%) Enterprise Architecture
8 34 (13.60%) Use Case
8 34 (13.60%) OO
9 32 (12.80%) TOGAF
10 31 (12.40%) Oracle
11 28 (11.20%) Degree
11 28 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (10.40%) Technical Architecture
12 26 (10.40%) Open Source
12 26 (10.40%) Logical Data Model
12 26 (10.40%) Relational Database
13 25 (10.00%) Analytics
13 25 (10.00%) SAP
14 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
14 24 (9.60%) Mentoring
15 23 (9.20%) Wireframes
15 23 (9.20%) Hadoop
16 22 (8.80%) Big Data
17 21 (8.40%) JPA
17 21 (8.40%) Data Architecture
18 20 (8.00%) ITIL
18 20 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 20 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (6.80%) JBoss
3 10 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.00%) Apache Pig
4 5 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.60%) GemFire
6 3 (1.20%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) FileNet
8 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.80%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (3.60%) SAP CRM
2 9 (3.60%) SAP SD
3 8 (3.20%) SAP CO
3 8 (3.20%) SAP FI
3 8 (3.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.60%) SAP HCM
4 4 (1.60%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.80%) SaaS
4 6 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.60%) Office 365
6 4 (1.60%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.20%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (1.20%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.80%) IaaS
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.40%) Internet
2 6 (2.40%) Network Security
2 6 (2.40%) Wireless
3 5 (2.00%) Firewall
3 5 (2.00%) VoIP
4 4 (1.60%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.80%) LAN
5 2 (0.80%) Skype
5 2 (0.80%) WAN
6 1 (0.40%) 3G
6 1 (0.40%) 4G
6 1 (0.40%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.40%) Relational Database
2 23 (9.20%) Hadoop
3 22 (8.80%) Big Data
4 17 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.60%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.40%) Apache Hive
7 10 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (3.60%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 9 (3.60%) SAP BW
9 8 (3.20%) OLTP
10 6 (2.40%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.40%) HBase
10 6 (2.40%) OLAP
11 4 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.60%) Sqoop
11 4 (1.60%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (4.80%) ERwin
2 6 (2.40%) MagicDraw
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 71 (28.40%) Finance
2 16 (6.40%) Banking
3 9 (3.60%) Marketing
3 9 (3.60%) Retail
4 7 (2.80%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.00%) Front Office
6 4 (1.60%) Back Office
6 4 (1.60%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.20%) Local Government
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.40%) JPA
2 19 (7.60%) JSF
2 19 (7.60%) RichFaces
3 18 (7.20%) Apache CXF
3 18 (7.20%) Middleware
4 15 (6.00%) Hibernate
5 12 (4.80%) .NET
5 12 (4.80%) Web Services
6 10 (4.00%) Kafka
7 9 (3.60%) Drools
8 7 (2.80%) Apache OpenJPA
8 7 (2.80%) XML
9 5 (2.00%) SOAP
10 4 (1.60%) Ehcache
10 4 (1.60%) XML Schema
11 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.20%) J2EE
11 3 (1.20%) REST
12 2 (0.80%) Apache Camel
12 2 (0.80%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.20%) Taxonomies
4 8 (3.20%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.00%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.00%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.60%) User Experience
8 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.40%) ASIC
10 1 (0.40%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.40%) Fintech
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.40%) Windows
2 8 (3.20%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.40%) Linux
4 5 (2.00%) Unix
5 4 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.20%) SOA
2 45 (18.00%) UML
3 43 (17.20%) Data Modelling
4 40 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (14.40%) Enterprise Architecture
6 34 (13.60%) OO
6 34 (13.60%) Use Case
7 32 (12.80%) TOGAF
8 26 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (10.40%) Logical Data Model
8 26 (10.40%) Open Source
8 26 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (10.40%) Technical Architecture
9 25 (10.00%) Analytics
10 24 (9.60%) Mentoring
11 23 (9.20%) Wireframes
12 21 (8.40%) Data Architecture
13 20 (8.00%) ITIL
14 17 (6.80%) Data Management
15 16 (6.40%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.40%) Java
2 11 (4.40%) JavaScript
2 11 (4.40%) SQL
3 6 (2.40%) C#
4 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.40%) C
5 1 (0.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (11.20%) Degree
2 6 (2.40%) CISSP
2 6 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.60%) CCNP
3 4 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) CEH
5 1 (0.40%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.40%) GIAC
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.00%) ISO20022
2 5 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Basel II
3 1 (0.40%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.60%) HDFS
1 4 (1.60%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.80%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Firmware
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.60%) Oozie
2 2 (0.80%) Ansible
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.80%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
2 2 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (12.40%) Oracle
2 25 (10.00%) SAP
3 24 (9.60%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.00%) IBM
5 12 (4.80%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.80%) Cisco
6 7 (2.80%) Cognizant
7 6 (2.40%) Teradata
8 5 (2.00%) Citrix
8 5 (2.00%) Google
9 4 (1.60%) Sybase
9 4 (1.60%) Terracotta
10 2 (0.80%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.80%) Symantec
11 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.40%) Cognos
11 1 (0.40%) FNZ
11 1 (0.40%) Informatica
11 1 (0.40%) Splunk
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