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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 52 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 113 144 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.83% 3.76% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 3.96% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 77 101 77
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,913 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,100 £80,000 £68,800
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 56 £57,500 -8.00% 6
Glasgow +7 46 £56,500 +13.00% 7
Stirling +2 6 £70,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £39,000 -
Architect
UK

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 107 (40.23%) Finance
2 59 (22.18%) Java
3 54 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (19.17%) SOA
5 47 (17.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 44 (16.54%) TOGAF
7 42 (15.79%) Data Modelling
8 41 (15.41%) Degree
9 35 (13.16%) Project Management
10 34 (12.78%) Oracle
11 31 (11.65%) Middleware
12 30 (11.28%) SQL Server
12 30 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (10.53%) Open Source
13 28 (10.53%) Web Services
13 28 (10.53%) Spring
14 27 (10.15%) MVC
14 27 (10.15%) .NET
14 27 (10.15%) JavaScript
15 25 (9.40%) XML
15 25 (9.40%) Microsoft
15 25 (9.40%) User Experience
16 24 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (9.02%) Zachman Framework
16 24 (9.02%) Banking
16 24 (9.02%) Technical Architecture
17 22 (8.27%) SQL
18 21 (7.89%) Hibernate
19 20 (7.52%) MS Excel
19 20 (7.52%) Internet

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (4.14%) JBoss
2 7 (2.63%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.26%) Mule
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.38%) SAS
7 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.50%) MS Office
2 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) thinkFolio
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.64%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.52%) Internet
2 13 (4.89%) WAN
3 7 (2.63%) Firewall
4 6 (2.26%) Network Security
4 6 (2.26%) LAN
5 5 (1.88%) MPLS
5 5 (1.88%) DNS
6 3 (1.13%) SAN
6 3 (1.13%) VPN
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.38%) BGP
8 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.38%) IPv4
8 1 (0.38%) IPv6
8 1 (0.38%) DHCP
8 1 (0.38%) WLAN
8 1 (0.38%) ATM
8 1 (0.38%) Wireless
8 1 (0.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.14%) Data Mining
3 11 (4.14%) Big Data
4 7 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.75%) BODI
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.75%) MySQL
8 2 (0.75%) OLAP
9 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.38%) OLTP
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.63%) MSI
3 1 (0.38%) ERwin
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.38%) NUnit
3 1 (0.38%) Maven
3 1 (0.38%) Moq
3 1 (0.38%) MSTest
General
1 107 (40.23%) Finance
2 24 (9.02%) Banking
3 11 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.14%) Retail
4 4 (1.50%) Local Government
4 4 (1.50%) Billing
4 4 (1.50%) Legal
5 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.65%) Middleware
2 28 (10.53%) Web Services
2 28 (10.53%) Spring
3 27 (10.15%) .NET
4 25 (9.40%) XML
5 21 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 16 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 15 (5.64%) XML Schema
7 15 (5.64%) XForms
7 15 (5.64%) XSLT
8 14 (5.26%) J2EE
9 11 (4.14%) SOAP
9 11 (4.14%) HTML
9 11 (4.14%) Java EE
9 11 (4.14%) jQuery
10 9 (3.38%) jBPM
10 9 (3.38%) REST
10 9 (3.38%) JPA
10 9 (3.38%) Drools
11 8 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.53%) Open Source
3 25 (9.40%) User Experience
4 17 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (5.64%) Data Integration
6 9 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.63%) Physics
8 5 (1.88%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.50%) Derivative
9 4 (1.50%) Wiki
9 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.50%) Equities
9 4 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.13%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.38%) GIS
12 1 (0.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.26%) Windows
2 9 (3.38%) UNIX
3 8 (3.01%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (19.17%) SOA
3 47 (17.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 44 (16.54%) TOGAF
5 42 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 35 (13.16%) Project Management
7 27 (10.15%) MVC
8 24 (9.02%) Zachman Framework
8 24 (9.02%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (7.14%) Data Management
9 19 (7.14%) Data Architecture
10 17 (6.39%) TDD
11 16 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.02%) PRINCE2
11 16 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (5.64%) Use Case
12 15 (5.64%) Information Architecture
12 15 (5.64%) Waterfall
13 14 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.18%) Java
2 27 (10.15%) JavaScript
3 22 (8.27%) SQL
4 17 (6.39%) C#
5 15 (5.64%) XPath
6 12 (4.51%) Python
7 8 (3.01%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.88%) C
8 5 (1.88%) C++
9 4 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.50%) VBA
9 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.38%) VB
11 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (15.41%) Degree
2 12 (4.51%) ISEB
3 8 (3.01%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.50%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (0.75%) MCSE
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.75%) CISSP
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) QA
2 8 (3.01%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.63%) AppDNA
1 7 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (12.78%) Oracle
2 25 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.89%) VMware
4 10 (3.76%) Citrix
5 8 (3.01%) Cisco
6 7 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.26%) IBM
7 6 (2.26%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.88%) SAP
9 4 (1.50%) GoldenSource
10 3 (1.13%) NetApp
10 3 (1.13%) EMC
11 2 (0.75%) F5
11 2 (0.75%) Sybase
11 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.75%) HP
11 2 (0.75%) Informatica
11 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.75%) McAfee
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