The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 136 154 153
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 27 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.20% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 15
Average salary £75,000 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,500 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,000 £65,150 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+2.83% +0.23%
Senior 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
2827 2940 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1838 1870 2113
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Scotland region.

Senior Architect Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Senior Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
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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 -12 12 £65,000 -5.45%
Stirling - 7 £90,000 -
Edinburgh +13 5 £72,500 -
Inverclyde - 3 £57,500 -
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 17 (43.59%) TOGAF
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
3 14 (35.90%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 13 (33.33%) SOA
5 12 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
5 12 (30.77%) Workflow
5 12 (30.77%) Informatica
5 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 12 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (23.08%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (15.38%) Retail
11 4 (10.26%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.26%) Document Management
11 4 (10.26%) .NET
11 4 (10.26%) C#
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.26%) ITIL
11 4 (10.26%) OO
11 4 (10.26%) OOD
11 4 (10.26%) Reference Data
11 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Law
3 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) TOGAF
2 13 (33.33%) SOA
3 12 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 12 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 12 (30.77%) Workflow
3 12 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Document Management
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
6 4 (10.26%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) OOD
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Coaching
7 3 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 2 (5.13%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) CCIE
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) Informatica
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) F5
3 2 (5.13%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) ILOG
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Pega
4 1 (2.56%) Splunk
4 1 (2.56%) TIBCO