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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 146 152 148
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 4 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.45% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 8
Average salary £63,750 £70,000 £68,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.92% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
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
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
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%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Glasgow +14 3 £57,500 -
Edinburgh -1 1 £70,000 -
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
6 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Swing
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Swing
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sun
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica