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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 144 152 147
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Architect 11 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.42% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Average salary £80,500 £72,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.03% +34.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £66,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,900 £122,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £63,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +15.90%
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
2980 3116 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.90% 95.17% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 1997 2147
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 18 December 2014. 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 - 6 £80,500 -
Edinburgh -9 5 - -
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) OO
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 7 (31.82%) Spring
3 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
3 7 (31.82%) Swing
3 7 (31.82%) JMS
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
3 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) Coaching
3 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
3 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
4 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
5 4 (18.18%) Investment Management
5 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
General
1 7 (31.82%) Aerospace
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Swing
1 7 (31.82%) JMS
1 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
1 7 (31.82%) Spring
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Lucene
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Structures
1 7 (31.82%) Algorithms
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) OO
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Coaching
3 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
4 4 (18.18%) Investment Management
4 4 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) OOD
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft