The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 159 159 159
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.032% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £112,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-18.51% +3.84%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Architect
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Architect Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Architect
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architect across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Software Architect Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software 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 Software Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Edinburgh - 4 £45,000 - 2
Fife - 4 £47,500 -
Glasgow -10 1 £58,000 - 2
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Java
9 1 (5.88%) Java EE
9 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (5.88%) Project Planning

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) NetBeans
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) Java EE
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (5.88%) JSF
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) JSP
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Pair Programming
5 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Product Management
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) RAD
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Career Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago