The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 157 160 156
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.18% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £48,187 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.76% -19.68%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Software 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
3092 3190 3054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.76% 95.59% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2035 2026 2188
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
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%

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
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 25 November 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 -3 2 £50,000 +3.76% 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £50,000 -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase
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