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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 164 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% - 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £112,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
3438 2905 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.42% 94.53% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 1905 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 £52,500 -
Fife - 3 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Software Architect
UK

Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) REST

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) JSP
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) JMS
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Software Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) RAD
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Sybase