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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architect
Rank 165 158 150
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Architect 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.095% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -12.37%
UK excluding London average salary £56,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.00%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3884 2983 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.08% 94.25% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 1747 2517
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Architect
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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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -22 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Fife - 3 £45,000 -
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Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) jQuery
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
4 10 (52.63%) Java
5 9 (47.37%) GIS
5 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
5 9 (47.37%) Perl
5 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 9 (47.37%) HTML
5 9 (47.37%) CSS
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Python
5 9 (47.37%) Ruby
5 9 (47.37%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (47.37%) Product Management
5 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
5 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
5 9 (47.37%) GitHub
5 9 (47.37%) PostGIS
5 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
5 9 (47.37%) JSON
5 9 (47.37%) JIRA
5 9 (47.37%) Django
5 9 (47.37%) HTML5
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
1 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) jQuery
2 9 (47.37%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (47.37%) PostGIS
2 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
2 9 (47.37%) JSON
2 9 (47.37%) Django
2 9 (47.37%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) JSP
5 1 (5.26%) Servlets
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 9 (47.37%) Product Management
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) UML
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 9 (47.37%) Perl
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Python
3 9 (47.37%) Ruby
4 6 (31.58%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle