The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 143 158 126
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Permanent jobs citing Software Architecture 16 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.32% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.40% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 16
Average salary £38,500 £51,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.50% +82.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Software Architecture
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2786 2522 2414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.07% 80.22% 76.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1785 1596 1661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Architecture
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Architecture Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Architecture
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Software Architecture Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Architecture
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 Architecture within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 October 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 14 £38,500 -25.96% 3
Glasgow - 2 £46,250 -
Software Architecture
UK

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 31 (70.45%) C#
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
4 20 (45.45%) UNIX
5 19 (43.18%) Visual Studio
5 19 (43.18%) C++
5 19 (43.18%) TDD
6 18 (40.91%) Degree
6 18 (40.91%) Computer Science
6 18 (40.91%) Windows
7 17 (38.64%) C
7 17 (38.64%) Mathematics
7 17 (38.64%) WPF
7 17 (38.64%) Visualisation
7 17 (38.64%) Subversion
8 16 (36.36%) CUDA
8 16 (36.36%) Waterfall
8 16 (36.36%) Direct3D
8 16 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 16 (36.36%) Qt
8 16 (36.36%) MFC
8 16 (36.36%) VC++
8 16 (36.36%) STL
8 16 (36.36%) Electronics
8 16 (36.36%) OOP
8 16 (36.36%) Ethernet
8 16 (36.36%) OpenGL
8 16 (36.36%) 3D Visualisation
8 16 (36.36%) Linear Algebra

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) OLAP
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) SQLite
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Visual Studio
2 17 (38.64%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) RubyMine
4 1 (2.27%) Ant
General
1 16 (36.36%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Advertising
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Software Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) WPF
3 16 (36.36%) STL
3 16 (36.36%) MFC
3 16 (36.36%) OpenGL
3 16 (36.36%) Qt
3 16 (36.36%) Direct3D
4 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
5 9 (20.45%) HTML
6 8 (18.18%) CSS
7 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (13.64%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) jQuery
9 5 (11.36%) HTML5
10 4 (9.09%) Sinatra
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.09%) LESS
10 4 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (6.82%) WinForms
12 2 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Computer Science
2 17 (38.64%) Mathematics
2 17 (38.64%) Visualisation
3 16 (36.36%) CUDA
4 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) UNIX
2 18 (40.91%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
3 19 (43.18%) TDD
4 16 (36.36%) OOP
4 16 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 16 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 16 (36.36%) 3D Visualisation
4 16 (36.36%) Linear Algebra
5 9 (20.45%) SOA
6 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (6.82%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Product Management
9 2 (4.55%) Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 19 (43.18%) C++
3 17 (38.64%) C
4 16 (36.36%) VC++
5 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 6 (13.64%) Python
8 5 (11.36%) Java
9 4 (9.09%) Perl
9 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 4 (9.09%) Ruby
10 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Iron Speed
3 1 (2.27%) Greenplum
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aridhia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago